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  • The Right to Social Security and National Developmentby Peter Townsend

    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...

  • The Role of Social Health Protection in Reducing Povertyby Maria-Pia Waelkens; Werner Soors; Bart Criel

    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...

  • Post-millennium Trends in Substance use by Young Peopleby Judith Aldridge

    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 people’s 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...

  • Social Work and Social Exclusionby Michael Sheppard

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 49.95

    Social exclusion is a subject of major importance in contemporary social work and has been a core feature of social policy developments in the UK and Europe in the past decade. Michael Sheppard argues that the issue of social exclusion lies at the very heart of social work and he examines the implications of this position for both theory and practice.... more...

  • Lay the Favoriteby Beth Raymer

    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...

  • Global Monitoring Report 2007 (Overview)by World Bank

    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...

  • Alcoholby David Triggle

    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...

  • Resilienzentwicklung durch Selbsthilfeby Kerstin Keup

    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...

  • Gesundheitsmarketing als Bestandteil des Dienstleistungsmarketingby Maximilian Hoyer

    Diplomica Verlag 2007; US$ 35.63

    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...

  • Staff Management in Human Servicesby Dennis Reid; Marsha Parsons; Carolyn Green

    Charles C Thomas 1989; US$ 53.95

    By Dennis G. Reid, Marsha B. Parsons and Carolyn W. Green, all of Habilitative Management Consultants, Inc., Morganton, North Carolina. CONTENTS: Staff Management and Human Service Provision: An Overview; Structuring and Monitoring Staff Performance; Staff Training; Procedures for Changing Ongoing Work Performance; Increasing Therapeutic Activities... more...