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- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95
Provisioning for basic human needs is done in three main kind of institutions: the familial household; the commercial enterprise selling goods and services; the institutions of the Welfare State that provide education, medical care and other goods and personal services to all or to some specific groups of citizens in need. The purpose of this book... more...
- Aadi Publications 2014; US$ 41.99
The number of refugees forced to dump their homes and countries in search of safety has significantly increased. At the same time, governments commitment to offering asylum is dwindling, as is their political will to resolve the human rights disasters from which people have fled. There is a crisis in the protection of the human rights of refugees.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95
Over the past 30 years Robert Dingwall has published an influential series of articles on the professions, especially law and medicine. This represents a substantial and coherent body of work in an important sub-discipline of sociology. This volume assembles the best of these writings in one single accessible place. The ten essays are republished... more...
- Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 59.95
Community-Based Psychological First Aid: A Practical Guide to Helping Individuals and Communities during Difficult Times presents a practical method for helping those in need in difficult times. No advanced training in psychology is needed to use it. Injuries from disasters, terrorist events, and civil unrest are not just physical. These events... more...
- Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 34.99
Sex Trafficking in the United States is a unique exploration of the underlying dynamics of sex trafficking, this comprehensive volume examines the common risk factors for those who become victims, and the barriers they face when they try to leave. It also looks at how and why sex traffickers enter the industry. A chapter on buyers presents what... more...
- Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 39.95
Becoming an International Humanitarian Aid Worker draws on the experiences of those currently working and those hiring people to work in humanitarian aid today, and an analysis of job postings over a 9-month period. It provides relevant information and advice to help jobseekers make more informed decisions about what steps to take. It first pushes... more...
- Simon & Schuster UK 2017; US$ 30.00 US$ 21.99
Imagine one day you went to a cash machine and discovered your money was gone. You rushed to your branch and the teller said that overnight people had stopped believing money was real, and it vanished. Seem incredible? It's happened, and it could happen again. In this inventive new narrative, John Rapley retells the history of economics not as... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
Long-term care is an increasingly important issue in many contemporary welfare states around the globe given ageing populations. This ground-breaking book provides detailed case studies of 11 EU-member states? welfare regimes within Europe to show how welfare states organize, structures and deliver long-term care and whether there is a social investment... more...
- Columbia University Press 2017; US$ 64.99
Human embryo research touches upon strongly felt moral convictions, and it raises such deep questions about the promise and perils of scientific progress that debate over its development has become a moral and political imperative. From in vitro fertilization to embryonic stem cell research, cloning, and gene editing, Americans have repeatedly struggled... more...