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  • Ambient Assisted Livingby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 159.00

    Presenting fresh technology that facilitates the independent living of those with special needs, this collection of papers from the Ambient Assisted Living II conference also addresses micro- and macroeconomic factors and discusses ethical and legal issues. more...

  • Soziale Gerontologie in gesellschaftlicher Verantwortungby

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 49.99

    Das Schreckensszenario der alternden Gesellschaft hat bis vor kurzem die öffentliche Debatte geprägt. Nun hat sich der Wind gedreht. Der demografische Wandel wird nicht mehr nur als Risiko, sondern vermehrt als Chance begriffen. Im vorliegenden Band werden die Herausforderungen einer alternden Gesellschaft und deren sozial-politische Bearbeitung aus... more...

  • Aging in European Societiesby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 179.00

    The aging of populations is one of the major economic and social developments shaping the 21st century. This timely book aims to integrate our understanding of the changing meanings, representations, and experiences of aging and the key factors shaping them. more...

  • Der Umgang mit Behinderungby Bernd Ahrbeck; J. Peter Brenner

    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...

  • Being with Older Peopleby Eleanor Anderson; Glenda Fredman; Joshua Stott

    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...

  • Handbuch Soziale Arbeit und Alterby Kirsten Aner; Ute Karl

    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...

  • Intimate Violence Across the Lifespanby Tova Band-Winterstein; Zvi Eisikovits

    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...

  • International Perspectives on State and Family Support for the Elderlyby Scott Bass; Jill Norton; Robert Morris *Deceased*

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 65.00

    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...

  • Senior Centersby Beverly Beisgen; Marilyn Kraitchman

    Springer Publishing Company 2002; US$ 85.00

    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, and... more...

  • Handbook of Social Work in Health and Agingby Barbara Berkman

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 89.99

    Presents research on social work with older people. This handbook provides knowledge and resources to equip social workers to care for an aging population. more...