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  • Landscapes of Despairby Michael J. Dear; Jennifer R. Wolch

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 41.50

    Michael Dear and Jennifer Wolch examine the emergence of urban ghettos of the socially dependent--an unforeseen "solution" to the problem of developing community-based care for a variety of service-dependent groups, including the mentally and physically disabled, ex-offenders, and addicts. Based on detailed case studies drawn from several cities in... more...

  • The Hospital Revolutionby John Riddington Young; Peter Tomlin

    John Blake 2008; US$ 10.99

    There is no doubt that the NHS is very sick, possibly terminally ill. The cause of this illness is that it has a huge cancerous growth inside, sapping it of all its strength. This malignant mass is the management system.Just as a patient with cancer does not know for a long time that a disease is present, the vast majority of the British public is... more...

  • Aid and Other Dirty Businessby Giles Bolton

    Ebury Publishing 2008; US$ 12.71

    Do you know why Africa is so poor? What really happens to your charity money? Why do trade rules fail African countries and yet cost you too? We've heard it all before: the corrupt leaders, heartless global corporations, the wicked World Bank. But the answers are much closer to home... and so are the solutions When Giles Bolton... more...

  • Risikomanagementby Sonja Holzäpfel; Alexander Neufang; Josef Mischo

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 26.26

    Erste Zielsetzung des Risikomanagements in deutschen Krankenhäusern und Pflegeheimen ist die Sicherheit der Patienten. In wirtschaftlichen Krisenzeiten wird es immer schwieriger, alle Instrumente des Qualitätsmanagements und der Qualitätssicherung aufrecht zu erhalten. Risikomanagement ist ein wirksames Instrument zur Schadensprophylaxe und das bedeutendste... more...

  • Community Development Approaches Improving Public Healthby Robert S Ogilvie

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    As the rates of chronic diseases, like diabetes, asthma and obesity skyrocket, research is showing that the built environment ? the way our cities and towns are developed ? contributes to the epidemic rates of these diseases. It is unlikely that those who planned and developed these places envisioned these situations. Public health, community development... more...

  • Social Justice in Group Workby Anneliese A. Singh; Carmen F. Salazar

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    This book spotlights the unique contribution of the Journal for Specialists in Group Work to the social justice literature, and of group work to a social justice agenda. Although the term social justice may be relatively new in the counseling and psychology literature, the underlying values - attention to inequities, advocacy, and empowerment strategies... more...

  • To the End of Juneby Cris Beam

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013; US$ 14.95

    An intimate, authoritative look at the foster care system that examines why it is failing the kids it is supposed to protect and what can be done to change it. more...

  • Anarcho-Modernismby Ian Angus

    Talonbooks 2014; US$ 24.95

    Essays exploring key issues of politics and aesthetics in honour of the founding director of SFU?s Institute for the Humanities. more...

  • Social Workby Cynthia Bisman

    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...

  • Adoption For Dummiesby Tracy Barr; Katrina Carlisle

    Wiley 2011; US$ 17.59

    You hear all sorts of things said or implied about adoption. Some information comes from people who know a lot about it, while some comes from people who don’t know anything about it but make assumptions anyway. Some comes from people whose experiences have been good; some from those whose experiences have been bad. The result? Enough conflicting... more...