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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 270.00
Tavistock Press was established as a co-operative venture between the Tavistock Institute and Routledge & Kegan Paul (RKP) in the 1950s to produce a series of major contributions across the social sciences. This volume is part of a 2001 reissue of a selection of those important works which have since gone out of print, or are difficult to locate.... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95
The Mentally Subnormal: Social Work Approaches, Second Edition provides a discussion of the various issues faced by mentally challenged individuals. The book is comprised of eight chapters that talk about the role of social workers in mitigating the problem. The text first details the development of ideas and legislation relating to the mentally subnormal,... more...
- 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...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2012; US$ 14.53
Das Buch nimmt pointiert zu einigen neuralgischen Punkten der fachlichen und gesellschaftlichen Diskussion im ''Umgang mit Behinderung'' Stellung. Vor überzogenen Erwartungen, die sich an institutionelle Veränderungen des Schulsystems knüpfen (''Von der Integration zur Inklusion''), wird aufgrund des vorliegenden empirischen Erkenntnisstandes gewarnt... more...
- 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...