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- Kohlhammer Verlag 2012; US$ 13.24
Das Buch nimmt pointiert zu einigen neuralgischen Punkten der fachlichen und gesellschaftlichen Diskussion im ''Umgang mit Behinderung'' Stellung. Vor überzogenen Erwartungen, die sich an institutionelle Veränderungen des Schulsystems knüpfen (''Von der Integration zur Inklusion''), wird aufgrund des vorliegenden empirischen Erkenntnisstandes gewarnt... more...
- Karnac Books 2010; US$ 29.95
The authors of this volume take as their starting point "striking moments" in their practice with older people, their families and other practitioners. They integrate these with current systemic thinking to offer new perspectives on working with older people in a range of physical health, mental health and social care contexts. This book is practice... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 59.99
Das Handbuch 'Soziale Arbeit und Alter' stellt den Bedarf, die Rahmenbedingungen, Institutionen, Paradigmen und Konzepte der Begleitung der vielgestaltigen Lebensphase Alter aus der Perspektive der Sozialen Arbeit dar. Das Handbuch trägt der Tatsache Rechnung, dass sich die Soziale Arbeit weit über die Soziale Altenhilfe hinaus mit der demografischen... more...
- Springer New York 2014; US$ 129.00
Evidence pertaining to continual violence throughout the life cycle coupled with the experience of growing old in a life permeated by intimate violence is scarce. And the focus is usually on the victims ? usually, the older, battered women ? and seldom on their aging partners or adult children who were part and parcel of the violent dynamics in the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
Within the context of long-range planning, this book examines the changing responsibilities of the state and family toward elders in different societies around the world. International Perspectives on State and Family Support for the Elderly presents a fresh range of lucid analyses of family caregiving policy from Canada, the United States, Sweden,... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2002; US$ 94.99
The book features real-life vignettes that bring the text to life, providing readers with the opportunity to see how older adults benefit from senior centers. The Appendix includes a useful list of resources as well. Professionals who work with older adults including social workers, recreation therapists, nurses, gerontologists, administrators,... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2003; US$ 119.99
This book places significant issues related to the health, mental health, and well-being of older adults and their caregivers within the context of social work service delivery. By presenting the research of social work scholars, all experts in specific research areas, the editors clarify the value that social work brings to the larger realm of health... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95
This work presents the first serious attempt to impose rigor on the definition and measurement of quality of life among the elderly. The book uses a conference to develop background but goes well beyond the meeting in terms of depth of reviews of the literature and of integration among the chapters. This book is intended for use by researchers in the... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 158.00
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...