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  1. The Transition from Welfare to Work

    Processes, Challenges, and Outcomes

    By Sharon Telleen, Judith V. Sayad

    How well do you understand the sweeping welfare reforms of the mid-1990s? The Transition from Welfare to Work: Processes, Challenges, and Outcomes provides a comprehensive examination of the welfare-to-work initiatives that were undertaken just prior to and following the major reform of United...

    Published October 17th 2002 by Routledge

  2. The Social Work Business

    By John Harris

    Social work has become a business. The traditional distinction drawn between social work as a non-commercial activity in the public and voluntary sectors of the welfare state and private commercial activities driven by the market's profit motive has largely disappeared. In The Social Work...

    Published September 25th 2002 by Routledge

  3. Understanding Care, Welfare and Community

    A Reader

    Edited by Vivien Bacigalupo, Joanna Bornat, Bill Bytheway, Julia Johnson, Susan Spurr

    Care, welfare and community are three key concepts in contemporary social policy. This reader covers a wide range of topics associated with them and relevant to the delivery of care and support to adults. It includes a wide-ranging collection of articles by leading writers and researchers, some...

    Published December 5th 2001 by Routledge

  4. Commissioning and Purchasing

    By Terry Bamford

    Series: The Social Work Skills Series

    This essential guide to commissioning and purchasing in social care provides case studies, guidelines, and checklists to help readers to assess need, develop care plans and select suppliers of care. It clearly explains: the reasons for the shift to commissioning and purchasing away from direct...

    Published September 26th 2001 by Routledge

  5. Violence

    Diverse Populations and Communities

    By Diane Deanda, Rosina M Becerra

    Understand violence within its cultural context!To reduce violence, we need to understand what it is, where it comes from, and what it means in cultural context. Violence: Diverse Populations and Communities provides new empirical research and theoretical models to help you understand the impact of...

    Published October 11th 2000 by Routledge

  6. Latino Poverty in the New Century

    Inequalities, Challenges, and Barriers

    By Maria Vidal De Haymes, Keith Kilty, Elizabeth Segal

    Understand the social factors that challenge this fast-growing community!The Latino community will soon be the largest minority population in the United States. Although Hispanics have been part of the American scene since before independence, their issues have only recently drawn the attention of...

    Published July 20th 2000 by Routledge

  7. Feminist Theories and Social Work

    Approaches and Applications

    By Carlton Munson, Christine Flynn Saulnier

    This invaluable guidebook accomplishes what many others on feminist theory do not. It reviews both the theories and the applications of the field. Too frequently, books and articles tend to focus on one or two ways for practicing feminism, when, in reality, different problems, different groups of...

    Published November 8th 1999 by Routledge

  8. Housing Policy

    By Jean Conway

    Edited by Pete Alcock, Professor Peter Alcock (S Ed)

    Series: The Gildredge Social Policy Series

    In this book, the author provides an analysis which spans the whole field from bricks and mortar to the impact of housing policy on health, care, crime, education and the economy as a whole. Practical insight into housing from a number of perspectives can be gained: economic, financial and...

    Published September 29th 1999 by Routledge

  9. Homelessness Prevention in Treatment of Substance Abuse and Mental Illness

    Logic Models and Implementation of Eight American Projects

    By Patricia Hanrahan, Michael D Matters, Kendon J Conrad

    Through Homelessness Prevention in Treatment of Substance Abuse and Mental Illness: Logic Models and Implementation of Eight American Projects, psychiatrist, psychologists, and social workers will discover the results of eight, three-year long development projects funded by the Substance Abuse and...

    Published August 29th 1999 by Routledge

  10. Rebuilding Communities

    Challenges for Group Work

    By Harvey Bertcher, Alice E Lamont, Linda Farris Kurtz

    Rebuilding Communities: Challenges for Group Work is a collection of research and information presented at the 18th Annual Symposium of the Association for the Advancement of Social Work with Groups. Social workers, students, educators, and practitioners will examine how group work can improve...

    Published August 17th 1999 by Routledge