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  • Durch die Krise kommt keiner alleinby Christian Rathner

    Verlagsgruppe Styria 2013; US$ 9.53

    Nein, die Krise in Griechenland ist nicht vorüber. Im Gegenteil: Wie Säure frisst sie sich in den Alltag. Menschen wie du und ich rutschen in Armut und Obdachlosigkeit. Eine Besserung ist nicht in Sicht. Was hilft gegen die Verzweiflung? Die Verführungskraft radikaler Positionen wächst. Die neonazistische Partei ?Goldene Morgenröte? wittert... more...

  • Decarcerationby Andrew T. Scull

    Wiley 2014; US$ 48.95

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  • Inclusive Growth, Development and Welfare Policyby Reza Hasmath

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    The recent global financial crisis has increased the scope of poverty and inequality. The gap between the richest and poorest nations has become wider. National income inequality has also been on the rise. The prospect of a shift in designing and implementing development and welfare policies is strong in this new environment.  The neoliberal policies... more...

  • Preparation for Parenthoodby Gillian Pugh

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 1980; US$ 9.95

    This book looks at developments in work carried out in schools, in antenatal preparation and in support for families with young children. more...

  • Multicultural Social Work Practice, Second Editionby Derald Wing Sue; Mikal N Rasheed; Janice Matthews Rasheed

    Wiley 2015; US$ 95.00

    A thorough exploration of diversity and social justice within the field of social work Multicultural Social Work Practice: A Competency-Based Approach to Diversity and Social Justice, 2 nd Edition has been aligned with the Council on Social Work Education's 2015 Educational Policy and Standards and incorporates the National Association of Social... more...

  • Race, Ethnicity and Welfare Statesby Pauli Kettunen; Sonya Michel; Klaus Petersen

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    In this interdisciplinary volume, leading and emerging scholars examine the relationship between homogeneity and welfare state development. They trace Gunnar Myrdal’s influence on thinking about race in the US and explore current European states’ approaches to the strangers in their midst, and what social citizenship looks like from a global... more...

  • Family Support: Prevention, Early Intervention and Early Helpby Nick Frost; Shaheen Abbott; Tracey Race

    Wiley 2015; US$ 26.95

    Family Support introduces and explores the state of the art in preventive social work with children and young people. Drawing on contemporary thinking and research the book aims to make a contribution to current debates about how we can best support families in need. Underpinning the book is an analysis of how family support is changing, having... more...

  • The European Social Model Adriftby Dr Gabriella Punziano; Dr Serena Romano

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    This volume presents a new perspective for discussing the European social contract and its main challenges, bringing together single-nation and comparative studies from across Europe. Presenting both theoretical discussions and empirical case studies, it explores various aspects of social cohesion, including social protection, the labour market, social... more...

  • Nordic Cooperationby Johan Strang

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    The recent crises in global economy and in European integration have caused a considerable revival of interest in the Nordic Welfare Model. However, less attention has been given to the ways in which the nations that form Scandinavia or ?Norden? are connected through various forms of inter- and transnational cooperation. With contributions from... more...

  • Show Me A Heroby Lisa Belkin

    Little, Brown and Company 2015; Not Available

    NOW AN HBO MINISERIES Not in my backyard -- that's the refrain commonly invoked by property owners who oppose unwanted development. Such words assume a special ferocity when the development in question is public housing. Lisa Belkin penetrates the prejudices, myths, and heated emotions stirred by the most recent trend in public housing as she re-creates... more...