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  1. Handbook on Migration and Social Policy

    Handbook on Migration and Social Policy

    Edited by Gary P. Freeman, Nikola Mirilovic
    In this detailed Handbook, an interdisciplinary team of scholars explores the consequences of migration for the social policies of rich welfare states. They test conflicting claims as to the positive and negative effects of different types of migration against the experience of countries in Europe, North America, Australasia, and South Asia. The chapters assess arguments as to migration’s impact on the financial, social, and political stability of social programs. The volume includes comprehensive reviews of existing scholarship as well as state of the art original empirical analysis. Learn More
    April 2016   Hardback Price: $ 255.00   Web: $ 229.50
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  2. Handbook on Class and Social Stratification in China

    Handbook on Class and Social Stratification in China

    Edited by Yingjie Guo
    This comprehensive, interdisciplinary Handbook illustrates the patterns of class transformation in China since 1949, situating them in their historical context. Presenting detailed case studies of social stratification and class formation in a wide range of settings, the expert contributors provide valuable insights into multiple aspects of China’s economy, polity and society. The Handbook on Class and Social Stratification in China explores largely neglected contemporary topics such as women’s social mobility in relation to marriage and the high school entrance exam as a class sorter, placing it at the forefront of progressive literature. Learn More
    March 2016   Hardback Price: $ 225.00   Web: $ 202.50
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  3. Health Policy

    Health Policy

    David Reisman
    March 2016   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  4. Putting Sustainability into Practice

    Putting Sustainability into Practice

    Edited by Emily H. Kennedy, Maurie J. Cohen, Naomi Krogman
    Academics and practitioners interested in sustainable consumption are increasingly looking to social practice theories for insights into the design of more effective strategies for reducing the environmental impacts of daily life. This unique collection offers applications of existing theoretical frameworks and extends the reach of social practice theories into the terrain of civic engagement and collective mobilization in support of sustainability. Putting Sustainability into Practice provides an essential resource for students, researchers, and policy makers to better understand the strengths and limitations of social practice theories. Learn More
    February 2016   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  5. Migration and Social Policy

    Migration and Social Policy

    Edited by Jenny Phillimore
    This book brings together a collection of papers that examine the connection between social policy and migration. The papers selected focus on the critical points of this subject: the emergence of interest in migration and diversity, the politicisation of migration, deservingness and restrictionism, migrant integration and dilemmas associated with welfare provision in diverse states among more. Learn More
    February 2016   Hardback Price: $ 399.95   Web: $ 359.96
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  6. Handbook of Chinese Migration

    Handbook of Chinese Migration

    Edited by Iredale R. Robyn, Guo Fei
    The recent unprecedented scale of Chinese migration has had far-reaching consequences. Within China, many villages have been drained of their young and most able workers, cities have been swamped by the ‘floating population’, and many rural migrants have been unable to integrate into urban society. Internationally, the Chinese have become increasingly more mobile. This Handbook provides a unique collection of new and original research on internal and international Chinese migration and its effects on the sense of belonging of migrants. Learn More
    February 2016   Hardback Price: $ 210.00   Web: $ 189.00
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  7. The Economics of Marriage

    The Economics of Marriage

    Edited by
    Shoshana Grossbard, a leading scholar in this field, has selected the most influential classic and recent articles which highlight the economic importance of marriage and related institutions. The volume first considers marriage and related outcomes, including cohabitation, matching, brideprice and dowry, and law and economic questions relating to divorce. It then investigates the consequences of marriage and marriage markets for labour supply, household production, wages, consumption, household finance, education and fertility. A clear original introduction by the editor provides an illuminating guide to the selected articles and to their place within the economic and demographic literature. Learn More
    January 2016   Hardback Price: $ 480.00   Web: $ 432.00
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  8. Migration and Religion

    Migration and Religion

    Edited by James A. Beckford
    The complex and changing relations between religion and migration are central to many urgent questions about diversity, inequality and pluralism. This wide-ranging collection of articles explores these questions in different periods of history, in different regions of the world and in different traditions of faith. The emphasis is on how religions inspire, manage and benefit from migration as well as on how the experience of migration affects religious beliefs, identities and practices. The volumes examine the interface between religion and migration at levels of analysis ranging from the local to the global, and from the individual to the faith community. Learn More
    January 2016   Hardback Price: $ 770.00   Web: $ 693.00
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  9. Restructuring Welfare Governance

    Restructuring Welfare Governance

    Edited by Tanja Klenk, Emmanuele Pavolini
    This innovative book explores the introduction and impact of marketization and managerialism in social policy by adopting a dual perspective, considering both governance and human resources. Welfare governance (e.g. welfare mix, regulation, employment conditions, customer involvement) has changed significantly in the past decade. The editors and contributors collectively assesses these processes not only by comparing different policy fields and countries, but also by taking a close look inside organizations, examining the coping strategies of professionals, and how they adapt to new models of governing welfare organizations. Learn More
    December 2015   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  10. Gender, Education and Employment

    Gender, Education and Employment

    Edited by Hans-Peter Blossfeld, Jan Skopek, Moris Triventi, Sandra Buchholz
    December 2015   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  11. Handbook of Healthcare Management

    Handbook of Healthcare Management

    Edited by Myron D. Fottler, Donna Malvey, Donna J. Slovensky
    The Handbook of Healthcare Management is a comprehensive examination of key management practices for global healthcare organizations, arguing that insight into and implementation of these practices is essential for success and sustainability. Learn More
    November 2015   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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  12. Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Social Capital

    Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Social Capital

    Edited by Yaojun Li
    Social capital is fundamentally concerned with resources in social relations. This Handbook brings together leading scholars from around the world to address important questions on the determinants, manifestations and consequences of social capital. Combining cutting-edge theory and appropriate data and methods, it presents a challenge to both social capital researchers interested in explaining social inequality and to policy-makers with responsibility for designing effective measures for enhancing social cohesion. Learn More
    October 2015   Hardback Price: $ 255.00   Web: $ 229.50
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  13. Handbook of the International Political Economy of Migration

    Handbook of the International Political Economy of Migration

    Edited by Leila Simona Talani, Simon McMahon
    This Handbook discusses theoretical approaches to migration studies in general, as well as confronting various issues in international migration from a distinctive international political economy perspective. It examines migration as part of a global political economy whilst addressing the theoretical debate relating to the capacity of the state to control international migration and the so called ‘policy gap’ or ‘gap hypothesis’ between migration policies and their outcomes. Learn More
    October 2015   Hardback Price: $ 225.00   Web: $ 202.50
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  14. The Sustainability of the European Social Model

    The Sustainability of the European Social Model

    Edited by Jean-Claude Barbier, Ralf Rogowski, Fabrice Colomb
    This book argues that the European Social Model can only be sustained in the current economic crisis if social and employment policies are adequately recognised as integral parts of European economic policy-making. The contributing authors investigate this hypothesis through comparative evaluations of interactions of EU economic governance with national systems of social protection. In particular they focus on two key policy areas – social services of general interest and the regulation of working time – as well as covering areas such as social inclusion, active ageing policies and job quality. By combining sociological approaches with legal analyses, the book provides unique insights and evaluation of EU methods of governance. Learn More
    August 2015   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  15. Handbook of International Development and Education

    Handbook of International Development and Education

    Edited by Pauline Dixon, Steve Humble, Chris Counihan
    This Handbook considers the myths and untruths that currently exist in international development and education. Using historic and contemporary evidence, this compendium redefines the international development narrative through a new understanding of 'what works', drawn from pragmatic ideas and approaches. Learn More
    August 2015   Hardback Price: $ 255.00   Web: $ 229.50
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  16. Social Policies in an Age of Austerity

    Social Policies in an Age of Austerity

    Edited by John Karl Scholz, Hyungypo Moon, Sang-Hyup Lee
    Social Policies in an Age of Austerity is the first major publication on the topic, with a particular interest in the United States and the Republic of Korea. The authors of the ten chapters in this book review recent developments in social policies in OECD countries, with a focus on achieving greater effectiveness in public spending on social programs, under increasingly tight national budgets. The contributions cover social and fiscal policy and issues in labor market policy, in addition to the effectiveness of social insurance, education and antipoverty policy. Learn More
    August 2015   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  17. The Financialization of the Firm

    The Financialization of the Firm

    Alexander Styhre
    The term ‘financialization’ denotes the general tendency in the advanced Western economies to allow a substantial proportion of taxable profits to accumulate in the finance industry. Alexander Styhre discusses the financialization of the firm in the period after 1980 and stresses how key managerial activities have been redefined on the basis of finance theory and free-market ideologies. This book critically examines the literature and the implications of financialization for organizations and the economy as a whole. Learn More
    August 2015   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  18. Leadership in Spaces and Places

    Leadership in Spaces and Places

    Edited by Arja Ropo, Perttu Salovaara, Erika Sauer, Donatella De Paoli
    By combining new research on leadership and workspaces, Leadership in Spaces and Places argues for a radical reconceptualization of leadership. They argue leadership is not only about leaders themselves, but is also affected by the built environment. With contributions from both scholars and practitioners alike, the authors discuss leadership in six different contexts: • workspaces in change • open-office spaces • virtual workspaces • service spaces • cultural spaces • institutional spaces. Learn More
    August 2015   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  19. Handbook on Medical Tourism and Patient Mobility

    Handbook on Medical Tourism and Patient Mobility

    Edited by Neil Lunt, Daniel Horsfall, Johanna Hanefeld
    The growth of international travel for purposes of medical treatment has been accompanied by increased academic research and analysis. This Handbook explores the emergence of medical travel and patient mobility and the implications for patients and health systems. Bringing together leading scholars and analysts from across the globe, this unprecedented Handbook examines the regional and national experiences of medical tourism, including coverage of the Americas, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. The chapters explore topics on issues of risk, law and ethics; and include treatment-focused discussions which highlight patient decision-making, patient experience and treatment outcomes for cosmetic, transplantation, dental, fertility and bariatric treatment. Learn More
    August 2015   Hardback Price: $ 240.00   Web: $ 216.00
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  20. Race, Ethnicity and Welfare States

    Race, Ethnicity and Welfare States

    Edited by Pauli Kettunen, Sonya Michel, Klaus Petersen
    In this interdisciplinary volume, leading and emerging scholars examine the relationship between homogeneity and welfare state development. They trace Gunnar Myrdal’s influence on thinking about race in the US and explore current European states’ approaches to the strangers in their midst, and what social citizenship looks like from a global perspective. Learn More
    August 2015   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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