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  1. Accountability in Social Services

    The Culture of the Paper Program

    By Jill Florence Lackey

    Series: Haworth Health and Social Policy Series

    Accountability in Social Services examines how - and why - social and human services programs can function even though they are monitored by written communication instead of face-to-face interaction. Author Jill Florence Lackey draws on her experience as a consultant for more than 50 social...

    Published May 22nd 2006 by Routledge

  2. Cutting-Edge Social Policy Research

    Edited by Richard Hoefer

    Apply knowledge from the latest research to urgent social problems and programsCutting-Edge Social Policy Research is a careful selection of the finest papers from the 2004 Social Policy Conference held in Charleston, South Carolina. These presentations from respected experts spotlight the latest...

    Published May 22nd 2006 by Routledge

  3. The Promise of Welfare Reform

    Political Rhetoric and the Reality of Poverty in the Twenty-First Century

    By Elizabeth Segal

    Find out how—and why—legislation has made economic rights more important than human rightsSince 1996, politicians and public officials in the United States have celebrated the “success” of welfare reform legislation despite little, if any, evidence to support their claims....

    Published May 3rd 2006 by Routledge

  4. Children's Rights

    Policy and Practice, Second Edition

    By Jean A. Pardeck

    Series: Social Work Practice in Action

    Get up-to-date information on children’s and parent’s rightsChildren have a basic human right to be free of abuse and maltreatment. The late Dr. John Pardeck’s Children’s Rights: Policy and Practice, Second Edition comprehensively explores the latest legal, psychological,...

    Published May 1st 2006 by Routledge

  5. Homelessness in Rural America

    Policy and Practice

    By John A. Pardeck, Paul A Rollinson

    First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published April 25th 2006 by Routledge

  6. The Lives of Foster Carers

    Private Sacrifices, Public Restrictions

    By Linda Nutt

    The Lives of Foster Carers analyzes the contradictions, conflicts, and ambiguities experienced by foster carers arising from the inter-penetrations of public bureaucracy and private family life. Topics covered include: social policy pertinent to childcare the history of foster care service...

    Published April 20th 2006 by Routledge

  7. Global Youth?

    Hybrid Identities, Plural Worlds

    Edited by Pam Nilan, Carles Feixa

    This innovative collection of studies by international youth researchers, critically addresses questions of ‘global’ youth, incorporating material from regions as diverse as Sydney, Tehran, Dakar and Manila, and advancing our knowledge about young people around the globe. Exploring specific local...

    Published April 20th 2006 by Routledge

  8. The New NHS

    A Guide

    By Alison Talbot-Smith, Allyson M. Pollock

    Dr Alison Talbot-Smith, an experienced doctor and researcher, and Professor Allyson M. Pollock, one of the UKs leading authorities on the NHS, give a lucid and incisive account of the new NHS – which has emerged from a far-reaching programme of market-oriented changes. Providing an authoritative...

    Published April 13th 2006 by Routledge

  9. Federal Narcotics Laws and the War on Drugs

    Money Down a Rat Hole

    By Bruce Carruth, Thomas C Rowe

    We’re losing the “war on drugs”—but the fight isn’t over yetFederal Narcotics Laws and the War on Drugs examines our current anti-drug programs and policies, explains why they have failed, and presents a plan to fix them. Author Thomas C. Rowe, who has been educating...

    Published April 13th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Bringing Lesbian and Gay Rights Into the Mainstream

    Twenty Years of Progress

    By Vicki Eaklor, Robert R Meek, Vern L Bullough

    A lively memoir of LGBT activist Steve Endean—one of the most influential political strategists ever to lobby Washington DC!Bringing Lesbian and Gay Rights Into the Mainstream: Twenty Years of Progress is the spirited and provocative memoir that blows the lid off the complex machinations of...

    Published April 11th 2006 by Routledge