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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 95.95
For use as a text in foundations generalist social policy courses, either at the baccalaureate or master?s level, this book examines the process of defining need, analyzing social policy, and developing new policy. A clear philosophical base and a common theoretical framework underlie the discussion of each component of the policy process. Four themes... more...
- Anthem Press 2014; US$ 130.00
This is the first English-language translation of P. F. Iakubovichs popular roman à clef about his exile and experiences as a Siberian penal laborer during the late nineteenth century. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 175.00
Using a diverse set of successful alternative programs as case examples, professionals who have been involved directly in the organization and development of alternative social programs explain the complicated process of planning and implementing new agencies. Alternative social agencies have emerged over the past two decades in response to a variety... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 40.25
Deliberate self-harm (DSH) refers to intentionally self-inflicted injuries, and is mainly explained by abuse or neglect, severe psychopathy or at least a trait of a mental disorder. Most functions of DSH serve intrapersonal motives but interpersonal reasons are also found. These range from seeking for attention, pity and sympathy, to benefits like... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 61.95
This important book is the first to make an explicit link between management practices and service outcomes in social welfare agencies. Managing for Service Effectiveness in Social Welfare Organizations is based on the premise that the primary responsibility and distinctive competency of social welfare management is delivering high quality, effective... more...
- Start Classics 2013; US$ 1.99
While I was waiting, that advertisement returned to my reflections, and urged its cause imperatively as a command. It was a call, to me, resistless as the voice that awoke the young Israelitish Prophet from his slumbers. In another moment the struggle with my pride was over, and my spirit answered,?I will go, even to lust-besotted Sodom if thou leadest,... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 20.99
Despite our nation's great affluence, too many Americans can't make ends meet. Too many have no health insurance or inadequate insurance. Too few have seen their boat lifted when the economic tide rises. We all know that this is wrong. Social Democratic America explains how we can do better. Lane Kenworthy convincingly argues that we can improve... more...
- University Of Hertfordshire Press 2013; US$ 25.99
This comparative study gathers together new research by local historians into aspects of welfare in Hertfordshire spanning four centuries and focusing on towns and villages across the county, including Ashwell, Cheshunt, Hertford, Pirton, and Royston, amongst many others. In so doing it makes a valuable contribution to the current debate about the... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 45.00
British history as it really was--no glamour but a straightforward account of what happened in a rural corner of England two hundred years ago during a fierce conflict with her traditional enemy France and an unexpected second war with a former colony, the United States. The incarceration of French and American prisoners of war in Dartmoor Prison was... more...