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- 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...
- 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...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95
The Mentally Subnormal: Social Work Approaches, Second Edition provides a discussion of the various issues faced by mentally challenged individuals. The book is comprised of eight chapters that talk about the role of social workers in mitigating the problem. The text first details the development of ideas and legislation relating to the mentally subnormal,... more...
- 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...
Die vergessene Zielgruppe - Kinder psychisch kranker Eltern: Konzept einer Beratungsstelle auf der Basis qualitativ durchgeführter InterviewverfahrenDiplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 18.50
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...