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  • Spiritual Diversity in Social Work Practiceby Edward R. Canda; Leola Dyrud Furman

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 59.99

    Many of the people served by social workers draw upon spirituality, by whatever names they call it, to help them thrive, to succeed at challenges, and to infuse their resources and relationships with meaning beyond mere survival value. This revised and expanded edition of a classic provides a comprehensive framework of values, knowledge, skills, and... more...

  • Emergency Managementby Claire B. Rubin

    CRC Press 2012; US$ 50.95

    Following in the footsteps of its popular predecessor, the second edition of Emergency Management: The American Experience 1900–2010 provides the background needed to understand the key political and policy underpinnings of emergency management, exploring how major "focusing events" have shaped the development of emergency management. It builds... more...

  • The Right to Social Security and National Developmentby Peter Townsend

    International Labour Office 2007; US$ 5.00

    Traces the historical experience in developed and developing countries of putting into practice rights to social security, including social insurance, and an adequate standard of living. Outlines three distinct forms of models for welfare states: the Nordic or Social Democratic model (Scandinavia), the Corporatist model (Germany), and the Liberal or... more...

  • The Role of Social Health Protection in Reducing Povertyby Maria-Pia Waelkens; Werner Soors; Bart Criel

    International Labour Office 2005; US$ 5.00

    Concentrates on sub-Saharan Africa and more particularly on its large majority of poor people working in the informal economy. Examines the evidence that supports the commonly accepted hypothesis that social health protection contributes to poverty reduction and economic growth. more...

  • Cutting It Outby Samuel G. Blythe

    The Floating Press 1911; US$ 5.95 US$ 5.18

    FIRST off, let me state the object of the meeting: This is to be a record of sundry experiences centering round a stern resolve to get on the waterwagon and a sterner attempt to stay there. It is an entirely personal narrative of a strictly personal set of circumstances. It is not a temperance lecture, or a temperance tract, or a chunk of advice, or... more...

  • Alcoholby David Triggle

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 41.94

    Although drinking alcoholic beverages is legal for those 21 years and older in the United States, alcohol is a dangerous drug when misused or abused by those of any age. One of the most commonly used drugs among teens and adults, alcohol affects areas of the brain that influence pleasure, impulses, and coordination. Though moderate, social use of alcohol... more...

  • Interpreting the Prohibition Era at Museums and Historic Sitesby Jason S. Lantzer

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 34.00

    Interpreting the Prohibition Era at Museums and Historic Sites chronicles the rise and fall of one of the greatest attempted reforms in American history. This captivating guide will help museum and history professionals explain the history of prohibition, its repeal, and its legacies. more...

  • Supporting the Private Sector and Social Partners in Response to Conflicts and Natural Disastersby International Labour Office

    International Labour Office 2005; US$ 5.00

    Focuses on ways of coping with socio-economic and employment challenges of responding to crises arising from natural disaster, man-made catastrophe, or war. Reports on best practices and new avenues for crisis response and early warning, with examples from 14 developing countries around the world. more...

  • Alcoholby Heather Lehr Wagner

    Infobase Publishing 2003; US$ 36.00

    Drugs are everywhere--on our streets, in our homes, and in our schools--but straight facts about drugs are not. Drugs: The Straight Facts fills this void with candid discussions that emphasize a historical and scientific approach to learning about drugs, their use, and their effect on the user's health. Learn about alcohol's effects on the... more...

  • Disaster Responseby Fred C. Pampel

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 54.00

    It is impossible to ignore the relentless media reports of various human-made and natural disasters and the constant threats they pose to our society. Beyond the news headlines, recent disasters have prompted the restructuring of the U.S. government, namely the formation of the Department of Homeland Security and the reorganization of the Federal Emergency... more...