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The Transition from Welfare to Work: Processes, Challenges, and Outcomes

by Sharon Telleen & Judith V. Sayad

This book provides a comprehensive examination of the welfare-to-work initiatives that were undertaken just prior to and following the major reform of United States welfare legislation in 1996. It will familiarize...


Social Work with Groups: Social Justice Through Personal, Community, and Societal Change

by N. Sullivan, L. Mitchell & D. Goodman

The examples you'll find in Social Work with Groups: Social Justice Through Personal, Community, and Societal Change will help you to assist groups to gain a sense of empowerment and create change in their own...


Family Abuse and the Bible: The Scriptural Perspective

by Aimee K Cassiday-Shaw & Harold G Koenig

This unique volume reconciles a Biblical interpretation of marriage with the reality of domestic violence. Designed to raise awareness of abuse issues within the born-again community, Family Abuse and the Bible:...


Clubland UK

by Steven McLaughlin

Clubland UK is a story of violent men and the worlds they inhabit. At the height of the hedonistic '90s rave era, Steven McLaughlin policed some of Blackpool's busiest seafront clubs on chaotic nights, as the...


Autism: The Science of Mental Health

by Steven Hyman

First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor and Francis, an informa company.


Children's Services: Working Together

by Malcolm Hill, George Head & Andrew Lockyer

Children’s Services: Working Together brings together contributions from a number of authors in the field. The book covers policy, theory, research and practice relevant to students and professionals working...


The Reduction of Drug-Related Harm

by E. C. Buning, E. Drucker & A. Matthews

First Published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Group Work Practice in a Troubled Society: Problems and Opportunities

by Roselle Kurland & Robert Salmon

This book presents the wide range and diversity of effective group work practice in today's troubled society. Representing the best in current practice, chapters discuss modern group work and contain rich examples...


Continuing Care Retirement Communities: Political, Social, and Financial Issues

by Ian Morrison, Susana Frisch & Ruth Bennett

Here is the first detailed study of the economic, social, and administrative implications for the establishment of continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs). Leaders in the field of optional living arrangements...


Housing Choices and Well-Being of Older Adults: Proper Fit

by Leon A Pastalan & Benyamin Schwarz

Make housing for the elderly comfortable, efficient, and appropriate to their special needs!Today people are living longer lives than ever before, and elderly people need to live in settings that reflect their...


Financial Management in Human Services

by Marvin D Feit & Peter K Li

Financial Management in Human Services discusses key issues in administering a social service program to help you run your program more efficiently and effectively. You'll find information on issues such as...


Literature, Speech Disorders, and Disability: Talking Normal

by Christopher Eagle

Examining representations of speech disorders in works of literature, this first collection of its kind founds a new multidisciplinary subfield related but not limited to the emerging fields of disability studies...


The Eternal Son

by Cristov?o Tezza & Alison Entrekin

An extraordinary account of a common human drama—the birth and parenting of a disabled child—investigated profoundly by a father who is a gifted writer


Gifts of Time and Money: The Role of Charity in America's Communities

by Arthur C. Brooks

Policymakers, civic leaders, and scholars have increasingly focused their attention over the last decade and a half on the importance of voluntary participation in civil society. What mobilizes giving and volunteering?...


Robert N. Butler, MD: Visionary of Healthy Aging

by Andy Achenbaum

Robert Neil Butler (1927–2010) was a scholar, psychiatrist, and Pulitzer Prize-winning author who revolutionized the way the world thinks about aging. One of the first psychiatrists to engage with older men...


Labor and Capital in the Age of Globalization: The Labor Process and the Changing Nature of Work in the Global Economy

by Berch Berberoglu, Cyrus Bina & Marina A. Adler

This book offers a timely analysis of work and labor processes and how they are rapidly changing under globalization. The contributors explore traditional sectors of the U.S. and world economies-from auto to...


Their Fate Is Our Fate: How Birds Foretell Threats to Our Health and Our World

by Peter Doherty

At the heart of this book by Nobel Prize-winning immunologist and professor Peter Doherty is this striking observation: Birds detect danger to our health and the environment before we do. Following a diverse...


Interdisciplinary Community Development: International Perspectives

by Alice K. Johnson Butterfield & Yossi Korazim-Körösy

Interdisciplinary Community Development: International Perspectives is a unique look at the innovations in interdisciplinary community development around the world. International leaders in geography, public...


Class Counts: Education, Inequality, and the Shrinking Middle Class

by Allan Ornstein

Class counts. Class differences and class warfare have existed since the beginning of western civilization, but the gap in income and wealth between the rich (top 10 percent) and the rest has increased steadily...


In Search of Naunny's Grave: Age, Class, Gender and Ethnicity in an American Family

by Nick Trujillo

Collecting narratives of his grandmother's life, communication researcher NickTrujillo learns how family members use stories to define the family's sense of itself and create collective views on intergenerational...