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  • Blind Children in Family and Communityby Marietta B. Spencer

    University of Minnesota Press 1960; US$ 67.50


  • Social Workby Mark E F Lymbery; Karen Postle

    SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 40.00

    'This engaging and stimulating book is well placed to become a key text in many student social workers' redaing lists' - Journal of Interprofessional Care `[An] excellent book, abounding with conceptual insights, bursting with research and evidence-based reasoning, and pretty comprehensive in the spread of topics. [It] contains plenty of though-provoking... more...

  • Innovation in Strategic Philanthropyby Helmut K. Anheier; Adele Simmons; David Winder

    Springer US 2007; US$ 138.06

    Philanthropy has been around for thousands of years but the study of philanthropic organizations and their role in a civil society is still recent. Most of the research focuses on organizations and institutions in developed market economies, in particular the United States. But in looking at other areas such as the global south and central and eastern... more...

  • Reclaiming Social Workby Iain Ferguson

    SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 47.00

    Reclaiming Social Work is a thought-provoking and innovative book which examines how social work's commitment to social justice has been deepened and enriched by its contact with wider social movements. It explores the tensions between social work values and a market-driven agenda, and locates new resources of hope for the social work profession... more...

  • Reforming the Bismarckian Welfare Systemsby Bruno Palier; Claude Martin

    Wiley 2009; US$ 35.95 US$ 32.36

    Gathering among the best European specialists of welfare state comparisons, this book organises comprehensive and up to date information on European welfare state reforms in an analytical framework which allows a new approach to social policy changes. Demonstrates that, contrary to the common view, 'Bismarckian' welfare states have changed significantly... more...

  • The Signs of Language Revisitedby Karen Emmorey; Harlan L. Lane

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    The burgeoning of research on signed language during the last two decades has had a major influence on several disciplines concerned with mind and language, including linguistics, neuroscience, cognitive psychology, child language acquisition, sociolinguistics, bilingualism, and deaf education. The genealogy of this research can be traced to a remarkable... more...

  • Social Policy Review, 21by Kirstein Rummery; Ian Greener; Chris Holden

    Policy Press 2009; US$ 99.00

    Social Policy Review provides students, academics and all those interested in welfare issues with critical analyses of progress and change in areas of major interest during the past year. This year the Review takes the opportunity of the 60th anniversary of the key legislation founding the welfare state in the UK to provide a comprehensive overview... more...

  • Social Policy Review, 15by Catherine Bochel; Nick Ellison; Martin Powell

    Policy Press 2003; US$ 99.00

    Social Policy Review 15 continues the tradition of providing a different style and approach to policy issues from that found in most academic journals and books. This volume combines issues such as globalization, Europe and pensions with examination of the current and historical contexts of social policy. more...

  • Evaluating New Labour's Welfare Reformsby Martin Powell

    Policy Press 2002; US$ 36.95

    Highly topical and written by one of the leading academic authorities in the field, Evaluating New Labour's welfare reforms builds on the analysis of bestselling 'New Labour, New Welfare State?' (The Policy Press, 1999) to examine the Government's welfare policies to the end of its first term. It moves beyond a descriptive account to... more...

  • Social Youth Entrepreneurship: The Potential for Youth and Community Transformationby Melvin Delgado

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 85.00

    Youth policies in the United States-especially for economically and socially disadvantaged children-are often characterized as fragmented, inadequate, antiquated, misguided, and, at worst, negligent or even harmful. The primary systems mandated to serve youth often coexist as if in parallel universes, often at odds with each other regarding goals,... more...