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  1. 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 1st 1997 by Routledge

  2. 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 1st 1997 by Routledge

  3. 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 17th 1997 by Routledge

  4. 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 24th 1997 by Routledge

  5. Adventures in Senior Living

    Learning How to Make Retirement Meaningful and Enjoyable

    By Harold G Koenig, J Lawrence Driskill

    If retirement is approaching or you've recently retired, Adventures in Senior Living can help you prepare for the opportunities, needs, problems, and challenges that retirement often brings. Through 31 lively and interesting interviews, you learn how other people have found positive and rewarding...

    Published August 19th 1997 by Routledge

  6. Critical Social Welfare Issues

    Tools for Social Work and Health Care Professionals

    Edited by Arthur J Katz, Abraham Lurie, Carlos Vidal

    Critical Social Welfare Issues is a collection of lectures by noted social welfare experts that addresses paramount issues facing society and suggests recommendations for positive change. It is a useful handbook for social workers, psychologists, educators, health professionals, and human service...

    Published August 17th 1997 by Routledge

  7. Divorce and Remarriage

    International Studies

    By Craig Everett

    Divorce and Remarriage brings together for the first time a unique collection of international studies focusing on many aspects of divorce particular to individual cultures. It looks at the implications of divorce on the personal level, as well as on the broader social level, in several different...

    Published August 4th 1997 by Routledge

  8. Inaccuracies in Children's Testimony

    Memory, Suggestibility, or Obedience to Authority?

    By Letitia C Pallone, Jon'A F Meyer

    Inaccuracies in Children’s Testimony combines the literature on obedience to authority with that on suggestibility to create a third literature. This book examines children’s testimony from several perspectives and gives you insightful suggestions for increasing children’s abilities to testify...

    Published June 15th 1997 by Routledge

  9. The Occupational Experience of Residential Child and Youth Care Workers

    Caring and Its Discontents

    By Jerome Beker, Mordecai Arieli

    From open and straightforward accounts of residential care workers, The Occupational Experience of Residential Child and Youth Care Workers shows you how care is handled, not how it should be handled. This book introduces you to a social reality, a sometimes very difficult and challenging social...

    Published June 2nd 1997 by Routledge

  10. Voices From the Field

    Group Work Responds

    By Albert S Alissi, Catherine C Mergins

    Voices From the Field is the book to challenge you from your cozy position of complacency! By simply opening its pages, you will learn about fascinating developments in group work sequences in group care, empowerment groups in action, and a whole spectrum of practice and education-oriented themes...

    Published May 6th 1997 by Routledge