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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 ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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Consumer Choice

Social Welfare and Health Policy

by Christopher T. Erb

<p>&quot;The United States health care system is unique among those of other developed economies--most significantly because health care is not a legal right in the United States. Instead, it is considered an employee benefit and a privilege, ...

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Contracting-out Welfare Services

Comparing National Policy Designs for Unemployment Assistance

by Siobhan O'Sullivan & Mark Considine

<p><em>Contracting-out Welfare Services</em> focuses on the design and overhaul of welfare-to-work systems around the world in the light of the radical re-design of the welfare system; internationally based authors utilise a national/program ...

ISBN: 9781119016465

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Creative Centers and Homes

Infant Care, Planning and Developing Family Day Care, and Approaches to Designing and Creating the Child's Environment

by Ph.D. Stevanne Auerbach & James A Rivaldo

<p><em>Creative Centers and Homes</em> views childcare as an integral, vital, and comprehensive service for all families; infant care, family homes and centers; focusing on specific required services including licensing, location, extent of ...

ISBN: 9781504033718

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Creative Play and Drama with Adults at Risk

by Sue Jennings

<p>This hands-on manual offers a clear introduction to play and drama work for professionals working with adults at risk. Many adults feel nervous about drama and think that play is childish. Sue Jennings shows that by participating in play and ...

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Crime in Context

A Critical Criminology of Market Societies

by Ian Taylor

<p>This book is a timely and wide-ranging account of the relationship between the development of a 'free market society' in Europe and North America and the fears and anxieties provoked by crime. It offers an evaluation of the theoretical ...

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Cultivating Political and Public Identity

Why plumage matters

by Rodney Barker

<p>Public and political life can no longer be seen as simply the pursuit of material gain or even as the struggle for enough food and shelter by which to live. The interests people pursue are shaped by the identities which they both inherit and ...

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Debating Modern Medical Technologies: The Politics of Safety, Effectiveness, and Patient Access

by Karen J. Maschke & Michael K. Gusmano

<p>This book analyzes policy fights about what counts as good evidence of safety and effectiveness when it comes to new health care technologies in the United States and what political decisions mean for patients and doctors.</p> <p>• Helps ...

ISBN: 9781440861901

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Democracy and the Welfare State

The Two Wests in the Age of Austerity

by Alice Kessler-Harris & Maurizio Vaudagna

<p>After World War II, states on both sides of the Atlantic enacted comprehensive social benefits to protect working people and constrain capitalism. A widely shared consensus specifically linked social welfare to democratic citizenship, ...

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Developing Practice Competencies

A Foundation for Generalist Practice

by D. Mark Ragg

<p><strong>Praise for</strong><br /> <strong>Developing Practice Competencies</strong><br /> <strong>A Foundation for Generalist Practice</strong></p> <p>&quot;This is the textbook I have been waiting for. The author engages the reader from ...

ISBN: 9781118018569

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Development Asia—Urban Planning Laboratory

January–March 2010

by Asian Development Bank

<p>The rise of Asia's megacities is the upshot of robust economic growth in the region. In turn, the expansion of these centers of industry and commerce is fueling further growth, opening more opportunities for business and employment. With six ...

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Disabled People and Employment

A Study of the Working Lives of Visually Impaired Physiotherapists

by Sally French

<p>This title was first published in 2001. Providing a detailed account of the working lives of visually impaired physiotherapists in Britain, this study also presents an overview of the employment position of disabled people in the UK, and is ...

ISBN: 9781351752459

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Do Federal Social Programs Work?

by David B. Muhlhausen

<p>Addressing an issue of burning interest to every taxpayer, a Heritage Foundation scholar brings objective analysis to bear as he responds to the important—and provocative—question posed by his book's title.</p> ...

ISBN: 9781440828041

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Domestic Abuse

Contemporary perspectives and innovative practices

by Oona Brooks-Hay

<p>Domestic abuse is a persistent global health and social problem with far reaching consequences at both an individual and a societal level. Internationally, significant progress has been made in addressing domestic abuse and responses to the ...

ISBN: 9781780465944

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Early Child Care

The New Perspectives

by Stuart Piggott

<p><em>Early Child Care</em> is about the very young child--infant, toddler, and early preschool--in today's world. It grew out of a series of conferences sponsored by the National Institute of Mental Health, the Children's Hospital of ...

ISBN: 9781351312707

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Eastern European Adoption

Policies, Practice, and Strategies for Change

by Josephine A. Ruggiero

<p>Between 1990 and 2006, more than 76,000 children born in Eastern Europe were adopted into American families. Almost two-thirds of these children came from Russia. And in contrast to children adopted from Korea, China, Central America, and ...

ISBN: 9781351327701

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Economics in the Twenty-First Century

A Critical Perspective

by Robert Chernomas & Ian Hudson

<p>Economics has always been nicknamed the “dismal science,” but today the field seems a little more dismal than usual as governments, social movements, and even students complain that the discipline is failing to make sense of the major ...

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Employability

From Theory to Practice

by Michele Baukens

<p>In the struggle against unemployment and marginalization, employability has become the one major tool to counteract this phenomenon. Those who have no chances to develop or enhance their employability will fail in the competitive labor market

ISBN: 9781351311984

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