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- 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...
- 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...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 95.00 US$ 82.33
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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 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 Japans foremost policy challenges is to create an economically-active ageing society. Excellent health care will be central to achieving... more...