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  • Handbook of Research on Entrepreneurs’ Engagement in Philanthropyby M. L. Taylor; R. J. Strom; D. O. Renz

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 60.00

    Currently, very little academic research exists on the intersection of entrepreneurship and philanthropy. This unique Handbook fills that gap, exploring how and why entrepreneurs who drive success in the for-profit world become engaged in philanthropy. Top family business and entrepreneurship scholars explore the many facets of this fascinating subject. more...

  • Innovation in Social Servicesby Tomá? Sirovátka; Bent Greve

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Through exploring patterns in the recent development of financing and governance of social services and developments of social services and employment in the Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany and the UK, this volume provides readers with new knowledge and evidence of the options regarding social innovation in social services. Furthermore, it provides... more...

  • Feminisms in Social Work Researchby Stéphanie Wahab; Ben Anderson-Nathe; Christina Gringeri

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    Social work as a profession and academic discipline has long centered women and issues of concern to women, such as reproductive rights, labor rights, equal rights, violence and poverty. In fact, the social work profession was started by and maintained in large part by women and has been home to several generations of feminists starting with recognized... more...

  • The Family, Spirituality, and Social Workby Dorothy Becvar

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.00

    One of the few books on this topic, The Family, Spirituality, and Social Work offers mental health professionals new information and research for creating more positive, effective, and satisfying sessions. You will learn how integrating spirituality and therapy can create open and trusting environments where clients feel accepted, respected, and spiritually... more...

  • Changing Social Attitudes Toward Disabilityby David Bolt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Whilst legislation may have progressed internationally and nationally for disabled people, barriers continue to exist, of which one of the most pervasive and ingrained is attitudinal. Social attitudes are often rooted in a lack of knowledge and are perpetuated through erroneous stereotypes, and ultimately these legal and policy changes are ineffectual... more...

  • Disability, Human Rights and the Limits of Humanitarianismby Michael Gill; Cathy J. Schlund-Vials

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 89.95

    Contemporary human rights discourses problematically co-opt disabled bodies as ‘evidence’ of harms done under capitalism, war, and other forms of conflict, while humanitarian non-governmental organizations often use disabled bodies to generate resources for their humanitarian projects. It is the connection between civil rights and human rights,... more...

  • Disability, Spaces and Places of Policy Exclusionby Karen Soldatic; Hannah Morgan; Alan Roulstone

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    Geographies of disability have become a key research priority for many disability scholars and geographers. This edited collection, incorporating the work of leading international disability researchers, seeks to expand the current geographical frame operating within the realm of disability. Providing a critical and comprehensive examination of disability... more...

  • Approaching Disabilityby Rebecca Mallett; Katherine Runswick-Cole

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95

    Disability Studies is an area of study which examines social, political, cultural, and economic factors that define 'disability' and establish personal and collective responses to difference. This insightful new text will introduce readers to the discipline of Disability Studies and enable them to engage in the lively debates within the field. By... more...

  • Branding and Designing Disabilityby Elizabeth DePoy; Stephen Gilson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    Over the past fifty years, design and branding have become omnipotent in the market and have made their way to other domains as well. Given their potential to divide humans into categories and label their worth and value, design and branding can wield immense but currently unharnessed powers of social change. Groups designed as devalued can be undesigned,... more...

  • Poverty Reduction of the Disabledby Soya Mori; Celia M Reyes; Tatsufumi Yamagata

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 152.00

    A third of poor people are disabled in the developing world. How much do we know about their livelihood with hard data? Are they entirely powerless and dependent on family members? How do they earn income? These questions have become more important than ever, now that persons with disabilities (PWDs) in developing countries have awakened to rights... more...