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- Springer Publishing Company 2000; US$ 115.00
This completely rewritten and updated new edition of a practical text continues to provide a firm introduction to law and legal processes and their relation to social work practice. Using Clinton's welfare reform act of 1996, Albert provides a conceptual framework to illustrate how socio-legal problems emerge in the welfare state, and presents... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2009; US$ 34.95
This fully updated second edition explains how the nearest relative is identified, and how in some cases he or she might be displaced. It also contains a wealth of new case examples and illustrative scenarios, providing a succinct discussion of each significant case and incorporating all the very latest changes to the Mental Health Act. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 124.95
Drawing on writings in moral philosophy, legal theory and the history of medicine, this book offers a critical analysis of both academic writing in medical law and the common law practices in this field. In doing so, it advances a methodological approach that seeks to challenge the dominant mode of reflection and analysis in the field - that is, one... more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 61.20
Though mental harm can be profoundly disabling, the law imposes strict limits on who can recover damages for it. In the absence of physical injury, compensation is not normally available for negligently caused mental suffering, however severe, unless it constitutes a 'recognisable psychiatric illness'. Claimants whose mental trauma stems from... more...
- CQ Press, a Division of SAGE 2008; US$ 59.80
This unique reference has introduced countless students to the field of legal studies by studying Supreme Court issues that directly affect young people. For this third edition, CQ Press worked directly with educators to retain the best features of the previous editions while updating and further refining the material, including a significantly expanded... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 94.95
Education Law provides a comprehensive survey of the legal problems and issues that confront school administrators and policymakers. The book is organized around the belief that students need to read cases to understand the subtlety and richness of the law, but for legal neophytes, cases without discussion and interpretation are often too difficult... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 110.00
Much of the debate about health policy in the US has focused on the availability of health insurance coverage and the number of individuals who are uninsured. It is known that the United States spends approximately twice as much per capita on health care, more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 32.95
Spurred by court rulings requiring states to increase public-school funding, the United States now spends more per student on K-12 education than almost any other country. Yet American students still achieve less than their foreign counterparts, their performance has been flat for decades, millions of them are failing, and poor and minority students... more...
- Wiley 2004; US$ 75.00
Safeguard your mental health practice with up-to-date information and savvy advice on practicing in today's legal environment Today's mental health professional must approach the legal aspects of practice with both sensitivity and foreknowledge. The array of legal guidelines and ethical standards to comprehend is increasing in scope and complexity.... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 22.50
Over the past thirty-five years, federal courts have dramatically retreated from actively promoting school desegregation. In the meantime, state courts have taken up the mantle of promoting the vision of educational equity originally articulated in Brown v. Board of Education . Courts and Kids is the first detailed analysis of why the state courts... more...