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  • Far From the Treeby Andrew Solomon

    Scribner 2012; US$ 15.99

    From the National Book Award–winning author of The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression comes a monumental new work, a decade in the writing, about family. In Far from the Tree, Andrew Solomon tells the stories of parents who not only learn to deal with their exceptional children but also find profound meaning in doing so. Solomon’s startling... more...

  • Effective Social Work with Children and Familiesby Peter Unwin; Rachel Hogg

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 34.00

    Covering a core topic on the curriculum, this book provides students with the key knowledge and skills that they need for practice and is fully up-to-date, incorporating the findings of the Munro Report (2011). more...

  • Child Healthby Alice A. Kuo; Ryan J. Coller; Sarah Stewart-Brown; Mitch Blair

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 37.99

    Child Health: A Population Perspective examines both the history of child health and the three dynamics that most define it: the principles and dynamics between children, families, and communities; social determinants of health; and life course health development. With both theoretical grounding and illustrative case studies, this book provides a... more...

  • Hard America, Soft Americaby Michael Barone

    The Crown Publishing Group 2004; US$ 12.00

    A peculiar feature of our country today, says Michael Barone, is that we seem to produce incompetent eighteen-year-olds but remarkably competent thirty-year-olds. Indeed, American students lag behind their peers in other nations, but America remains on the leading edge economically, scientifically, technologically, and militarily. The reason for... more...

  • From Poor Law to Welfare State, 6th Editionby Walter I. Trattner

    Free Press 2007; US$ 14.99

    Over twenty-five years and through five editions, Walter I. Trattner's From Poor Law to Welfare State has served as the standard text on the history of welfare policy in the United States. The only comprehensive account of American social welfare history from the colonial era to the present, the new sixth edition has been updated to include the latest... more...

  • Happiness Around the Worldby Carol Graham

    OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 13.99

    The book reviews the theory and concepts of happiness, explaining how these concepts underpin a line of research which is both an attempt to understand the determinants of happiness and a tool for understanding the effects of a host of phenomena on human well being. more...

  • Cultiver La Paixby Daniel Buckles

    International Development Research Centre 2001; US$ 30.00

    Depuis bien longtemps, les ressources naturelles — comme les terres, l’eau et les forêts — sont à l’origine de nombreux conflits à travers le monde. Qu’il s’agisse d’un différend entre des agriculteurs et des éleveurs d’une région ou d’un conflit international concernant des ressources partagées, partout dans le monde, les gens se disputent les ressources... more...

  • Creditor Reporting Systemby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 63.00

    This report examines data on aid for Basic Social Services (BSS) over the past decade 1995-2004. It has been prepared by the Secretariat of the Development Assistance Committee (DAC) in collaboration with the UNICEF Innocenti Centre.  It contributes to a wider DAC/UNICEF joint study on International support for realising children’s rights through... more...

  • Pathologie is een veeleisende dame van grote schoonheidby Sandrine Florquin

    Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 10.50

    Jaarlijks worden in Europa ongeveer 20.000 nieuwe patiënten afhankelijk van nierfunctievervangende behandeling (behandeling die de functie van zieke nieren overneemt, zoals transplantatie of hemodialyse). Door de vergrijzing en de wereldwijde diabetesepidemie stijgt het aantal mensen met nierproblemen snel. Er is dus dringende behoefte aan verder onderzoek... more...