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  • Multicultural Social Work Practiceby Derald Wing Sue

    Wiley 2005; US$ 94.95

    The groundbreaking new text for culturally competent social work practice In Multicultural Social Work Practice, author Derald Wing Sue, one of the most prominent and respected pioneers in diversity research and practice, explores and synthesizes the important theoretical, political, and philosophical concepts related to cultural competence in the... more...

  • When a Heart Turns Rock Solidby Timothy Black

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.95

    A WASHINGTON POST BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR This provocative and compelling book examines how jobs, schools, the streets, and prisons have shaped the lives and choices of a generation of Puerto Rican youth at the turn of the twenty-first century. At the center of this riveting account?based on an unprecedented eighteen-year study?are three engaging,... more...

  • Paths of Public Innovation in the Global Ageby N. Veggeland

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00

    Following the traditional Scandinavian welfare state model, the Nordic/Scandinavian model has become popular as a basic concept for shaping future approaches to European social politics. This book presents a comparative discussion of the pursuit of innovation in the public sector. more...

  • Nordic Social Attitudes in a European Perspectiveby H. Ervasti; T. Fridberg; M. Hjerm

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2008; US$ 40.00

    Addresses the effect that institutional settings typical to the Nordic countries have upon people's attitudes and behaviour. Placed within a European comparative perspective, this work focuses on issues relating to the welfare state, politics, family and work, as well as cultural concerns including economic morality and religiosity. more...

  • Nordic Social Policyby Matti Heikkila; Bjorn Hvinden; Mikko Kautto; Staffan Marklund; Niels Ploug

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 63.95

    By focusing on developments in the Nordic welfare states during the past decade, Nordic Social Policy provides new insights into the evolution of welfare state measures and generally assesses the peoples health in Sweden, Finland, Norway and Denmark. This comparative work includes chapters on *the changed preconditions of welfare policies *changes... more...

  • Nordic Welfare States in the European Contextby Johan Fritzell; Bjorn Hvinden; Mikko Kautto; Jon Kvist; Hannu Uusitalo

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 62.95

    This important sequel to Nordic Social Policy (Routledge 1999) compares welfare state development over the last twenty years in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden with that of Germany, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and other Western European countries. Topics covered include: * income distribution, health inequalities and gender equality... more...

  • Social Policy and Economic Development in the Nordic Countriesby Olli Kangas; Joakim Palme

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 140.00

    This volume examines the relationship between Nordic social policy and economic development from a comparative perspective. It identifies the driving forces behind the development of the Nordic welfare model and the problems and dilemmas the model is facing at present. The book also traces the link between democratization and social policy, drawing... more...

  • Social Work Practice with African American Familiesby Cheryl Waites

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 65.95

    Be more effective by understanding African American families from an intergenerational perspective Social workers looking to provide competent practice with African American families may be more effective by using a new strengths-based approach from an intergenerational perspective. Social Work Practice with African American Families presents a... more...

  • Social Workers Speak out on the HIV/AIDS Crisisby Larry Gant; Vincent Lynch; Patricia Stewart

    ABC-CLIO 1998; US$ 28.95

    Written by a team of nationally recognized African American social work professionals with extensive and distinguished backgrounds of HIV/AIDS service, the book examines the crisis facing African American communities. The editors strive to convey to academics, researchers, and students the magnitude of the crisis and that individuals and organizations... more...

  • PSYCHOLOGY FOR SOCIAL WORKERSby Lena Robinson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    Social work education has recently undergone major changes, with anti-discriminatory practice being a high priority area in professional training. Psychology for Social Workers provides an introductory text which will help qualifying and practising social workers to: understand and counteract the impact of discrimination; work in... more...