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Social welfare & social services books

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A Critical Approach to Surrogacy Reproductive Desires and Demands by Damien W. (Flinders University, Australia) Riggs, Clemence (The University of Adelaide, Australia) Due A Critical Approach to Surrogacy Reproductive Desires and Demands
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This comprehensive text makes an important contribution to the study of surrogacy by developing a novel theoretical framework through which to understand the broader social contexts as well as individual decisions at play within surrogacy arrangements. Drawing on empirical research...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/09/2017

Human Trafficking and Exploitation Lessons from Europe by Belachew (Management Center Innsbruck, Austria) Gebrewold Human Trafficking and Exploitation Lessons from Europe
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Human trafficking is a serious human rights violation that leads to the gross exploitation of its victims, who are coerced into forced labor and slavery across the globe. As the current migration movement and refugee situation reaches crisis point in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/09/2017

A Critical Approach to Surrogacy Reproductive Desires and Demands by Damien W. (Flinders University, Australia) Riggs, Clemence (The University of Adelaide, Australia) Due A Critical Approach to Surrogacy Reproductive Desires and Demands
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This comprehensive text makes an important contribution to the study of surrogacy by developing a novel theoretical framework through which to understand the broader social contexts as well as individual decisions at play within surrogacy arrangements. Drawing on empirical research...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/09/2017

The Integration of Health and Social Care in the UK Policy and Practice by Deirdre Heenan, Derek Birrell The Integration of Health and Social Care in the UK Policy and Practice
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Closer integration of health and social care with the aim of ending the historic divide between NHS and social services has been the goal of successive governments for decades. The rationale for greater integration has been widely accepted in terms...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/09/2017

Ageing and globalisation by Martin Hyde, Paul Higgs Ageing and globalisation
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This book provides, for the first time, an accessible overview of how population ageing and globalisation - two of the most radical social transformations that have occurred - interact.
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/09/2017

Not for Patching A Strategic Welfare Review by Frank Field, Andrew Forsey Not for Patching A Strategic Welfare Review
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The last great rethink of the welfare system was the Beveridge Report of 1942.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Syria, Press Framing & the Responsibility to Protect by E. Donald Briggs, Walter C. Soderlund, Tom Pierre Najem Syria, Press Framing & the Responsibility to Protect
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The Syrian Civil War has created the worst humanitarian disaster since the end of WWII. Early calls for R2P inspired humanitarian intervention went unheeded. This book examines the role of influential media in the West in framing the conflict, including...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Community Care Social Policy & Ideology by Harry Cowen Community Care Social Policy & Ideology

This book offers a comprehensive evaluation of community care strategies within the context of government social policy, and assesses the recent shifts of political power from Conservative to Labour towards the end of the century. Unlike the majority of texts...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

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Love Never Fails The daily round and common task of caring for my disabled wife by Don Snuggs Love Never Fails The daily round and common task of caring for my disabled wife

Drawing from Don Snugg's previous nursing experience, Love Never Fails offers readers a unique insight into life as a full-time carer for a loved one, the plight of a totally dependant patient and the problematic care industry in the UK...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/09/2017

Modern Social Policy by Michael Sullivan Modern Social Policy

First published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor and Francis, an informa company.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Social Welfare Scottish Perspective by Mono Chakrabarti Social Welfare Scottish Perspective

This title was first published in 2001. This volume, adopting a Scottish perspective, concentrates on welfare issues in the UK. The book acknowledges the fact that the Scottish legislative base has, historically, been different from the rest of the country,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

International Responses to Traumatic Stress Humanitarian, Human Rights, Justice, Peace, and Development Contributions, Collaborative Actions, and Future Initiatives by Yael Danieli, Lars Weisaeth International Responses to Traumatic Stress Humanitarian, Human Rights, Justice, Peace, and Development Contributions, Collaborative Actions, and Future Initiatives
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International Responses to Traumatic Stress asks pertinent questions as the United Nations observes its 50th Anniversary. It focuses on the effects of traumatic stress which accompany personal and collective disasters. In an overcrowded world, recent catastrophes, natural as well as...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/10/2017

Reframing global social policy Social investment for sustainable and inclusive growth by Christopher Deeming Reframing global social policy Social investment for sustainable and inclusive growth

Christopher Deeming and Paul Smyth, together with internationally renowned contributors, illustrate how the merging of the `social investment' and `inclusive growth and development' agendas, together with the environmental imperative of `sustainability', is forging an important new social policy framework and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

Payment by results and social impact bonds Outcome-based payment systems in the UK and US by Kevin Albertson, Chris Fox, Jung Hyun Choi, Jessica LaBarbera Payment by results and social impact bonds Outcome-based payment systems in the UK and US
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As public services budgets are cut, the `Payment by Results' (or Pay for Success) model has become a popular choice in public sector commissioning. Social Impact Bonds are a variant of Payment by Results also promoted by proponents of social...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

Capability-promoting policies Enhancing individual and social development by Hans-Uwe Otto Capability-promoting policies Enhancing individual and social development

How can unjust societies be overcome with a better distribution of opportunities to flourish? How can human development be revitalized in countries where social welfare is being questioned? In short, how can human development be fostered in practice? These are...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/11/2017

Poverty Among Older People and Pensions Policy in the EU by Dr Asghar Zaidi Poverty Among Older People and Pensions Policy in the EU

Based on research work financed by the European Commission, under their programme of Community Action to Combat Social Exclusion, this book offers a picture of the state of later-life poverty across the 25 member states of the European Union. This...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2017

Understanding the Policy Process Analysing Welfare Policy and Practice by John Hudson, Stuart Lowe, Dan Horsfall Understanding the Policy Process Analysing Welfare Policy and Practice
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Using core concepts of policy analysis Understanding the policy process builds up a full explanation of social policy change that can be applied to any aspect of welfare policy, public and social policy. This second edition of the book updates...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2017

Innovative Social Services in Europe What are social innovations and how do they emerge?Based on European practice projects by Andreas Langer, Johannes Eurich, Tom Kenter, Simon Guntner Innovative Social Services in Europe What are social innovations and how do they emerge?Based on European practice projects
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The question of the sustainability of different European welfare states is currently in discussion. There is a strong need for new innovative ideas that can preserve or even increase the capability of social services. Considering this, one of the core...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/12/2017

Other books in this genre

Mixed Economies Welfare by Norman Johnson Mixed Economies Welfare

This book explains the changes that have occurred in welfare states since the early 1970s and considers some of the policy dilemmas that have arisen. Each of the chapters begins with an introduction to set the scene, followed by an...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

Welfare State Capitalst Society by Ramesh Mishra Welfare State Capitalst Society

First published in 1991. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor and Francis, an informa company.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

A Social Revolution Politics and the Welfare State in Iran by Kevan Harris A Social Revolution Politics and the Welfare State in Iran

For decades, political observers and pundits have characterized the Islamic Republic of Iran as an ideologically rigid state on the verge of collapse, exclusively connected to a narrow social base. In this book, the author demonstrates how they are wrong.
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/08/2017

A Social Revolution Politics and the Welfare State in Iran by Kevan Harris A Social Revolution Politics and the Welfare State in Iran

For decades, political observers and pundits have characterized the Islamic Republic of Iran as an ideologically rigid state on the verge of collapse, exclusively connected to a narrow social base. In this book, the author demonstrates how they are wrong.
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/08/2017

Combatting Poverty Quebec's Pursuit of a Distinctive Welfare State by Axel van den Berg, Charles Plante, Hicham Raiq, Christine Proulx Combatting Poverty Quebec's Pursuit of a Distinctive Welfare State
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Combatting Poverty critically analyses the growing divergence between Quebec and other large Canadian provinces in terms of social and labour market policies and their outcomes over the past several decades.
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/08/2017

Evaluation and Governing in the 21st Century Disciplinary Measures, Transformative Possibilities by Deirdre Niamh Duffy Evaluation and Governing in the 21st Century Disciplinary Measures, Transformative Possibilities

This book interrogates the role played by evaluation in 21st century governing. Using youth work in the UK as a case study, it challenges the narrative of evidence-based policy-making, arguing instead that evaluation research is used to discipline and control....
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/07/2017

The Other Welfare Supplemental Security Income and U.S. Social Policy by Edward D. Berkowitz, Larry W. DeWitt The Other Welfare Supplemental Security Income and U.S. Social Policy
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Format: Paperback - Released: 14/07/2017

The Affordable Care Act and Integrated Behavioural Health Care Meeting the Health and Behavioral Health Needs of a Diverse Society by Francis K. O. Yuen The Affordable Care Act and Integrated Behavioural Health Care Meeting the Health and Behavioral Health Needs of a Diverse Society

This book provides a scholarly discussion of arguably the most important advance in U.S. public health services since Medicare 50 years ago - how the Federal program known as the Patient Care and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA) or...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/07/2017

Hungry Britain The rise of food charity by Hannah Lambie-Mumford Hungry Britain The rise of food charity

Drawing on empirical research with the UK's two largest Food Banks, this book explores the prolific rise of food charity over the last 15 years and its implications for overcoming food insecurity.
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/07/2017

CACHE Technical Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care by Maria Ferreiro Peteiro, Elizabeth Rasheed, Linda Wyatt, Pete Wedlake CACHE Technical Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care
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Master the essay-writing skills and concepts required to succeed in the Level 3 Extended Diploma with this CACHE-endorsed textbook.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/06/2017

BTEC Tech Award Health and Social Care Student Book by Brenda Baker, Colette Burgess, Elizabeth Haworth BTEC Tech Award Health and Social Care Student Book
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Written by an expert author team of BTEC teachers and professions, this Student Book includes:
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/06/2017

Behavioral Science & Policy by Behavioral Science & Policy

The success of nearly all public- and private- sector policies hinges on the behavior of individuals, groups, and organizations. Today, such behaviors are better understood than ever, thanks to a growing body of practical behavioral science research. However, policymakers often...
Format: eBook - Released: 27/06/2017

Social Policy in an Era of Global Competition Comparative, International and Local Perspectives by Dan Horsfall Social Policy in an Era of Global Competition Comparative, International and Local Perspectives

Providing a new cross-national and international narrative on how global competition has reshaped welfare states this book captures the complexity of social policy reform process that have taken place over the past 25 years.
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/06/2017

Trial of Kermit Gosnell by Cheryl Sullenger Trial of Kermit Gosnell

When police raided the Women's Medical Society, they thought that they were putting an end to a pill mill that was the largest supplier of illicit prescription painkillers in Philadelphia. But once inside, police made the grisly discovery that Kermit...
Format: eBook - Released: 21/06/2017

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