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- 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...
- Charles C Thomas 2004; US$ 54.95
This new and expanded Third Edition analyzes blindness within the context of two overlapping theoretical constructs: the development of self-esteem and the process of adjusting to social and/or physical trauma. The book is divided into four sections. The first section provides an overview of blindness and the essential background for subsequent discussions.... more...
- Columbia University Press 2002; US$ 42.99
Miriam Potocky-Tripodi is assistant professor and acting coordinator of the doctoral program at Florida International University. She is co-editor of Social Work Research with Minority and Oppressed Populations. more...
- The Floating Press 1903; US$ 3.99
The experiences related in this volume fell to me in the summer of 1902. I went down into the under-world of London with an attitude of mind which I may best liken to that of the explorer. I was open to be convinced by the evidence of my eyes, rather than by the teachings of those who had not seen, or by the words of those who had seen and gone before.... more...
- Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 34.99
Despite the recent proliferation of literature on nationalism and on social policy, relatively little has been written to analyse the possible interaction between the two. Scholars interested in social citizenship have indirectly dealt with the interaction between national identity and social programs, but they have seldom examined this connection... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 4.99
Though London has an international reputation of being the bastion of prim decorum and highly formal social mores, the city has long been a hub for nefarious criminals, as well. Thomas Holmes provides a fascinating glimpse into the teeming underbelly of London in this comprehensive look at the mobsters, murderers, and assorted ne'er-do-wells who... more...
- 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...
- Diplomica Verlag 2007; US$ 35.67
Hauptbeschreibung Die Probleme des deutschen Gesundheitssystems erfordern zu ihrer Bewältigung die Übernahme eines marktorientierten Gedankengutes in das bestehende Gesundheitssystem. Die steigende Gesundheitsnachfrage könnte so zu mehr Beschäftigung und Wohlstand statt leerer Staatskassen führen. Das Gesundheitsmarketing als Kernelement der Ökonomisierung... more...
- Campus Verlag 2010; US$ 16.21
Prekäre Beschäftigung, Arbeitslosigkeit und Armut bringen Formen sozialer Ausgrenzung hervor, die in allen westlichen Gesellschaften ein Problem darstellen. Über die Ursachen und Folgen wird in den Sozialwissenschaften in Europa und den USA breit diskutiert. Martin Kronauer bietet in seiner grundlegenden Studie einen gut verständlichen Überblick über... more...