Can't Take It With You: The Art of Making and Giving Money by Lewis B. Cullman

By Lewis B. Cullman

What a major tale! What a massive lifestyles! What a tremendous contribution to society! What a huge guy! definitely, Mr. Cullman can say he has "lived" his existence and it is not over but. This ebook is a needs to learn for the up and coming entreprenuer, the social philanthropist and people sitting on millions, thousands or even billions they, nor their households or generations to come back may possibly ever spend. I salute Mr. Cullman for developing the trail and never following a path in his generosity, philosophy and company acumen.

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Ethics, values and social work practice by Bell, Linda; Hafford-Letchfield, Trish

By Bell, Linda; Hafford-Letchfield, Trish

A framework of ethics and values types the root of social employees' specialist identities. Ethics and values may still form the way in which that social employees perform and the way they impression upon the lives of the provider clients they paintings to aid. In a fast-moving global encouraged through moving coverage, tight budgets and altering perform criteria, scholars and practitioners have to anchor their knowing of Read more...


This publication fills a spot available in the market for a ebook that takes a really useful and utilized method of the topic of ethics and values in social work. Read more...

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Child Welfare Issues and Perspectives by Steven J. Quintero

By Steven J. Quintero

Study means that placement in kinship care is at once associated with a lessen within the overall variety of displacement disruptions for kids within the baby welfare process. although, Hispanic teenagers seem at a better danger for non-kinship care placement. This ebook addresses such difficulties and guidelines on kinship care and limitations to implementation of kid welfare regulations with immigrant and mixed-status teenagers. baby welfare can be heavily with regards to parent-child connections. therefore, the parent-child connection is mentioned in addition to the authoritative/supportive parenting kinds of the mum and father, which appear to shield kids opposed to substance abuse. The rural-urban malnutrition charges of youngsters dwelling in as much as ninety three international locations have been tested and mentioned. Political balance and the way it impacts the rural-urban malnutrition ratio, specifically in democratic platforms have been additionally checked out. additionally, the human welfare approach in North Korea used to be tested, for instance, via the heights in their kids. Stature might be assumed to safely point out baby welfare matters in lots of occasions. different such benefits and drawback signs are mentioned during this ebook. eventually, the organization of the supply of social providers to ready little ones and the possible adoptive households, which impact adoption construction are reviewed. Cross-section time-series estimates are supplemented with a brand new augmented fastened results process to illustrate that using contracts with inner most businesses bolsters adoption production.

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Labor and Capital in the Age of Globalization: The Labor by Chuck Davis, Berch Berberoglu, Marina A. Adler, Cyrus Bina,

By Chuck Davis, Berch Berberoglu, Marina A. Adler, Cyrus Bina, Julia D. Fox, David Gartman, Walda Katz-Fishman, John C. Leggett, Jerry Lembcke, Ife Modupe, Robert E. Parker, Harland Prechel, Jerome Scott, Behzad Yaghmaian

This ebook deals a well timed research of labor and hard work strategies and the way they're swiftly altering less than globalization. The members discover conventional sectors of the U.S. and international economies - from vehicle to metal to agriculture - in addition to paintings less than new construction preparations, corresponding to 3rd international export processing zones. Many chapters research altering dynamics of gender, nationality, and sophistication. The members clarify why extra intensified varieties of keep watch over by means of the country and through capital pursuits are rising below globalization. but additionally they emphasize new percentages for hard work, together with new kinds of organizing and tool sharing in a quickly altering economy.

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Solution Focused Brief Therapy in Schools: A 360 Degree View by Michael S Kelly

By Michael S Kelly

Considering that its production within the Nineteen Eighties, solution-focused short treatment (SFBT) has progressively develop into a standard and authorized therapy choice for lots of psychological healthiness pros. With its emphasis on customer strengths and non permanent therapy, SFBT is easily fitted to university contexts, given the big variety of difficulties and the big caseloads of such a lot school-based practitioners. This booklet, as a part of the Oxford Workshop sequence, will provide university social employees the instruments they should comprehend and use SFBT with scholars, households, academics, and directors. In transparent language, the authors in brief disguise the historical past of the improvement of SFBT, highlighting the pioneering paintings of Insoo Kim Berg and others that ended in the improvement of the engaged on What Works (WOWW) software for center faculties, in addition to numerous therapy manuals produced in collaboration with the ecu short treatment organization and North American short remedy organization. cautious to not overstate effects from a up to date meta-analysis, the authors convey the place SFBT has been proven to be potent, particularly with households and for school room habit difficulties, and the way tuition pros can comprise its ideas into their day-by-day perform. Case examples describe intimately how tuition pros have used SFBT with a bunch of scholars with textual content anxiousness; to create a kinfolk healthiness and employment reasonable in an less than resourced tuition; with grandparents elevating their grandchildren; and by way of training lecturers to spot and remedy school room habit matters with their scholars. a complete bankruptcy tells the tale of the Garza Independence highschool in Austin, a solution-focused college designed to interact city highschool dropouts or scholars vulnerable to chucking up the sponge to assist them end highschool. With fifty two% of Garza graduates enrolled in a post-secondary schooling software, results are promising and related faculties are being built round the kingdom. even though the authors take care to not overstate the relevance and software of SFFBT in all events, they make the concepts concerned entire in a manner that practitioners at each ability point will locate important.

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A Country Called Prison: Mass Incarceration and the Making by Mary D. Looman, John D. Carl

By Mary D. Looman, John D. Carl

The U.S. is the realm chief in incarcerating electorate. 707 humans out of each 100,000 are imprisoned. If these at the moment incarcerated within the US felony procedure have been a rustic, it'd be the 102nd such a lot populated kingdom on this planet. apart from the numbers, if lets examine felony from a brand new perspective, as its personal kingdom instead of an establishment made of partitions and wires, guidelines and approaches, and criminal statutes, what may we be capable to learn?

In A nation referred to as Prison, Mary Looman and John Carl suggest a paradigm shift within the means that American society perspectives mass incarceration. Weaving jointly sociological and mental ideas, theories of political reform, and real-life tales from studies operating in felony and with at-risk households, Looman and Carl shape a origin of realizing to illustrate that criminal is legal is greater than an establishment outfitted of of fences and rules - it's a tradition. felony keeps good after incarceration, as ex-felons depart correctional amenities (and usually go back to impoverished neighborhoods) with no cash or felony identity of yankee citizenship. Trapped within the isolation of poverty, those felony extraterrestrial beings flip to unlawful methods of supplying for themselves and are usually reimprisoned. this case is unsustainable and the USA is obviously dealing with an incarceration epidemic that calls for a brand new viewpoint to eliminate it. A state referred to as Prison deals concrete, concrete, possible, most economical feedback to reform the legal procedure and support prisoners go back to a more fit existence after incarceration.

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Contradictions of the welfare state (Contemporary politics) by Claus Offe

By Claus Offe

Claus Offe is among the best social scientists operating in Germany this present day, and his paintings, quite at the welfare kingdom, has been tremendously influential either in Europe and the U.S.. "Contradictions of the Welfare kingdom" is the 1st number of Offe's essays to seem in one quantity in English, and it features a number of his most vital contemporary paintings at the breakdown of the post-war payment. The political writings during this ebook are essentially occupied with the origins of the current problems - what Offe calls the 'crises of situation administration' - of welfare capitalist states. He shows why within the current interval, those states aren't any longer in a position to absolutely handling the socio-political difficulties and conflicts generated by way of past due capitalist societies and discusses the viability of recent correct, corporatist, and democratic socialist proposals for restructuring the welfare nation. The e-book additionally bargains clean and penetrating insights right into a variety of alternative matters, together with social activities, political events, legislations, social coverage, and exertions markets. there's an interview with Claus Offe, ready specifically for this quantity, and a considerable introductory bankruptcy via John Keane which hyperlinks the essays and explores Offe's principal topics. Claus Offe has researched and lectured greatly all through Europe and North the United States and is Professor within the college of Sociology on the college of Bielefeld. John Keane is an editor of Telos and Senior Lecturer in Political thought and Sociology on the Polytechnic of imperative London. This e-book is incorporated within the sequence, stories in modern German Social inspiration, edited by way of Thomas McCarthy.

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Achieving Permanence for Older Children and Youth in Foster by Benjamin Kerman Ph.D., Madelyn Freundlich M.S.W., Anthony

By Benjamin Kerman Ph.D., Madelyn Freundlich M.S.W., Anthony Maluccio

Through a singular integration of kid welfare info, coverage research, and evidence-informed adolescence permanency perform, the essays during this quantity convey the best way to in achieving and maintain relatives permanence for older youngsters and formative years in foster care. Researchers study what's recognized approximately permanency results for early life in foster care, how the present wisdom base should be utilized to enhance those results, and the instructions that destiny examine may still take to reinforce early life permanence perform and coverage. half 1 examines baby welfare facts referring to reunification, adoption, and relative custody and guardianship and the consequences for perform and coverage. half 2 addresses legislation, legislation, courtroom reform, and source allocation as very important elements in attaining and maintaining relations permanence. individuals learn the impression of coverage switch created by means of courtroom reform and suggest new federal and kingdom coverage instructions. half three outlines more than a few practices designed to accomplish kinfolk permanenc...

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