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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 59.95
By focusing on developments in the Nordic welfare states during the past decade, Nordic Social Policy provides new insights into the evolution of welfare state measures and generally assesses the peoples health in Sweden, Finland, Norway and Denmark. This comparative work includes chapters on *the changed preconditions of welfare policies *changes... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 51.95
Psychology for Social Workers is designed to help qualifying and practising social workers to understand and counteract the impact of discrimination, work in an ethnically sensitive way and demonstrate an awareness of ways to combat both individual and institutional racism through anti-racist practice. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 58.95
This important sequel to Nordic Social Policy (Routledge 1999) compares welfare state development over the last twenty years in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden with that of Germany, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and other Western European countries. Topics covered include: * income distribution, health inequalities and gender equality... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 135.00
This volume examines the relationship between Nordic social policy and economic development from a comparative perspective. It identifies the driving forces behind the development of the Nordic welfare model and the problems and dilemmas the model is facing at present. The book also traces the link between democratization and social policy, drawing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 44.95
Through powerful first-person accounts, scholarly analysis, and compelling narrative, Century of Genocide details the causes and ramifications of the genocides perpetrated in the twentieth century and into the twenty-first. Historical context provides the necessary background on the actors and victims to help us better understand these episodes... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95
Be more effective by understanding African American families from an intergenerational perspective Social workers looking to provide competent practice with African American families may be more effective by using a new strengths-based approach from an intergenerational perspective. Social Work Practice with African American Families presents a... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1998; US$ 28.95
Written by a team of nationally recognized African American social work professionals with extensive and distinguished backgrounds of HIV/AIDS service, the book examines the crisis facing African American communities. The editors strive to convey to academics, researchers, and students the magnitude of the crisis and that individuals and organizations... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95
Social work education has recently undergone major changes, with anti-discriminatory practice being a high priority area in professional training. Psychology for Social Workers provides an introductory text which will help qualifying and practising social workers to: understand and counteract the impact of discrimination; work in... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 161.00
Drawing on data from three separate studies that involved interviews with and observations of youths in community and service centers, offers an initial design for a program to help young, at-risk African-American males. Finds the studies to agree on the importance of caring relationships and philosophical orientations to promote spiritual growth.... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 54.99
Although there has been an increasing public interest in minority men who have sex with men (MSM), much of that attention has focused on HIV risk and has been concerned with lurid details of people??'s sex lives. Relatively little attention has addressed the multiple health issues confronting this population, the risks that are associated with... more...