Sociology and Social Policy

  1. Add to Wish List Social Policy, Employment and Family Change in Comparative Perspective

    Social Policy, Employment and Family Change in Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Jonathan Bradshaw, Aksel Hatland
    This book is a comparative study of family change, parental employment and social policy in the five Nordic countries, the Netherlands, Germany and the United Kingdom. In all these countries family forms have been profoundly affected by ...
    Paperback (2009)

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    Hardback (2006)

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  2. Add to Wish List Young Workers, Globalization and the Labor Market

    Young Workers, Globalization and the Labor Market

    Edited by Hans-Peter Blossfield, Sandra Buchholz, Erzsébet Bukodi, Karin Kurz
    Underpinned by the fact that the globalization process and the subsequent increased level of market uncertainty have paved the way for employment flexibility in modern societies, this book examines the labor market chances of young adult...
    Hardback (2009)

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  3. Add to Wish List Research Without Tears

    Research Without Tears

    John Creedy
    The book covers topics including: planning a first research project; writing a first research paper; writing a thesis and the relationship with a supervisor; the differences between journal and book publishing and what to expect from edi...
    Paperback (2008)

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    Hardback (2008)

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  4. Add to Wish List Globalization, Uncertainty and Men’s Careers

    Globalization, Uncertainty and Men’s Careers

    Edited by Hans-Peter Blossfeld, Melinda Mills, Fabrizio Bernardi
    Globalization, argue the contributors to this book, has remarkably accelerated social and economic change in modern societies. One such change is manifested in the world of work and careers. This book explores whether the forces of globa...
    Paperback (2008)

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    Hardback (2006)

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  5. Add to Wish List Home Care for Ageing Populations

    Home Care for Ageing Populations

    Martha Doyle, Virpi Timonen
    This book presents an up-to-date comparative analysis of domiciliary care policies for the older populations of Denmark, the United States and Germany with a particular focus on similarities and differences between these care regimes.
    Hardback (2008)

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  6. Add to Wish List The Principles of Knowledge Creation

    The Principles of Knowledge Creation

    Edited by Bengt Gustavsson
    The Principles of Knowledge Creation is an essential guide to the various methods of collating, explaining and understanding research data. It provides an overview of the possibilities and opportunities that exist in the research world, ...
    Hardback (2008)

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  7. Add to Wish List Competing Claims in Work and Family Life

    Competing Claims in Work and Family Life

    Edited by Tanja van der Lippe, Pascale Peters
    Competing claims on time in work and family life have become inherent, unavoidable features of the Western world. As households increasingly juggle competing responsibilities, and as job expectations and parenting standards intensify, ma...
    Hardback (2007)

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  8. Add to Wish List Occupational Welfare

    Occupational Welfare

    Bent Greve
    Occupational welfare is becoming increasingly important in Europe. This book presents valuable new data on occupational welfare and its development, and questions not only the traditional clustering of welfare states, but also the analys...
    Hardback (2007)

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  9. Add to Wish List The Limits of American Power

    The Limits of American Power

    Douglas Sturkey
    Douglas Sturkey’s book presents a detailed and enlightening analysis of the projection of state power in international relations. As a case study, he considers the projection of the United States’s power to attain international objective...
    Hardback (2007)

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  10. Add to Wish List Reform and Leadership in the Public Sector

    Reform and Leadership in the Public Sector

    Joe L. Wallis, Brian E. Dollery, Linda McLoughlin
    The authors provide a fresh and accessible multi-disciplinary perspective on public management reform in this study. The work includes a broad survey of the paradigms and patterns that have shaped and differentiated the reform process in...
    Hardback (2007)

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  11. Add to Wish List Trust and Crime in Information Societies

    Trust and Crime in Information Societies

    Edited by Robin Mansell, Brian S. Collins
    This fascinating book gathers together an enviable range of experts from a variety of disciplines to study how trust and crime interact with new digital technologies. It provides a critical discussion on the prospects of the Internet and...
    Paperback (2007)

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    Hardback (2005)

    List price $200.00

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  12. Add to Wish List Work, Leisure and the Environment

    Work, Leisure and the Environment

    Tim Robinson
    This significant book explains how work–life balance is being destroyed because individuals fail to link their work effort with its adverse environmental effects and the personal costs they impose.
    Hardback (2007)

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