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  • When Generations Collideby Lynne C. Lancaster; David Stillman

    HarperCollins 2009; Not Available

    If your workplace feels like a battle zone and colleagues sometimes act like adversaries, you ore not alone. Today four generations glare at one another across the conference table, and the potential for conflict and confusion has never been greater. Traditionalist employees with their "heads down, onward and upward" attitude live out a work ethic... more...

  • Introducing Counselling and Psychotherapy Researchby Terry Hanley; Clare Lennie; William West

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 39.00

    Introducing students to the language of counselling research, this hands-on guide explains the research process and cultivates research literacy using a model of collaborative, pedagogical learning. more...

  • Tourism Planning Community Development - Phillips SOCIETYby Rhonda Phillips; Sherma Roberts

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    The intersection of community development, tourism and planning is a fascinating one. Tourism has long been used as a development strategy, in both developed and developing countries, from the national to local levels. These approaches have typically focused on economic dimensions with decisions about tourism investments, policies and venues driven... more...

  • An Introduction to Rural Settlement Planningby Paul Cloke

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    This book, first published in 1983, provided the first thorough and informative introduction to the theory, practice and politics of rural settlement planning. It surveys the conceptual and ideological leanings of those who have developed, implemented and revised rural settlement practice, and gives detailed analysis of planning documentation to assess... more...

  • The Deadly Life of Logisticsby Deborah Cowen

    University of Minnesota Press 2014; US$ 75.00

    In a world in which global trade is at risk, where warehouses and airports, shipping lanes and seaports try to guard against the likes of Al Qaeda and Somali pirates, and natural disaster can disrupt the flow of goods, even our ?stuff? has a political life. The high stakes of logistics are not surprising, Deborah Cowen reveals, if we understand its... more...

  • American Hungerby Eli Saslow

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 1.99

    An eBook short. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting In this Pulitzer Prize-winning collection, Washington Post reporter Eli Saslow traveled across the country over the course of a year?from Florida and Texas to Rhode Island and Tennessee?to examine the personal and political implications and repercussions of America's growing... more...

  • First World, Third Worldby William Ryrie

    Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 67.00

    This new updated and extended edition of First World, Third World examines the failures of aid to eliminate poverty. The world development effort can claim only limited success, and in some parts of the world, especially Africa, failure must be recognised. William Ryrie, while starting from a position of sympathy with the aims of the aid effort,... more...

  • Truth, Lies, and Public Healthby Madelon Lubin Finkel

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2007; US$ 50.00

    Reveals how most often research findings have been misused, mininterpreted or misunderstood, resulting in flawed public health policy. more...

  • The Role of International Organizations in Social Policyby R. Ervik

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2009; US$ 40.00

    Illustrates how welfare policy is shaped by the interplay between national and international policymakers. This book focuses on the role of ideas rather than revisiting the more commonly discussed economic and technological issues associated with internationalization of welfare policy. more...

  • Individualization and the Delivery of Welfare Servicesby Anna Yeatman; Gary Wayne Dowsett; Dr Michael Fine; Diane Gursansky

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 115.00

    The conception of welfare services has changed to consider the more specialized needs of individual users or consumers. This book examines the contradictions and complexities of contemporary individualized welfare services, with special reference to service groups who are deeply dependent on service delivery for their quality of life more...