all ebooks in category: Social Policy (68)

Are Judges Political?: An Empirical Analysis of Federal Judiciary
English | 2006 | ISBN: 0815782349, 0815733178 | 177 pages | PDF | 0,6 MB

Americans are engaged in an intense debate about their judicial branch of government. Some people worry about "activist" judges who are "legislating from the bench," …

Social Policy in the Federal Republic of Germany: The Constitution of the Social
English | 2012 | pages: 461 | ISBN: 3642225241 | PDF | 2,7 mb

This book investigates the history of the post-war welfare state in Germany and its normative foundations, with special emphasis on constitutional issues. The author, formerly …

Life Imprisonment from Young Adulthood: Adaptation, Identity and Time
English | EPUB | 2020 | 354 Pages | ISBN : 1137566000 | 0.84 MB

This book analyses the experiences of prisoners in England & Wales sentenced when relatively young to very long life sentences (with minimum terms of fifteen …

The Obsoletes
English | EPUB | 2.4 MB

The Obsoletes is a thought-provoking coming-of-age novel about two human-like teen robots navigating high school, basketball, and potentially life-threatening consequences if their true origins are …

Neoliberalism and Technoscience: Critical Assessments
English | ISBN: 1409435326 | 2012 | 256 pages | PDF | 2 MB

This book provides a comprehensive assessment of the connection between processes of neoliberalization and the advancement and transformation of technoscience. Drawing on a range of …

Gramsci and Foucault: A Reassessment (repost)
English | 2015 | ISBN: 140946086X, 0815382391 | 185 pages | EPUB | 3 MB

Mapping the resonances, dissonances, and linkages between the thought of Gramsci and Foucault to uncover new tools for socio-political and critical analysis for the twenty-first …

White People and Black Lives Matter: Ignorance, Empathy, and Justice
English | PDF,EPUB | 2019 | 147 Pages | ISBN : 3030224880 | 2.03 MB

This book interrogates white responses to black-led movements for racial justice. It is a philosophical self-reflection on the ways in which ‘white’ reactions to Black …

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China’s Emergency Management: Theory, Practice and Policy
English | ISBN: 9811391394 | 2020 | 348 pages | PDF | 4 MB

In this timely book about the current state of research and practice of emergency management in China, the authors take as their basic premises that …

Progress against Poverty: Sustaining Mexico's Progresa-Oportunidades Program
2006 | 166 Pages | ISBN: 0815752210 | PDF | 1 MB

In 1997, Mexico launched a radical new program to combat poverty. Initially named Progresa and now known as Oportunidades, the revolutionary program has become an …

Rebuilding the State Institutions: Challenges for Democratic Rule of Law in Mexico
English | ISBN: 3030313131 | 2020 | 301 pages | PDF | 5 MB

Contemporary Mexico faces a complex crisis of violence and insecurity with high levels of impunity and the lack of an effective rule of law. These …