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Gender and Social Security Reform

What's Fair for Women?

by Neil Gilbert

<p>Aging populations are creating tremendous pressures on social security systems throughout the world, lifting the need for reform to the top of policy agendas. Proposed reforms often have different implications for men and women. At the same ...

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Globalization and Welfare Restructuring in China

The Authoritarianism That Listens?

by Huisheng Shou

<p>In the past few decades, the change in China’s welfare system has been characterised by a balanced distribution of benefits across social sectors and the institutionalization of welfare redistribution. This process has occurred without ...

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Go Home?

The politics of immigration controversies

by Hannah Jones, Yasmin Gunaratnam, Gargi Bhattacharyya & others

<p>In July 2013, the UK government arranged for a van to drive through parts of London carrying the message 'In the UK illegally? GO HOME or face arrest.' This book tells the story of what happened next. The vans were short-lived, but they were ...

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Governance in Multicultural Societies

by Gurharpal Singh

<p>In the last decade the study of multiculturalism has become an established field in political and social theory. This in-depth and engaging volume focuses on public policy and the dilemmas faced by the governments of increasingly diverse ...

ISBN: 9781351932561

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Green Social Work

From Environmental Crises to Environmental Justice

by Lena Dominelli

<p>Social work is the profession that claims to intervene to enhance people's well-being. However, social workers have played a low-key role in environmental issues that increasingly impact on people's well-being, both locally and ...

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Health and the National Health Service

by John Carrier & Ian Kendall

<p>The NHS came into existence in an atmosphere of conflict centred on the strong ideological commitment of the Post-war Labour Government and the opposition of the Conservative Party of that time to the idea of a universally available and ...

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Health at a Glance 2017

OECD Indicators

by Collectif

<p>This new edition of <em>Health at a Glance</em> presents the most recent comparable data on the health status of populations and health system performance in OECD countries. Where possible, it also reports data for partner countries (Brazil, ...

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Health at a Glance: Asia/Pacific 2018

Measuring Progress towards Universal Health Coverage

by Collectif

<p>This fifth edition of <em>Health at a Glance Asia/Pacific</em> presents a set of key indicators of health status, the determinants of health, health care resources and utilisation, health care expenditure and financing and quality of care ...

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Health at a Glance: Europe 2018

State of Health in the EU Cycle

by Collectif

<p><em>Health at a Glance: Europe 2018</em> presents comparative analyses of the health status of EU citizens and the performance of the health systems of the 28 EU Member States, 5 candidate countries and 3 EFTA countries. It is the first step ...

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Health Care Revolt

How to Organize, Build a Health Care System, and Resuscitate Democracy—All at the Same Time

by Michael Fine

<p>Today's deliberations about a revamped health care system are stuck. We need a fresh analysis and a new vision. Health Care Revolt sets out to provide just that and at a most propitious time in U.S. history. Dr. Michael Fine's manifesto ...

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Hearing Impairment and Hearing Disability

Towards a Paradigm Change in Hearing Services

by Anthony Hogan & Rebecca Phillips

<p>The purpose of this book is to challenge people (service providers, people with a hearing disability and those who advocate for them) to reconsider the way western society thinks about hearing disability and the way it seeks to 'include ...

ISBN: 9781317123095

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Helping Children and Adolescents with Chronic and Serious Medical Conditions

A Strengths-Based Approach

by Nancy Boyd Webb

<p><strong>Praise for Helping Children and Adolescents with Chronic and Serious Medical Conditions</strong><br /> <strong>A Strengths-Based Approach</strong></p> <p>&quot;Helping Children and Adolescents with Chronic and Serious Medical ...

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Helping Children with Troubled Parents

A Guidebook

by Margot Sunderland & Nicky Armstrong

<p>This book is designed to enable practitioners to help children whose emotional wellbeing is being adversely affected by troubled parents. These are children who live with the burden of having to navigate their parent's troubled emotional ...

ISBN: 9781351706568

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Home- and Community-Based Services for Older Adults

Aging in Context

by Keith Anderson, Holly Dabelko-Schoeny & Noelle Fields

<p>As older adults and their families opt out of nursing homes, a range of home and community-based services (HCBS) have risen up to provide care. HCBS span platforms and approaches, from home health care to assisted living to community-based ...

ISBN: 9780231546997

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Homefront 911

How Families of Veterans Are Wounded by Our Wars

by Stacy Bannerman

<p>The hallmarks of America’s War on Terror have been repeated long deployments and a high percentage of troops returning with psychological problems. Family members of combat veterans are at a higher risk of potentially lethal domestic violence

ISBN: 9781628726343

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Housing Policy, Wellbeing and Social Development in Asia

by Rebecca Lai Har Chiu & Seong-Kyu Ha

<p>This book investigates how housing policy changes in Asia since the late 1990s have impacted on housing affordability, security, livability, culture and social development.</p> <p>Using case study examples from countries/cities including ...

ISBN: 9781315460031

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Housing Vouchers

A Comparative International Analysis

by E. Jay Howenstine

<p>Outside the United States, the idea of a consumer housing subsidy is a highly developed concept. Housing allowances, shelter allowances, rent allowances - or rent rebates as they are called - have been paid out on a larger scale for longer ...

ISBN: 9781351514866

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How to Dismantle the NHS in 10 Easy Steps

The Blueprint That The Government Does Not Want You To See

by Youssef El-Gingihy

<p>Events have spiralled since the first edition of How to Dismantle the NHS in 10 Easy Steps. The junior doctors' strike, the Conservative victory in the 2015 general election, the Corbyn phenomenon, the unexpected Brexit vote and the arguably ...

ISBN: 9781789041798

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Human Behavior

A Cell to Society Approach

by Michael G. Vaughn, Matt DeLisi & Holly C. Matto

<p>A unique approach to human behavior</p> <p>that integrates and interprets the latest research from cell to society</p> <p>Incorporating principles and findings from molecular biology, neuroscience, and psychological and sociocultural ...

ISBN: 9781118416259

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Human Behavior in the Social Environment

Theories for Social Work Practice

by Bruce A. Thyer, Catherine N. Dulmus & Karen M. Sowers

<p><strong>An accessible and engaging guide to the study of human behavior in the social environment, covering every major theoretical approach</strong></p> <p>Providing an overview of the major human behavioral theories used to guide social ...

ISBN: 9781118240168

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