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Social services & welfare, criminology

See below for a selection of the latest books from Social services & welfare, criminology category. Presented with a red border are the Social services & welfare, criminology books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Social services & welfare, criminology books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

The Customer Revolution in Healthcare: Delivering Kinder, Smarter, Affordable Care for All

The Customer Revolution in Healthcare: Delivering Kinder, Smarter, Affordable Care for All

Author: David Johnson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/10/2019

Customer-centric, market-driven solutions for fixing America's broken healthcare system-from one of the industry's most innovative thought leaders. Healthcare accounts for one-fifth of the U.S. economy. Everyone agrees that our current system is broken and needs repair. It must cost less, tackle chronic disease, and shift resources away from acute and specialty treatments into care management, behavioral health, and health promotion. The issue isn't what to do. It's how to do it. The answers lie in customer-driven reform, enlightened governmental regulation, and full-risk payment models that reward quality outcomes, service excellence, and efficient operations. Customers are demanding more value. In response, enlightened health companies are reconfiguring business models to deliver appropriate, accessible, holistic, reliable, and affordable care. According to this new model, caregivers inform and engage patients; payers reward health companies that deliver great outcomes and great service at competitive prices; health plans strive to keep their members as healthy as possible; investors fund innovative companies whose products and services delight customers; health companies employ liberating technologies that enhance system-wide access, fairness, safety, compassion, and affordability. In The Customer Revolution in Healthcare, top healthcare consultant and strategist David W. Johnson explains how aligning economic incentives with patient needs will deliver better outcomes at lower costs with superior customer service. The market will be won by disruptive, bottom-up, and customer-centric competitors who will deliver kinder, smarter, and cheaper care-to all.

China's Commercial Sexscapes Rethinking Intimacy, Masculinity, and Criminal Justice

China's Commercial Sexscapes Rethinking Intimacy, Masculinity, and Criminal Justice

Author: Eileen Yuk-ha Tsang Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/10/2019

Exploring the experiences of both male clients and female sex workers, China's Commercial Sexscapes expands upon the complex dynamics of sex worker and client relationships, and places them within the wider implications of expanding globalization and capitalism. The purchasing of commercial sex by single, young-adult males is increasingly viewed as a socially acceptable way for men to pay for the opportunity to perform and experience heteronormative masculinity. Investigating human rights, social policy, and the criminal justice system in China, China's Commercial Sexscapes applies the concept of edgework in Dongguan, the most explicit, complicated, and multidimensional setting, to study how men and women interact within the changing global economy after the global financial crisis in China.

A Very Capitalist Condition A History and Politics of Disability

A Very Capitalist Condition A History and Politics of Disability

Author: Roddy Slorach Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/09/2019

Hadzic's Textbook of Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Management: Self-Assessment and Review

Hadzic's Textbook of Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Management: Self-Assessment and Review

Author: Admir Hadzic Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/09/2019

Questions and answers for thorough understanding of the latest advances in regional anesthesia and pain management Regional anesthesia and acute pain management protocols are rapidly changing. The introduction of ultrasound in international pain management and regional anesthesia has resulted in significant changes in the practice, management, protocols, techniques applications, and their effects on patient safety and efficacy. This evolution of the practice and expansion of new knowledge demands a reliable, up-to-date resource designed to assess understanding of this ever-changing subspecialty. Hadzic's Textbook of Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Management Self-Assessment and Review is designed to do just that. Filling a gap in the medical literature This innovative review is the first question-and-answer book that focuses on the subspecialty of regional anesthesia and acute pain management and point-of-care ultrasound-guided interventional analgesia and anesthesia. In creating this book, the contributors have selected an international team of opinion leaders and paired them with senior anesthesiology residents to prepare the most pertinent questions and provide the best answers to them. Formatted for Efficiency Each of the 75 chapters consists of multiple-choice questions, answers and explanations, suggested readings, and references. Answers to the questions are derived from the NYSORA's prestigious textbooks, which are the gold standard educational material in universities worldwide. An Essential Resource Hadzic's Textbook of Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Management Self-Assessment and Review will prove valuable to anesthesiology students and to fellows in regional anesthesiology, as well as applicants for the diploma in regional anesthesia.

China's Commercial Sexscapes Rethinking Intimacy, Masculinity, and Criminal Justice

China's Commercial Sexscapes Rethinking Intimacy, Masculinity, and Criminal Justice

Author: Eileen Yuk-ha Tsang Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/09/2019

Exploring the experiences of both male clients and female sex workers, China's Commercial Sexscapes expands upon the complex dynamics of sex worker and client relationships, and places them within the wider implications of expanding globalization and capitalism. The purchasing of commercial sex by single, young-adult males is increasingly viewed as a socially acceptable way for men to pay for the opportunity to perform and experience heteronormative masculinity. Investigating human rights, social policy, and the criminal justice system in China, China's Commercial Sexscapes applies the concept of edgework in Dongguan, the most explicit, complicated, and multidimensional setting, to study how men and women interact within the changing global economy after the global financial crisis in China.

The Fruit Of All My Grief

The Fruit Of All My Grief

Author: J. Malcolm Garcia Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/09/2019

Punished for Aging Vulnerability, Rights, and Access to Justice in Canadian Penitentiaries

Punished for Aging Vulnerability, Rights, and Access to Justice in Canadian Penitentiaries

Author: Adeline Iftene Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/08/2019

Built around the experiences of older prisoners, Punished for Aging looks at the challenges individuals face in Canadian penitentiaries and their struggles for justice. Through firsthand accounts and quantitative data drawn from extensive interviews, this book brings forward the experiences of federally incarcerated people living their golden years behind bars. These experiences show the limited ability of the system to respond to heightened needs, while also raising questions about how international and national laws and policies are applied, and why they fail to ensure the safety and well-being of incarcerated individuals. In so doing, Adelina Iftene explores the shortcomings of institutional processes, prison-monitoring mechanisms, and legal remedies available in courts and tribunals, which leave prisoners vulnerable to rights abuses. Some of the problems addressed in this book are not new; however, the demographic shift and the increase in people dying in prisons after long, inadequately addressed illnesses, with few release options, adds a renewed sense of urgency to reform. Working from the interview data, contextualized by participants' lived experiences, and building on previous work, Iftene seeks solutions for such reform, hich would constitute a significant step forward not only in protecting older prisoners, but in consolidating the status of incarcerated individuals as holders of substantive rights.

Punished for Aging Vulnerability, Rights, and Access to Justice in Canadian Penitentiaries

Punished for Aging Vulnerability, Rights, and Access to Justice in Canadian Penitentiaries

Author: Adeline Iftene Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/08/2019

Built around the experiences of older prisoners, Punished for Aging looks at the challenges individuals face in Canadian penitentiaries and their struggles for justice. Through firsthand accounts and quantitative data drawn from extensive interviews, this book brings forward the experiences of federally incarcerated people living their golden years behind bars. These experiences show the limited ability of the system to respond to heightened needs, while also raising questions about how international and national laws and policies are applied, and why they fail to ensure the safety and well-being of incarcerated individuals. In so doing, Adelina Iftene explores the shortcomings of institutional processes, prison-monitoring mechanisms, and legal remedies available in courts and tribunals, which leave prisoners vulnerable to rights abuses. Some of the problems addressed in this book are not new; however, the demographic shift and the increase in people dying in prisons after long, inadequately addressed illnesses, with few release options, adds a renewed sense of urgency to reform. Working from the interview data, contextualized by participants' lived experiences, and building on previous work, Iftene seeks solutions for such reform, hich would constitute a significant step forward not only in protecting older prisoners, but in consolidating the status of incarcerated individuals as holders of substantive rights.

You Have The Right To Remain Fat

You Have The Right To Remain Fat

Author: Virgie Tovar Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/06/2019

Care Work Dreaming Disability Justice

Care Work Dreaming Disability Justice

Author: Leah Lakshmi Piepznia-Samarasinha Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/06/2019