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  • 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...

  • When I'm Sixty-Fourby Teresa Ghilarducci

    Princeton University Press 2008; US$ 29.95

    A crisis is looming for baby boomers and anyone else who hopes to retire in the coming years. In When I'm Sixty-Four , Teresa Ghilarducci, the nation's leading authority on the economics of retirement, explains how to confront this crisis head-on, revealing the causes behind the increasingly precarious economics of old age in America and proposing... more...

  • How Policies Make Citizensby Andrea Louise Campbell

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 31.95

    Some groups participate in politics more than others. Why? And does it matter for policy outcomes? In this richly detailed and fluidly written book, Andrea Campbell argues that democratic participation and public policy powerfully reinforce each other. Through a case study of senior citizens in the United States and their political activity around... more...

  • Die Sprache der (Un-)Sicherheitby Matthias Schulze

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 20.76

    (Un)-Sicherheit ist immer eine Frage der Interpretation. Durch politische Sprache werden Bedrohung und Unsicherheit gezielt konstruiert, so dass sich Gesetze legitimieren lassen, die andernfalls kaum mehrheitsfähig wären. Am Beispiel der politischen Debatten um die Einführung der Vorratsdatenspeicherung und der Online-Durchsuchung (BKA-Gesetz) untersucht... more...

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

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Mentally Handicapped Adolescentby Eileen P. Baranyay; H. L. Freeman

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95

    The Mentally Handicapped Adolescent: The Slough Project of the National Society for Mentally Handicapped Children: An Experimental Step Towards Life in the Community is a documentation of the said project. The title aims to examine the mechanisms of the project. The Slough projects aims to analyze the feasibility of effectively integrating mentally... more...

  • Social Work and Human Problemsby Elizabeth E. Irvine

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    Social Work and Human Problems: Casework, Consultation, and Other Topics covers the various aspects of social psychology concerning social work and human problems. This book contains five parts encompassing 19 chapters that discuss the duties and use of relationship between client and psychiatric social worker. This book also addresses the transference... more...

  • Social Support, Life Events, and Depressionby Nan Lin; Alfred Dean; Walter M. Ensel

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    The volume is organized into six parts. Part I sets the background and scope of the study. Part II focuses on the dependent variable (depression), one of the two independent variables (life events], and the key control variable [psychological resources). Part III describes the measurement of social support. Part IV examines the basic models involving... more...