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  • Rational Techniques in Policy Analysisby Michael Carley

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Rational Techniques in Policy Analysis covers the role of rational techniques in policy making process. This book is organized into two parts encompassing 12 chapters that consider the relationship of policy making and other approaches to rational analysis. Part I deals with the "disintegration" of rational policy analysis to find out what the pieces... 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...

  • CULTIVATING EMPATHY: Inspiring Health Professionals to Communicate More Effectivelyby Kathleen Stephany

    Bentham Science Publishers 2015; US$ 49.00

    Cultivating Empathy is perfect for any student or practicing health care professional who has felt that there was an absence of rapport when interacting with clients or patients and their families. Readers will gain awareness about human and emotional aspects of patient care, which will hopefully make a positive contribution to their professional... more...

  • A Thousand Naked Strangersby Kevin Hazzard

    Scribner 2016; US$ 25.00 US$ 17.50

    A former paramedic?s visceral, poignant, and mordantly funny account of a decade spent on Atlanta?s mean streets saving lives and connecting with the drama and occasional beauty that lies inside catastrophe. In the aftermath of 9/11 Kevin Hazzard felt that something was missing from his life?his days were too safe, too routine. A failed salesman turned... more...

  • Social Welfare Policy for a Sustainable Futureby Katherine S. van Wormer; Rosemary J. (June) Link

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 79.00

    Unique in its use of a sustainability framework, Social Welfare Policy for a Sustainable Future by Katherine S. van Wormer and Rosemary J. Link goes beyond U.S. borders to examine U.S. government policies?including child welfare, social services, health care, and criminal justice?within a global context. Guided by the belief that forces from the... more...

  • Introduction to Social Workby Lisa E. Cox; Carolyn J. Tice; Dennis D. Long

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 88.00

    Introduction to Social Work by Lisa E. Cox, Carolyn J. Tice, and Dennis D. Long is an exciting and timely new text that takes readers to the roots of the social work profession, framing its history, practice settings, and career paths through the lens of advocacy. Closely aligned with the latest Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS),... more...