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  • Counseling Older Adultsby John Blando

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Counseling older adults is not equivalent to counseling the general population, and specialized skills and knowledge, as well as sensitivity to the contexts in which older adults live, are essential in working successfully with this population. This text provides an introduction to gerontological counseling, integrating the basic skills of working... more...

  • Analyzing Social Policyby Mary Katherine O'Connor; F. Ellen Netting

    Wiley 2011; US$ 72.00

    From formulation to implementation, an approach to the analysis of social policy through the lens of research Analyzing Social Policy prepares professionals and students to make better informed decisions related to identifying and understanding the intricacies and potential impact of social policymaking and enactment on their organization as well... more...

  • International Migration Outlook 2011by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2011; US$ 126.00

    This  publication analyses recent development in migration movements and policies in OECD countries and some non-member countries including migration of highly qualified and low qualified workers, temporary and permanent, as well as students. Three special chapters cover: the 50 th anniversary of the OECD and the work of the SOPEMI, migrant... more...

  • CACHE Level 1 Caring for Children Award, Certificate, Diplomaby Corinne Barker; Emma Ward

    Hodder Education 2011; US$ 30.38

    Exclusively published in partnership with CACHE, this is the ideal textbook for you if you are taking the award, certificate or diploma for CACHE Level 1 Caring for Children. Written by authors who have achieved considerable success in guiding students through Level 1 qualifications, this book focuses on the knowledge you will need in order to obtain... more...

  • Repairing the U.S. Social Safety Netby Martha R. Burt; Demetra Smith Nightingale

    Urban Institute Press 2012; US$ 9.99

    The rising poverty and unemployment rates triggered by the recession are stark reminders of the need for a secure social safety net. Such programs should provide economic security, protect vulnerable families, and promote equality?but the United States falls behind other countries in accomplishing these goals. In Repairing the U.S. Social Safety Net,... more...

  • The European Union and the End of Politicsby James Heartfield

    John Hunt Publishing 2013; US$ 9.99

    Despite its crises the European Union keeps on getting stronger its power comes from the decline of participation in national politics. more...

  • OECD Health Policy Studies: Strengthening Health Information Infrastructure for Health Care Quality Governanceby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2013; US$ 70.00

    Health data constitutes a significant resource in most OECD countries that could be used to improve population health, the quality of health care and the performance of health systems. Rising levels of chronic diseases; concerns about the quality and safety of patient care; the need to assure value for investments in health care; and the need to allocate... more...

  • 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...

  • From Immigration Controls to Welfare Controlsby Steve Cohen; Beth Humphries; Ed Mynott

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 61.95

    This edited collection addresses theoretical, political and practical aspects of the connection between external immigration controls and internal welfare controls. It considers the implications for the both those subject to controls and those drawn into the web of implementing internal welfare controls. Topics discussed include: * forced dispersal... more...

  • Firefightersby Gary McKay

    Allen & Unwin 2002; US$ 27.22

    Firefighters takes an unflinching look at what it means to do the highly dangerous job of saving lives from fire. It is drawn from interviews with over 50 firefighters - from the new recruit on the station house floor to the area director managing thousands of hectares of regional Queensland. Together, the firies recount their personal experiences,... more...