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Summary of Plunder and Deceit: by Mark R. Levin | Includes Analysis

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Plunder and Deceit: by Mark R. Levin | Includes Analysis

 

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Plunder and Deceit is about what author Mark R. Levin calls a threat to the United State’s experiment with democracy. At the heart of the...


Summary of The Divide: by Matt Taibbi | Includes Analysis

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Summary of The Divide: by Matt Taibbi | Includes Analysis

 

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The Divide by Matt Taibbi approaches the complicated topic of the unequal treatment of defendants in the United States criminal justice system...


Summary of Get What's Yours : by Laurence J. Kotlikoff and Philip Moeller | A 15-minute Key Takeaways & Analysis

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Get What’s Yours by Laurence J. Kotlikoff and Philip Moeller | A 15-minute Key Takeaways & Analysis

 

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Boston University economics professor, Laurence J. Kotlikoff, journalist specializing in retirement...


Expand Social Security Now!: How to Ensure Americans Get the Retirement They Deserve

by Steven Hill

Why Social Security is not only sustainable but should be substantially expanded

Social Security is bankrupting us. It’s outdated. It’s a Ponzi scheme. It’s stealing from young people. These are some of...


Buddhism and Political Theory

Prison Break

Justice and fairness in the city: A multi-disciplinary approach to 'ordinary' cities

by Simin Davoudi & Derek Bell

This book examines the theory and practice of justice in and of the city through a multi-disciplinary collaboration, which draws on a wide range of expertise. It will be a valuable resource for academic researchers...


Why we need welfare: Collective action for the common good

by Pete Alcock

Explains the challenges that collective welfare faces, and explores the complexities involved in delivering it, including debates about who benefits from welfare and how and where it is delivered.


Social policy in a cold climate: Policies and their consequences since the crisis

by Ruth Lupton, Tania Burchardt & John Hills

A data-rich, evidence-based analysis of the impact Labour and Coalition government policies following the financial crisis, with particular focus on poverty and inequality, by leading policy experts from the...


The World's Emergency Room

by Michael VanRooyen

Twenty years ago, the most common cause of death for medical humanitarians and other aid workers was traffic accidents; today, it is violent attacks. And the death of each doctor, nurse, paramedic, midwife,...


The Welfare State: A Very Short Introduction

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A sharing economy: How social wealth funds can reduce inequality and help balance the books

by Stewart Lansley

A Sharing Economy proposes radical new ways to close the UK's growing income gap and spread social opportunities. A new social wealth fund would boost economic and social investment and simultaneously strengthen...


Diffusion of Good Government: Social Sector Reforms in Brazil

by Natasha Borges Sugiyama

One of the most fundamental questions for social scientists involves diffusion events; simply put, how do ideas spread and why do people embrace them? In Diffusion of Good Government: Social Sector Reforms in...


Innovation in Social Services: The Public-Private Mix in Service Provision, Fiscal Policy and Employment

by Tomáš|Greve, Bent Sirovátka

EU member states have seen high levels of unemployment in recent years especially amongst young people. At the same time the fiscal crisis of welfare states has made it difficult for them to invest in new jobs...


Asian Law in Disasters: Toward a Human-Centered Recovery

by Yuka KANEKO, Katsumi MATSUOKA & Toshihisa TOYODA

This book is a critical analysis of several of the most disaster-prone regions in Asia. Its unique focus is on the legal issues in the phase of disaster recovery, the most lengthy and difficult stage of disaster...


Scandalous Economics

Participation, Marginalization and Welfare Services: Concepts, Politics and Practices Across European Countries

by Aila-Leena Matthies & Lars Uggerhøj

Current debates around participation and marginalization dominate the agenda of many European political forums. There is an increasing concern about the stability of social cohesion and a growing number of particular...


The coalition government and social policy: Restructuring the welfare state

by Hugh Bochel & Martin Powell

A wide-range of experts respond to the political and social policy changes made under the UK coalition government (2010-15) and provide a critical assessment of how their policies affected the British welfare...


Introduction to social policy analysis: Illuminating welfare

by Stephen Sinclair

Illustrating the insights which Social Policy analysis offers to understanding the social world through examples such as the impact decisions about care provision have on workplace opportunities and access to...