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Sociology and Social Policy

  1. Add to Wish List Redesigning the Welfare State

    Redesigning the Welfare State

    Hans-Werner Sinn, Christian Holzner, Wolfgang Meister, Wolfgang Ochel, Martin Werding
    Redesigning the Welfare State argues that the current high level of unemployment in Germany not only creates a major challenge for the German welfare state, but is to a good extent caused by the way the country's welfare system is design...
    Hardback (2006)

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  2. Add to Wish List Explaining the Economic Success of Singapore

    Explaining the Economic Success of Singapore

    Johnny Sung
    ‘. . . serious, useful and interesting volume. It is readable, original, creative and well researched. In analyzing Singapore’s experience the author provides a superb case study. Moreover, in providing it, by venturing beyond the narrow...
    Hardback (2006)

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  3. Add to Wish List Public Pensions and Immigration

    Public Pensions and Immigration

    Tim Krieger
    ‘The relationship between ageing societies and immigration raises a variety of key social and political questions. Krieger provides an invaluable examination of the issues particularly surrounding their impact on pensions, voting and pub...
    Hardback (2006)

    List price $129.00

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  4. Add to Wish List The Creation and Destruction of Social Capital

    The Creation and Destruction of Social Capital

    Gunnar L.H Svendsen, Gert T. Svendsen
    ‘The book offers a coherent historical and interdisciplinary perspective on social capital that is illustrated through the emergence and decline of cooperative movements in Denmark (and Poland). The strength of the book lies in its abili...
    Paperback (2005)

    List price $62.00

    Member price $49.60

    Hardback (2004)

    List price $127.00

    Member price $114.30

  5. Add to Wish List Flexible Working and Organisational Change

    Flexible Working and Organisational Change

    Edited by Bram Peper, Anneke van Doorne-Huiskes, Laura den Dulk
    ‘Flexible Working and Organisational Change offers an interesting variety of studies. . . I am confident that the book will appeal to a large group of readers. Readers looking for stat-of-the-art research on topics such as changes in emp...
    Hardback (2005)

    List price $167.00

    Member price $150.30

  6. Add to Wish List Working Mothers in Europe

    Working Mothers in Europe

    Edited by Ute Gerhard, Trudie Knijn, Anja Weckwert
    ‘Working Mothers in Europe will appeal to readers with an interest in public policy development and mothers’ experiences of work–family balance (or imbalance). I envisage that Australian readers will be most interested in the sections ex...
    Hardback (2005)

    List price $127.00

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  7. Add to Wish List Pension Systems

    Pension Systems

    Edited by Elsa Fornero, Paolo Sestito
    ‘I recommend this book to all who are interested in European pension systems and ageing-of-the-population problems. The presentation is in a rather accessible non-technical style, so policy and opinion makers should also take notice.’ – ...
    Hardback (2005)

    List price $146.00

    Member price $131.40

  8. Add to Wish List Innovation and Knowledge Management

    Innovation and Knowledge Management

    J. D. Johnson
    Modern organizations must constantly adapt to survive in today’s rapidly changing environment. A stagnant organization that cannot innovate to meet evolving conditions will eventually find itself no longer competitive in an increasingly ...
    Hardback (2005)

    List price $136.00

    Member price $122.40

  9. Add to Wish List The Economics of Social Policy

    The Economics of Social Policy

    Peter G. Rosner
    ‘This is going to be a most useful book. . . It is sensible, informed, well-argued, and clear, and there is a good balance between theory and the results of empirical research. . . For both teachers and students this will prove to be a v...
    Paperback (2005)

    List price $68.00

    Member price $54.40

    Hardback (2003)

    List price $176.00

    Member price $158.40

  10. Add to Wish List The Crisis of Innovation in Water and Wastewater

    The Crisis of Innovation in Water and Wastewater

    Duncan A. Thomas, Roger R. Ford
    ‘Whilst acknowledging a “massive leap from standpipe to universal water provision in 100 years” in developed countries, the authors of this book see problems for global sustainable water supply and wastewater removal in the future. Using...
    Hardback (2005)

    List price $160.00

    Member price $144.00

  11. Add to Wish List Sustainable Consumption

    Sustainable Consumption

    Edited by Dale Southerton, Heather Chappells, Bas Van Vliet
    ‘This book offers an interesting contribution to debates on sustainable consumption, arguing for an approach that recognises how choices and needs are “socially produced” and mediated through infrastructures or systems of provision, rath...
    Hardback (2005)

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  12. Add to Wish List Work, Family and Childcare

    Work, Family and Childcare

    Joris Ghysels
    ‘Based on economic theory and empirical evidence of European social reality, Joris Ghysels analyses micro-data using up-to-date econometrics. He thereby produces innovative insights and suggestions for policy change which will be of inte...
    Hardback (2004)

    List price $146.00

    Member price $131.40

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