Revisiting the Welfare State (Introducing Social Policy) by Robert Page

By Robert Page

What was once the impression of the second one international conflict at the improvement of the welfare country? Did Attlee's pioneering post-war Labour governments create the welfare nation and a socialist society? used to be there a welfare consensus among Labour and the Conservatives within the interval from 1951 to 1979? used to be there a welfare revolution throughout the Thatcher and significant years? What lies on the middle of latest Labour's welfare policy?In Revisiting the Welfare country, Robert web page presents a persuasive, clean and demanding account of the British welfare nation due to the fact that 1940. His textual content re-examines essentially the most often held assumptions in regards to the post-war welfare country and reignites the controversy approximately its function and goal. Robert web page starts off from the basis that the scholar of social coverage can achieve a deeper realizing of the welfare kingdom through learning political and historic debts of the welfare nation, social gathering manifestos, coverage files and political memoirs.

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Transformation of the Welfare State: The Silent Surrender of by Neil Gilbert

By Neil Gilbert

Because the early Seventies, debate has raged over the ''crisis of the welfare state.'' because the usa effectively exported its bootstrap model of capitalism and an ever-broadening variety of public task got here to be considered in the course of the prism of revenue and loss, social welfare regulations have been heavily scrutinized around the globe. Welfare was once not obvious as a way to treatment the inherent flaws of capitalism, yet quite was once recast as a part of the very challenge it used to be designed to unravel. even as, the obtrusive systemic deficiencies of extant welfare systems-and the mental toll of welfare dependency--became more and more obvious, even to welfare's supporters. How a lot has rather replaced on the earth of welfare? greatly, based on Neil Gilbert, one among our so much deeply engaged and considerate analysts of social welfare coverage. during this panoramic inquiry, Gilbert spans the globe to evaluate, in provocative but dispassionate style, what welfare seems like in a loose industry global. From Sweden to the united states, Gilbert reveals a basic transformation within the welfare state--a shy away from broad-based entitlements and automated merits to a brand new, ''enabling'' method outlined by means of guidelines designed to advertise privatization and hard work strength participation. He presents tangible facts of the way those new platforms advertise paintings and accountability over defense and the way they thicken the glue of civil society through diluting the pervasive position of presidency.

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Social Policy: An Introduction by Ken Blakemore, Edwin Griggs

By Ken Blakemore, Edwin Griggs

"This is anything of a top vendor and you can still comprehend why. it's going to serve the wishes of either point 1 and different scholars of social coverage good [and] it contains off the exploration of particular theoretical concerns inside discrete coverage parts relatively well." Social coverage & management "This is a really priceless up-to-date textual content for college kids of social coverage and different comparable parts, equivalent to social paintings. The booklet is obviously written and allows scholars to strengthen an realizing of the way and why social regulations are developed. Key issues are good made and highlighted examples/boxes are supplied within the textual content. there's reference made on the finish of every bankruptcy to extra reading." Bernard Melling, college of Salford

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The People's Home?: Social Rented Housing in Europe & by Michael Harloe

By Michael Harloe

The People's house is a magisterial exam of the improvement of social rented housing over the past hundred years in six complicated capitalist international locations - Britain, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Denmark and the us.

Chapter 1 Social Housing and the ‘Social Question’: Housing Reform ahead of 1914 (pages 15–74):
Chapter 2 The transitority answer: Social Housing after the good struggle (pages 75–149):
Chapter three Social Housing within the melancholy (pages 150–209):
Chapter four The Golden Age: Social Housing in an period of Reconstruction and progress (pages 210–364):
Chapter five Residualism Revived: Social Housing within the modern period (pages 365–518):
Chapter 6 Social Housing and Theories of Social coverage (pages 519–550):

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The Brotherhood: The Explosive Expose of the Secret World of by Stephen Knight

By Stephen Knight

What does it suggest to be 'On the Square'? 700,00 Freemasons, all male, most likely make the biggest mystery society in Britain at the present time. What precisely are they? Why are they so exceedingly secretive? Is Freemasonry a good, charitable association which includes a specific amount of innocuous mumbo-jumbo, or does it in truth signify whatever extra sinister? Stephen Knight's neutral - yet hugely debatable - research addresses those important questions and asks: DOES FREEMASONRY impact OUR POLICE AND JUDICIARY? CAN A CHRISTIAN BE A FREEMASON? HAVE THE KGB PENETRATED THE FREEMASONS? DOES FREEMASONRY bring about CORRUPTION IN PUBLIC existence Freemasons are all guaranteed to silence, yet now a few of them have felt impelled to damage ranks and display a part of the truth...

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Forensic Assessment of Violence Risk: A Guide for Risk by Mary Alice Conroy

By Mary Alice Conroy

Forensic review of Violence hazard: A consultant for possibility evaluate and hazard Management offers either a precis of analysis to this point and an built-in version for psychological healthiness pros engaging in chance tests, some of the most high-stakes reviews forensic psychological healthiness pros perform.Content:
Chapter 1 historic assessment of danger evaluate (pages 1–15):
Chapter 2 Introducing a huge version for threat evaluate (pages 16–33):
Chapter three hazard of What?: Defining the Referral query (pages 34–44):
Chapter four What can we be aware of Overall?: think of Normative facts and inhabitants Base charges (pages 45–66):
Chapter five What will we learn about members Like This One?: Empirically Supported threat and protecting components (pages 67–82):
Chapter 6 What can we find out about This Individual?: Idiographic components and the necessity for Individualized evaluation (pages 83–98):
Chapter 7 What will we Say in regards to the result of a chance Assessment?: possibility verbal exchange (pages 99–134):
Chapter eight From hazard evaluate to chance administration (pages 135–152):
Chapter nine threat review of sufferers with severe psychological ailment (pages 153–178):
Chapter 10 threat overview with Sexual Offenders (pages 179–201):
Chapter eleven chance overview with Juvenile Offenders (pages 202–234):
Chapter 12 threat evaluation of demise Penalty Defendants (pages 235–253):

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The Politics of Social Solidarity: Class Bases of the by Peter Baldwin

By Peter Baldwin

This ebook examines the social bases of the ecu welfare nation, and the pursuits built in or opposed to social coverage by way of quite a few sessions of society, through the interval 1875-1975 in Britain, France, Germany, Denmark, and Sweden. through interpreting the competing issues of other social "actors" that lie in the back of the evolution of social coverage, it explains why a few countries had a simple time in constructing a beneficiant and solidaristic welfare kingdom whereas others fought lengthy and entrenched battles. specifically, the e-book examines the interval after the second one global conflict and appears intimately on the country constructed through the bourgeoisie in welfare guidelines. through casting its web throughout 5 international locations and a complete century, the ebook makes an attempt to set up a vast good judgment of curiosity in the back of the welfare kingdom in keeping with a really wide diversity of archival fabric.

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Comparative Approaches to Program Planning by F. Ellen Netting

By F. Ellen Netting

"As a practitioner within the box for over thirty years, i've been uncovered to unending 'planning' classes which are prescriptive to the purpose of being oppressive. Thistext 'gives permission' to the practitioner to permit for emergence, uncertainty, and ambiguity within the making plans approach. Comparative techniques to software making plans offers a advisor for the executive, administrator, govt director, strategic planner, and CEO to embody a number of making plans suggestions and the certainty of every. this can be super invaluable in a dynamic setting and an ever- altering panorama and worldview."--Paul D. McWhinney, ACSW, Director of Social companies urban of Richmond, Richmond, Virginia"This is the publication i have been looking forward to. It presents not just a linear method of application layout, yet offers language to the tacit wisdom many planners have of the round nature in their paintings. either linear and round considering are vital to making plans approaches and we have a source for teaching."--Jon E. Singletary, PhD, MSW, MDiv, Baylor college, university of Social WorkThe first textual content on application making plans to lead readers in picking out application making plans methods applicable to surroundings, tradition, and contextValuable for college students and practitioners within the social paintings, public management, nonprofit administration, and group psychology fields, Comparative methods to application making plans presents sensible and inventive how one can successfully behavior application making plans inside of human carrier organizations.Written by way of leaders within the social paintings schooling neighborhood, this cutting edge publication explores application making plans as a multi-layered and complicated method. It examines either a conventional linear problem-solving version in addition to another emergent method of application making plans, supporting pros to effectively boost and enact powerful and culturally powerfuble making plans in enterprises and groups.

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Working with Older Persons: Cognitive and Phenomenological by Edmund Sherman

By Edmund Sherman

The crucial goal of this booklet is to supply practitioners and scholars of the human provider professions with a tradition process and method that has been built over the last ten years in either examine and scientific paintings with older individuals. it really is desirous about the categories of emotional prob­ lems which are salient and pervasive within the moment 1/2 lifestyles, that's, from in regards to the a long time of fifty on into the 60s, 70s, and 80s. those difficulties are usually with regards to inevitable developmental and situational occasions and losses, in addition to the decrements and issues which are general within the latter a long time of lifestyles: actual decline and ailment, lack of household, matters approximately one's personal mortality, lack of significant occupational and relatives roles, and the problems of which means in and approximately one's existence that are raised by way of those losses and issues. The method of those difficulties will contain a number review and therapy tools for counseling and psychotherapy. it is going to, even though, em­ phasize specific types of equipment for facing those difficulties. the 1st of those, cognitive equipment, are likely to specialise in how older people take into consideration or construe those difficulties while phenomenological equipment concentrate on how people adventure or think approximately them. what's universal to either is they are orientated towards the person's conception of the prob­ lem.

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Betrayal of Trust: Sex and Power in Professional by Marcia M. Boumil, Joel Friedman

By Marcia M. Boumil, Joel Friedman

Sexual abuse of sufferers has acquired a lot press in recent times. extra sufferers have come ahead documenting their stories with execs who abuse fiduciary and exclusive relationships by means of attractive the sufferer in sexual liaisons. The paintings is written by way of a attorney and a psychologist to check the ramifications of those difficulties, and will be of curiosity to a large viewers and scholarly readers, relatively these within the supporting professions, and to school scholars particularly in Women's stories classes with a spotlight on ladies and violence themes.For generations, untold numbers of girls suffered the silent horror of being sexually exploited through revered expert males whom society deemed above reproach. The anxious cries of those sufferers fell on deaf ears. in recent years, the epidemic abuse strength for sexual favors has secured a trendy position in America's sense of right and wrong. Victimized girls at the moment are empowered to talk out as society attempts to appreciate how and why their pillars have fallen. during this thought-provoking booklet, ladies who've been coerced into sexual liaisons through attorneys, medical professionals, monks, educators, and different pros display their studies and the toll it took on their lives. Their memories supply clean perception into why a few ladies are at risk of exploitation and what leads those males to possibility their whole livelihoods to seduce their sufferer, shopper, or confidante. What ensues is an in-depth exam of one of those courting that starts with belief, feeds on genuine or imagined appeal, and infrequently results in emotional ruin.In Betrayal of belief, learning the particular courting is simply the start. Friedman and Boumil dig deeper to teach approximately exploitative occasions. Readers will find out about early indications for spotting whilst a certified dating is crossing the damaging boundary line among professionalism and sexual abuse. at the criminal entrance, new legislation and statutes bearing on sexual exploitation and malpractice are thought of in addition to the time, monetary, and emotional ramifications of proceedings and different felony recourse. sufferers are taken step by step throughout the lengthy mental therapeutic method that leads from anger, disgrace, and guilt to vindication, solution, and restoration. comparable concerns reminiscent of mutual consent and the ethics of sexual relationships among a guy and lady after termination in their expert dating also are mentioned. The publication not just sheds mild at the misuse of strength in expert relationships. It plays a worthwhile public provider through pinpointing power goals of abuse and supplying desire for the hundreds of thousands of sufferers who want to know why it occurred to them and the way they could decide up the items.

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