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- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 79.99
Feminist Advocacy: Gendered Organizations in Community Based Responses to Domestic Violence examines feminist advocacy in domestic violence organizations including shelters, the justice system, and child protective services. This book provides an analysis of advocacy responses to shelter rules, protective orders, no-drop prosecution, mandatory... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 38.00
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...
- Karnac Books 2013; US$ 26.95
This book gathers together a number of cutting edge contributions about the female body, inside and out, from a large group of psychoanalysts who are at the forefront of new thinking about issues of femininity, the female body, sex and gender. It explores the female body in art, in pregnancy and motherhood, in sexuality and in the life-cycle, and finally... 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...