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  • Admission to Residential Careby Frank Hall **Nfa**; Paul Brearley; Penny Gutridge; Frank Hall; Glenys Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 270.00

    Reproduced here in facsimile, this volume was originally published in 1980 and is available individually. The collection is also available in a number of themed mini-sets of between 5 and 13 volumes, or as a complete collection. more...

  • Silent Sonsby Robert Ackerman

    Touchstone 2008; US$ 15.99

    It could be you or someone you love. Strong, silent types are everywhere, and it is their telltale silence that has kept their problems hidden until now. A silent son can come from a family that coped with violence, alcoholism, child abuse, extreme rigidity, or divorce, but all silent sons have certain common characteristics: They keep things that... more...

  • Reclaiming Classby Vivyan Adair; Sandra Dahlberg

    Temple University Press 2009; US$ 31.95

    Reclaiming Class offers essays written by women who changed their lives through the pathway of higher education. Collected, they offer a powerful testimony of the importance of higher learning, as well as a critique of the programs designed to alleviate poverty and educational disparity. The contributors explore the ideologies of welfare and American... more...

  • Philanthropy, Patronage, and Civil Societyby Thomas Adam

    Indiana University Press 2004; US$ 30.35

    In Philanthropy, Patronage, and Civil Society, Thomas Adam has assembled a comparative set of case studies that challenge long-held and little-studied assumptions about the modern development of philanthropy. Histories of philanthropy have often neglected European patterns of giving and the importance... more...

  • Buying Respectabilityby Thomas Adam

    Indiana University Press 2009; US$ 33.10

    In 19th-century Leipzig, Toronto, New York, and Boston, a newly emergent group of industrialists and entrepreneurs entered into competition with older established elite groups for social recognition as well as cultural and political leadership. The competition was played out on the field of philanthropy,... more...

  • Handbook to Service the Deaf and Hard of Hearingby John W. Adams

    BRILL 2004; US$ 65.95

    A rich and compelling study of Deaf resources and culture! more...

  • Social Policy for Social Workby Robert Adams

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2002; US$ 50.00

    This text provides a comprehensive and critical introduction to the relationship between social policy and social work. It examines a range of social policy sectors as they impact on the work of professionals in the particular fields of social work, social care, community care and residential care. more...

  • Palliative Care, Social Work and Service Usersby Lesley Adshead; Peter Beresford; Suzy Croft

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2006; US$ 47.95

    This unique book provides a rare look at social work and palliative care from the perspective of service users. Drawing on new original research, the authors examine service users' experiences, tracking their journeys through it, exploring the care they receive and the effects of culture and difference through their first hand comments and ideas. more...

  • Children, Gender and Families in Mediterranean Welfare Statesby Mimi Ajzenstadt; John Gal

    Springer 2010; US$ 209.00

    The study of welfare states and social policy has enjoyed growing popularity in the last three decades. This field has been characterized by a growing level of theorization, richer case study analyses, inclusion of additional sources of welfare provision (non-profit, market-based, informal, family), and fields of study (globalization, gender, ethnicity,... more...

  • Enhancing Social Work Managementby Jane Aldgate; Janet Seden; Wendy Rose; John Harris

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2007; US$ 46.95

    This book looks at the nature of management in the human services sector and examines the prevailing issues affecting both the UK and USA. In this book, contributors present both the problems and opportunities associated with the growth of management in the social care sector. This will be essential reading for social workers. more...