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New and Published Books

  1. Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Decides?

    Abortion, Neonatal Care, Assisted Dying, and Capital Punishment, 2nd Edition

    By Sheldon Ekland-Olson

    Series: Contemporary Sociological Perspectives

    This second edition of Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Decides? has been updated to consider the rising stakes for issues of life and death. Abortion, assisted dying, and capital punishment are among the most contentious issues in many societies and demand debate. Whose rights are protected? How do these...

    Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Routledge International Handbook of Diversity Studies

    Edited by Steven Vertovec

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    In recent years the concept of ‘diversity’ has gained a leading place in academic thought, business practice and public policy worldwide. Although variously used, ‘diversity’ tends to refer to patterns of social difference in terms of certain key categories. Today the foremost categories shaping...

    Published November 26th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Legacy of Hate: A Short History of Ethnic, Religious and Racial Prejudice in America

    A Short History of Ethnic, Religious and Racial Prejudice in America

    By Philip Perlmutter

    For all its foundation on the principles of religious freedom and human equality, American history contains numerous examples of bigotry and persecution of minorities. Now, author Philip Perlmutter lays out the history of prejudice in America in a brief, compact, and readable volume. Perlmutter...

    Published November 19th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Social Equity and Public Administration: Origins, Developments, and Applications

    Origins, Developments, and Applications

    By H George Frederickson

    This book is designed to be the definitive statement on social equity theory and practice in public administration. Social equity is often referred to as the "third pillar" in PA, after efficiency and economy. It concerns itself with the fairness of the organization, its management, and its...

    Published November 18th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Justice for All: Promoting Social Equity in Public Administration

    Promoting Social Equity in Public Administration

    By Gail Johnson, James H Svara

    Justice for All is the first book that provides a comprehensive examination of social equity in American public administration. The breadth of coverage--theory, context, history, implications in policy studies, applications to practice, and an action agernda--cannot be found anywhere else....

    Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Income Inequality in America: An Analysis of Trends

    An Analysis of Trends

    By Paul Ryscavage

    What is income inequality? How is it measured? Is the middle class really declining? How does it relate to poverty? How long has inequality been rising in the US? Have there been other periods in history when income differences were as large as they are today? What are the causes of growing income...

    Published November 16th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Caste in Contemporary India

    By Surinder S. Jodhka

    Caste is a contested terrain in India’s society and polity. This book explores contemporary realities of caste in rural and urban India. Presenting rich empirical findings across north India, it presents an original perspective on the reasons for the persistence of caste in India today....

    Published September 29th 2014 by Routledge India

  8. Unequal Treatment (Routledge Revivals)

    A Study in the Neo-Classical Theory of Discrimination

    By Mats Lundahl, Eskil Wadensjo

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, written by two leading Swedish economists and first published in 1984, constitutes a threefold contribution to the expanding field of economic discrimination. In the first place, it summarizes different approaches to the economics of discrimination, from the beginning of the British...

    Published September 21st 2014 by Routledge

  9. Development and the Debt Trap

    Economic Planning and External Borrowing in Ghana

    By Andrzej Krassowski

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    Ghana is one of the earliest and most serious examples of the build up of foreign debt by a developing country to support its policies for economic growth. This study, first published in 1974 in conjunction with the Overseas Development Institute, analyses Ghana’s economy over twenty years and...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Distance Teaching for the Third World

    The Lion and the Clockwork Mouse

    By Michael Young, Hilary Perraton, Janet Jenkins, Tony Dodds

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    This reissue, first published in 1980, is based on the experiences of the International Extension College in developing distance teaching. The volume begins by reviewing the world problems of educational quality and quantity, and then examines the ways in which print, broadcasts and group study...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge