Sociology and Social Policy

  1. Add to Wish List Exploring the Tomato

    Exploring the Tomato

    Mark Harvey, Stephen Quilley, Huw Beynon
    Exploring the Tomato engages with an apparently simple fruit in order to reveal major changes to society and economy. It treats the tomato as an object of fascination and as a probe into major historical changes in twentieth century capi...
    Paperback (2004)

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    Hardback (2003)

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  2. Add to Wish List The Political Economy of the Voluntary Sector

    The Political Economy of the Voluntary Sector

    Brian E. Dollery, Joe L. Wallis
    In this book, the authors outline how policymakers in advanced countries have moved away from exclusive reliance on the public sector in social service delivery, towards a more multi-faceted approach that seeks to combine the strengths o...
    Hardback (2004)

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  3. Add to Wish List Overeducation in Europe

    Overeducation in Europe

    Edited by Felix Büchel, Andries de Grip, Antje Mertens
    Overeducation is one of the most important mechanisms for labour market adjustment when there is an excess supply of highly skilled workers. However, there is much debate about the consequences of this phenomena and the short- and long-t...
    Hardback (2004)

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  4. Add to Wish List The Social Dimensions of Employment

    The Social Dimensions of Employment

    Edited by Antonio Argandoña, Jordi Gual
    The contributions to this timely volume explore the social implications of labour market reforms, and assess the complex relationship between the economic and non-economic aspects of labour institutions. The authors ascertain that labour...
    Hardback (2003)

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  5. Add to Wish List The End of Marriage?

    The End of Marriage?

    Jane Lewis
    The modern day sees fewer marriages than before, and cohabitation is a major driver of family change. Jane Lewis questions whether this is – as many commentators argue and fear – a sign of ever-increasing individualism. Just as the or...
    Paperback (2002)

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  6. Add to Wish List Social Exclusion in European Welfare States

    Social Exclusion in European Welfare States

    Edited by Ruud Muffels, Panos Tsakloglou, David G. Mayes
    Social Exclusion in European Welfare States focuses on the complex relationship between economic welfare, labour market performance and social inclusion/exclusion. The contributors in the volume examine in detail the alleged trade-off be...
    Hardback (2002)

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  7. Add to Wish List The Social Impact of the Asian Financial Crisis

    The Social Impact of the Asian Financial Crisis

    Edited by Yun-Peng Chu, Hal Hill
    This volume presents a scholarly insider’s perspective on the Asian economic crisis, examining the social, economic and political consequences of the crisis in six influential Asian economies: Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, the Philippines,...
    Hardback (December 2001)

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  8. Add to Wish List Social Exclusion and European Policy

    Social Exclusion and European Policy

    Edited by David G. Mayes, Jos Berghman, Robert Salais
    The purpose of this book is to analyse one of the most pressing social problems of recent years, namely exclusion. The authors bring a richness of perspective, drawing on the experiences of eight European countries and a range of discipl...
    Hardback (2001)

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  9. Add to Wish List Strategy, Organization and the Changing Nature of Work

    Strategy, Organization and the Changing Nature of Work

    Edited by Jordi Gual, Joan E. Ricart
    New technologies, global markets and increased competitive pressures mean that companies are having to reinvent themselves, reappraise their competitive strategies and rethink the ways in which they organize business activities. This tim...
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  10. Add to Wish List Contemporary Minority Migration, Education and Ethnicity in China

    Contemporary Minority Migration, Education and Ethnicity in China

    Robyn Iredale, Naren Bilik, Wang Su, Fei Guo, Caroline Hoy
    Rural–urban migration is an important aspect in the development of countries. Until the late 1980s China was one of the few countries that controlled population movement both directly and indirectly through policies of economic and socia...
    Hardback (2001)

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  11. Add to Wish List European Working Lives

    European Working Lives

    Edited by Steve Jeffreys, Frederik M. Beyer, Christer Thörnqvist
    The contributors examine global trends such as the decentralisation of industrial relations and the revival of neo-liberalism, and discuss them from a theoretical and empirical perspective. They go on to argue that these global trends ca...
    Hardback (2001)

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  12. Add to Wish List Capitalism, Socialism, and Radical Political Economy

    Capitalism, Socialism, and Radical Political Economy

    Edited by Robert Pollin
    This book demonstrates the continued vibrancy and relevance of radical political economy as a mode of social scientific analysis. Scholars and students in economics, sociology, history, philosophy and political science will find the ess...
    Hardback (February 2001)

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