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Immigration, Emigration, and Migration: NOMOS LVII

by Jack Knight

Questions of immigration and border enforcement practices are particularly salient in contemporary public discourse, and examinations of policy and practice bring forth new philosophical quandaries. Why the...


Immigration, Emigration, and Migration: NOMOS LVII

by Jack Knight

Questions of immigration and border enforcement practices are particularly salient in contemporary public discourse, and examinations of policy and practice bring forth new philosophical quandaries. Why the...


Delivering social welfare: Governance and service provision in the UK

by Derek Birrell & Ann Marie Gray

Drawing on examples across a range of policy areas, this important new book examines the radically changing system of governance and delivery of social welfare in the UK and assesses how changes in social policy...


Public Opinion

by Walter Lippmann

Public Opinion exposes how media can shape public perception and how that perception changes society. Walter Lippmann is a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner and visionary.


The Luso-Anarchist Reader: The Origins of Anarchism in Portugal and Brazil

by Curry Stephenson Malott, Plínio de Góes Jr & Marc Pruyn

A volume in Critical Constructions: Studies On Education and Society

No book has ever presented a selection of writings of anarchists from the Portuguese‐speaking world to an English‐speaking

audience. In...


Micro-enterprise and personalisation: What size is good care?

by Catherine Needham & Kerry Allen

What size is 'just right' for a care provider? This book explores size as an independent variable in care services, comparing outcomes and value for money across micro, small, medium and large organisations....


The Politics of Immigration

Behind from the Start

by Lenette Azzi-Lessing

Today there are nearly six million children under the age of five living in poverty in the world's richest country. Blanket statements are often tossed around in the political arena, public debate sphere, and...


The Welfare of Nations

by James Bartholomew

What damage is being done by failing welfare states? What lessons can be learned from the best welfare states? And-is it too late to stop welfare states from permanently diminishing the lives and liberties of...


Off the Street: Legalizing Drugs

by W.A. Bogart & Sukanya Pillay

Across the world, the impacts on society of drug criminalization have been the same: the costs of controlling substance abuse through criminal law is just too high. Whatever the issues raised by legalization,...


Off the Street: Legalizing Drugs

by W.A. Bogart & Sukanya Pillay

Across the world, the impacts on society of drug criminalization have been the same: the costs of controlling substance abuse through criminal law is just too high. Whatever the issues raised by legalization,...


Never Enough

by Neil Gilbert

It is said that greed fuels capitalism and socialism feeds on envy. But what happens in a stable society when a successful economy generates material progress for one population sector, while simultaneously...


Infertility

by Robin E. Jensen

This book explores the arguments, appeals, and narratives that have defined the meaning of infertility in the modern history of the United States and Europe.

Throughout the last century, the inability of women...


The Real Costs of American Health Care

by David Goldhill

A Vintage Shorts Original Selection

 

Despite all attempts to make it otherwise, the American health care system remains arcane, bloated, inefficient, and damaging to our health. We pay high premiums, endure...


Social Security 101

by Alfred Mill

A crash course in retirement benefits!

Too often, writing about social security turns the noteworthy details of the benefits into boring details about regulations or biased political arguments that would put...


Entangled Identities: Nations and Europe

by Willfried Spohn & Atsuko Ichijo

Providing a comprehensive and comparative analysis of the way national and European identities are intertwined in old and new member states of the European Union, this volume assembles nine country case studies....


Social Justice, Legitimacy and the Welfare State

by Benjamin Veghte & Steffen Mau

Drawing together leading international experts such as Knut Halvorsen, Robert Y. Shapiro, Stefan Svallfors and Wim van Oorschot, this volume addresses issues of justice and legitimacy in the context of welfare...


Cognition and Safety: An Integrated Approach to Systems Design and Assessment

by Oliver Sträter

Safety suffers from the variety of methods and models that are used to assess human performance. For example, operation is concerned primarily with human error, while design deals with aligning the system to...


Environmentalism in Turkey: Between Democracy and Development?

by Fikret Adaman & Murat Arsel

Bringing together a mixture of theoretical discussion, political analyses and illustrative case studies, this volume provides the first comprehensive scholarly analysis of the tension between environmental protection...


Governance in South Asia

by Rumki Basu & M. Shamsur Rahman

This book presents a nuanced analysis of governance in South Asia. It examines a range of themes including civil service reforms, women and development, environmental governance and public sector programmes,...