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- 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...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95
High Technology Aids for the Disabled presents some technical aids and microcomputers for the disabled. This technology could herald a major advance in improving the quality of life of many disabled people. Organized into four parts, this book begins with an assessment of disability. This book then presents a very wide variety of bioengineering approaches... more...
Die vergessene Zielgruppe - Kinder psychisch kranker Eltern: Konzept einer Beratungsstelle auf der Basis qualitativ durchgeführter InterviewverfahrenDiplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 18.81
Die Tatsache, dass psychisch kranke Menschen auch Eltern sind, wird häufig vergessen oder als unwesentlich zur Kenntnis genommen. Einer Perspektivenerweiterung, die zunehmend auch die Kinder als betroffene Angehörige in den Blick nimmt, sollte mehr Beachtung gewidmet werden, da es noch wenig ausgereifte Konzepte und spezielle Einrichtungen gibt, die... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 200.00
Increasingly ageing populations and a slowing rate of growth in the macroeconomy are forcing advanced countries to reconsider their social security programmes. The need for detailed examination of the possible reforms and initiatives has never been greater. This book brings together internationally-renowned scholars to evaluate the effect of recent... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 163.00
While the question to why work beyond sixty has now become obvious, the how and for whom questions are the real topic of this new study by one of the best European specialists in the area. Work after sixty - if it is to be feasible and widespread - has to be on a part-time basis to meet the wishes and needs of workers and companies. This book provides... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 19.99
Relentless and ominous, the drumbeat echoes across the land: Social Security is on the verge of bankruptcy. These repeated warnings have become a dismal article of faith for the millions of Americans who pay Social Security taxes and expect to collect benefits someday. But they are flatly untrue. Social Security today is on a stronger financial... more...
- Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 28.95
Social Security is no bargain, but few Americans are aware of the staggering waste and inequities built into the system. This easy-to-read, opinionated and thoroughly documented book expands the debate to the areas of disability abuse, fraud, and inequita more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95
This book provides a comprehensive survey of Japanese-Russian relations from the end of the Russo-Japanese War until the present. Based on extensive original research in both Japanese and Russian sources, it traces the development of relations from the tumultuous pre-war period, through the Second World War, Cold War and post-Cold War periods. Considering... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 152.95
Critical Cultural Policy Studies: A Reader brings together classic statements and contemporary views that illustrate how everyday culture is as much a product of policy and economic determinants as it is of creative and consumer impulses. more...