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Scaling Up Resilience-Building Measures through Community-Driven Development Projects

Guidance Note

by Asian Development Bank

<p>The poor and vulnerable populations suffer disproportionately from the adverse impacts of climate change and disasters, which result in loss of life, damage to household and community assets, disruption of livelihoods, and loss of income. ...

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Schizophrenic Women

Studies in Marital Crisis

by Harold Sampson, Sheldon L. Messinger & Robert D. Towne

<p><em>Schizophrenic Women</em> is a fascinating report on the lives of seventeen families that suffered the experiences associated with the hospitalization of the wife and mother for mental illness. A description and analysis of representative ...

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Serving African American Children

by Sheryl Brissett-Chapman

<p><em>Serving African American Children</em> was initiated to present an African American perspective on child welfare issues affecting African American children. The chapters in this volume challenge the child welfare community to ensure that ...

ISBN: 9781351306744

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Ships without a Shore

America's Undernurtured Children

by Anne Pierce

<p>Childhood in America has changed, and not for the better. From day care for babies, to the exhausting array of activities for children, to the storm of lurid and violent shows now deemed appropriate for the young, to the expectation that ...

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Social Justice and Children in Care

by Morag Owen

<p>Can justice be achieved in voluntary cases - or is it purely a matter for courts to determine? Using a multi-disciplinary framework, which has at its centre a philosophical/anthropological view of social work as a moral practice, the author ...

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Social Policy for Social Work

Placing Social Work in its Wider Context

by Karen Clarke & Lorraine Green

<p>Contemporary social work cannot be understood without an appreciation of the broader context of social policy in which it takes place. Such an understanding is increasingly important as social workers are expected to work across ...

ISBN: 9781509506620

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Social Policy for Social Work, Social Care and the Caring Professions

Scottish Perspectives

by Janine Bolger

<p>Since devolution in 1999, social policy within Scotland has burgeoned. The Scottish Parliament has a range of powers in relation to key policy areas including social work, education, health, child care, child protection, law and home affairs,

ISBN: 9781317053583

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Social Relations and the Cuban Health Miracle

by Elizabeth Kath

<p>For Cuba's supporters, health is the most commonly cited evidence of the socialist system's success. Even critics often concede that this is the country's saving grace. Cuba's health statistics are indeed extraordinary. This small island ...

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Social Rights in the Welfare State

Origins and Transformations

by Toomas Kotkas & Kenneth Veitch

<p>At a time when the future of the welfare state is the object of heated debate in many European countries, this edited collection explores the relationship between this institution and social rights. Structured around the themes of the ...

ISBN: 9781315524313

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Social Security at the Dawn of the 21st Century

Topical Issues and New Approaches

by Eugene Bardach

<p>Presenting a periodic overview of the most significant developments and trends in the field of social security has become, for the International Social Security Association, a tradition and a firm commitment. Benefiting from the vast quantity

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Social Work and Disability

by Peter Simcock & Rhoda Castle

<p><em>Social Work and Disability offers a contemporary and critical exploration of social work practice with people with physical and sensory impairments, an area that has previously been marginalized within both practice and academic ...

ISBN: 9781509508303

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Social Work Practice with Groups, Communities, and Organizations

Evidence-Based Assessments and Interventions

by Charles A. Glisson, Catherine N. Dulmus & Karen M. Sowers

<p><strong>A solid, theory-to-practice guide to contemporary mezzo and macro social work</strong></p> <p>Written by a renowned team of scholars, <em>Social Work Practice with Groups, Communities, and Organizations</em> focuses on the ...

ISBN: 9781118240205

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Social Work Practice with Individuals and Families

Evidence-Informed Assessments and Interventions

by Michael J. Holosko, Catherine N. Dulmus & Karen M. Sowers

<p><strong>A lifespan approach presenting evidence-informed interventions for working with individuals and families</strong></p> <p><em>Social Work Practice with Individuals and Families</em> covers assessment of and intervention with children,

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Socialism Makes Sense

by Sean Matgamna

<p>The economic crisis of 2008 and its aftershocks cracked the mystique which the world capitalist system had built in the two decades after the collapse of Russian and European Stalinism. For the first time in 30 years the left is on the ...

ISBN: 9781909639416

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Soul, Community and Social Change

Theorising a Soul Perspective on Community Practice

by Peter Westoby

<p>At a time when inequalities are growing globally, when the pace of socio-economic transitions is rapid, and when traditional ties of community are under threat of dissolving, 'soul' offers a new way of thinking imaginatively about how people ...

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Special Needs and Services

Philosophy, Programs, and Practices for the Creation of Quality Service for Children

by Ph.D. Stevanne Auerbach & James A Rivaldo

<p><em>Special Needs and Services</em> examines and supports parent participation, training programs, role of play in the physical, mental and social development of children, and community involvement as the basis for effective childcare ...

ISBN: 9781504033725

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State, Society and Health in Nepal

by Madhusudan Subedi

<p>This book focuses on health, healing and health care in Nepal. It presents an intriguing picture: the interplay between the natural processes that cause ill health or diseases and the socio-cultural processes through which people try to ...

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Storming Caesars Palace

How Black Mothers Fought Their Own War on Poverty

by Annelise Orleck

<p><strong>The inspirational and little-known story of welfare mothers in Las Vegas, America's Sin City, who crafted an original response to poverty-from the ground up</strong><br /> In <em>Storming Caesars Palace,</em> historian Annelise ...

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Strategies for Work with Involuntary Clients

by Ronald Rooney & Rebecca G. Mirick

<p>Often in their careers, social workers will encounter clients who are either legally required to attend treatment services or are otherwise coerced or pressured into those services. Practitioners in settings from prisons to emergency rooms to

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Strengthening Public Pension Systems in Asia

Proceedings of the 2015 ADB–PPI Conference on Public Pension Systems in Asia, Focus: Cambodia, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Myanmar, Viet Nam, and Thailand

by Asian Development Bank

<p>Asia’s population is aging and old-age income support and social services is an emerging challenge. Strengthening pension systems in Asia is therefore a key concern for inclusive development in the region. In many Asian countries, pension ...

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