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  1. Unhealthy Societies

    The Afflictions of Inequality

    By Richard G. Wilkinson

    Among the developed countries it is not the richest societies which have the best health, but those which have the smallest income differences between rich and poor. Inequality and relative poverty have absolute effects: they increase death rates. But why? How can smaller income differences raise...

    Published September 11th 1996 by Routledge

  2. Outcome Assessment in Residential Treatment

    By Steven I Pfeiffer

    As residential treatment centers and psychiatric hospitals are increasingly asked to document their effectiveness, it is essential for mental health care providers to demonstrate the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of the services they provide. Outcome Assessment in Residential Treatment helps...

    Published August 12th 1996 by Routledge

  3. Homeless

    Policies, strategies and Lives on the Streets

    By Gerald Daly

    The causes of homelessness are disputed by both Right and Left. But, few would argue that life on the streets is anything other than dangerous and debilitating. Unemployment, deinstitutionalisation, abuse in the home are among the stories the homeless tell. Voluntary organisations point to the...

    Published August 7th 1996 by Routledge

  4. Quality of Life in Long-Term Care

    By Gary Rosenberg, Dorothy Coons, Nancy L Mace

    Quality of Life in Long-Term Care provides long-term care professionals and persons responsible for training staff at long-term care facilities with guidelines for developing a quality of life that enables elderly persons, even those physically or mentally challenged, to achieve life satisfaction...

    Published July 30th 1996 by Routledge

  5. Residential Care Services for the Elderly

    Business Guide for Home-Based Eldercare

    By Doris K Williams

    As the elderly population continues to increase, the need for suitable housing will continue to rise as well. This handbook is designed to help individuals and families determine the feasibility of starting a small home business providing residential home services for one or more elderly persons....

    Published June 24th 1996 by Routledge

  6. Public Policy and the Old Age Revolution in Japan

    By Scott Bass, Masato Oka, Jill Norton, Robert Morris *Deceased*

    Thirty years ago, when compared to the U.S., England, France, and Sweden, Japan had the lowest life expectancy for males and females. Today, Japan has the highest life expectancy and is the world’s most rapidly aging society. Public Policy and the Old Age Revolution in Japan captures the vitality...

    Published June 17th 1996 by Routledge

  7. Social Group Work Today and Tomorrow

    Moving From Theory to Advanced Training and Practice

    By Benjamin L Stempler, Marilyn Glass

    A comprehensive introduction to policy and planning approaches, methods, models, ways of thinking, and techniques, Social Group Work Today and Tomorrow is presented in a reader-friendly fashion for persons with no prior formal training in this area. The book teaches social workers, group counselors...

    Published June 11th 1996 by Routledge

  8. Volunteerism in Geriatric Settings

    By Vera R Jackson

    Volunteerism in Geriatric Settings is an instructional tool for activity directors and others interested in successful volunteer program management. It examines three dimensions of volunteerism: the distinctive dynamics of the volunteer program within the geriatric setting; the behaviors and...

    Published May 9th 1996 by Routledge

  9. Teaching Secrets

    The Technology in Social Work Education

    By Ruth Middleman, Gale Goldberg Wood

    Teachers and student teachers in social work will gain valuable insight into the artistry that makes truly great teaching from the accounts found in this new book. Master teachers examine the processes they use in the classroom and present them in a format that facilitates the practical application...

    Published April 29th 1996 by Routledge

  10. Working for Equality in Health

    Edited by Paul Bywaters, Eileen McLeod

    Unequal social relations are reflected in uneven patterns of health within and between populations. In Working for Equality in Health, health workers and academics distil the results of their efforts to understand, oppose and change health inequalities. Working for Equality in Health brings to bear...

    Published March 27th 1996 by Routledge