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  1. School Experiences of Gay and Lesbian Youth

    The Invisible Minority

    By Mary B Harris

    School Experiences of Gay and Lesbian Youth: The Invisible Minority shows teachers, youth advocates, administrators, and academic researchers how to embrace the needs of sexual minority students. Through research and case studies, this book explains the ways in which schools are failing the...

    Published February 1st 1998 by Routledge

  2. Tales from Family Therapy

    Life-Changing Clinical Experiences

    By Thorana S Nelson, Terry S Trepper, Frank N Thomas

    You often see books on theoretical approaches and new interventions in therapy, but you rarely, if ever, find a book where therapists discuss their personal reactions to and views of the therapy they offer. In this amazing volume, Tales from Family Therapy: Life-Changing Clinical Experiences,...

    Published January 6th 1998 by Routledge

  3. Mental Health Practice in Geriatric Health Care Settings

    By T.L. Brink, Peter A Lichtenberg

    Mental Health Practice in Geriatric Health Care Settings emphasizes the major research and clinical findings realized in five years of research on mental health issues in older urban medical patients, many of whom represent minority groups. Chapters cover the high comorbidity of health and mental...

    Published December 29th 1997 by Routledge

  4. Human Services Integration

    By Michael J Austin

    Addressing the multiple meanings of service integration, Human Services Integration analyzes how motivations and expectations for social service integration differ significantly among different players in the service system. In a period of major budget cutbacks and welfare reform, however, it is...

    Published December 22nd 1997 by Routledge

  5. Foundations of Social Work Practice with Lesbian and Gay Persons

    By Gerald P Mallon

    Focusing on the pragmatic aspects of social work with gay and lesbian persons, this book offers a knowledge base of practice that will better prepare students and practitioners for working more competently and effectively with lesbians and gay men. Written by scholars and practitioners in the...

    Published December 18th 1997 by Routledge

  6. Stepfamilies

    History, Research, and Policy

    By Marvin B Sussman

    Stepfamilies: History, Research, and Policy examines language use, laws, cultural stereotypes, media images, and social policies and practices to create an understanding of how predominant views about stepfamilies and stepfamily members are constructed within society. As the rates of divorce and...

    Published December 10th 1997 by Routledge

  7. Youth, The 'Underclass' and Social Exclusion

    Edited by Robert Macdonald

    The idea that Britain, the US and other western societies are witnessing the rise of an underclass of people at the bottom of the social heap, structurally and culturally distinct from traditional patterns of `decent' working-class life, has become increasingly popular in the 1990s. Anti-work,...

    Published October 2nd 1997 by Routledge

  8. International Perspectives on Social Work in Health Care

    Past, Present, and Future

    By Gail K Auslander

    In the new health care environment, social workers are being called upon to act as case managers, coordinators, evaluators, therapists, and researchers. International Perspectives on Social Work in Health Care brings together academics and practitioners to discuss what managed care, cost...

    Published October 2nd 1997 by Routledge

  9. Towards a Classless Society?

    Edited by Helen Jones

    An alternative to the right-wing paradigm which has hijacked discussions of class, this book focuses on the specific ways in which class inequalities manifest themselves in Britain and exposes the hollowness if politicians' rhetoric over the classless society....

    Published September 18th 1997 by Routledge

  10. Long-Term Care

    Federal, State, and Private Options for the Future

    By Marvin D Feit, Michael T Flannery, Raymond C O'Brien

    As we age, many of us will face the responsibility of providing long-term care either for ourselves or for other loved ones, and we can no longer take for granted that the government will pay for our health care costs if and when we cannot. Long-Term Care gives you a no-nonsense look at the...

    Published August 25th 1997 by Routledge