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Migrant Care Workers

Searching for New Horizons

by Karen Christensen & Ingrid Guldvik

<p>In this beautifully-argued book, Karen Cristensen and Ingrid Guldvik provide a comparatively-based insight to the historical context for public care work and show how migration policies, general welfare and long-term care policies (including ...

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Model Programs and Their Components

by Ph.D. Stevanne Auerbach & James A Rivaldo

<p><em>Model Programs and Components</em> focuses on the planning and implementation of model programs and presents necessary steps to achieve a comprehensive and practical service to the community including health, food, social, and ...

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Modernizing the Korean Welfare State

Towards the Productive Welfare Model

by Neil Gilbert

<p><em>Modernizing the Korean Welfare State</em> analyzes recent developments in social and public policy in South Korea. Its focus is the new approach to Korea's system of social protection, known as the productive welfare paradigm. This volume

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Mothers in Poverty

A Study of Fatherless Families

by F.G. Bailey

<p>Professor Kriesberg explores in this book the many myths about the poor, the welfare dependents, and the husbandless mothers. The evidence marshalled does not support the idea that people continue on welfare generation after generation, that ...

ISBN: 9781351504485

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Multicultural Social Work Practice

A Competency-Based Approach to Diversity and Social Justice

by Derald Wing Sue, Mikal N. Rasheed & Janice Matthews Rasheed

<p><strong>A thorough exploration of diversity and social justice within the field of social work</strong></p> <p><em>Multicultural Social Work Practice: A Competency-Based Approach to Diversity and Social Justice, 2nd Edition</em> has been ...

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Neighborhood Organization and Interest-Group Processes

by O'Brien, David J.

<p>Since the end of the civil rights era in the sixties it has become increasingly clear that social and political conflicts cannot be resolved entirely at the national level. Struggles between residents of poor neighborhoods and local interest ...

ISBN: 9781400868742

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Never Enough

America s Limitless Welfare State

by William Voegeli

<p>Since the beginning of the New Deal, American liberals have insisted that the government must do more-much more-to help the poor, to increase economic security, to promote social justice and solidarity, to reduce inequality, and to mitigate ...

ISBN: 9781594035852

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New Brunswick before the Equal Opportunity Program

History through a Social Work Lens

by Laurel Lee Lewey, Louis J. Richard & Linda M. Turner

<p>Prior to the implementation of the Equal Opportunity program in the 1960s, most New Brunswickers, many of them Francophone, lived with limited access to welfare, education, and health services. New Brunswick’s social services framework was ...

ISBN: 9781487515539

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Nowhere to Grow

Homeless and Runaway Adolescents and Their Families

by Les B. Whitbeck

<p>Les B. Whitbeck and Dan R. Hoyt begin their report on street children in the Midwest with the statement, &quot;If you live in or have visited even a medium-sized city recently, you have seen runaway and homeless young people. They congregate ...

ISBN: 9781351502719

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Occupational health and social estrangement in China

by Wing-Chung Ho

<p>This book concerns the post-illness experiences of about a hundred occupationally sick workers who suffer from the incurable diseases of pneumoconiosis or heavy metal poisoning in contemporary China. In exploring their struggles and conflicts

ISBN: 9781526113641

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OECD Reviews of Health Systems: Lithuania 2018

by Collectif

<p>The report analyses the performance of Lithuania’s health system which has been long characterised by its institutional stability and the steady pursuit of a policy agenda aimed at adapting it to the evolving burden of disease. Today, even if

ISBN: 9789264302808

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Organization Practice

A Guide to Understanding Human Service Organizations

by Mary Katherine O'Connor & F. Ellen Netting

<p>Human service organizations are under increasing pressure to demonstrate that their programs work. Organization Practice, Second Edition helps students and professionals in human services and nonprofit management understand complex behaviors ...

ISBN: 9780470495537

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Paper German

A Political Policy Memoir

by Peter Omoregbe

Paper German is about the everyday life of migrants and their children, the third and fourth generations living in Germany and Central Europe. It addresses not only the physical challenges but also the psychological challenges that foreigners ...

ISBN: 9781532006029

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Parents Who Misuse Drugs and Alcohol

Effective Interventions in Social Work and Child Protection

by Donald Forrester & Judith Harwin

<p>This book presents original research outlining the key elements in responding to parental misuse of drugs and alcohol.</p> <ul> <li>Offers a definition of “misuse” and “addiction” and the factors that influence the nature of misuse or ...

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Participation, Marginalization and Welfare Services

Concepts, Politics and Practices Across European Countries

by Aila-Leena Matthies & Lars Uggerhøj

<p>Current debates around participation and marginalization dominate the agenda of many European political forums. There is an increasing concern about the stability of social cohesion and a growing number of particular groups of people who are ...

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Pauper Policies

Poor Law Practice in England, 1780-1850

by Samantha A. Shave

<p>Pauper policies examines how policies under the old and New Poor Laws were conceived, adopted, implemented, developed or abandoned. This fresh perspective reveals significant aspects of poor law history which have been overlooked by scholars.

ISBN: 9781526106186

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Pensions at a Glance 2017

OECD and G20 Indicators

by Collectif

<p>The 2017 edition <em>of Pensions at a Glance</em> highlights the pension reforms undertaken by OECD countries over the last two years. Moreover, one special chapter focuses on flexible retirement options in OECD countries and discusses ...

ISBN: 9789264287518

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Policy Transformation in Canada

Is the Past Prologue?

by Peter John Loewen, Carolyn Tuohy, Andrew Potter & others

<p>Canada's centennial anniversary in 1967 coincided with a period of transformative public policymaking. This period saw the establishment of the modern welfare state, as well as significant growth in the area of cultural diversity, including ...

ISBN: 9781487519872

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Politics and Welfare in Birmingham, 1900–1975

by Edward Shannon LaMonte

<p>This well-written volume explores the relationships between politics and welfare programs for low-income residents in Birmingham during four periods in the twentieth century:</p> <p>• 1900-1917, the formative period of city building when ...

ISBN: 9780817388928

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Poor Relief or Poor Deal?

The Social Fund, Safety Nets and Social Security

by Trevor Buck

<p>The social fund has been a controversial instrument of social policy in the UK since its introduction in 1988. This book brings together new research and debate on the role and effect of the social fund in relieving poverty, and introduces ...

ISBN: 9781351910125

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