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Moral Hazard in Health Insurance

by Amy Finkelstein, Jonathan Gruber & Joseph Newhouse

In this short and accessible book, Amy Finkelstein—winner of the 2012 John Bates Clark award—tackles the tricky question of moral hazard, which is the tendency to take risks when the cost will be borne by...


Developing Practice Competencies: A Foundation for Generalist Practice

by D. Mark Ragg

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Developing Practice Competencies

A Foundation for Generalist Practice

"This is the textbook I have been waiting for. The author engages the reader from the very beginning. It includes comprehensive coverage...


Political Culture, Political Science, and Identity Politics: An Uneasy Alliance

by Howard J. Wiarda

In this important book, well known Comparativist, Howard J. Wiarda, traces the long and controversial history of culture studies, and the relations of political culture and identity politics to political science....


Negotiating Armenian-Azerbaijani Peace: Opportunities, Obstacles, Prospects

by Ohannes Geukjian

Conflict resolution, conflict management and conflict transformations are major themes in this unique book which examines, explores and analyses the mediation attempts of the Organization for Security and Cooperation...


Global Knowledge Production in the Social Sciences: Made in Circulation

by Wiebke Keim, Ercüment Çelik & Christian Ersche

An innovative contribution to debates on the internationalization and globalization of the social sciences, this book pays particular attention to their theoretical and epistemological reconfiguration in the...


Gandhi in Political Theory: Truth, Law and Experiment

by Anuradha Veeravalli

Despite an overwhelming body of scholarship and literature on his life and thought the true systematic nature of Gandhi's intervention with modern political theory and his method and structure of thought have...


Antisemitism and Anti-Zionism: Representation, Cognition and Everyday Talk

by Rusi Jaspal

Drawing upon media and visual sources and rich interview data from Iran, Britain and Israel, Antisemitism and Anti-Zionism examines the concepts of antisemitism and anti-Zionism, tracing their evolution and...


Debating the End of Yugoslavia

by Florian Bieber, Armina Galijaš & Rory Archer

Debating the End of Yugoslavia is less an attempt to re-write the dissolution of Yugoslavia, or to provide a different narrative, than to take stock and reflect on the scholarship to date. New sources and data...


Analyzing Social Policy: Multiple Perspectives for Critically Understanding and Evaluating Policy

by Mary Katherine O'Connor & F. Ellen Netting

From formulation to implementation, an approach to the analysis of social policy through the lens of research

Analyzing Social Policy prepares professionals and students to make better informed decisions related...


Managing Social Service Staff for Excellence: Five Keys to Exceptional Supervision

by Nancy Summers

An essential guide for those charged with supervision of nonclinical staffin programs, agencies, and units within social service organizations

"As someone who has worked in social service agencies, consulted...


Protecting Clients from Fraud, Incompetence and Scams

by Lance Wallach

Protect your clients – and yourself – from all kinds of financial chicanery and stupidity with this vital new book

It doesn't matter if a financial error was made because of malice or ignorance – the end...


Psychosocial Treatment of Schizophrenia

by Allen Rubin, David W. Springer & Kathi Trawver

Praise for the Clinician's Guide to Evidence-Based Practice Series

"A major stumbling block to the adoption of evidence-based practice in the real world of clinical practice has been the absence of clinician-friendly...


Revolutionary Subjectivity in Post-Marxist Thought: Laclau, Negri, Badiou

by Oliver Harrison

Since the onset of the Global Financial Crisis the ideas of Karl Marx have once again become prominent in social and political thought. This book turns to Marx's theory of revolutionary subjectivity to assess...


The Myth Of The Undeserving Poor - A Christian Response to Poverty in Britain Today

by Martin Charlesworth & Natalie Williams

When you think of poverty in Britain today, do you picture innocent children going without food or scroungers lounging on the sofa all day watching TV and cheating on benefits claims? For Christians, what we...


Baby Boomers of Color: Implications for Social Work Policy and Practice

by Melvin Delgado

Because researchers often treat baby boomers of color as belonging to one group, quality data on the individual status of specific racial populations is lacking, leading to insufficiently designed programs,...


Governing Megacities in Emerging Countries

by Dominique Lorrain

This book focuses on the material city and its institutions and shows that, without recourse to a big new theory, urban leaders have devised mechanisms of ordinary government. They have done so through the resolution...


Parties, Elections and Electoral Contests: Competition and Contamination Effects

by Marc Guinjoan

According to the Duvergerian theories, in the long run, only viable parties are expected to stand for elections. Non-viable parties should join a pre-electoral coalition with another party or withdraw from competition...


Understanding Influence: The Use of Statebuilding Research in British Policy

by Thomas Waldman, Sultan Barakat & Andrea Varisco

Despite the increasing volume of research on state building, the use and uptake of findings by those involved in policy-making remains largely under-examined. As such, the main themes running through this book...


Between Justice and Stability: The Politics of War Crimes Prosecutions in Post-Miloševic Serbia

by Mladen Ostojic

Lack of cooperation and compliance with the International Criminal Tribunal (ICTY) was one of the biggest obstacles to Serbia's integration into Euro-Atlantic political structures following the overthrow of...


When Care Work Goes Global: Locating the Social Relations of Domestic Work

by Mary Romero, Valerie Preston & Wenona Giles

We know that migration systems link the women who migrate and the households and organizations that employ domestic and care workers, but how do these migration systems work, and more importantly, what are their...