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  • Gerontological Social Work Supervisionby Carlton Munson; Ann Burack Weiss; Frances C Brennan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 33.95

    This unique book clearly depicts a need for supervision in gerontological social work settings and provides a framework for approaching supervision. Grounded in two distinct bodies of literature, social work supervision and gerontological social work, this important book thoroughly examines present gerontological practice and principles and focuses... more...

  • Growing Old in Egyptby Thomas Boggatz

    I.B.Tauris 2011; US$ 9.99

    The Egyptian society is aging. Families have to find solutions for care-dependent older persons, while at the same time, social changes threaten the traditional system of family care. The society has to adapt to this previously unknown situation and to develop new strategies for meeting the needs of its older members. Based on eight years of research,... more...

  • Thinking, Feeling, and Beingby Ignacio Matte-Blanco

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 47.95

    In this book the author develops his conceptualization of the Freudian unconscious in terms of logic and mathematics, giving many clinical examples. more...

  • Inequality And Old Ageby John A Vincent

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 63.95

    An analysis of ageing in relation to identity formation, inequality and stratification. The book outlines a theory of social inequality which encompasses those inequalities associated with old age - in addition to class, gender, race and ethnicity.; This book is intended for undergraduate and postgraduate sociology courses in social stratification... more...

  • Social Care and Social Exclusionby Professor Tim Blackman; Sally Brodhurst; Janet Convery

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 150.00

    This book explores the diversity of social care provision for older people in six contrasting European countries. Using a common descriptive and analytical framework, the book examines how the organisation and delivery of care are shaped by the wider welfare regime. This is discussed at the level of both practice and policy, including detailed case... more...

  • Living Dying Caringby Rosalie Hudson; Jennifer Richmond

    Ausmed Publications 2004; US$ 34.95

    This book, written from practical experience, offers reflections on relationships within the nursing home, particularly at the time of a resident's death. Building on their previous very popular book, Unique and Ordinary, the authors offer fresh insights together with practical implications for improved quality of care. The stories capture the... more...

  • Private Lives in Public Placesby Dianne Willcocks; Sheila Peace; Leonie Kellaher

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 62.95

    A hard-hitting analysis of Conservative policies on crime which highlights the way in which legislation has seriously impinged upon civil liberties, whilst at the same time creating the social conditions in which crime has flourished. more...

  • Intermediate Care of Older Peopleby Sian Wade

    Wiley 2006; US$ 84.99

    Intermediate care has become a buzzword within health and social care over the last few years. Seen as the panacea for a number of woes, particularly for older people, intermediate care has been held up as a way forward within contemporary health and social care. This text explores in detail what is understood by the concept of intermediate care and,... more...

  • Empowering Frail Elderly Peopleby Leonard Heumann; Mary E. McCall; Duncan Boldy

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2000; US$ 125.00

    An analysis of provider-, environment-, client- and societal-based obstacles to the empowerment of frail elderly persons in a philosophical framework of social values. It features international case studies which provide examples of the feasibility of achieving real empowerment. more...

  • Caregiving Contextsby Maximiliane E. Szinovacz; Adam Davey

    Springer Publishing Company 2007; US$ 65.00

    Focuses on the issue of caregiving from various contextual frameworks - sociocultural, familial, and sociopolitical - as opposed to the more common disciplinary perspective. This book is suitable for preparing caregiving related programs and policies for the challenges of the aging baby boomer generation. more...