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'Enough to Keep Them Alive'

Indian Social Welfare in Canada, 1873-1965

by Hugh E.Q. Shewell

<p>Far from being a measure of progress or humanitarian aid, Indian welfare policy in Canada was used deliberately to oppress and marginalize First Nations peoples and to foster their assimilation into the dominant society. <I>'Enough to Keep ...

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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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30 Years of Change for Children

by Pugh, Gillian

The authors reflect on the main changes in legislation, on key messages from research and on whether developments in practice have reflected these research findings. ...

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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 ...

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A Decade of Federal Antipoverty Programs: Achievements, Failures, and Lessons

by Haveman, Robert H.

A Decade of Federal Antipoverty Programs: Achievements, Failures, and Lessons presents papers on the war on poverty, dealing with its origins, its education, health, and income maintenance programs, and its community action, legal services, and ...

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A Guaranteed Annual Income: Evidence from a Social Experiment

by Robins, Philip K.

A Guaranteed Annual Income: Evidence from a Social Experiment brings together the first accounting of evidence on the impact of the Seattle/Denver Income-Maintenance Experiments (SIME/DIME) on participating individuals and families. It is based ...

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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 Life Full of Meaning: Some Suggestions and Some Material for the Future Training of Youth Leaders

by Keeble, R. W. J.

A Life Full of Meaning: Some Suggestions and Some Material for the Future Training of Youth Leaders is an attempt at comprehensive thinking about the training of youth leaders. There are two key words, "training" and "leaders", and both are ...

ISBN: 9781483138015

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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 ...

ISBN: 9781508044024

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Active Ageing: Perspectives from Europe on a vaunted topic

by María Luisa Gómez Jiménez & Jonathan Parker

Authors from across Europe consider the diverse theoretical and conceptual issues in understanding ageing in late modern society with an emphasis on active ageing. Integrated approaches are emphasised, without privilege one theoretical ...

ISBN: 9781861770899

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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, Lori Latrice Martin Ph.D. & Kenneth J. Fasching-Varner Ph.D.

<p>This book examines the state of race relations in America 10 years after one of the worst natural disasters in American history, Hurricane Katrina, and looks at the socioeconomic consequences of decades of public and private practices brought

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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

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

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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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