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  1. 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 18th 1999 by Routledge

  2. Human Behavior in the Social Environment from an African American Perspective

    By Letha A See

    In Human Behavior in the Social Environment from an African American Perspective, leading black scholars come together to discuss complex human behavior problems faced by African Americans and to force the abandonment of conceptualization theories made without consideration of the Black experience....

    Published August 18th 1999 by Routledge

  3. Ideal Homes?

    Social Change and the Experience of the Home

    Edited by Tony Chapman, Jenny Hockey

    Ideal Homes? shows how both popular images and experiences of home life relate to the ability of society's members to produce and respond to social change. The book provides for the first time an analysis of the space of the home and the experiences of home life by writers from a wide range of...

    Published July 29th 1999 by Routledge

  4. Scaling Up Scaling Down

    Overcoming Malnutrition in Developing Countries

    Edited by Thomas J. Marchione

    The individual and institutional capacities required for the prevention and reduction of nutritional insecurity and hunger in lesser-developed countries as the twenty-first century approaches are identified in this book. Household nutritional "security" can be defined as the successful The essays...

    Published July 23rd 1999 by Routledge

  5. Insecure Times

    Living with Insecurity in Modern Society

    Edited by Michael Hill, John Vail, Jane Wheelock

    At a time when families break up and employment is often short-term, society is increasingly forced to operate against a background of insecurity. Insecure Times looks at how this sense of risk and instability has affected the major institutions of social life. With examples and research taken from...

    Published July 15th 1999 by Routledge

  6. Women and Social Class

    International Feminist Perspectives

    Edited by Pat Mahony, Christine Zmroczek

    This volume presents debates on class within an international context. Its particular focus is on women's theorized experience of social class from a variety of feminist perspectives, contextualized in relation to the countries and regions in which they live. Using personal experience as a basis,...

    Published June 24th 1999 by Routledge

  7. Digital Democracy

    Discourse and Decision Making in the Information Age

    Edited by Barry N. Hague, Brian D Loader

    Digital Democracy considers how technological developments might combine with underlying social, economic and political conditions to produce new vehicles for democratic practice.The growth of new Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) such as the Internet, alongside growing concerns...

    Published June 24th 1999 by Routledge

  8. Young People, Housing and Social Policy

    Edited by Julie Rugg

    Presenting up-to-date empirical research on the subject of young people, housing and social policy in contemporary Britain, this book considers the issue of young people's early housing histories in the context of a range of government policy initiatives aimed at the group. It offers a critique of...

    Published June 17th 1999 by Routledge

  9. Nordic Social Policy

    Changing Welfare States

    Edited by Matti Heikkila, Bjorn Hvinden, Mikko Kautto, Staffan Marklund, Niels Ploug

    By focusing on developments in the Nordic welfare states during the past decade, Nordic Social Policy provides new insights into the evolution of welfare state measures and generally assesses the peoples health in Sweden, Finland, Norway and Denmark. This comparative work includes chapters on *...

    Published June 10th 1999 by Routledge

  10. Health and Exclusion

    Policy and Practice in Health Provision

    Edited by David Banks, Michael Purdy

    Health and Exclusion is a pioneering examination of those policies and practices of exclusion currently experienced by health 'customers' in the UK. Chapters document examples of exclusion in a number of controversial areas, including: *the impact of poverty on the health of children *exclusion in...

    Published May 27th 1999 by Routledge