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The Common Law in Two Voices

Kwai Hang Ng.

July 2009; published online June 2013.

Book. Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change. 352 pages.

Hong Kong is one of the very few places in the world where the common law can be practiced in a language other than English. Introduced into the courtroom over a decade ago, Cantonese has...

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Gypsies and Travellers in housing

David M. Smith and Margaret Greenfields.

July 2013; published online January 2014.

Book. Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change. 280 pages.

This groundbreaking study examines two neglected areas in studies of housing and minority groups and of social relations between different marginalized communities. First, the book examines...

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Voluntary sector in transition

Linda Milbourne.

June 2013; published online January 2014.

Book. Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change. 224 pages.

Voluntary and community organisations have attracted growing interest, as governments pare back the public sphere and welfare spending and locate ‘solutions’ with civil society and the...

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Reinventing Social Solidarity Across Europe

Edited by Marion Ellison.

October 2011; published online May 2012.

Book. Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change. 288 pages.

As Europe's public realms face upheaval, this book identifies how social solidarity is being reinvented from below and redefined from above. Interdisciplinary transnational approaches...

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Challenging choices

Michael Clarke.

February 2010; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change. 224 pages.

Choice pervades our society: it is founded on political rights to choose and our economy of market choices, but we have now reached the point where choice is extended almost everywhere....

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Power, participation and political renewal

Marian Barnes.

February 2007; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change. 232 pages.

Public participation is central to a wide range of current public policies — not only in the UK, but elsewhere in the developed and the developing world. There are substantial aspirations...

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Understanding Global Slavery

Kevin Bales.

July 2005; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change. 222 pages.

Although slavery is illegal throughout the world, it has previously been noted by the author of this book that more than twenty-seven million people—in countries from Pakistan to Thailand...

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A Matter of Principle

Edited by Thomas Cushman, Gary Marx and Christine Williams.

November 2005; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change. 384 pages.

Current debate over the motives, ideological justifications, and outcomes of the war with Iraq has been strident and polarizing. This book is the first volume gathering critical voices from...

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Transforming Terror

Edited by Karin LofthusCarrington.

February 2011; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change. 392 pages.

This book offers a new paradigm for moving the world beyond violence as the first, and often only, response to violence. Through essays and poetry, prayers and meditations, it demonstrates...

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The responsiveness of social policies in Europe

Menno Fenger, Martijn van der Steen and Lieske van der Torre.

September 2013; published online May 2014.

Book. Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change. 256 pages.

This book offers theoretical and practical insights in the responsiveness of social policies. It includes a comparative analysis of recent developments in social assistance, sheltered work...

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