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A Handbook for Interprofessional Practice in the Human Services: Learning to Work Together

by Brian Littlechild & Roger Smith

A Handbook for Inter-professional Practice in the Human Services: Learning to Work Together is an essential text for all students of inter-professional education, and for practitioners looking to understand...


Prostitution Policy in the Nordic Region: Ambiguous Sympathies

by May-Len Skilbrei & Charlotta Holmström

Skilbrei and Holmström's analysis treats Nordic prostitution policies both as a product of history, of current national and Nordic debates, and of international obligations and changes in the international...


Architecture Post Mortem: The Diastolic Architecture of Decline, Dystopia, and Death

by Donald Kunze & David Bertolini

Architecture Post Mortem surveys architecture's encounter with death, decline, and ruination following late capitalism. As the world moves closer to an economic abyss that many perceive to be the death of capital,...


Torture, Intelligence and Sousveillance in the War on Terror: Agenda-Building Struggles

by Vian Bakir

This book examines the communication battles of the Bush and Blair political administrations (and those of their successors) over their use of torture to gain intelligence for the War on Terror. Exploring the...


Revisionist Scholarship and Modern Irish Politics

by Robert Perry

Almost nowhere are politics and history so intimately bound up as in Ireland. Over the course of several hundred years rival political and religious camps have shaped their identities according to particular...


Driven: How the Bathurst Tragedy Ignited a Crusade for Change

by Richard Foot

It was over in seconds. In the early hours of January 12, 2008, seven members of a high school basketball team and their coach's wife died instantly when their school van collided with a tractor trailer. Travelling...


The Party of Humanity

by Peter Gay

THE ENLIGHTENMENT has long been the victim of uninformed or hostile criticisms. Even so respected a source as the Shorter Oxford English Dictionary defines the Enlightenment as “shallow and pretentious intellectualism,...


RELIGION AND DEMOCRATIZATIONS

by Jeffrey Haynes

This book examines key debates on religion and democratization from three main perspectives:

  • Religious traditions have core elements which are more or less conducive to democratization and democracy;
  • Religious...


Immigration Policy in Europe: The Politics of Control

by Virginie Guiraudon & Gallya Lahav

Previously published as a special issue of West European Politics, this edited volume evaluates the extent to which a policy gap between inputs and outcomes exists with regard to immigration control.

In exploring...


Wanted on Warrants: The Fugitive Safe Surrender Program

by Daniel J. Flannery

Since 2005, the Fugitive Safe Surrender (FSS) program has been implemented in more than twenty cities around the country. Tens of thousands of individuals with active warrants for their arrest have voluntarily...


A World in Chaos: Social Crisis and the Rise of Postmodern Cinema

by Carl Boggs & Thomas Pollard

Through an analysis of films such as American Beauty, Blade Runner, Natural Born Killers, and Thelma and Louise, Carl Boggs and Thomas Pollard explore the historical and theoretical shift from the long era of...


Mayan Lives, Mayan Utopias: The Indigenous Peoples of Chiapas and the Zapatista Rebellion

by Jan Rus, Rosalva Aída Hernández Castillo & Shannan L. Mattiace

The Maya Indian peoples of Chiapas had been mobilizing politically for years before the Zapatista rebellion that brought them to international attention. This authoritative volume explores the different ways...


New Immigrants, Changing Communities: Best Practices for a Better America

by Elzbieta M. Gozdziak & Micah N. Bump

This handbook provides a review of promising practices and strategies facilitating immigrant integration, especially in new settlement areas. The purpose of this handbook is to foster a constructive approach...


In Praise of Ageing

by Patricia Edgar

Retirement is not the time to cut all ties and head off to live in a warm climate but rather to ask: Who do I want to be near? How will my relationships be reaffirmed? What do I care about? What can I create...


European Governance and Democracy: Power and Protest in the Eu

by Richard Balme & Didier Chabanet

Considering the future of European integration, this clear and compelling study explores the interplay between collective action and democracy in the European Union. Richard Balme and Didier Chabanet convincingly...


Patterns of Constitutional Design: The Role of Citizens and Elites in Constitution-Making

by Jonathan Wheatley & Fernando Mendez

Bridging the gap between law and political science this book draws together divergent research on the role of constitution making in conflict resolution, constitutional law and democratization and employs a...


Practical Social Work Ethics: Complex Dilemmas Within Applied Social Care

by Malcolm Carey & Lorraine Green

This is the first text of its kind to deal exclusively with applied social work ethics. It focuses on an eclectic mix of difficult moral questions or issues encountered in much modern day practice. It is therefore...


Empowerment as Ceremony

by William M. Epstein

“Epstein’s trenchant analysis traces the revolutionary roots of the idea of empowerment to its degeneration into a deeply conservative accommodation to the status quo through small scale self-help,...


The Sea Is So Wide and My Boat Is So Small: Charting a Course for the Next Generation

by Marian Wright Edelman

In America today, the gap between the rich and the poor is the greatest ever recorded--larger than any other industrialized nation. It has become far too easy to ignore the hardships of millions of children...


Philanthropy Under Fire

by Howard Husock

In Philanthropy Under Fire, author Howard Husock defends the American tradition of independent philanthropy from significant political and intellectual challenges which threaten it today. Although the U.S. continues...