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  • International Migration in Asiaby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 109.00

    This publication presents the current migration policy debates in Asia, which are largely influenced by recent macroeconomic and labour market developments in the region. It analyses post-crisis trends in migration flows and the employment of foreign workers. Particular attention is paid to promoting social integration of foreign workers and to combatting... more...

  • Social Work and Child Welfare Politicsby Hannele Forsberg; Teppo Kröger

    Policy Press 2009; US$ 99.00

    Drawing on contemporary research and debates from different Nordic countries, this book examines how social work and child welfare politics are produced and challenged as both global and local ideas and practices. more...

  • Trends in International Migration 2000by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 109.00

    This book presents an analysis of recent trends in migration movements and policies in OECD countries as well as in certain non-member countries. It includes a detailed description of the flows, the different channels of immigration and the nationalities of the migrants concerned. In addition to this overall analysis, the reader will also find in this... more...

  • Delivering Services in Multicultural Societiesby Alexandre Marc

    World Bank Publications 2009; US$ 14.99

    The last twenty years has witnessed a growing recognition of the importance of considering cultural and ethnic diversity in the design and implementation of development programs. The increasing cultural diversity of societies throughout the world and the important role of culture in identity formation in a global society create a major challenge for... more...

  • Measuring Upby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2002; US$ 126.00

    Proceedings of the Ottawa Conference, November 2001. How can we measure the performance of different health systems, and how can we use such information to support on-going health systems improvement? Those are the central questions addressed in this volume. Health policy makers have a growing interest in finding ways of encouraging health systems... more...

  • Policy in Actionby John Wanna; John Butcher; Ben Freyens

    University of NSW Press 2009; US$ 46.00

    Modern governments have undergone significant change over the past 30 years. Such change has impacted on the way governments structure their organisations, deliver services and relate to their citizenry. But how has public policy formulation changed and affected the design and delivery of government programs and services in Australia? Policy in Action... more...

  • Skill Training for Social Workersby Sudha Datar; Ruma Bawikar; Geeta Rao; Nagmani Rao; Ujwala Masdekar

    SAGE India 2010; US$ 29.95

    Skill Training for Social Workers: A Manual , responds to the demand for indigenous textbooks and teaching materials for social work educators, scholars and students. Unlike theory books of social work which list the skills required for the practice of social work methods but do not enable the development of these skills, this manual bridges the gap... more...

  • The WHO Recommended Classification of Pesticides by Hazard and Guidelines to Classification 2009by IPCS

    World Health Organization 2010; US$ 30.00

    The WHO Recommended Classification of Pesticides by Hazard has been published since 1975, has been revised and reissued every few years and has gained wide acceptance. This document sets out a classification system to distinguish between the more and the less hazardous forms of selected pesticides based (mainly) on acute risk to human health (that... more...

  • Group Work With Populations at Riskby Geoffrey L. Greif; Paul H. Ephross

    Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 44.99

    Group Work With Populations at Risk, Third Edition is a fundamental resource for practitioners in health and mental health settings and a comprehensive guidebook of group work skills. Geared toward students and professionals gaining a beginning understanding of groups, this volume describes how to work with vulnerable populations that include returning... more...

  • Heartbreak and Heroismby John Melady

    Dundurn 1997; US$ 14.99

    Accounts of some of the most dramatic search-and-rescue operations ever attempted in Canada. more...