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  • Frauenhäuser versus Gewaltschutzgesetzby Anja Kipp

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 31.05

    Menschen wollen ein Leben ohne Gewalt. Trotzdem wird: "das 20. Jahrhundert in die Geschichte als ein Jahrhundert der Gewalt eingehen", sagte Nelson Mandela im Vorwort zum "Weltbericht Gewalt und Gesundheit". Jede Form von Gewalt verletzt die Integrität eines Menschen. Jede vierte Frau in Deutschland ist, laut einer Menschenrechtsorganisation von... more...

  • Das Dienstfräulein auf dem Bahnhofby Astrid Mignon Kirchhof

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2012; US$ 39.19

    <P>Am 1. Oktober 1894 nahmen die ersten evangelischen Bahnhofsmissionarinnen am Berliner Bahnhof Friedrichstraße ihre Arbeit auf und leisteten Orientierungshilfe für die massenhaft Stellung suchenden Frauen, die in die deutsche Hauptstadt einwanderten. In die städtische Öffentlichkeit traten Frauen jedoch nicht nur durch ihr wohlfahrtspolitisches... more...

  • The Female Bodyby Ingrid Moeslein-Teising; Frances Thomson-Salo

    Karnac Books 2013; US$ 26.95

    This book gathers together a number of cutting edge contributions about the female body, inside and out, from a large group of psychoanalysts who are at the forefront of new thinking about issues of femininity, the female body, sex and gender. It explores the female body in art, in pregnancy and motherhood, in sexuality and in the life-cycle, and finally... more...

  • Volkskrankheit Depression: Kann Sport Medikamente ersetzen?by Viola Wellsow

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 18.65

    Laut Weltgesundheitsorganisation (WHO) zählen Depressionen zu den häufigsten und hinsichtlich ihrer Schwere am meisten unterschätzten, psychischen Erkrankungen unserer Zeit. Nach Angaben der WHO leiden weltweit ca. 340 Millionen Menschen an depressiven Störungen. In Deutschland liegt die Rate der derzeit Erkrankten laut des 'Kompetenznetzwerks Depressionen/Suizidalität'... more...

  • The Politics of Public Housingby Rhonda Williams

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 18.99

    Black women have traditionally represented the canvas on which many debates about poverty and welfare have been drawn. For a quarter century after the publication of the notorious Moynihan report, poor black women were tarred with the same brush: "ghetto moms" or "welfare queens" living off the state, with little ambition or hope of an independent... more...

  • Social Work Practice and the Lawby Lyn Slater; Kara Finck

    Springer Publishing Company 2011; US$ 75.00

    "This is the first book to give social workers the tools to understand their clients' legal needs and rights and to address them collaboratively and effectively. Lyn Slater and Kara Finck ground their text in a comprehensive grasp of the legal system and the inequities of race, class, and gender that shape clients' experiences. Social... more...

  • Building on Women's Strengthsby K. Jean Peterson; Alice A. Lieberman

    Haworth Press 2001; US$ 49.95

    This groundbreaking book explores the ways a woman-centered worldview can transform social policy, social services, and direct practice. Updated to honor the memory of Liane V. Davis, who died in 1995, this new edition of Building on Women's Strengths offers updated information and new chapters on women who have been incarcerated, women on welfare... more...

  • Faces of Povertyby Jill Duerr Berrick

    Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 24.99

    This study aims to dispel the misconceptions and myths about welfare and the welfare population that have clouded the true picture of poverty in America. It offers insights into each of the reforms under consideration and demonstrates their implications for poor women and children. more...

  • Shelters for Battered Women and Their Childrenby Albert L. Shoestack

    Charles C Thomas 2000; US$ 44.95

    Having made enormous strides since the first shelters for battered women opened in the 1970s, these institutions are still planned and operated according to local needs, regulations, and resources. There are, however, a number of universal standards, or guidelines for shelter planners, boards, staffs and volunteers. The author has interviewed a number... more...

  • Women and Poverty in 21st Century Americaby Paula vW. Dáil

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 45.00

    Despite an overhaul in the 1990s, the American welfare system remains with a business model focused on the bottom line. Crafted by male-dominated legislative bodies whose members most likely never had to choose between paying the rent or feeding their kids, established policies primarily protect the popular programs that ensure politicians' re-election.... more...