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- Strebor Books 2007; Not Available
A Dream Deferred, a Joy Achieved is a positive look at the foster care system through stories of its survivors who show there is hope for the future, even in a system often identified by abuse and neglect. With a unique perspective, this collection of inspiring stories is a testament to the fighting spirit of former foster children, and an inspiration... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 134.95
Research in both urban governance and European poverty measurement has developed independently of each other. This book brings together these different bodies of literature on the intersection of spatial and social exclusion, by providing a state-of-the art review written by internationally recognized experts who critically reflect on the theoretical... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00
This book presents a history of AIDS control in Uganda, from the start of the epidemic in the early 1980s up until 2005. Uganda is well known internationally as an AIDS 'success story', both for its bringing down HIV incidence and prevalence over the 1990s, and for its innovative approach to scaling up the provision of antiretroviral therapy. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 70.00
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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 120.00
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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 174.00
Spanish Society After Franco investigates the origins of collective social welfare from the early nineteenth century, to set the context for an analysis of contemporary social policy from the perspective of economic and political trends since the transition of democracy in the mid-1970s. The review of policy evolution is complemented by an examination... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 50.00
Loneliness in Later Life concerns the personal and social changes associated with ageing, a topic which is becoming increasingly popular as the number of those in the Third Age themselves reaches unprecedented levels. It analyses the nature of loneliness, clearly distinguishing it from the experience of solitary living, which in its turn is explored,... more...