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  1. The Anthropology of Welfare

    Edited by Iain Edgar, Andrew Russell

    The Anthropology of Welfare provides an overview of what anthropology has to offer welfare studies and vice-versa. Case studies from anthropologists in the field, examine different branches of welfare and community care, for example: * Maternity services * Children with learning difficulties *...

    Published June 4th 1998 by Routledge

  2. Welfare: Needs, Rights and Risks

    Edited by Mary Langan

    Series: Social Policy: Welfare, Power and Diversity

    Welfare: Needs, Rights and Risks addresses the question of how people get access to social welfare in the UK today. It explores the public, political and professional definitions, constructions and conflicts about who should receive social welfare and under what conditions. In a period during which...

    Published May 7th 1998 by Routledge

  3. After Stroke

    Enhancing Quality of Life

    By Wallace Sife

    After Stroke: Enhancing Quality of Life brings together an extraordinary selection of advice, practical survivor techniques, information about resources, and personal stories of triumph. It is designed to help those who have experienced a stroke attain the highest quality of life possible, under...

    Published May 5th 1998 by Routledge

  4. Managing Residential Care

    By John Burton

    Managing Residential Care puts forward suggestions for improving the development of residential care through better management. Extended examples and realistic case studies throughout demonstrate how managers can succeed and how sometimes the powerful forces of mismanagement can obstruct them....

    Published April 2nd 1998 by Routledge

  5. Boarding Schools at the Crossroads of Change

    The Influence of Residential Education Institutions on National and Societal Development

    By Jerome Beker, Yitzhak Kashti

    Boarding Schools at the Crossroads of Change: The Influence of Residential Education Institutions on National and Societal Development is an essential, applicable historical reference for anyone interested in positively molding the social future of the world’s troubled youth. Guided by its...

    Published March 16th 1998 by Routledge

  6. HIV and Social Work

    A Practitioner's Guide

    By R Dennis Shelby, David M Aronstein, Bruce J Thompson

    As HIV/AIDS continue to plague societies around the world, more and more social workers encounter HIV-infected individuals and their families and friends who are searching for help and support. In HIV and Social Work: A Practitioner's Guide, experienced social workers share their practice wisdom,...

    Published March 1st 1998 by Routledge

  7. Wednesday's Child

    Research into Women's Experience of Neglect and Abuse in Childhood and Adult Depression

    By Antonia Bifulco, Patricia Moran

    As many as one in four women have suffered severe neglect or abuse in childhood. This doubles the likelihood of their suffering clinical depression in adult life. Based on twenty years of systematic research,Wednesday's Child examines why neglect and abuse occur and demonstrates how such negative...

    Published February 5th 1998 by Routledge

  8. Embodying the Social

    Constructions of Difference

    Edited by Esther Saraga

    Series: Social Policy: Welfare, Power and Diversity

    This book opens the series with a consideration of the social construction of social difference. Taking the body as the point of departure, it deals with the processes through which social problems and social inequalities are constructed. In particular, it examines the shifting ways in which our...

    Published February 5th 1998 by Routledge

  9. Using Books in Clinical Social Work Practice

    A Guide to Bibliotherapy

    By Jean A Pardeck

    Using Books in Clinical Social Work Practice: A Guide to Bibliotherapy introduces clinical social workers and other helping professionals to bibliotherapy, an innovative approach to helping individuals deal with psychological, social, and developmental problems. Literally meaning “treatment...

    Published February 1st 1998 by Routledge

  10. 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