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- Cato Institute 2003; US$ 11.00
Citing the failure of the 1996 Welfare Reform Act, Tanner, director of health and welfare studies at the Cato Institute, a pubic policy research foundation dedicated to traditional American principles of limited government and individual liberty, argues that the American welfare system should be dis more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2003; US$ 109.95
Social scientists claim that we now live in a post-race society, where race has been replaced by 'ethnicity'. Yet racism is endemic to British society and people often think in terms of black and white. With a marked rise in the number of children fr om mixed parentage, there is an urgent need to challenge simplistic understandings of 'race', nation... more...
- Penguin Group Inc. 2006; US$ 12.99
Nobody ever asked me if I wanted to keep the baby,'' says Joyce, in a story typical of the birth mothers, mostly white and middle-class, who vent here about being forced to give up their babies for adoption from the 1950s through the early '70s. They recall callous parents obsessed with what their neighbors would say; maternity homes run by unfeeling... more...
- Allen & Unwin 2000; US$ 31.81
This book heralds an exciting new chapter in the history of family-centred practice. It takes us a long way down the road toward the destination of strength-based family work.'. From the foreword by Associate Professor Dorothy Scott, University of Melbourne. Life can be a struggle for some families, and support from skilled family workers can make... more...
- Lawrence Erlbaum Associates 2007; US$ 39.95
Emphasizes the ideational and motivational underpinnings of family life and the ways that attitudinal and value changes have influenced family behavior and relationships. This book examines family attitudes, beliefs, and relationships in virtually every region of the globe. more...
- The Policy Press 2005; US$ 39.95
The changing nature of families, their enduring and multi-faceted significance in society, and their value as a focus for the exploration of social change have ensured that families have remained a prominent focus of academic enquiry. Acknowledging the increasing diversity and complexity of families, this innovative book proposes a new conceptual framework... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2006; US$ 85.00
Presenting an empowerment-oriented management approach, this ground-breaking how-to guide covers the most recent innovations and current theories you need to create a successful social service organization. This all-in-one guide to service organization management best practices will help you gain the skills you need to effectively lead and empower... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 120.00
Over the years there has been substantial changes in the size, composition, educational level, work activity, and locational choice of families. This book offers an understanding of the forces that have led to the choices and consequent observed changes. more...