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  • Integrative Body-Mind-Spirit Social Workby Mo Yee Lee; Siu-Man Ng; Pamela Leung

    Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 43.99

    Foreword by Edward R. Canda. Introduction: The Coming of Integrative Body-Mind-Spirit Social Work. Part I: A Theoretical and Practice Framework of Integrative Body-Mind-Spirit Social Work. 1. The Philosophical Underpinnings of Integrative Body-Mind-Spirit Social Work: Holistic Wellness and the Beauty of Harmony. 2. Assumptions of Integrative Body-Mind-Spirit... more...

  • State and Society Responses to Social Welfare Needs in Chinaby Jonathan Schwartz; Shawn Shieh

    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...

  • Approaches to Urban Slumsby Barjor E. Mehta

    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...

  • Global Monitoring Report 2007by World Bank

    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...

  • Megacitiesby Kees Koonings; Dirk Kruijt

    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...

  • Effective Telephone Fundraisingby Stephen F. Schatz

    Wiley 2010; US$ 45.00

    An authoritative guide to boosting your nonprofit's bottom linethrough effective telephone fundraising Presenting a detailed structure for writing effective telephonecall "scripts", Effective Telephone Fundraising explains thenecessary and effective components of an effective call frombeginning to end, and provides helpful hints, detailed examples,phrases... more...

  • Managing Transitionsby Alison Petch

    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...

  • Begging for Changeby Robert Egger

    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...

  • Helping Skills for Human Service Workersby Kenneth France; Kim Weikel; Michelle Kish

    Charles C Thomas 2006; US$ 55.95

    If building relationships and encouraging productive change are enterprises you wish to learn, this book is for you. In this new edition, previously titled SUPPORTIVE INTERVIEWING IN HUMAN SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS, all of the material has been updated with regard to supporting research. The basic system that is presented is simple and straightforward,... more...

  • The Myth of Neighbourhood Mutual Helpby Cecilia L.W. Chan

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1993; US$ 40.00

    This book describes the traditional Chinese neighbourhood structures at different historical periods and discovered that the neighourhood structures were tightly knitted more for the purpose of control than for welfare protection of the people. The transformation into the socialist system has revitalized the neighbourhood network since 1949. more...