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21st Century FEMA Course Manuals - Emergency Operation Center (EOC) Design, Operations, Management (IS-275) Policies, Procedures, Glossary, Guide

by Progressive Management

<p>This ebook provides a reproduction of a vital Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) training course manual, one of the series of influential FEMA documents providing crucial material on disasters and emergency response. This manual ...

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A Better Politics: How Government Can Make Us Happier

by Dorling, Danny

The aim of this book is to inspire a better politics: one that will enable future generations to be happier. Greater well-being and better health should be the goals, rather than wealth maximization. We need to value healthcare more than hedge ...

ISBN: 9781907994555

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A Healthy Society

How a Focus on Health Can Revive Canadian Democracy, Updated and Expanded Edition

by Ryan Meili

<p><em>A Healthy Society, Updated and Expanded Edition,</em> is one doctor’s vision for a new approach to politics – and a new approach to building a healthier world. Drawing on his experiences as a family physician, Dr. Meili argues that health

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A History of Child Welfare

by Lisa Merkel-Holguin

<p>As we approach the year 2000, infant mortality rates, child placement dilemmas, and appropriate socialization of children continue to challenge the field of child welfare. It is thus especially significant to reflect on the history of child ...

ISBN: 9781351315906

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A Mighty Purpose

How Jim Grant Sold the World on Saving Its Children

by Adam Fifield

<p><strong>The inspiring story of how the iconoclastic humanitarian Jim Grant succeeded in saving the lives of tens of millions of children through his extraordinary ability to win over world leaders</strong><br /> ** **<br /> Nicholas Kristof

ISBN: 9781590516041

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A Safety Net That Works

Improving Federal Programs for Low-Income Americans

by Robert Doar

<p>This is an edited volume reviewing the major means-tested social programs in the United States. Each author addresses a major program or area, reviewing each area’s successes and recommending how to address shortcomings through policy change.

ISBN: 9780844750064

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A Train to Bangladania

The Billion-Dollar Farce of a High Speed Train, an Italian Businessman Charged with Fraud and a Brazilian Politician.

by Leandro Demori

Brazil had plans to connect its two largest cities with a high-speed train, a billion dollar project to be inaugurated in time for the 2014 World Cup. A solution was offered by an Italian businessman facing fraud charges and a Brazilian ...

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Accessory Apartments in Single-family Housing

by Martin Gellen

<p>As the reproduction cost of housing has increased, consumers have made intensive use of existing dwellings. Conversions of the housing stock have regained prominence as a source of supply. This book introduces the accessory apartment and ...

ISBN: 9781351534123

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Adoption and Disruption

Rates, Risks, and Responses

by Richard P. Barth

<p>First Published in 2017. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor &amp; Francis, an Informa company.</p> ...

ISBN: 9781351327589

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Adoption, Race, and Identity

From Infancy to Young Adulthood

by William Laufer

<p>Adoption, Race, and Identity is a long-range study of the impact of interracial adoption on those adopted and their families. Initiated in 1972, it was continued in 1979, 1984, and 1991. Cumulatively, these four phases trace the subjects from

ISBN: 9781351533829

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After the Storm: Militarization, Occupation, and Segregation in Post-Katrina America

Militarization, Occupation, and Segregation in Post-Katrina America

by Hayward Derrick Horton, Kenneth J. Fasching-Varner Ph.D. & Lori Latrice Martin

<p>More than a decade ago, Hurricane Katrina served to expose a well-engineered system of oppression, one which continues to privilege some groups and disadvantage others. In the wake of the natural disaster that hit New Orleans, it became clear

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Ageing and the Transition to Retirement

A Comparative Analysis of European Welfare States

by Bert De Vroom & Einar Øverbye

<p>There are two conflicting trends in Europe: a demographic shift towards population ageing, and a massive decrease in the labour force participation of older workers (aged 50 years and over). This captivating book offers a refined and ...

ISBN: 9781351960250

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Ameliorating Mental Disability

Questioning Retardation

by Alfred A. Baumeister

<p>This book grows out of the optimistic view that mental retardation can be treated. It views mental retardation primarily as a behavioral problem. A child is diagnosed as retarded primarily because he behaves in certain maladaptive ways, not ...

ISBN: 9781351533010

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Applying Theory to Generalist Social Work Practice

by Carol L. Langer & Cynthia Lietz

<p><strong>The social worker's guide to integrating theory and practice</strong></p> <p><em>Applying Theory to Generalist Social Work Practice</em> teaches aspiring social workers how to apply theory in real world practice. Fully aligned with ...

ISBN: 9781118859780

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Arguments for Welfare

The Welfare State and Social Policy

by Paul Spicker

<p>This book makes the case for the welfare state. Nearly every government in the developed world offers some form of social protection, and measures to improve the social and economic well-being of its citizens. However, the provision of ...

ISBN: 9781786603036

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Assessing Outcomes in Child and Family Services

Comparative Design and Policy Issues

by Anthony N. Maluccio

<p>In this collective portrait, editors and authors do not attempt to draw systematic, country-by-country comparisons. Given the magnitude of the issues, they believed that it would be inappropriate to paint with too broad a stroke. What they ...

ISBN: 9781351328104

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Behavior Modification in Mental Retardation

The Education and Rehabilitation of the Mentally Retarded Adolescent and Adult

by William Gardner

<p>In this important book, one of the most exciting and promising developments in clinical psychology-behavior modification is applied to the treatment of the mentally retarded, particularly those whose behavior poses difficult problems for ...

ISBN: 9781351314503

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Behind Ghetto Walls

Black Families in a Federal Slum

by Michael Novak

<p>This book is about the family lives of some 10,000 children and adults who live in an all-Negro public housing project in St Louis. The Pruitt-Igoe project is only one of the many environments in which urban Negro Americans lived in the ...

ISBN: 9781351314268

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Between Two Worlds of Father Politics

USA or Sweden?

by Michael Rush

<p>The essential message of the 'two regimes' model is that the social politics of fatherhood have taken on a global significance and that the USA and Sweden represent two ends on an international continuum of ways of understanding fatherhood. ...

ISBN: 9781784991616

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Beyond the Welfare State

Postwar Social Settlement and Public Pension Policy in Canada and Australia

by Sirvan Karimi

<P>Neoliberal calls for welfare state reforms, especially cuts to public pensions, are a contentious issue for employees, employers, and national governments across the western world. But what are the underlying factors that have shaped the ...

ISBN: 9781487510961

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