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  • Health: What Is It Worth?by Selma J. Mushkin; David W. Dunlop

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Health: What Is It Worth?: Measures of Health Benefits is a collection of papers that tackles concerns in health care services and health benefit systems. The title first deals with the measure of health status, along with the policy that governs it and the results of contemporary biomedical research. The text also covers the approaches for the assessment... more...

  • Open Source Intelligence in the Twenty-First Centuryby Christopher Hobbs; Matthew Moran; Daniel Salisbury

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    This edited book provides an insight into the new approaches, challenges and opportunities that characterise open source intelligence (OSINT) at the beginning of the twenty-first century. It does so by considering the impacts of OSINT on three important contemporary security issues: nuclear proliferation, humanitarian crises and terrorism. more...

  • Baby Boomers of Colorby Melvin Delgado

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 34.99

    Because researchers often treat baby boomers of color as belonging to one group, quality data on the individual status of specific racial populations is lacking, leading to insufficiently designed programs, policies, and services. The absence of data is a testament to the invisibility of baby boomers of color in society and deeply affects the practice... more...

  • Rethinking Unemployment and the Work Ethicby Andrew Dunn

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    This book investigates unemployed people's attitudes to employment. It reviews literature, identifies gaps in research and then presents findings from several new empirical studies. more...

  • Arthritis and Societyby Nortin M. Hadler; Dennis B. Gillings

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Arthritis and Society examines the interaction between the structure of our society and the impact of rheumatic diseases on the lifestyle of those afflicted. It has drawn the distinction between the private and public experience of illness in order to produce a comprehensive analysis of the impact of musculoskeletal disease on society. This book... more...

  • Health Services in Englandby R. C. Wofinden

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Health Services in England describes and studies the health services in England. Specifically, this book looks into the treatment of the sick; the preservation of health and control of the spread of the diseases; and the achievements of the health services in the featured country. This text concludes with some criticisms and plans for a national health... more...

  • Young People and Social Policy in Europeby Lorenza Antonucci; Myra Hamilton; Steven Roberts

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    This edited collection provides the first in-depth analysis of social policies and the risks faced by young people. The book explores the effects of both the economic crisis and austerity policies on the lives of young Europeans, examining both the precarity of youth transitions, and the function of welfare state policies. more...

  • Disturbed Behavior in the Elderlyby A.G. Awad; Henry Durost; H.M. Rosemary Meier

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Disturbed Behavior in the Elderly provides information pertinent to the needs of those giving care as well as of the elderly themselves. This book presents relevant topics of contemporary psychiatric importance. Organized into four parts encompassing 11 chapters, this book begins with an overview of the clinical, administrative, and interpersonal... more...

  • Patterns of Care for the Subnormalby Michael Craft; Lewis Miles; H. L. Freeman

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Patterns of Care for the Subnormal examines the pattern of care for the mentally subnormal in relation to medical, educational, and social services in England and Wales. Topics covered range from variations on the theme of subnormality to the prevalence of mental subnormality, hospital functions, and trends in hospital and community services. A comprehensive... more...

  • Creating Change in Mental Health Organizationsby George W. Fairweather; David H. Sanders; Louis G. Tornatzky; Arnold P. Goldstein

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Creating Change in Mental Health Organizations discusses the findings of the experiment designed to identify the parameters of social change in mental health organizations. The title details the results from a variety of perspectives, such as experimental and hospital employees. The text first covers the need for social change in treating mental illness,... more...