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Agenda for Social Justice: Solutions for 2016

by Glenn Muschert & Brian V. Klocke

The Agenda for Social Justice: Solutions 2016 provides accessible insights into some of the most pressing social problems in the United States and proposes public policy responses to those problems. It offers...


Paradiplomacy

Nobody: Casualties of America's War on the Vulnerable, from Ferguson to Flint and Beyond

by Marc Lamont Hill & Todd Brewster

A New York Times Bestseller

“An impassioned analysis of headline-making cases….Timely, controversial, and bound to stir already heated discussion.” —Kirkus Reviews

“A thought-provoking and important...


Rotten to the (Common) Core: Public Schooling, Standardized Tests, and the Surveillance State

by Gary Lawrence, Joseph P. Farrell & Catherine Austin Fitts

Here the hidden agenda behind Common Core standards and Federal government surveillance programs aimed at children are revealed.


The Future of Crime and Punishment: Smart Policies for Reducing Crime and Saving Money

by William R. Kelly

With recidivism rates north of 70% and tens of billions of dollars wasted annually on policies that assume we can punish the crime out of criminal offenders, America’s fixation with “tough on crime” has...


In Our Hands: A Plan to Replace the Welfare State

by Charles Murray

Imagine that the United States were to scrap all its income transfer programs—including Social Security, Medicare, and all forms of welfare—and give every American age twenty-one and older $10,000 a year...


Clear blue water?: The Conservative Party and the welfare state since 1940

by Robert M. Page

Written for a broad readership, the book takes an authoritative look at Conservative party policy and practice in the modern era. Its timedefined content and broad historical thread make it a valuable resource...


Trading time: Can exchange lead to social change?

by Lee Gregory

As time banking has received increased attention from policy makers as a means for promoting welfare reform in the wake of austerity, this book is the first to look at the concept of time within social policy...


The Italian welfare state in a European perspective: A comparative analysis

by Ugo Ascoli & Emmanuele Pavolini

This is the first Englishlanguage book to take a comparative look at the Italian welfare state as a whole since the 2008 economic crisis and will be a valuable resource for academics and researchers as well...


From Here to Prosperity: An Agenda for Progressive Prosperity based on an inequality-busting strategy of Income for me, wealth for we

by Thomas Burgess

Are you angered by the high level of inequality but frustrated about what to do? From Here to Prosperity tells you how we can resolve this together. It is not another lengthy, learned work on the extent of the...


The Shadow of Unfairness

Surveillance Futures: Social and Ethical Implications of New Technologies for Children and Young People

by Emmeline Taylor & Tonya Rooney

From birth to adulthood, children now find themselves navigating a network of surveillance devices that attempt to identify, quantify, sort and track their thoughts, movements and actions. This book is the first...


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 | Includes Analysis

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Summary of Get What’s Yours by Laurence J. Kotlikoff and Philip Moeller | Includes 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...


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Justice and fairness in the city: A multidisciplinary 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 multidisciplinary 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.