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European Immigration: A Sourcebook

by Anna Triandafyllidou & Ruby Gropas

Fully updated and containing chapters on the new EU member states and the attempt to form a common EU migration policy, this new edition of European Immigration: A Sourcebook provides a comprehensive overview...


The American Imperial Gothic: Popular Culture, Empire, Violence

by Johan Höglund

Drawing on a rich array of texts from a long history of the gothic, this book contends that the doom faced by the world in popular culture is related to the current global instability, renegotiation of worldwide...


Punk Rock Warlord: the Life and Work of Joe Strummer

by Barry J. Faulk & Brady Harrison

This collection explores the relevance of Joe Strummer within the continuing legacies of both punk rock and progressive politics. It is aimed at those interested in The Clash, punk culture, and the intersections...


Crisis Management Challenges in Kaliningrad

by Eugene Krasnov, Anna Karpenko & Greg Simons

Crisis Management Challenges in Kaliningrad captures the evolving nature of the types of crises faced by a society as it transforms and evolves. Expert contributors from the region chart the tensions, problems...


The Good, the Bad, and the Just: How Modern Men Shape Their World

by Riël| Vermunt

Drawing on multidisciplinary findings and ideas, this book offers explanations as to why, how and to what extent people, in an effort to attain justice, allocate social resources between self and others and...


Iraqi Federalism and the Kurds: Learning to Live Together

by Alex Danilovich

Iraqi Federalism and the Kurds: Learning to Live Together focuses on the role of federalism as a viable solution to Iraq's many problems and the efforts the Kurdish government has deployed to adjust to new federal...


How Groups Matter: Challenges of Toleration in Pluralistic Societies

by Gideon Calder, Magali Bessone & Federico Zuolo

When groups feature in political philosophy, it is usually in one of three contexts: the redressing of past or current injustices suffered by ethnic or cultural minorities; the nature and scope of group rights;...


From Immigration Controls to Welfare Controls

by Steve Cohen, Beth Humphries & Ed Mynott

This edited collection addresses theoretical, political and practical aspects of the connection between external immigration controls and internal welfare controls. It considers the implications for the both...


Equitable and Sustainable Pensions: Challenges and Experience

by Benedict J. Clements & Frank Eich

Pension reform is high on the agenda of many advanced and emerging market economies, for many reasons. First, public pensions often constitute a large share of government expenditure. Second, population aging...


Engaged Buddhism in the West

by Christopher S. Queen

Engaged Buddhism is founded on the belief that genuine spiritual practice requires an active involvement in society. Engaged Buddhism in the West illuminates the evolution of this new chapter in the Buddhist...


Social Policy

by Hugh Bochel & Guy Daly

This thoroughly updated new edition provides a comprehensive introduction to contemporary social policy, and addresses its historical, theoretical and contextual foundations. Divided into four sections, it opens...


Constructing a Security Community in Southeast Asia: ASEAN and the Problem of Regional Order

by Amitav Acharya

In this third edition of Constructing a Security Community in Southeast Asia, Amitav Acharya offers a comprehensive and critical account of the evolution of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)...


Environmental Sociology

by John Hannigan

The third edition of John Hannigan's classic undergraduate text has been fully updated and revised to highlight contemporary trends and controversies within global environmental sociology. Environmental Sociology...


Historical Dictionary of the Welfare State

by Bent Greve

This third edition of Historical Dictionary of the Welfare State covers the history through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 400...


Saying Yes

by Jacob Sullum

The nationally syndicated columnist and Reason magazine editor presents a damning portrait of how politicized government agencies, antidrug activists, and a naïve national media have exaggerated the public's...


Divided: The Perils of Our Growing Inequality

by David Cay Johnston

The issue of inequality has irrefutably returned to the fore, riding on the anger against Wall Street following the 2008 financial crisis and the concentration of economic and political power in the hands of...


Major Law and Policy Issues in the South China Sea: European and American Perspectives

by Yann-huei Song & Keyuan Zou

Major law and policy issues in the South China Sea are wide-ranging and often complex, involving claimants and non-claimants. In recent years disputes have resulted in third party involvement as manifested by...


Training and supporting the care force: that's nearly all of us!

by Maggie Kindred

'I expect that's common sense, isn't it?' This innocent comment on my job as a social care teacher always makes me smile. 'Training and supporting the care force' is not common sense - it's not rocket science...


Service Sociology and Academic Engagement in Social Problems

by A. Javier Treviño & Karen M. McCormack

With both contemporary and historical analyses, the book traces the legacy, characteristics, contours, and goals of the sociology of service, shedding light on its roots in early American sociology and its deep...


Global Social Transformation and Social Action: The Role of Social Workers: Social Work-Social Development Volume III

by Sven Hessle

This informative and incisively written edited collection brings together experts from around the world to discuss issues which the social work and social welfare sectors face every day and to ensure a closer...