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- Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 36.37
Menschen wollen ein Leben ohne Gewalt. Trotzdem wird: "das 20. Jahrhundert in die Geschichte als ein Jahrhundert der Gewalt eingehen", sagte Nelson Mandela im Vorwort zum "Weltbericht Gewalt und Gesundheit". Jede Form von Gewalt verletzt die Integrität eines Menschen. Jede vierte Frau in Deutschland ist, laut einer Menschenrechtsorganisation von... more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 18.99
Black women have traditionally represented the canvas on which many debates about poverty and welfare have been drawn. For a quarter century after the publication of the notorious Moynihan report, poor black women were tarred with the same brush: "ghetto moms" or "welfare queens" living off the state, with little ambition or hope of an independent... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2011; US$ 70.00
"This is the first book to give social workers the tools to understand their clients' legal needs and rights and to address them collaboratively and effectively. Lyn Slater and Kara Finck ground their text in a comprehensive grasp of the legal system and the inequities of race, class, and gender that shape clients' experiences. Social... more...
- Haworth Press 2001; US$ 49.95
This groundbreaking book explores the ways a woman-centered worldview can transform social policy, social services, and direct practice. Updated to honor the memory of Liane V. Davis, who died in 1995, this new edition of Building on Women's Strengths offers updated information and new chapters on women who have been incarcerated, women on welfare... more...
- Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 24.99
This study aims to dispel the misconceptions and myths about welfare and the welfare population that have clouded the true picture of poverty in America. It offers insights into each of the reforms under consideration and demonstrates their implications for poor women and children. more...
- Charles C Thomas 2000; US$ 44.95
Having made enormous strides since the first shelters for battered women opened in the 1970s, these institutions are still planned and operated according to local needs, regulations, and resources. There are, however, a number of universal standards, or guidelines for shelter planners, boards, staffs and volunteers. The author has interviewed a number... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 45.00
Despite an overhaul in the 1990s, the American welfare system remains with a business model focused on the bottom line. Crafted by male-dominated legislative bodies whose members most likely never had to choose between paying the rent or feeding their kids, established policies primarily protect the popular programs that ensure politicians' re-election.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 59.95
Gender, Health and Welfare deals primarily with the century before the creation of the classic welfare state in Britain. It provides a stimulating introduction to an historical era which saw a huge expansion in welfare services, both state and voluntary, and during which women emerged as significant 'consumers' and 'providers' of various measures.... more...
- Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 49.99
In this study of late nineteenth-century moral reform, Peggy Pascoe examines four specific cases--a home for Chinese prostitutes in San Francisco, California; a home for polygamous Mormon women in Salt Lake City, Utah; a home for unmarried mothers in Denver, Colorado; and a program for American Indians on the Omaha Reservation in Nebraska--to tell... more...