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  • Chinese Culture and Mental Healthby Wen-Shing Tseng; David Y. H. Wu

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Chinese Culture and Mental Health presents an in-depth study of the culture and mental health of the Chinese people in varying settings, geographic areas, and times. The book focuses on the study of the relationships between mental health and customs, beliefs, and philosophies in the Chinese cultural setting. The text reviews traditional and contemporary... more...

  • Ethnic Factors in Health and Diseaseby J. K. Cruickshank; D. G. Beevers

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Ethnic Factors in Health and Disease discusses ethnicity from a medical perspective. The book is comprised of 35 chapters that are grouped into four sections. The text first covers the background issues concerning the relationship between ethnicity and health. The next part deals with topics related to epidemiology, such as the health of migrants... more...

  • Community Care for Health Professionalsby Ann Compton; Mary Ashwin

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Community Care for Health Professionals presents information needed by health professionals for an effective transitioning from institutional to community-based care. The book is comprised 12 chapters that are organized into two parts. The first part covers social policy and various issues, including legal, sociological, and psychological issues.... more...

  • Dispatches from the Frontlinesby Howard J. Wiarda

    UPA 2014; US$ 36.99

    Dispatches from the Frontlines analyzes some of the world?s most contentious hotspots. It focuses on such compelling global issues as Third World development, the role of the state, corporatism, and foreign aid. This is a thought-provoking book for anyone interested in foreign policy, comparative politics, and international affairs. more...

  • Mental Health Counselors at Workby Thomas M. Magoon; Stuart E. Golann; Robert W. Freeman; Arnold P. Goldstein; Leonard A. Krasner

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Mental Health Counselors at Work features the assessment of mental health workers, who are non-traditionally trained, as well as the implications for work force utilization of this study. This book first introduces the pilot training program, and then describes the settings in which mental health counselors (MHCs) were employed, as well as the characteristics... more...

  • Mental Health Issues and the Urban Poorby Dorothy Alita Evans; William L. Claiborn; Arnold P. Goldstein; Leonard Krasner

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Mental Health Issues and the Urban Poor is a collection of papers presented at the Third Annual Symposium on Current Issues in Community-Clinical Psychology: Mental Health Issues and the Urban Poor, held at the University of Maryland, in March 1973. This book presents the relevance of mental health theory and technology to problems in coping faced... more...

  • Behavioral Approaches to Community Psychologyby Michael T. Nietzel; Richard A. Winett; Marian L. MacDonald; Arnold P. Goldstein; Leonard Krasner

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Behavioral Approaches to Community Psychology reviews and evaluates the extension of social learning procedures to various demanding community problems. This book presents the applications of the behavioral paradigm for various social problems, including alcoholism, adult offenders, aging, unemployment, drug addiction, juvenile delinquency, environmental... more...

  • Human Securityby Shahrbanou Tadjbakhsh; Anuradha Chenoy

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 53.95

    This book, now available in paperback, traces the key evolutions in the development of the concept of human security, the various definitions and critiques, how it relates to other concepts, and what it implies for polities, politics, and policy. Human security is an important subject for the whole world, in particular Asia, as it deals with interactions... more...

  • The Political Economy of Global Securityby Heikki Patomäki

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    What are the possibilities for and conditions of global security in the 21 st century? This book provides an innovative study of future wars, crises and transformations of the global political economy. It brings together economic theory, political economy, peace and conflict research, philosophy and historical analogy to explore alternatives... more...

  • Closing the Coverage Gapby Robert Holzmann

    World Bank Publications 2009; US$ 24.99

    Closing the Coverage Gap discusses how social pensions and other retirement income transfers can be used to close the coverage gap of mandatory pension systems. The book is organized in three parts. The first part makes the case for these programs by assessing the extent of the coverage gap around the world and evaluating the vulnerability to poverty... more...