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  • Savoir évaluer en action sociale et médico-socialeby Francis Alföldi

    Dunod 2006; Not Available

    Cet ouvrage propose à tous ceux qui s'interrogent sur l'évaluation du social, un instrument pour examiner la qualité évaluative des méthodes d'évaluation. La mise en place progressives des dispositions de la loi du 2 janvier 2002, fait de l'évaluation un enjeu vital pour les institutions sociales et méduci-sociales. Entre amélioration de la qualité... more...

  • Pourquoi le travail social ? - Définition, figures, cliniqueby Saül Karsz

    Dunod 2004; Not Available

    Confronté à la question centrale de l'identité du travail social, l'auteur : s'engage dans une définition suffisamment rigoureuse et donc discutable de ce qu'est le travail social, de ce qu'il peut fournir, de ce à quoi il échoue ; articule les trois figures majeures de l'intervention sociale : charité, prise en charge et prise en compte ; dessine... more...

  • Aid and Other Dirty Businessby Giles Bolton

    Ebury Publishing 2008; US$ 14.38

    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...

  • 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

    1 King Solomon?s Baby   It was an unusually warm October in Brooklyn; the men had switched their puffy coats for crisp white tank tops, and the young mothers pried back the plastic casings on their strollers. All two thousand people from the Roosevelt housing projects seemed to be tumbling outdoors, leaning on cars or gathering at the... 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...

  • 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...