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  • The Changing Welfare State in Europeby D. G. Mayes; A. Michalski

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    The welfare state in Europe has been reformed gradually over the past two decades, with the intensification of the economic and monetary union and the addition of fifteen new members to the EU. This book explores the pressures that have been placed on the welfare state through a variety of insightful and thought-provoking contributions. more...

  • Welfare As We Knew Itby Charles Noble

    Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 64.99 US$ 55.89

    Compared to other rich Western democracies, the U.S. does less to help its citizens adapt to the uncertainties of life in a market economy. In Welfare As We Knew It , Charles Noble offers a groundbreaking explanation of why America is so different. Drawing on research in comparative politics, history, and sociology, he demonstrates that deeply-rooted... more...

  • Inclusive Growth, Development and Welfare Policyby Reza Hasmath

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    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 Practiceby Derald Wing Sue; Mikal N. Rasheed; Janice Matthews Rasheed

    Wiley 2015; US$ 95.00 US$ 57.00

    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...

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

    Wiley 2015; US$ 26.95 US$ 23.36

    Family Support introduces and explores the state of the art in preventative 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...

  • Nordic Cooperationby Johan Strang

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • Preventing Child Deathsby Sharon Vincent

    Dunedin Academic Press Ltd 2012; US$ 39.00

    Drawing on the findings from a study of child death review processes across three continents Sharon Vincent assesses the effectiveness of different review mechanisms and identifies good practice in relation to prevention. more...

  • Child Maltreatment and High Risk Familiesby Julie Taylor; Anne Lazenbatt

    Dunedin Academic Press Ltd 2014; US$ 39.00

    Offers an understanding of risk, analysis, impact, learning and service delivery in relation to the maltreatment of children living in high risk families. more...

  • Self-Directed Supportby Charlotte Pearson; Julie Ridley; Susan Hunter

    Dunedin Academic Press Ltd 2014; US$ 39.00

    Social care increasingly uses cash based modes of support and strategies to personalise services. Support for this shift was initiated by the disabled peoples? movement, both in the UK and globally. The authors focus on the impact of change for front-line workers and reassess the progress of personalisation during a time of widespread austerity. more...