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  • Taming trilogues: the EU's law-making process in a comparative perspective. 

    Greenwood, Justin; Roederer-Rynning, Christilla (Palgrave Macmillan https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-97391-3_6, 2018-11-24)
    GREENWOOD, J. and ROEDERER-RYNNING, C. 2019. Taming trilogues: the EU's law-making process in a comparative perspective. In Costa, O. (ed.) The European Parliament in times of EU crisis: dynamics and transformations. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan [online], pages 121-141. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-97391-3_6
    As the directly elected institution of representative democracy, the European Parliament (EP) is at the centre of debates about the nature of the EU polity. The dramatic increase in its legislative powers since becoming a ...
  • Principles of social welfare: an introduction to thinking about the welfare state. 

    Spicker, Paul (Democratic Arabic Centre http://democraticac.de/?p=46477, 2017-12-31)
    SPICKER, P. 2017. Principles of social welfare: an introduction to thinking about the welfare state. Translated to Arabic by H. M. I. Matter. Berlin: Democratice Arabic Centre [online]. Available from: http://democraticac.de/?p=46477
    This book is about social policy and administration, which is a field of study mainly concerned with 'social welfare' and the 'social services'. Social policy is not a self-contained academic discipline. The book ...
  • Principles of social welfare: an introduction to thinking about the welfare state. 

    Spicker, Paul (Paul Spicker, 2013)
    SPICKER, P., 2013. Principles of social welfare: an introduction to thinking about the welfare state.
    Author's note, 2013 Principles of social welfare was my second book. First published 1988 by Routledge, ISBN 0-415-00630-9 and 0-415-00631-7. The rights to publish have reverted to me,and I am making it freely available ...
  • Poverty and social security: concepts and principles. 

    Spicker, Paul (Paul Spicker., 2013)
    SPICKER, P., 2013. Poverty and social security: concepts and principles.
    Author's note, 2013 Poverty and social security was published in November 1992 (though the title page states 1993). First published 1993 by Routledge, ISBN 0-415-05935-6 and 0-415-05936-4. The rights to publish have ...
  • Stigma and social welfare. 

    Spicker, Paul (Paul Spicker., 2011)
    SPICKER, P., 2011. Stigma and social welfare.
    This book looks at the concept of stigma in the context of social welfare. The idea of 'social welfare' is commonly identified with the 'social services'. Both terms are regrettably unclear. 'Welfare' can be taken to mean ...