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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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Changing Directions of the British Welfare State

by Calder, Gideon

This is a unique and timely survey of the evolving priorities of the British welfare state since its inception in the late 1940s, with an emphasis on how current and future aims and features of welfare provision compare with the ambitions of its

ISBN: 9780708325476

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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 ...

ISBN: 9781351529112

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Child Abuse in the Deep South

Geographical Modifiers of Abuse Characteristics

by Lee W. Badger, Nicholas A. Green, L. Ralph Jones & others

<p>The recognition of child abuse as a troubling social and public health problem along with the documentation required by mandatory reporting laws have made possible the epidemiological investigation of risk factors association with child ...

ISBN: 9780817389857

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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

ISBN: 9781905818594

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Children in Adversity: The National Children's Bureau reports on Britain's disadvantaged 11-16 year olds

by Wedge, Peter

In 1973, Born to Fail? studied the life-chances of a sample of children born in one week in March 1958. lt exposed the alarming deprivations of a group of 11-year-olds suffering substantial social disadvantage. ...

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Children's Rights and Participation in Residential Care

by Willow, Carolyne

Arising from a two-year NCB project, this informative book charts the role of young people in developing and improving residential services and provides a comprehensive summary of research into young people's experiences. ...

ISBN: 9781905818600

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Citizens and Health Care: Participation and Planning for Social Change

by Checkoway, Barry

Citizens and Health Care: Participation and Planning for Social Change considers the citizen participation in health care planning. This book is organized into three parts encompassing 18 chapters that specifically discuss the leading policy ...

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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 ...

ISBN: 9781351528429

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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 ...

ISBN: 9781317500087

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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 ...

ISBN: 9781351528009

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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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Communication in Social Work: The Commonwealth and International Library: Social Work Division

by Day, Peter R.

Communication in Social Work focuses on the role of communication in social work. This book discusses aspects of communication in the helping process and illustrates where information and advice on their own would not have been helpful to the ...

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Community Effects of Leadership Development Education

Citizen Empowerment for Civic Engagement

by Kenneth Pigg, Stephen Gasteyer, Kenneth Martin & others

<p>Community leadership development programs are designed to increase the capacity of citizens for civic engagement. These programs fill gaps in what people know about governance and the processes of governance, especially at the local level. ...

ISBN: 9781940425597

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Community Rehabilitation Services for People with Disabilities

by Karan, Orv C.

Community Rehabilitation Services for People with Disabilities delves into the changes happening in the disability services in the United States. The book focuses on how these changes are affecting the way professionals and agencies relate to ...

ISBN: 9781483165059

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Comparative Approaches to Program Planning

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

<p>"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, ...

ISBN: 9781119187950

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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

"<i>Competency-Based Assessments in Mental Health Practice</i> 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 mental ...

ISBN: 9781118044223

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