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  • 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...

  • Disinheritedby Diana Furchtgott-Roth; Jared Meyer

    Encounter Books 2015; US$ 23.99

    Diana Furchtgott-Roth , former chief economist of the U.S. Department of Labor, is director of Economics21 and senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research. She has served in the White House as chief of staff of the Council of Economic Advisers under President George W. Bush, as deputy executive secretary of the Domestic Policy Council... more...

  • The Empire of Security and the Safety of the Peopleby William Bain

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    This is an accessible new examination of what ?security? means today, contextualizing the term amongst other key ideas, such as the nation state, diplomacy, war and autonomy. By exploring the many differing conceptions of security, this study clearly explains how the idea of security in world affairs can be understood in relation to other ideas... more...

  • Polydrug Abuseby Donald R. Wesson; Albert S. Carlin; Kenneth M. Adams

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Polydrug Abuse: The Results of a National Collaborative Study reports on the findings of a national study of polydrug users, initiated and organized by the Special Action Office of Drug Abuse Prevention. This book provides a comprehensive demographic, sociological, psychological, and medical study of polydrug cases. The chapters in the text cover... more...

  • Institutional Neurosisby Russell Barton

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Institutional Neurosis is a four-chapter text that systematically presents the dreadful mental changes that may result from institutional life and the steps that can be taken to cure them. The term ?institutional neurosis” promotes the syndrome to the category of a disease, rather than a process, thereby encouraging the public to understand, approach,... more...

  • Computers and the General Practitionerby Alastair Malcolm; John Poyser

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95

    Computers and the General Practitioner focuses on the applications of computers in various aspects of health service, including ECG analysis, primary care, and diagnosis. The selection first tackles general practice and technological promise and experience of pioneers. Topics include information systems and general practice, trends in silicon chip... more...

  • The Concept and Measurement of Quality of Life in the Frail Elderlyby James E. Birren; James E. Lubben; Janice Cichowlas Rowe; Donna E. Deutchman

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    This work presents the first serious attempt to impose rigor on the definition and measurement of quality of life among the elderly. The book uses a conference to develop background but goes well beyond the meeting in terms of depth of reviews of the literature and of integration among the chapters. This book is intended for use by researchers in the... more...

  • Income-Tested Transfer Programsby Irwin Garfinkel

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 93.95

    Income Tested Transfer Programs: The Case for and Against covers the proceedings of the 1979 conference of leading scientists, sponsored by the Institute for Research on Poverty. The contributors consider the contribution of social science knowledge and analysis in settling the arguments in the debate about the merits of income testing in transfer... more...