The Future of Policy Sciences (2021)
This forward-thinking book examines the future of public policy as a discipline, both as it is taught and as it is practiced. Critically assessing the limits of current theories and approaches, leading scholars in the field highlight new models and perspectives. This book will be an essential guide to re-thinking the field of public policy and its theories, methods, and applications. It will help teachers, students, public managers and policy-makers navigate the new, turbulent governance landscape that lies ahead.
Families in the Gulf (2020)
This timely volume explores the impact of dramatic social change that has disrupted established patterns of family life and human development in the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council. It addresses several major deficits in knowledge regarding family issues in the Gulf countries, bringing a critical perspective to the emerging challenges facing families in this region.
Ben Brik, A., Williams, N., Esteinou, R., Acero, I.D.M., Mesurado, B., Debeliuh, P., Storopoli, J.E., Orellana, O.N. and James, S.L., 2022. Parental mental health and child anxiety during the COVID‐19 pandemic in Latin America. Journal of Social Issues.
James, S., Ben Brik, A., Jorgensen‐Wells, M., Esteinou, R., Acero, I.D.M., Mesurado, B., Debeljuh, P. and Orellana, O.N., 2022. Relationship quality and support for family policy during the COVID‐19 pandemic. Family relations.
Gilbert, N. and Brik, A.B., 2022. Family life and the demographic transition in MENA countries: implications for social policy. Journal of International and Comparative Social Policy, pp.1-21.
Brik, A.B. and Gilbert, N., 2021. Preparation and Response to COVID-19: An Exploratory Analysis of Policy Response Spending and Health Expenditures in 20 OECD Countries. J. Soc. & Soc. Welfare, 48, p.72.