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- University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 49.95
In Harlots, Hussies, and Poor Unfortunate Women , Edith M. Ziegler recounts the history of British convict women involuntarily transported to Maryland in the eighteenth century. Great Britain?s forced transportation of convicts to colonial Australia is well known. Less widely known is Britain?s earlier program of sending convicts?including women?to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95
Through a practical introduction to the policies of the American welfare state?a wide-ranging subject much discussed but seldom described?this concise volume details the four main areas of social welfare policy: housing assistance, nutrition assistance, income assistance, and medical assistance. In plain, approachable language, author Brian Glenn... more...
- PM Press 2014; US$ 9.99
An accessible yet wide-ranging historical primer, The Struggle Within discusses how mass imprisonment has been a state-sponsered tool of repression deployed against diverse, left-wing social movements over the last 50 years. Author Dan Berger goes on to examine some of the most dynamic social movements across half a century, including black liberation,... more...
- 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
This comprehensive volume will help all of those involved in social administration to question their own administrative practices and struggle with new approaches that can best meet the needs of their present and/or potential constituencies. Using a diverse set of successful alternative programs as case examples, professionals who have been involved... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 40.49
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$ 65.95
This important book is the first to make an explicit link between management practices and service outcomes in social welfare agencies. 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...