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- Basic Books 1996; US$ 26.00
In the Shadow of the Poorhouse examines the origins of social welfare, both public and private, from the days of the colonial poorhouse through the current tragedy of the homeless. The book explains why such a highly criticized system persists. Katz explores the relationship between welfare and municipal reform; the role of welfare capitalism, eugenics,... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 18.99
First published in 1989, The Undeserving Poor was a critically acclaimed and enormously influential account of America's enduring debate about poverty. Taking stock of the last quarter century, Michael B. Katz's new edition of this classic is virtually a new book. As the first did, it will force all concerned Americans to reconsider the foundations... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 39.95
Focuses on the interactions between education, democracy and the moral life Engages with the role of moral education and moral issues more generally in democratic education Written by recognised international experts more...
- Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 59.95
This straightforward writing guide goes beyond grammar and bibliographic formats, demonstrating how to compose a scientific paper. The book describes not just what to do but why and how, explaining why each section of a science paper requires its particular form of information, and showing how to fit data and arguments into that form. Importantly,... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 39.95
"Compulsory reading for post-docs wanting to achieve success in the scientific field." (Ronan Bree, National University of Ireland, Galway) "A great addition to the personal libraries of graduate students and postdoctoral fellows bent on careers in science. Many seasoned scientists could also be advised to read the book to improve their skills in... more...
- Princeton University Press 1997; US$ 31.95
"There are places where history feels irrelevant, and America's inner cities are among them," acknowledges Michael Katz, in expressing the tensions between activism and scholarship. But this major historian of urban poverty realizes that the pain in these cities has its origins in the American past. To understand contemporary poverty, he looks particularly... more...
- Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 17.99
S. A. An-sky's novel dramatizes the dilemmas of Jewish young people in late Tsarist Russia as they strive to throw off their traditional religious upbringing to adopt a secular and modern identity. The action unfolds in the town of M. in the Pale of Settlement, where an engaging cast of characters wrestles with cultural and social issues. Their exploits... more...
- Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2005; US$ 15.00
1: DO YOU BELIEVE WHAT YOU THINK? Have you ever felt that the harder you look for love, the more it seems to elude you? Or that seeking approval makes you feel insecure? If you have, there's a reason. It's because seeking love and approval is a sure way to lose the awareness of both. You can lose the awareness of love, but never love itself.... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2013; US$ 195.00
This interdisciplinary clinical reference encompasses more than 310 current entries on a broad range of topics related to geriatrics and geriatric care across multiple health care disciplines. The third edition reflects the many advances in geriatrics that have occurred since the publication of the second edition in 2006. It contains the updated, evidence-based... more...