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- International Labour Office 2007; US$ 5.00
Traces the historical experience in developed and developing countries of putting into practice rights to social security, including social insurance, and an adequate standard of living. Outlines three distinct forms of models for welfare states: the Nordic or Social Democratic model (Scandinavia), the Corporatist model (Germany), and the Liberal or... more...
- International Labour Office 2005; US$ 5.00
Concentrates on sub-Saharan Africa and more particularly on its large majority of poor people working in the informal economy. Examines the evidence that supports the commonly accepted hypothesis that social health protection contributes to poverty reduction and economic growth. more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 220.00
Comprehensive Handbook of Social Work and Social Welfare, Volume 2: The Profession of Social Work features contributions from leading international researchers and practitioners and presents the most comprehensive, in-depth source of information on the field of social work and social welfare. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00
This e-book is aimed to provide an opportunity for those with a focus in their work on young peoples substance use to describe recent trends, and to reflect on the implications of their findings for health educators. Although all the papers in the e-book describe trends and patterns in substance use amongst young people in the UK, there is evidence... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 49.95
Social Work and Social Exclusion offers an original contribution to the understanding of social work and includes a reappraisal of some fundamental aspects of the profession and its practice. It explores a number of key aspects of social work including social work values and knowledge, empowerment, need, authority and choice, judgment and decision... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 25.00
?Beth Raymer?s crackling, hilarious memoir ricochets through the gambling underworld in Las Vegas, and is peopled with all manner of lovable wack-jobs, none of whom is quite as wacky?or lovable?as Raymer herself.?? Marie Claire Beth Raymer waited tables at a dive in Las Vegas until a customer sent her to see Dink, of Dink Inc., one of... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 1999; US$ 199.00
This e-book draws on the wide range of expertise that built environment professionals can contribute towards increasing resilience to disasters. It compiles original papers which were prepared for a panel of the Building Education and Research Conference, held in Kandalama, Sri Lanka, between 11th and 15th February 2008. The papers address different... 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...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 41.94
Although drinking alcoholic beverages is legal for those 21 years and older in the United States, alcohol is a dangerous drug when misused or abused by those of any age. One of the most commonly used drugs among teens and adults, alcohol affects areas of the brain that influence pleasure, impulses, and coordination. Though moderate, social use of alcohol... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 30.04
Dieses Buch beschreibt den Facettenreichtum von Selbsthilfegruppen und Initiativen sowie deren Ziele und beschreibt in einem weiteren Schritt das Konzept der Resilienz. Anschließend wird auf die Wirkung von Selbsthilfe auf die Gesundheitsentstehung eingegangen. Durch Interviews mit Probanden wird aufgezeigt, das Selbsthilfe therapeutische und heilende... more...