Category: Social Policy

Erfolgreiche Geschäfte im östlichen Mitteleuropa: by Monika Mochtarova, John Kimble

By Monika Mochtarova, John Kimble

Polen, Tschechien und Ungarn sind die nächsten Anwärter auf eine EU-Mitgliedschaft. Aufgrund ihrer relativ stabilen politischen Lage, ihrer geographischen Nähe zu Deutschland und ihres niedrigen Lohnniveaus sind diese Länder seit Beginn der 90er Jahre verstärkt das Ziel wirtschaftlicher Interessen von Großkonzernen, aber auch von Kleinunternehmen und Existenzgründern. Die Autorin führt dem Leser die wirtschaftlichen, politischen und soziokulturellen Besonderheiten dieser Länder vor Augen und gibt praktische advice für den Aufbau erfolgreicher Geschäftsbeziehungen.

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Food Poverty and Insecurity: International Food by Martin Caraher, John Coveney

By Martin Caraher, John Coveney

​This quantity is worried with nutrients poverty and motion on nutrients (in)security. The context is an international one; because the built international faces an issue with overconsumption and protracted illnesses, the constructing global is addressing the double burden of starvation and over intake. Even within the built global, country states are dealing with the increase of recent malnutrition that is over intake, but in addition the re-emergence of starvation as there are growing to be degrees of poverty and inequality a result of monetary crises. nutrition lack of confidence is in lots of people’s minds linked to starvation, and while this is right the fashionable nutrients approach has brought new complexities to nutrients lack of confidence with the expansion of micro-nutrient inequalities. starvation and weight problems should not being confronted via assorted teams yet usually an analogous crew or cohort. those are gains of recent malnutrition which are frequently now not recognized. A serious exam of nutrition poverty and nutrients safety is undertaken, so that it will clarifying taken-for-granted assumptions in current discourses. The e-book addresses nutrients charity and the increase of suggestions resembling foodbanks as applicable social responses. the ultimate chapters discover the recommendations from actual lifestyles occasions. The concluding bankruptcy from the editors attracts jointly the problems and locates suggestions inside of a nutrients coverage framework of the complete nutrients approach.   a few of the definitions of nutrients lack of confidence will are tested. starvation and its glossy manifestations (hunger and obesity) is one other concentration, with specific explorations of constructed and constructing international locations experiences. Some of the chapters cover how meals poverty/insecurity is being addressed and  provide examples of labor in development.

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Leaving Women Behind: Modern Families, Outdated Laws by Kimberley A. Strassel

By Kimberley A. Strassel

Paternalistic federal legislation and laws thwart projects to provide ladies a similar financial liberties as males. Why have federal associations overseeing employment, worker merits, childcare, taxation, wellbeing and fitness care, schooling, retirement, and social safeguard followed one of these warped and antiquated standpoint of conventional kin existence? And what may be performed approximately it? Leaving ladies Behind solutions those vital and provocative questions. The authors name upon the government to get out of how of industry tasks. Employers and staff around the state are completely in a position to making at the same time precious changes if the govt. easily unties their fingers. they provide sensible options; strategies that contain empowering humans, giving them extra offerings, and making govt much less intrusive.

Published in cooperation with The new york Institute and The nationwide heart for coverage research.

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Robert Wagner and the Rise of New York City’s Plebiscitary by Richard M. Flanagan

By Richard M. Flanagan

Robert Wagner used to be manhattan City's precise New Deal mayor, killed Tammany corridor. the area Wagner formed gives you municipal companies successfully on the fee of neighborhood democracy. the tale of Wagner's mayoralty may be of curiosity to someone who cares approximately ny urban, neighborhood democracy and the talk in regards to the legacy of the City's very important leaders.

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The Symbolism of Globalization, Development, and Aging by Steven L. Arxer, John W. Murphy

By Steven L. Arxer, John W. Murphy

This e-book seems on the symbolic part of globalization, improvement, and getting older. a number of the dimensions which are mentioned symbolize updates of previous debates yet a few are totally new. particularly, globalization is observed through sophisticated social imagery that profoundly shapes the best way associations and identities are imagined. the method of getting older and folks feel of identification is not any exception. The underlying assumptions that pervade globalization tell how serious dimensions of getting older are mentioned and institutionalized. the applying of market imagery, for instance, may perhaps influence makes an attempt for holism in how getting older is studied and the customers for human corporation throughout the getting older procedure. This ebook deals a distinct check out how temporality, know-how, normativity, and empiricism constitution the symbolic part of globalization and impression dominant photographs of the getting older procedure. present debates approximately globalization and getting older are elevated via aiding readers see the social imagery that's either subtly at the back of globalization and on the leading edge of shaping the getting older adventure.

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Comparative Social Policy: Theory and Research (Introducing by Kennett

By Kennett

* What are the social coverage approaches and results throughout various societies?
* How are those formed by means of social and monetary stipulations?
* What are the restrictions and strength of cross-national research?

Comparative Social coverage explores the recent context of social coverage and considers how cross-national idea and learn can reply to the demanding situations dealing with welfare. those demanding situations comprise altering demographic developments and financial stipulations which were followed by means of the emergence of latest wishes and dangers inside of and throughout societies. This ebook extends and deepens cross-national examine by means of exploring the theoretical and conceptual frameworks during which social coverage and welfare platforms were understood. It severely examines varied coverage tactics and welfare results, in addition to the ethnocentricism and cultural imperialism which has permeated cross-national epistemology and method. the writer concludes by means of reflecting on how cross-national examine can remove darkness from the advanced and various methods resulting in discrimination and inequality throughout borders. This results in a attention of the way it could possibly give a contribution to the implementation of welfare provision applicable to the social and fiscal stipulations of up to date societies. Comparative Social coverage is a necessary textual content for undergraduate and masters point scholars of social coverage, and a useful reference for researchers embarking on cross-national social study.

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Arts and Culture in the Metropolis: Strategies for by Kevin F. McCarthy

By Kevin F. McCarthy

The nonprofit arts presently face an atmosphere that demanding situations the way in which they've got grown and increases the possibility of destiny consolidation. The authors specialize in the connection one of the elements of neighborhood groups' arts ecology and boost a brand new framework for comparing structures of help to the humanities. They then use this framework to evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of Philadelphia1s arts zone.

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Handbook of Consumer Finance Research by Jing Jian Xiao

By Jing Jian Xiao

This moment variation of the authoritative source summarizes the nation of customer finance study throughout disciplines for specialist findings on―and options for enhancing―consumers’ financial future health. New and revised chapters provide present study insights into commonly used strategies (retirement saving, financial disaster, marriage and finance) in addition to the newest findings in rising components, together with healthcare expenses, on-line purchasing, monetary remedy, and the neuroscience in the back of customer habit. The multiplied insurance additionally studies fiscal demanding situations of numerous populations corresponding to ethnic teams, adolescence, older adults, and marketers, reflecting the ubiquity of economic concerns and issues. Underlying all chapters is the expanding value of economic literacy education and different large-scale interventions in an period of financial transition.

Among the subjects covered:

  • Consumer financial potential and well-being.
  • Advancing monetary literacy schooling utilizing a framework for evaluation.
  • Financial training: defining an rising box.
  • Consumer finance of low-income families.
  • Financial parenting: selling monetary self-reliance of younger consumers.
  • Financial sustainability and private finance education.

Accessibly written for researchers and practitioners, this moment variation of the Handbook of Consumer Finance Research will curiosity execs inquisitive about enhancing shoppers’ economic competence. It additionally makes a important textual content for graduate and complicated undergraduate classes in economics, kinfolk and buyer stories, and comparable fields.

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The Dynamics of Social Welfare Policy by Joel Blau

By Joel Blau

The Dynamics of Social Welfare coverage makes use of the lens of an leading edge coverage version and an emphasis on social switch to damage new floor in social welfare coverage texts. ranging from the specific premise that each form of social paintings perform embodies a social coverage, the e-book stresses that policy wisdom permits social staff to assist consumers in addition to to aid themselves. Drawing in this knowledge, the textual content then makes the normal social welfare coverage fabric come alive through asking new questions: 1) what components set off social swap in those social policies?; and a pair of) how do these elements impact the social guidelines that effect what social employees truly do? to respond to those questions, it develops a five-part coverage version, which indicates, via complete chapters on every one topic, how economics, politics, ideology, social activities, and the background of social welfare define social welfare coverage.

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