Parties and Policies: How the American Government Works by Professor David R. Mayhew

By Professor David R. Mayhew

In this wide-ranging new quantity, one in every of our most vital and perceptive students of the workings of the yank govt investigates political events, politicians, elections, and policymaking to find why public coverage emerges within the form that it does. David R. Mayhew seems to be at centuries of coverage making—from the Civil conflict and Reconstruction period throughout the innovative period, the hot Deal, the nice Society, the Reagan years, and the aspirations of the Clinton and Bush administrations—and deals his unique insights at the ever-evolving American coverage experience.

 

These fourteen essays have been written over the last 3 a long time and jointly show off Mayhew’s skepticism of the usefulness of political events as an analytic window into American politics.  those writings, which come with a brand new introductory essay, probe underneath the events to the necessities of the U.S. constitutional approach and the impulses and idiosyncrasies of history.

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The Evolution of the British Welfare State by Derek Fraser

By Derek Fraser

Derek Fraser's booklet has proven itself as a vintage textual content at the historical past of social coverage and social rules in Britain because the commercial Revolution. This fourth version contains a revised advent, contains the newest examine and extends the assurance of the ultimate bankruptcy, bringing the tale correct as much as the current day.

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Evidence-Based Practice in Clinical Social Work by James W. Drisko

By James W. Drisko

Evidence-Based perform in scientific Social paintings introduces the main rules of evidence-based scientific social paintings perform and their considerate program. It intends to notify practitioners and to deal with the demanding situations and desires confronted in actual global perform. This publication lays out the numerous strengths of the EBP version, but in addition deals views on its boundaries and demanding situations. An appreciative yet severe viewpoint is available all through. sensible concerns (agency helps, entry to investigate assets, assist in appraising learn) are addressed - and a few sensible strategies provided. moral concerns in assessment/diagnosis, operating with different households to make therapy judgements, and offering advanced remedies requiring particular ability units also are included.

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Soviet Eastern Policy and Turkey, 1920-1991: Soviet Foreign by Bulent Gokay

By Bulent Gokay

This isВ an remarkable workВ thatВ traces the connection among the Soviet Union and Turkey at the one hand, and the Soviet Union and the Turkish Communist occasion at the different, from the consolidation of the communist regime in Moscow until eventually its fall.В The bookВ considers how 'Soviet japanese coverage' was once shaped, the way it replaced over the years, what the Soviet leaders was hoping to realize in Turkey, and what effect Soviet coverage had at the improvement of the Turkish communist stream. it's a helpful source for college kids and students with an curiosity in Russian and Soviet poltics and diplomacy.

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Prostitution, Politics & Policy by Roger Matthews

By Roger Matthews

Prostitution has develop into a really topical factor in recent times and a spotlight has concentrated either at the state of affairs of lady prostitutes and the adequacy of latest varieties of legislation. Prostitution, Politics & Policy brings jointly the most debates and matters linked to prostitution that allows you to study the diversity of coverage concepts which are on hand.

Governments in numerous components of the realm were suffering to strengthen positive guidelines to house prostitution – as, for instance, the British domestic workplace lately instigated a £1.5 million programme to aid deal with the perceived difficulties of prostitution. within the context of this fight, and amidst the booklet of varied coverage files, Prostitution, Politics & Policy develops a clean method of knowing this factor, whereas proposing various what are noticeable as revolutionary and radical coverage proposals. a lot of the controversy round prostitution has been polarized among liberals – who wish prostitution decriminalized, normalized and humanized – and conservatives – who've argued that prostitution can be abolished. yet, drawing on quite a lot of foreign literature, and supplying an summary that is either available to scholars and proper to coverage makers and practitioners, Roger Matthews proposes a kind of radical realism that's irreducible to both of those positions.

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Soziale Sicherung: Ökonomische Analysen by Winfried Schmähl

By Winfried Schmähl

Einrichtungen und Maßnahmen sozialer Sicherung haben große Bedeutung für die Lebensverhältnisse der meisten Menschen und berühren sie nahezu während des gesamten Lebenslaufs. Nicht nur inner most, sondern auch öffentliche Haushalte und Unternehmen wie auch der Arbeitsmarkt werden durch soziale Sicherung in vielfältiger Weise beeinflusst. Folglich sind damit verbundene Fragen auch Gegenstand der Wirtschaftswissenschaften wie beispielsweise die Finanzierung von Sozialausgaben oder die Gestaltung sozialer Sicherungssysteme angesichts demographischer, ökonomischer und gesellschaftlicher Veränderungen. Dieser Band präsentiert Beiträge zu zentralen und grundsätzlichen Fragen der Gestaltung sozialer Sicherung und ihrer Konzeptionen, Zielvorstellungen, Finanzierung und Leistungsgestaltung.

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Gender, Equality and Welfare States by Diane Sainsbury

By Diane Sainsbury

What alterations do welfare nation diversifications make for ladies? How do men and women fare in several welfare states? Diane Sainsbury solutions those questions through reading the USA, Britain, Sweden and The Netherlands, whose welfare guidelines fluctuate in major methods. construction on feminist learn, she determines the level to which laws displays and perpetuates the gendered department of work within the kin and society, in addition to what sorts of coverage regulate gender family in social provision. She bargains optimistic proposals for securing larger equality among men and women.

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The Britannica Guide to the Ideas that Made the Modern World by Encyclopaedia Britannica Editors, Anthony Grayling

By Encyclopaedia Britannica Editors, Anthony Grayling

Within the early years of the twenty-first century, rules first proposed over 2 hundred years in the past couldn't be extra compelling. The Enlightenment of the 17th century in keeping with upheaval and uncertainty laid the basis stone for contemporary society. a necessary primer at the philosophers, thinkers, and scientists-including Isaac Newton, John Locke, Voltaire and Spinoza-whose options and concepts created the trendy international.

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The National Co-ordination of EU Policy: The European Level by Hussein Kassim, Anand Menon, B. Guy Peters, Vincent Wright

By Hussein Kassim, Anand Menon, B. Guy Peters, Vincent Wright

The second one of 2 volumes to ascertain how ecu Union member states coordinate their eu regulations, this ebook investigates the buildings, associations, and procedures carried out through nationwide governments in Brussels. It deals a close exam of the association, operation, and function of everlasting representations, and their position in nationwide platforms of ecu coverage making, and appears on the volume to which interplay inside of a standard institutional setting has led to convergence among nationwide preparations.

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