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Product Description: This book, based on economics and game theory, analyzes the changes that Japan is now facing as a reflection of changes in Japanese families and society. The author presents a simple framework for the structural relationship among markets, communities including families, and the state; and uses it to explain the changes that have occurred in Japanese society...read more

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9784431559078 | Springer Verlag, September 7, 2017, cover price $139.00 | About this edition: This book, based on economics and game theory, analyzes the changes that Japan is now facing as a reflection of changes in Japanese families and society.

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Product Description: This book is the first systematic quantitative assessment of the dual difficulties of mitigating the aging of the Chinese population at the same time as controlling the overall size of the population. It argues that appropriately and gradually relaxing birth control policies in China can effectively mitigate the enormous economic pressure China will face from the aging of the population and simultaneously keep the size of the population within acceptable limits, thus realizing a strategic equilibrium between the pressures exerted by the size and aging of the population...read more

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9789811014901, titled "China’s Demographic Dilemma of Population Aging and Population Control" | Springer Verlag, September 7, 2017, cover price $159.00 | About this edition: This book is the first systematic quantitative assessment of the dual difficulties of mitigating the aging of the Chinese population at the same time as controlling the overall size of the population.

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Product Description: This book examines the causes and consequences of suicide from the perspective of economics. The approach here differs from those in medical, psychiatric, epidemiological, and sociological studies of suicide and is thus novel in a way that highlights the importance of economic and institutional settings in the problem of suicide...read more

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9789811014994 | Springer Verlag, September 7, 2017, cover price $139.00 | About this edition: This book examines the causes and consequences of suicide from the perspective of economics.

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Product Description: Food Stamps, now known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), has endured and expanded in recent years. The program has been preserved and in some cases enhanced as a result of its inclusion in the Farm Bill, being characterized as a safety net of last resort and as a program for the deserving poor...read more

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9781137520913 | Palgrave Pivot, August 14, 2015, cover price $67.50 | About this edition: Food Stamps, now known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), has endured and expanded in recent years.

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Product Description: This book examines the trends, underlying factors, and policy implications of fertility declines in three East Asian countries: Japan, South Korea, and China. In contrast to Western countries that have also experienced fertility declines to below-replacement levels, fertility decline in these East Asian countries is most notable in its rapidity and sheer magnitude...read more

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9784431557807 | Springer Verlag, July 9, 2017, cover price $69.99 | About this edition: This book examines the trends, underlying factors, and policy implications of fertility declines in three East Asian countries: Japan, South Korea, and China.

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Product Description: This is the first book that takes a theoretical approach to the effects of international immigration by considering the current economic topics confronted by more highly developed countries such as Japan. Developed here is the classic trade model by Heckscher–Ohlin–Samuelson, McDougall’s basic model of the international movement factor, the urban–rural migration model by Harris–Todaro, and Copeland–Taylor’s well-known model in the field of environmental economics by introducing new trends such as economic integration including free trade and factor mobility between countries at different stages of development...read more

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9789811000911 | Springer Verlag, March 9, 2017, cover price $119.00 | About this edition: This is the first book that takes a theoretical approach to the effects of international immigration by considering the current economic topics confronted by more highly developed countries such as Japan.

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Product Description: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • United States Senator and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker makes the case that the virtues of empathy, responsibility, and action must guide our nation toward a brighter future. Raised in northern New Jersey, Cory Booker went to Stanford University on a football scholarship, accepted a Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford University, then studied at Yale Law School...read more

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9781101965160 | Ballantine Books, February 16, 2016, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A passionate new voice in American politics, United States Senator Cory Booker makes the case that the virtues of empathy, responsibility, and action must guide our nation toward a brighter future.

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9781101965184 | Ballantine Books, February 7, 2017, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • United States Senator and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker makes the case that the virtues of empathy, responsibility, and action must guide our nation toward a brighter future.
9780735207356 | Large print edition (Random House Large Print, February 16, 2016), cover price $27.00 | About this edition: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A passionate new voice in American politics, United States Senator Cory Booker makes the case that the virtues of empathy, responsibility, and action must guide our nation toward a brighter future.

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9781101926642 | Unabridged edition (Random House, February 16, 2016), cover price $35.00

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Product Description: In diesem Kompendium führen 40 Politik- und Wirtschaftswissenschaftler aus insgesamt 25 Hochschulen gemeinsam in die wichtigsten Bereiche der Politischen Ökonomie ein und beleuchten die verschiedenen Teilbereiche jeweils aus Sicht beider Disziplinen...read more
By Klaus Schubert (editor)

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9783658062262 | Gabler, January 27, 2017, cover price $69.99 | About this edition: In diesem Kompendium führen 40 Politik- und Wirtschaftswissenschaftler aus insgesamt 25 Hochschulen gemeinsam in die wichtigsten Bereiche der Politischen Ökonomie ein und beleuchten die verschiedenen Teilbereiche jeweils aus Sicht beider Disziplinen.

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Product Description: Immigration, Emigration and Migration consists of essays written by distinguished scholars across the fields of law, political science, and philosophy that examine questions of travel and migration across national borders.  Questions of immigration and border enforcement practices are particularly salient in contemporary public discourse, and examinations of policy and practice bring forth new philosophical quandaries...read more
By Jack Knight (editor)

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9781479860951 | New York Univ Pr, January 17, 2017, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Immigration, Emigration and Migration consists of essays written by distinguished scholars across the fields of law, political science, and philosophy that examine questions of travel and migration across national borders.

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Product Description: Social policy reforms driven by profound social changes have been a popular and pressing topic worldwide in recent years in both policy and academic circles. In this book, prominent social policy scholars from Europe, North America, and Asia discuss the history of social policies, compare different social development models, and analyze the challenges facing these economies' social policy reforms...read more
By Lijun Yang (editor)

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9789814730969 | World Scientific Pub Co Inc, December 31, 2016, cover price $98.00 | About this edition: Social policy reforms driven by profound social changes have been a popular and pressing topic worldwide in recent years in both policy and academic circles.

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Product Description: The Short Guide to Aging and Gerontology provides a concise and authoritative overview of key issues related to age, including how old age has been viewed historically and across cultures, what we know about health and function in later life, and how older age is financed throughout the world, among other questions...read more

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9781447328384 | Policy Pr, December 15, 2016, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: The Short Guide to Aging and Gerontology provides a concise and authoritative overview of key issues related to age, including how old age has been viewed historically and across cultures, what we know about health and function in later life, and how older age is financed throughout the world, among other questions.

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Product Description: This book is a volume of essays celebrating the life and work of Yoshiro Higano, professor of Environmental Policy, Doctoral Program in Sustainable Environmental Studies, Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Japan...read more
By Susumu Uchida (editor)

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9789811000973 | Springer Verlag, July 24, 2016, cover price $279.00 | About this edition: This book is a volume of essays celebrating the life and work of Yoshiro Higano, professor of Environmental Policy, Doctoral Program in Sustainable Environmental Studies, Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Japan.

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Product Description: An unflinching analysis of one of the major issues of our time — the shift from criminalization to regulation of recreational drugs. The “war on drugs” has failed. The cost of trying to control the production, sale, and use of recreational drugs through the criminal law is too high: unjust incarceration, illicit markets, tainted substances, exploited children, and an untaxed industry...read more

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9781459734975 | A J. Patrick Boyer Book, December 6, 2016, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: An unflinching analysis of one of the major issues of our time — the shift from criminalization to regulation of recreational drugs.

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Product Description: People across Canada's north have initiated unique community institutions to support a range of social-economic activities that are neither state-driven nor profit-oriented. Though crucial to the health and vibrancy of communities, this "third sector"-artistic, recreational, cultural, political, business, and economic development organizations-has only recently been studied...read more
By Jean-sebastien Boutet (contributor)

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9781772120875, titled "Care, Cooperation and Activism in Canada’s Northern Social Economy" | Univ of Alberta Pr, December 5, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: People across Canada's north have initiated unique community institutions to support a range of social-economic activities that are neither state-driven nor profit-oriented.

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Product Description: “[This] fine history of Prohibition . . . could have a major impact on how we read American political history.”―James A. Morone, New York Times Book ReviewProhibition has long been portrayed as a “noble experiment” that failed, a newsreel story of glamorous gangsters, flappers, and speakeasies...read more

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9780393066951 | W W Norton & Co Inc, November 30, 2015, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: A groundbreaking history of Prohibition and a new creation story for the powerful American state.

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9780393353525 | Reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, November 29, 2016), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: “[This] fine history of Prohibition .

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Product Description: The Open Access version of this book, available at http://www.tandfebooks.com/, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 3.0 license. There has been an enormous increase in interest in the use of evidence for public policymaking, but the vast majority of work on the subject has failed to engage with the political nature of decision making and how this influences the ways in which evidence will be used (or misused) within political areas...read more

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9781138939400 | Routledge, November 26, 2016, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: The Open Access version of this book, available at http://www.

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Product Description: This book aims to clarify the present situation of the relations between small island countries and territories on the one hand and the great powers, mainland areas, and mega-islands on the other, and explores how small island countries and territories preserve and build their identity under globalization...read more
By Yoko Fujita (editor)

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9789811001307 | Springer Verlag, June 14, 2016, cover price $179.00 | About this edition: This book aims to clarify the present situation of the relations between small island countries and territories on the one hand and the great powers, mainland areas, and mega-islands on the other, and explores how small island countries and territories preserve and build their identity under globalization.

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Product Description: Marriage is a site of political conflict. It is a controversial issue in the UK, Australia and the US where there is a clash of values between neoliberal governments and diverse groups either strongly opposing or supporting marriage...read more

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9781138813458 | Routledge, November 15, 2016, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Marriage is a site of political conflict.

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Product Description: This book highlights current debates about concepts, methods, and policies related to poverty in Latin America. It focuses on child and adolescent well-being and the issue of inclusive societies. Its goal is to promote new and critical thinking about these issues globally and in Latin America...read more
By Raul Mercer (editor)

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9783838209470 | Ibidem-Verlag Haunschild/Schoen gbr, November 15, 2016, cover price $38.00 | About this edition: This book highlights current debates about concepts, methods, and policies related to poverty in Latin America.

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Product Description: With a new prologue by the author, this feminist classic is an important gateway into the controversial topic of population for students, activists, researchers and policymakers. It challenges the myth of overpopulation, uncovering the deeper roots of poverty, environmental degradation and gender inequalities...read more

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9780896084926 | Revised edition (South End Pr, January 1, 1995), cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Analyzes the causes and consequences of rapid population growth, traces the history of population control, and examines the political, economic, and social consequences

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9781608467334 | Reprint edition (Haymarket Books, November 15, 2016), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: With a new prologue by the author, this feminist classic is an important gateway into the controversial topic of population for students, activists, researchers and policymakers.
9780896084919 | Revised edition (South End Pr, December 1, 1994), cover price $27.00 | About this edition: Analyzes the causes and consequences of rapid population growth, traces the history of population control, and examines the political, economic, and social consequences

Product Description: The primary objective of this book is to address a formal representation of household economy in welfare economics in spatial terms. Although it has been argued since the nineteenth century that in exploring a reasonable indicator to measure the real welfare level of households, several difficulties remain to be faced in economic theory...read more

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9789812878540 | Springer Verlag, November 8, 2016, cover price $139.00 | About this edition: The primary objective of this book is to address a formal representation of household economy in welfare economics in spatial terms.

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Product Description: This book contends that the impasse of the Left today is in part, a result of an anarchist ‘common sense’ among activists. The author argues that the vital dynamics of anarchism and social movements need to be combined with a reappraisal of the Communist party and state...read more

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9783319396835 | Palgrave Macmillan, November 8, 2016, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: This book contends that the impasse of the Left today is in part, a result of an anarchist ‘common sense’ among activists.

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Product Description: There are dramatic differences in health between countries and within countries. But this is not a simple matter of rich and poor, for it depends on each society's particular social gradient. In all countries, people at relative social disadvantage suffer health disadvantage, dramatically so; the higher the social status of individuals, the better their health...read more

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9781632860781 | 1 edition (Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, November 3, 2015), cover price $28.00 | About this edition: In this groundbreaking book, Michael Marmot, president of the World Medical Association, reveals social injustice to be the greatest threat to global healthIn Baltimore's inner-city neighborhood of Upton/Druid Heights, a man's life expectancy is sixty-three; not far away, in the Greater Roland Park/Poplar neighborhood, life expectancy is eighty-three.
9781408857991 | Bloomsbury Pub Ltd, April 23, 2015, cover price $31.70

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9781632860804 | Reprint edition (Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, November 1, 2016), cover price $18.00 | About this edition: There are dramatic differences in health between countries and within countries.

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Product Description: Social housing - public, non-profit, or co-operative - was once a part of Canada's urban success story. After years of neglect and many calls for affordable homes and solutions to homelessness, housing is once again an important issue...read more

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9780773548145 | McGill Queens Univ Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: Social housing - public, non-profit, or co-operative - was once a part of Canada's urban success story.

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9780773548152 | Reprint edition (McGill Queens Univ Pr, November 1, 2016), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Social housing - public, non-profit, or co-operative - was once a part of Canada's urban success story.

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