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- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 163.00
Social policy and political theory are based upon rationalist models of the human subject. Drawing particularly upon contemporary Kleinian and feminist political theory the author explores the powerful role that emotions such as love, hate and fear play in the development of the human subject. From this base the book then examines a range of contemporary... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 144.00
UNICEF, the UN Children's Fund, is renowned for its efficiency in both rich and poor countries. Created as a humanitarian agency, it is now one of the international development institutions concerned with children and mothers. The book relates the creation of UNICEF, the evolution of its programmes, its structure and finances, its work in health, nutrition,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 163.00
For many decades, Sweden was seen as a model welfare state. Only with the onset of economic problems in the 1990s have successive governments felt compelled to curb social spending and abandon the goal of full employment. This book is about the changes introduced and the political, institutional and cultural resistance they encountered. Detailed accounts... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 149.00
In Stakeholding and New Labour , Rajiv Prabhakar examines two core claims. Firstly, that stakeholding furnishes the centre-left with a set of 'Third Way' principles of public policy that differ from those previously deployed by the Labour and Conservative parties. Secondly, Prabhakar contends that while explicit references to stakeholding have been... more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 59.99
This innovative textbook reconfigures generalist social work practice for the twenty-first century. Incorporating historical, ethical, and global perspectives, the volume presents new definitions and explanations for social work concepts and principles in the areas of assessment, relationships, communication, best practices, intervention, and differential... more...
- Columbia University Press 2001; US$ 34.99
Reamer examines the ethics involving intimate and sexual relationships with clients and former clients, practitioners' self-disclosure, giving and receiving favors and gifts, bartering for services, and unavoidable and unanticipated circumstances such as social encounters and geographical proximity. Case vignettes help illustrate important points.... more...
- Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 30.26
Das Nichtwissen findet seit einiger Zeit vermehrt Beachtung als ein eigenständiger Gegenstand wissenschaftlicher Theoriebildung und empirischer Untersuchung. Wissen ist bekanntlich ein zumeist begehrtes, oftmals künstlich verknapptes und fast immer und überall umkämpftes Gut, dessen gesellschaftliche Verteilung einer Dynamik der Aushandlung unterliegt.... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2010; US$ 11.88
Camden Town. The late 1980s. A hinterland of rundown squats, petty crime and hard drugs. Amid this sordid milieu, junkies Phil and Cissy go about their daily routine of sex, shooting up and dodging the police. For a while they have each other and nothing else seems to matter. But as their addictions worsen, money runs short and Cissy's... more...
- Transworld 2011; US$ 11.88
When disaster struck at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, Dennis Smith was among the first to arrive on the scene. Report from Ground Zero is his insider's account of the heroic efforts of the firefighters, police and emergency workers who rushed to downtown New York to face the greatest challenge of their lives. In all, 343... more...
- Transworld 2011; US$ 16.98
To some it's antisocial anathema, to others it is a harmless way to relax, or provides relief from crippling pain. Some fear it is a dangerous drug that leads to 'reefer madness' and addiction; to others still it is a legal anomaly and should be decriminalized. Whatever the viewpoint, and by whatever name it is known, cannabis - or marijuana, hashish,... more...