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  • 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 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...

  • 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...

  • OECD Reviews of Health Care Quality OECD Reviews of Health Care Quality: Japan 2015by OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2015; US$ 41.00

    This report reviews the quality of health care in Japan, and seeks to highlight best practices, and provides a series of targeted assessments and recommendations for further improvements to quality of care. One of Japan’s foremost policy challenges is to create an economically-active ageing society. Excellent health care will be central to achieving... more...

  • Finger Foodsby Yvonne Coleman

    ReadHowYouWant 2005; US$ 9.99

    Nutrition Consultants Australia provides a diverse range of Services and Products - hopefully some of them will appeal to you the visitor to this site. Whilst our Consultancy services are provided solely within the residential Aged Care sector, our Products have broader appeal. Any Health Professional or Health Service Provider whose clinical interests... more...

  • Justice as Right Actionsby Young Kim

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 84.99

    Justice as Right Actions proffers an original theory of justice and contrasts the theory with major contemporary accounts. Stated as two principles and a priority rule, the theory provides normative guidance to questions of justice in given political circumstances. more...