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  • America's Longest Warby Steven B. Duke; Albert C. Gross

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 9.99

    America's war on drugs. It makes headlines, tops political agendas and provokes powerful emotions. But is it really worth it? That?s the question posed by Steven Duke and Albert Gross in this groundbreaking book. They argue that America?s biggest victories in the war on drugs are the erosion of our constitutional rights, the waste of billions of... more...

  • The Practitioner's Handbook to the Social Servicesby Alfred H. Haynes

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    The Practitioner's Handbook to the Social Services contains practical help for social welfare officer on patient's social problems. This handbook is composed of 14 chapters and begins with a brief introduction to services offered by social services. The succeeding chapters deal with various forms of social services, including Regional Hospital Boards,... more...

  • Evaluation and Experimentby Carl A. Bennett; Arthur A. Lumsdaine

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    Evaluation and Experiment: Some Critical Issues in Assessing Social Programs is a collection of papers presented at the 1973 symposium held at The Battelle Seattle Research Center. This book contains eight chapters that consider some selected aspects of the problems in evaluating the outcomes of socially important programs, such as those dealing with... more...

  • Social Organization of an Urban Grants Economyby Joseph Galaskiewicz

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Social Organization of an Urban Grants Economy: A Study of Business Philanthropy and Nonprofit Organizations explains the elites, corporate wealth, and human service organizations as players in the urban grants economy. The focus of study is the Twin Cities of Minneapolis-St. Paul. The book discusses social institutions that support an economy of donative... more...

  • Last Resortsby Joel F. Handler; Michael Sosin

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Last Resorts: Emergency Assistance and Special Needs Programs in Public Welfare studies the implementation of emergencies and special needs programs in the United States welfare system. The book examines the balance that is reached between individualized and standardized treatment to meet emergencies and special needs, two simultaneously occurring... more...

  • Poverty and Policy in American Historyby Michael B. Katz; Charles Tilly; Edward Shorter

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Poverty and Policy in American History is about people who needed help in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It is about the ways in which the perception of poverty and other forms of dependence affected the development of public programs and the conduct of voluntary reform. It also about the ways in which people have written about welfare.... more...

  • Evaluating the Welfare Stateby Shimon E. Spiro; Ephraim Yuchtman-Yaar

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Evaluating the Welfare State: Social and Political Perspectives together with its companion Social Policy Evaluation: An Economic Perspective is the outgrowth of an international and interdisciplinary conference on policy evaluation held at Tel Aviv University in December 1980. The conference brought together scholars from the fields of economics,... more...

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

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

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  • Communication in Social Workby Peter R. Day

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95

    Communication in Social Work focuses on the role of communication in social work. This book discusses aspects of communication in the helping process and illustrates where information and advice on their own would not have been helpful to the client. Comprised of seven chapters, this book begins with an overview of the nature of communication and... more...

  • Social Work Research and the Analysis of Social Databy A. E. Philip; J. W. McCulloch; N. J. Smith; Jean P. Nursten

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    Social Work Research and the Analysis of Social Data is a research book that describes both methodology and data analysis in logical sequence as a basis in order to begin the application of scientific method to psycho-social problems. Organized into 13 chapters, this book begins by elucidating the interrelationship of true professionalism and the... more...