Category: Social Policy

The Ashgate Research Companion to Memory Studies by Siobhan Kattago

By Siobhan Kattago

Reminiscence has lengthy been a topic of fascination for poets, artists, philosophers and historians. This well timed quantity, edited via Siobhan Kattago, examines how previous occasions are remembered, contested, forgotten, realized from and shared with others. every one writer within the Ashgate examine better half to reminiscence experiences has been requested to mirror on his or her examine partners as a pupil, who reports reminiscence. the unique stories offered within the quantity are written through best specialists, who emphasize either the continuity of history and culture, in addition to the reminiscence of hostilities, traumas and painful events.Comprised of 4 thematic sections, The Ashgate examine better half to reminiscence reports presents a finished review of the newest examine in the self-discipline. The significant topics include:*Memory, historical past and Time*Social, mental and Cultural Frameworks of reminiscence *Acts and areas of Memory*Politics of reminiscence, Forgetting and Democracy that includes contributions from key thinkers within the box, this finished quantity may be a worthy source for all lecturers and scholars operating inside of this region of research

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Transnational Social Policies: The New Development by Daniel Morales-Gomez

By Daniel Morales-Gomez

Addresses and analyses the expanding impression of transnational fiscal, advertisement, political and felony regulations at the nationwide regulations of constructing nations. The textual content comprises case reports from a variety of constructing international locations in Asia, Africa and the Americas and analyzes the consequences of globalization on nationwide healthiness, schooling, employment and welfare.

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Regulating Sex: The Politics of Intimacy and Identity by Elizabeth Bernstein, Laurie Schaffner

By Elizabeth Bernstein, Laurie Schaffner

Regulating intercourse is an anthology that offers debates over the function of the nation in developing and controlling erotic perform, intimacy, and id. the aim of this edited quantity is to deal with sexual dilemmas in legislation and the nation in major parts similar to same-sex family partnerships, sexual economies, and youth sexuality through a sequence of lively dialogues among socio-legal students from varied disciplinary, nationwide, and political views.

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The Dimensions of Elder Abuse: Perspectives for by Gerry Bennett, Paul Kingston, Bridget Penhale

By Gerry Bennett, Paul Kingston, Bridget Penhale

Adopting an interdisciplinary framework in popularity of the diversity of household and institutional settings within which elder abuse can take place, this e-book either explains the character of this under-reported and little understood challenge and addresses the important query of the way practitioners can most sensible paintings in the direction of its prevention. finding elder abuse in a spectrum of relatives violence, the e-book offers a balanced account of appropriate views on it, drawn from the scientific, criminal, future health and social welfare spheres.

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Political Thinkers: From Aristotle to Marx by James Steintrager

By James Steintrager

Initially released among 1973 and 1981, this Allen & Unwin sequence reprints unmarried authored volumes on 9 key political philosophers starting from Aristotle to Karl Marx.

Available as a whole set or as unmarried volumes, the gathering comprises: * quantity 1: Hegel through Raymond Plant * Hb: 0-415-32683-4 * quantity 2: Edmund Burke by means of Frank O'Gorman * Hb: 0-415-32684-2 * quantity three: Karl Marx by way of Michael Evans * Hb: 0-415-32685-0 * quantity four: John Stuart Mill by way of R J Halliday * Hb: 0-415-32686-9 * quantity five: Bentham via James Steintrager * Hb: 0-415-32687-7 * quantity 6: Hobbes: Morals and Politics by way of D D Raphael (with a brand new preface) * Hb: 0-415-32688-5 * quantity 7: Aristotle by way of John B Morrall * Hb: 0-415-32689-3 * quantity eight: John Locke via Geraint Parry * Hb: 0-415-32690-7 * quantity nine: Plato via Robert corridor * Hb: 0-415-32691-5

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Can Institutions Have Responsibilities?: Collective Moral by Toni Erskine

By Toni Erskine

Can associations, within the experience of formal enterprises, be thought of susceptible to ethical burdens? The members to this booklet seriously learn the belief of the 'collective' or 'institutional' ethical agent in, inter alia , the guise of states, transnational businesses, the UN and foreign society. The viability of treating those entities as bearers of ethical duties is explored within the context of a few of the main serious and debated concerns and occasions in diplomacy, together with the genocide in Rwanda, improvement reduction, the Kosovo crusade and international justice.

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Politics, Policy and the Discourses of Heritage in Britain by E. Waterton

By E. Waterton

This e-book bargains a critique of the dominant conceptualization of history present in coverage, which has a tendency to privilege the white, heart and top sessions. utilizing Britain as an illustration, Waterton explores how and why contemporary regulations proceed to lean in the direction of the predictable melding of cultural range with trends of assimilation.

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Performing Policy: How Contemporary Politics and Cultural by P. Bonin-Rodriguez

By P. Bonin-Rodriguez

This e-book demonstrates how and why a majority people artists needs to now functionality as manufacturers in their unique works, in addition to creators. the writer exhibits how, over the span of twenty years, the USA's cultural coverage quarter notably redefined US artists' practices with out cohesively articulating the expectancies of artists' new function.

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