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  • Justice beyond 'Just Us'by Gregory W. Streich

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 124.95

    Notions of justice and community in the United States are increasingly challenged by trends like immigration, multiculturalism, and economic inequality. Gregory W. Streich offers a fresh re-examination of the normative ideas of justice and community by exposing the ways in which notions of justice and community overlap in American politics and public... more...

  • Citizens of the Worldby Robert Danisch

    Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 62.00

    Taken as a whole, this book argues that the very idea of what it means to be a “citizen” in our global, cosmopolitan world is no longer as clear as it may have been for an Athenian democrat of the fifth century BC, a Roman Republican of the first century BC, a British coloniser of the eighteenth century, or an American patriot of the nineteenth... more...

  • Adoption For Dummiesby Tracy Barr; Katrina Carlisle

    Wiley 2011; US$ 17.59

    You hear all sorts of things said or implied about adoption. Someinformation comes from people who know a lot about it, while somecomes from people who don’t know anything about it but makeassumptions anyway. Some comes from people whose experiences havebeen good; some from those whose experiences have been bad. Theresult? Enough conflicting... 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...

  • Drug Users in Societyby Dr Joanne Neale

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 158.00

    This book provides a candid insight into the lives of individuals who are addicted to heroin and other opiates. The processes of obtaining and using drugs are explored within the wider context of personal biographies and daily routines. Key issues considered include childhood experiences, crime and violence, housing situations, family relationships,... more...

  • To the End of Juneby Cris Beam

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013; US$ 15.95

    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...

  • Community Development Approaches to 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...

  • Risikomanagementby Sonja Holzäpfel; Alexander Neufang; Josef Mischo

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 21.77

    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...

  • The Age of Dignityby Ai-jen Poo

    New Press, The 2015; US$ 25.95

    By 2035, 11.5 million Americans will be over the age of eighty-five, more than double today?s 5 million, living longer than ever before. To enable all of us to age with dignity and security in the face of this coming Age Wave, our society must learn to value the care of our elders. The process of building a culture that supports care is a key component... more...

  • Authority in Social Caseworkby Robert Foren; Royston Bailey; Jean Nursten

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

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