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Sociology and Social Policy

  1. Add to Wish List A Modern Guide to the Economics of Happiness

    A Modern Guide to the Economics of Happiness

    Edited by Luigino Bruni, Alessandra Smerilli, Dalila De Rosa
    Exploring the modern approach to the economics of happiness, which came about with the Easterlin Paradox, this book analyses and assesses the idea that as a country gets richer the happiness of its citizens remains the same. The book mov...
    Hardback (2021)

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    Paperback (July 2022)

    List price $55.00

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  2. Add to Wish List How to Engage Policy Makers with Your Research

    How to Engage Policy Makers with Your Research

    Edited by Tim Vorley, Syahirah Abdul Rahman, Lauren Tuckerman, Phil Wallace
    ‘There is a growing interest in improving academic policy engagement in the UK and internationally. However, we still have a lot to learn about how to do this work better. This book provides a novel contribution, with authors drawn from ...
    Hardback (July 2022)

    List price $145.00

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  3. Add to Wish List Smart Policies for Societies in Transition

    Smart Policies for Societies in Transition

    Edited by Mats Benner, Göran Marklund, Sylvia Schwaag Serger
    ‘This is a fascinating book about innovation policy that goes beyond the narrow focus on economic growth or international competition. It offers fresh new insight and ideas about the transformative role that smart policies can play in a...
    Hardback (July 2022)

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  4. Add to Wish List Social Policy in Changing European Societies

    Social Policy in Changing European Societies

    Edited by Kenneth Nelson, Rense Nieuwenhuis, Mara A. Yerkes
    ‘The volume is a worthy celebration of ESPAnet’s 20th anniversary. The chapters examine two decades of research on the core elements of social policy — from healthcare to housing, from poverty to privatization, from social investment to ...
    Hardback (July 2022)

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  5. Add to Wish List Political Change through Social Innovation

    Political Change through Social Innovation

    Frank Moulaert, Bob Jessop, Erik Swyngedouw, Liana Simmons, Pieter Van den Broeck
    ‘This thought-provoking volume sits at the nexus of social innovation and democratic political theory and practice. Leading international scholars compare and confront different approaches to nurturing emancipatory social change in a wor...
    Hardback (July 2022)

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  6. Add to Wish List Reconfigurations of Authority, Power and Territoriality

    Reconfigurations of Authority, Power and Territoriality

    Edited by Stephen J. Rosow, George Andreopoulos
    ‘A uniquely sophisticated study of global politics and governance, Reconfigurations of Authority, Power and Territoriality pursues its aims with a depth and intensity that never loses sight of the real relations that shape our world toda...
    Hardback (July 2022)

    List price $109.00

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  7. Add to Wish List Transnational Organized Crime

    Transnational Organized Crime

    Fulvia Staiano
    ‘This is a most timely book which showcases how the international law of jurisdiction has evolved in the context of transnational organized crime, in ways that often differ from other fields of the law. The author foregrounds the peculia...
    Hardback (July 2022)

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  8. Add to Wish List A Modern Guide to Economic Sociology

    A Modern Guide to Economic Sociology

    Edited by Milan Zafirovski
    ‘A comprehensive and stimulating guide, written by some of the best known scholars in the fìeld, that shows how the theoretical and empirical findings of economic sociology correspond and complement those of economics, as a sort of count...
    Hardback (2020)

    List price $180.00

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    Paperback (June 2022)

    List price $55.00

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  9. Add to Wish List How to do Action Research for Transformations

    How to do Action Research for Transformations

    Hilary Bradbury
    ‘Hilary Bradbury has made many important contributions to the field of action research over some decades. Yet, I found this book to be her most interesting piece of writing. It is experimental in form and successfully mixes stories of re...
    Hardback (June 2022)

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  10. Add to Wish List Social Contracts and Informal Workers in the Global South

    Social Contracts and Informal Workers in the Global South

    Edited by Laura Alfers, Martha Chen, Sophie Plagerson
    ‘An original and insightful contribution to rethinking the social contract. Instead of prescribing from above, the authors redirect attention to the perspective of informal workers, to their needs, demands and agency, and to the new real...
    Hardback (June 2022)

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  11. Add to Wish List Digital Learning in Higher Education

    Digital Learning in Higher Education

    Edited by Matt Smith, John Traxler
    ‘Digital Learning in Higher Education is a timely and stimulating view of the great education disruption wrought by COVID. Its well-told stories make sense of how technology and management are struggling to adjust to new lived experience...
    Hardback (June 2022)

    List price $115.00

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  12. Add to Wish List Artificial Intelligence and Democracy

    Artificial Intelligence and Democracy

    Jérôme Duberry
    This insightful book explores the citizen-government relation, as mediated through artificial intelligence (AI). Through a critical lens, Jérôme Duberry examines the role of AI in the relation and its implications for the quality of libe...
    Hardback (June 2022)

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