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The Handbook of Career and Workforce Development

Research, Practice, and Policy

by V. Scott H. Solberg & Saba Rasheed Ali

<p><em>The Handbook of Career and Workforce Development</em> provides educators, researchers, and policy makers with information on evidence-based programs and activities. Chapters describe ways that current research can be used to promote the ...

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The Human Cost of Welfare: How the System Hurts the People It's Supposed to Help

How the System Hurts the People It's Supposed to Help

by Phil Harvey & Lisa Conyers

<p>Unlike other books on welfare, this one draws on the stories of more than 100 welfare recipients who are trapped in a system that keeps them underemployed and unemployed. The authors present case studies that show that being a part of a ...

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The Inequality Trap

Fighting Capitalism Instead of Poverty

by William Watson

<p>US President Barack Obama has called economic inequality the “defining issue of our time.” It has inspired the “Occupy” movements, made a French economist into a global celebrity, and given us a new expression – the “one percent.” But is our ...

ISBN: 9781442624955

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The Investment State

Charting the Future of Social Policy

by David Stoesz

<p>Historically, the welfare state of the 20th century, which was built on the foundation of an industrial economy, seems poorly adapted to a 21st-century information age. Socially, profound demographic shifts--especially an aging population, ...

ISBN: 9780190864842

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The Latte Fallacy

And other money myths

by Vince Scully

<p>‘Cut out your morning latte and you can be rich!’ It’s a popular view that many of us have heard in some form or other. Unfortunately, it’s also inaccurate. The Latte Fallacy aims to debunk this and other money myths, and empower a new ...

ISBN: 9780648164418

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The Limits of Affluence

Welfare in Ontario, 1920-1970

by James Struthers

<p>With its roots in nineteenth-century poor relief, welfare is Canada’s oldest and most controversial social program. No other policy is so closely linked to debates on the causes of poverty, the meaning of work, the difference between ...

ISBN: 9781487586713

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The Limits of State Power & Private Rights

Exploring Child Protection & Safeguarding Referrals and Assessments

by Lauren Devine

<p>This book tackles a complex area of law, social policy and social work, providing a comprehensive analysis of the theoretical, practical and legal boundaries of State power following safeguarding and child protection referrals in England. The

ISBN: 9781317662259

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The Maxwell Manual for Good Citizenship

Public Policy Skill in Action

by Bill Coplin

<span><p><span>This is a completely revised update of the third edition of Public Policy Skills. That manual has been used to teach more than 30,000 students at Syracuse University and in a college credit course taught at more than 50 high ...

ISBN: 9781442271760

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The Missing Child in Liberal Theory

Towards a Covenant Theory of Family, Community, Welfare and the Civic State

by John O'Neill

<p>The Missing Child in Liberal Theory opens public discourse on what it is Canadians hold in common through their provision of civic assurances to children and families at risk. John O'Neill presents a strongly-worded critique of the dominant ...

ISBN: 9781487586737

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The Naked Socialist

by Paul B. Skousen

<p>The Naked Socialist is about the world’s greatest Success Formula. In less than a century it built a small segment of the human family–the United States–into the richest and most generous nation in the history of the world.</p> <p>And then ...

ISBN: 9780910558723

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The New Labour Experiment

Change and Reform Under Blair and Brown

by Florence Faucher-King & Patrick Le Galés

<p>The book provides a clear assessment of the New Labour public policies and their outcomes in Britain under the leadership of Tony Blair and Gordon Brown from 1997–2009. Authors Florence Faucher-King and Patrick Le Galès argue that New Labour,

ISBN: 9780804776219

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The People's Home?

Social Rented Housing in Europe and America

by Michael Harloe

<p>The People's Home is a magisterial examination of the development of social rented housing over the last hundred years in six advanced capitalist countries - Britain, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Denmark and the USA.</p> ...

ISBN: 9781444399400

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The Politics of Autism

Navigating The Contested Spectrum

by John J. Pitney Jr.

<p>In the first book devoted exclusively to the contentious politics of autism, noted political scientist and public policy expert John J. Pitney, Jr., explains how autism has evolved into a heated political issue disputed by scientists, ...

ISBN: 9781442249615

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The Porn Factor

Pornography & Child Sexual Abuse

by Diane Elaine Roblin-Lee

<p>How was it possible for Diane Roblin-Lee to have been married for 38 years without knowing that her husband, 13 years into the marriage, had begun to molest children?<br /> The answer lies in the fact that child-molesters are such highly ...

ISBN: 9789781896217

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The Possibility of Politics

A Study in the Political Economy of the Welfare State

by Stein Ringen

<p>The Possibility of Politics explores the power of political reform, specifically reform of the modern welfare state. Can reform be effective if limited to cautious and piecemeal interventions that avoid radicalism and revolution? Can it also ...

ISBN: 9781351476706

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The Poverty Industry

The Exploitation of America's Most Vulnerable Citizens

by Daniel L. Hatcher

<p><strong>The shocking truth about how state governments and their private industry partners are profiting from the social safety net</strong></p> <p>Government aid doesn’t always go where it’s supposed to. Foster care agencies team up with ...

ISBN: 9781479863112

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The Profession of Social Work

Guided by History, Led by Evidence

by Catherine N. Dulmus & Karen M. Sowers

<p><strong>An expert introduction to the foundations of the social work profession—from its historical roots to its evolution in an era of evidence-based practice</strong></p> <p><em>The Profession of Social Work</em> provides a broad overview ...

ISBN: 9781118240182

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The Rise and Fall of Moral Conflicts in the United States and Canada

by Mildred A. Schwartz & Raymond Tatalovich

<p>In <em>The Rise and Fall of Moral Conflicts in the United States and Canada</em>, sociologist Mildred A. Schwartz and political scientist Raymond Tatalovich bring their disciplinary insights to the study of moral issues. Beginning with ...

ISBN: 9781442625051

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The Rise and Fall of the Welfare State

by Wahl, Asbjørn

Unflinching survey of the state of welfare systems across Europe today, as they struggle in an age of government austerity and neo-liberal reform. ...

ISBN: 9781849647038

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The Syrian Refugee Crisis in Lebanon

The Double Tragedy of Refugees and Impacted Host Communities

by Robert G. Rabil

<p>This book examines the unfolding of the Syrian refugee crisis in relation to the spillover of the Syrian civil war in Lebanon and against the background of Lebanon–Syria relations and Lebanon’s socio-political, cultural, legal, and economic ...

ISBN: 9781498535137

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