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  • Unfaithful Angelsby Harry Specht; Mark E. Courtney

    Free Press 1995; US$ 18.95

    In this provocative examination of the fall of the profession of social work from its original mission to aid and serve the underprivileged, Harry Specht and Mark Courtney show how America's excessive trust in individualistic solutions to social problems have led to the abandonment of the poor in this country. A large proportion of all certified social... more...

  • How Welfare States Shape the Democratic Publicby S. Kumlin; I. Stadelmann-Steffen

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    Staffan Kumlin and Isabelle Stadelmann-Steffen bring together political scientists and sociologists from different and frequently separated research communities to examine policy feedback in European welfare states. In doing so, they offer a rich menu of different methodological approaches. The book demonstrates how long-term policy legacies and short-term... more...

  • Social Work and Human Rightsby Elisabeth Reichert

    Columbia University Press 2011; US$ 37.99

    Social Work and Human Rights is a standard text underscoring the role of social work in protecting the rights of vulnerable populations, both within and outside of the United States. Through rigorous analysis, classroom exercises, and a frank discussion of the implications for practice, the volume effectively acquaints readers with the political,... more...

  • Cultiver La Paixby Daniel Buckles

    International Development Research Centre 2001; US$ 30.00

    Depuis bien longtemps, les ressources naturelles — comme les terres, l’eau et les forêts — sont à l’origine de nombreux conflits à travers le monde. Qu’il s’agisse d’un différend entre des agriculteurs et des éleveurs d’une région ou d’un conflit international concernant des ressources partagées, partout dans le monde, les gens se disputent les ressources... more...

  • Creditor Reporting Systemby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 63.00

    This report examines data on aid for Basic Social Services (BSS) over the past decade 1995-2004. It has been prepared by the Secretariat of the Development Assistance Committee (DAC) in collaboration with the UNICEF Innocenti Centre.  It contributes to a wider DAC/UNICEF joint study on International support for realising children’s rights through... more...

  • Pathologie is een veeleisende dame van grote schoonheidby Sandrine Florquin

    Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 10.50

    Jaarlijks worden in Europa ongeveer 20.000 nieuwe patiënten afhankelijk van nierfunctievervangende behandeling (behandeling die de functie van zieke nieren overneemt, zoals transplantatie of hemodialyse). Door de vergrijzing en de wereldwijde diabetesepidemie stijgt het aantal mensen met nierproblemen snel. Er is dus dringende behoefte aan verder onderzoek... more...

  • Hoe MIK is de gezondheidszorg?by Arie Hasman

    Amsterdam University Press 2005; US$ 10.50

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  • De verlostas van mijn grootvaderby Maas Jan Heineman

    Amsterdam University Press 2006; US$ 10.50

    Wie zich bezighoudt met het vernieuwen van medisch onderwijs krijgt niet zelden de vraag voorgelegd of er ook betere dokters komen. Het antwoord op deze vaag luidt dat het afleveren van betere dokters niet het eerste en enige doel van curriculumvernieuwing is. Het streven van de huidige aanpassingen van de geneeskundecurricula is het afleveren van... more...

  • Maatschappij als medicijnby Katrien Stronks

    Amsterdam University Press 2007; US$ 10.50

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