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Broadband in Korea

Revised Edition #3

by Jeffrey Bernard Yozwiak

More households in North Korea have access to high speed broadband internet than in any other country on Earth. Why? This book provides a brief explanation. This is a revision to an earlier edition.<br> ...

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Building an Opportunity Society

A Realistic Alternative to an Entitlement State

by Lewis D. Solomon

<p>Twenty-first-century US policymakers face a great challenge: How can federal government help more people achieve the American dream? Specifically, how can we provide greater opportunities for less-prosperous individuals, enabling them to ...

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Building Community Capacity

by Avis Vidal

<p>This book focuses on a gap in current social work practice theory: community change. Much work in this area of macro practice, particularly around &quot;&quot;grassroots&quot;&quot; community organizing, has a somewhat dated feel to it, is ...

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Building Social Security

Volume 6, The Challenge of Privatization

by Xenia Scheil-Adlung

<p>In recent years, in both the specialist press and the tabloids, the idea of privatization of social security has become a shimmering catch phrase. Politicians base election campaigns on promises of more or less privatization in social ...

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Case Studies in Child, Adolescent, and Family Treatment

by Craig W. LeCroy & Elizabeth K. Anthony

<p><strong>A detailed look at how to apply clinical theories to social work practice</strong></p> <p>Thinking through real-life cases to make connections between theory and practice is a crucial element of social work education. Now in its ...

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Castles of our Conscience

Social Control and the American State 1800 - 1985

by William G. Staples

<p><em>Castles of our Conscience</em> presents a new and distinctive analysis of the role of the modern state in the shaping of policies of social control. Staples provides a theoretical framework for understanding the mechanisms of state ...

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Catching a Case

Inequality and Fear in New York City's Child Welfare System

by Tina Lee

<p>Influenced by news reports of young children brutalized by their parents, most of us see the role of child services as the prevention of severe physical abuse. But as Tina Lee shows in <em>Catching a Case</em>, most child welfare cases ...

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Catching a Case: Inequality and Fear in New York City's Child Welfare System

by Lee, Tina

<DIV>Based on extensive research into the child welfare system in New York City, <I>Catching a Case</I> reveals that, in the face of draconian budget cuts and a political climate that blames the poor for their own poverty, child welfare ...

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Catching Up? Intergenerational Mobility and Children of Immigrants

by Collectif

<p>Previous OECD and EU work has shown that even native-born children with immigrant parents face persistent disadvantage in the education system, the school-to-work transition, and the labour market. To which degree are these linked with their ...

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Child Abuse and Neglect

Biosocial Dimensions - Foundations of Human Behavior

by Jane B. Lancaster

<p>Child Abuse and Neglect is the third volume sponsored by the Social Science Research Council. The goals of these volumes include the development of a biosocial perspective and its application to the interface between biological and social ...

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Children and Residential Care in Europe

by Madge, Nicola

Originally published in 1994, this ebook looks broadly at children and child care services, especially residential child care, in 13 European Union countries, to give an overview of national similarities and differences and identify key areas of

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Citizens, Families, and Reform

by Stein Ringen

<p>Modern families are economic institutions of great productivity. They contribute as much to a society's economic well-being as does worker productivity in formal markets. In <em>Citizens, Families, and Reform</em>, Stein Ringen shows how ...

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Claus Offe and the Critical Theory of the Capitalist State

by Jens Borchert & Stephan Lessenich

<p>Back in 1972, German political sociologist Claus Offe published a book on the <em>Structural Problems of Late Capitalism</em> which, for almost two decades, inspired and stimulated an international and transdisciplinary debate on the role of ...

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Client and Agency

Working Class Responses to Casework

by John Mayer

<p>It is a startling and somewhat disturbing fact that social work researchers-as well as research psychiatrists and psychologists-have rarely explored the treatment situation from the standpoint of the client. <em>Client and Agency,</em> first ...

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Combating Poverty

Quebec's Pursuit of a Distinctive Welfare State

by Axel van den Berg, Charles Plante, Hicham Raiq & others

<p><em>Combating Poverty</em> critically analyses the growing divergence between Quebec and other large Canadian provinces in terms of social and labour market policies and their outcomes over the past several decades. While Canada is routinely ...

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Combating Poverty in Europe

The German Welfare Regime in Practice

by Gerhard Bäcker

<p>Title first published in 2003. This informative volume addresses the impact of the EU on national policies to combat poverty in European member states. The editors bring together leading academics to discuss the issue of and fight against ...

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Comparative Approaches to Program Planning

by F. Ellen Netting, Mary Katherine O'Connor & David P. Fauri

<p>&quot;As a practitioner in the field for over thirty years, I have been exposed to endless 'planning' sessions that are prescriptive to the point of being oppressive. Thistext 'gives permission' to the practitioner to allow for emergence, ...

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Comparative Social Administration

by John Greve

<p>This is the first work that systematically applies the comparative method to the study of social policy and administration. After a full discussion of this approach in the introduction, the book offers three authoritative national ...

ISBN: 9781351527255

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Competency-Based Assessments in Mental Health Practice

Cases and Practical Applications

by Susan W. Gray

<p>&quot;<em>Competency-Based Assessments in Mental Health Practice</em> should be required reading for all clinical practitioners and students. Author Susan W. Gray provides a competency-based assessment model that moves away from looking at ...

ISBN: 9781118044223

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Confronting the Child Care Crisis

by Ph.D. Stevanne Auerbach & James A Rivaldo

<p><em>Confronting the Child Care Crisis</em> is an outstanding, historically important analysis of childcare dynamics and a practical guidebook for change is essential reading about unmet needs of childcare. Based on years of personal, ...

ISBN: 9781504033732

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