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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 52.99
This is a completely revised update of the third edition of Public Policy Skills. That manual has been used to teach more than 30,000 students at Syracuse University and in a college credit course taught at more than 50 high schools as part of the academic program of the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, the Number 1 school of public... more...
- Wiley 2016; US$ 29.95 US$ 25.96
Contemporary social work cannot be understood without an appreciation of the broader context of social policy in which it takes place. Such an understanding is increasingly important as social workers are expected to work across institutional, professional and even national boundaries in new ways profoundly affected by the changing global context.... more...
- Thomas Nelson 2005; US$ 19.99
Reveals the social and personal threats inherent in this emerging 'grabbing match' culture, juxtaposing free-market virtues against government vices, explaining how the something-for-nothing mentality corrupts the political system, undermines corporate success, and stifles the individual's ability to prosper and contribute long-term to society. more...
- Policy Press 2016; US$ 45.95
Understanding streetlevel bureaucracy gathers internationally acclaimed scholars to provide a state of the art account of theory and research on modern streetlevel bureaucracy, filling an important gap in the literature on public policy delivery. more...
- Liverpool University Press 2001; US$ 72.99
This collection of twelve essays represents an important contribution to the understanding of child welfare and social action in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. more...
- Wiley 2016; US$ 74.95 US$ 64.96
Understanding the Life Course provides a uniquely comprehensive guide to the entire life course from an interdisciplinary perspective. Combining important insights from sociology and psychology, the book presents the concept?s theoretical underpinnings in an accessible style, supported by real-life examples. From birth and becoming a parent,... more...
- OECD Publishing 2016; US$ 29.00
Health workers are the cornerstone of health systems, playing a central role in providing health services to the population and improving health outcomes. The demand and supply of health workers have increased over time in all OECD countries, with jobs in the health and social sector accounting for more than 10% of total employment now in several OECD... more...
- Stanford University Press 2004; US$ 25.95 US$ 23.50
In this book, Rogers-Dillon argues that these welfare experiments of the 1990s were not simply scientific experiments, as their supporters frequently contend, but a powerful political tool that created a framework within which few could argue successfully against the welfare policy changes. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 140.00
In more than 100 essays, written over a three-year period for the "New York Observer", Howard Fast looks with horror at the official violence inflicted on Nicaragua, El Salvador, Grenada, Panama and Iraq and the unofficial violence that is taking place in the cities of the United States. In "War and Peace", Fast summons us to face the wars and the... more...