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By Lee Gregory
Visually and pedagogically rich, this wide-ranging introduction to key concepts and debates in welfare uses an innovative, question-based narrative to highlight the importance of theory to understanding welfare.
A definitive collection of original essays on queer politics From Harvey Milk to ACT UP to Proposition 8, no political change in the last two decades has been as rapid as the advancement of civil rights for LGBTQ people. As we face a critical juncture in progressive activism, political science,...
The Evolution of the British Welfare State: A History of Social Policy since the Industrial Revolution
By Derek Fraser
Remaining one of the most widely used and highly regarded introductions to the history of British social policy and social ideas, this text is an ideal starting point for anyone interested in how and why Britain created the first Welfare State.
Old Europe, New Suburbanization? takes us on a journey of rediscovery into some of Europe's oldest metropolises. The volume's contributors reveal the great variety of patterns and processes of urbanization that make Europe a fruitful ground for furthering the diversity of global suburbanisms.
By Chris Mullin
All serious politicians are supposed to possess a hinterland, but not all do. Chris Mullin was one who did. By the time he entered parliament he had reported from the wars in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia and tracked down the survivors of the CIA operation in Tibet. He was the...
The Political Spectrum: The Tumultuous Liberation of Wireless Technology, from Herbert Hoover to the Smartphone
From the former chief economist of the FCC, a remarkable history of the U.S. government's regulation of the airwaves
Using new research, Anne Daguerre examines Obama's legacy on welfare and antipoverty policies, focusing in particular on the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families TANF and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program SNAP.
Migration to new destinations in Europe and the United States has expanded dramatically over the past few decades. Within these destinations, there is a corresponding greater variety of ethnic, cultural, and/or religious diversity. This timely volume, The Politics of New Immigrant Destinations, considers the challenges posed by this proliferation of...