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- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95
This volume examines the shifting role of the state and social organizations (e.g. NGOs) in providing social services in contemporary China. A series of case studies identifies a dynamic whereby the state increasingly withdraws from social service provision with social organizations taking up the slack. An interdisciplinary line up of contributors... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 109.95
The authors to this key volume explore and question the concepts of 'postmodern', 'international' and 'global' in light of growing interest in international social work in the early 21st century. Emphasizing the importance of critical reflection, they debate whether educational colonization can be challenged and effective anti-discriminatory... more...
- World Bank Publications 2008; US$ 19.99
This multimedia sourcebook on CD-ROM synthesizes an extensive body of knowledge and experience in managing urban slums accumulated over the last 30 years. The key lessons learned and their implications for future work serve as a useful tool for capacity building and knowledge sharing for policy makers, practitioners, planning institutions, community... more...
- World Bank Publications 2007; US$ 19.99
The 2007 Global Monitoring Report on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) assesses the contributions of developing countries, developed countries, and international financial institutions toward meeting universally agreed development commitments. Fourth in a series of annual reports leading up to 2015, this year's report reviews key developments... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 71.95
This comprehensive introduction to fundraising management provides a thorough grounding in the principles underpinning professional practice. Much more than a ?how-to? guide, the book critically examines the key issues in fundraising policy, planning and implementation, and introduces the most important management tools available to the modern fundraiser.... more...
- Zed Books 2009; US$ 35.95
Featuring case studies from across the globe, including Latin America, the Middle East and Africa, Megacities examines recent worldwide trends in poverty and social exclusion, urban violence and politics, and links these to the challenges faced by policy-makers and practitioners. more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 182.00
The present volume produced in honour of the turcologist Petra Kappert (Hamburg) concentrates on the subject of social upheavals. The papers range widely, historically from the beginnings of the Ottoman Empire up to the present day, geographically from Persia to the Caucasus and from there to Berlin today, and thematically the volume offers an impressive... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 45.00
An authoritative guide to boosting your nonprofit's bottom line through effective telephone fundraising Presenting a detailed structure for writing effective telephone call "scripts", Effective Telephone Fundraising explains the necessary and effective components of an effective call from beginning to end, and provides helpful hints, detailed examples,... more...
- Policy Press 2009; US$ 29.95
Drawing on the best available research evidence, 'Managing transitions' highlights issues common to all experiencing transition as well as the dilemmas specific to particular situations. It addresses significant transitions relevant to policy and practice, covering key transition points in social care from childhood to old age. more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 19.99
You are a good person. You are one of the 84 million Americans who volunteer with a charity. You are part of a national donor pool that contributes nearly $200 billion to good causes every year. But you wonder: Why don't your efforts seem to make a difference? Fifteen years ago, Robert Egger asked himself this same question as he reluctantly climbed... more...