251 books (13 pages) in this category

Privatization and the New Medical Pluralism

Shifting Healthcare Landscapes in Maya Guatemala

by Peter Benson, Anita Chary, Alejandra Colom & others

<p>Privatization and the New Medical Pluralism is the first collection of its kind to explore the contemporary terrain of healthcare in Guatemala through reflective ethnography. This volume offers a nuanced portrait of the effects of healthcare ...

ISBN: 9781498505383

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$142.94

$128.69
Get eBook

Programs and Interventions for Maltreated Children and Families at Risk

Clinician's Guide to Evidence-Based Practice

by Allen Rubin

<p>Evidence-based interventions are increasingly being required by third-party payers and an evidence-based orientation has come to define ethical practice. This compendium of short, how-to chapters focuses on the programs and interventions to ...

ISBN: 9781118122785

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook
$75.99
Get eBook

Promoting Health and Wellness in Underserved Communities

Multidisciplinary Perspectives Through Service Learning

by Gerald S. Eisman

Starting from the premise that our health status, vulnerability to accidents and disease, and life spans – as individuals and communities – are determined by the organization, delivery, and financing (or lack thereof) of health care, this book ...

ISBN: 9781579225681

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$38.61

$34.75
Get eBook

Promoting Worker Health

A New Approach to Employee Benefits in the Twenty-First Century

by Nortin M. Hadler & Stephen P. Carter

<p>In this extended essay, Nortin M. Hadler and Stephen P. Carter introduce a new approach to reforming the American health-care system--a plan they call the Universal Workers' Compensation Model (UWCM). Drawing on Hadler's expertise as a ...

ISBN: 9781469650975

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook
$3.08
Get eBook

Psychosocial Treatment of Schizophrenia

by Allen Rubin, David W. Springer & Kathi Trawver

<p>Praise for the Clinician's Guide to Evidence-Based Practice Series</p> <p>&quot;A major stumbling block to the adoption of evidence-based practice in the real world of clinical practice has been the absence of clinician-friendly guides ...

ISBN: 9781118012222

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook
$81.99
Get eBook

Public Service Values

by Richard C. Box

<p>Public service values are too rarely discussed in public administration courses and scholarship, despite recent research demonstrating the importance of these values in the daily decision making processes of public service professionals.  A ...

ISBN: 9781317507543

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$50.99

$45.97
Get eBook

Public Works and Social Protection in sub-Saharan Africa

Do public works work for the poor?

by Anna McCord

<p>Public Works Programmes (PWPs) are widely implemented throughout Asia, Latin America and Africa, often with funding from major international donor agencies. They are perceived to present a &quot;win-win&quot; policy option, providing ...

ISBN: 9781920541293

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$49.01

$44.10
Get eBook

Put Away

Institutions for the Mentally Retarded

by Pauline Morris

<p>This classic book allows its readers for the first time to comprehend the size, organization, staffing and operation of a national system of hospitals and residential services for the subnormal. It also allows for the first time, reliable ...

ISBN: 9781351495301

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$74.53

$67.09
Get eBook

Quacks: Two Years as a Patient in a Veteran Affairs Nursing Home

by Fred Dungan

<p>I do not want to convey the impression that Veterans Affairs medical care is hopelessly flawed. However, I am of the opinion that it need to work on its priorities. It is all show and no go, with the emphasis placed on what VIP's see when ...

ISBN: 9781370410569

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook
$2.19
Get eBook

Quality Assurance for Social Care Agencies

A Practical Guide

by Himu Gupta & Emlyn Cassam

<p>Quality Assurance for Social Care Agencies is specifically designed to enable you to set up a Quality Assurance system within a social services setting. Including practical checklists, it covers all aspects of Quality Assurance - from what ...

ISBN: 9781351907330

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$92.19

$83.04
Get eBook

Raising Government Children

A History of Foster Care and the American Welfare State

by Catherine E. Rymph

<p>In the 1930s, buoyed by the potential of the New Deal, child welfare reformers hoped to formalize and modernize their methods, partly through professional casework but more importantly through the loving care of temporary, substitute ...

ISBN: 9781469635651

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$29.70

$28.26
Get eBook

Rationale for Child Care Services

Programs vs. Politics

by Ph.D. Stevanne Auerbach & James A Rivaldo

<p><em>Rationale for Child Care Services</em> presents a cogent introduction to the history, needs, and major concerns in childcare, and suggests the basic and essential components of a comprehensive program including planning, organizing and ...

ISBN: 9781504033701

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$10.99

$9.56
Get eBook

Reaching High-Risk Families

Intensive Family Preservation in Human Services - Modern Applications of Social Work

by Elizabeth Tracy

<p>Focusing on a program (&quot;&quot;Homebuilders&quot;&quot;) that has attracted national attention, this book develops implications for family-centered curricula in such areas as social policy, direct practice, program design/management, ...

ISBN: 9781351494762

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$74.53

$67.09
Get eBook

Rebellious Parents

Parental Movements in Central-Eastern Europe and Russia

by Elzbieta Korolczuk & Katalin Fabian

<p>Parental activism movements are strengthening around the world and often spark tense personal and political debate. With an emphasis on Russia and Central and Eastern Europe, this collection analyzes formal organizations as well as informal ...

ISBN: 9780253026736

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$58.95

$53.12
Get eBook

Regent Park Redux

Reinventing Public Housing in Canada

by Laura Johnson & Robert Johnson

<p><em>Regent Park Redux</em> evaluates one of the biggest experiments in public housing redevelopment from the tenant perspective. Built in the 1940s, Toronto’s Regent Park has experienced common large-scale public housing problems. Instead of ...

ISBN: 9781317607731

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$78.46

$70.61
Get eBook

Rehabilitation for the Unwanted

Patients and Their Caretakers

by Elizabeth Eddy

<p>This book is a study detailing what happens to people and what life is like in a rehabilitation program. The program discussed is embedded in an institution, called &quot;&quot;Farewell Hospital&quot;&quot; by the authors, that was designed ...

ISBN: 9781351494014

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$74.53

$67.09
Get eBook

Reintegrative Justice in Practice

The Informal Management of Crime in an Island Community

by Helen Miles & Peter Raynor

<p>Recent years have seen the development of a growing international literature on restorative justice, community justice and reintegrative alternatives to formal criminal justice processes. This literature is stronger on theory and advocacy ...

ISBN: 9781317068525

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$82.38

$74.24
Get eBook

Reinventing Human Services

Community- and Family-Centered Practice

by Benjamin Higgins

<p>Dissatisfaction with a human services system that is unresponsive, stigmatizing, and ineffective has led to a ferment of experimentation in recent years. Reinventing Human Services examines the historical and economic context of current ...

ISBN: 9781351493956

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$76.80

$69.18
Get eBook

Remaking America

Welcome to the Dark Side of the Welfare State

by Sven R. Larson

<p>Despite the American left's admiration of the Swedish welfare no one has told its true story yet. Until now. Sven R Larson reveals the dark side of the welfare state: how government-run health care turns patients into budget items and ...

ISBN: 9781450243834

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$15.39

$12.31
Get eBook

Rescaling Social Policies towards Multilevel Governance in Europe

Social Assistance, Activation and Care for Older People

by Yuri Kazepov

<p>The workings of multi-level governance -- institutional choices concerning centralisation, decentralisation and subsidiarity -- are widely debated within European public policy, but few systematic studies assessing the effects of changing ...

ISBN: 9781351904032

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$123.58

$111.31
Get eBook