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  • An Outline of Sociology as Applied to Medicineby David L. Armstrong

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    An Outline of Sociology as Applied to Medicine, Third Edition provides an understanding of the origins, nature, and context of illness in society. This book discusses the relationship between health care and the society in which it occurs. Organized into 15 chapters, this edition begins with an overview of some deficiencies of the biomedical model... more...

  • Drogue et Civilisationby Yong Zhou

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

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  • Citizens and Health Careby Barry Checkoway

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Citizens and Health Care: Participation and Planning for Social Change considers the citizen participation in health care planning. This book is organized into three parts encompassing 18 chapters that specifically discuss the leading policy problems, planning issues, and prospects for change of public health care. The first part deals first with... more...

  • A Decade of Federal Antipoverty Programsby Robert H. Haveman

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    A Decade of Federal Antipoverty Programs: Achievements, Failures, and Lessons presents papers on the war on poverty, dealing with its origins, its education, health, and income maintenance programs, and its community action, legal services, and antidiscrimination policies. The book discusses poverty and social policy in the 1960s and 1970s; the social... more...

  • Adolescent Girls at Riskby Harold Marchant; Helen M. Smith; Jean P. Nursten

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95

    Adolescent Girls at Risk focuses on a fieldwork that employed measures and programs designed to help girls in their transformation to adolescence. The book first ponders on the theoretical background and plan of the project, including fieldwork aims and methods, research aims and methods, and at risk factors. The text then examines the girls who... more...

  • Experimental Social Programs and Analytic Methodsby Alexander Basilevsky; Derek Hum; Peter H. Rossi

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Experimental Social Programs and Analytic Methods: An Evaluation of the U.S. Income Maintenance Projects examines the statistical and econometric research on work disincentive effects reported by a series of social experiments that explore the economic and social consequences of a guaranteed income program. This book provides a comparative description... more...

  • A Guaranteed Annual Incomeby Philip K. Robins; Robert G. Spiegelman; Samuel Weiner

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    A Guaranteed Annual Income: Evidence from a Social Experiment brings together the first accounting of evidence on the impact of the Seattle/Denver Income-Maintenance Experiments (SIME/DIME) on participating individuals and families. It is based on a selection of papers delivered to policymakers, program administrators, and researchers at a conference... more...

  • Welfare of the Poorby Mary Bryna Sanger

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Welfare of the Poor reviews the explanatory models used to predict the relation of the poor to major institutions such as the labor market the family, the health care system, and the educational system; and the impact these relations have on the status of the poor. The monograph assesses the models that explain welfare dependency. Chapters focus on... more...

  • Community Rehabilitation Services for People with Disabilitiesby Orv C. Karan; Stephen Greenspan

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    Community Rehabilitation Services for People with Disabilities delves into the changes happening in the disability services in the United States. The book focuses on how these changes are affecting the way professionals and agencies relate to people with disabilities and their families. The text aims to provide an introductory view of the community... more...

  • Residential Care for the Mentally Retardedby Elspeth Stephen

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95

    Residential Care for the Mentally Retarded is a collection of papers presented at the Symposium on Residential Care, organized by the Institute for Research into Mental Retardation, held in Middlesex Hospital Medical School, London, England in November 1968. The papers in this compendium describe the work undertaken to address the problems in residential... more...