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  • Realising Participation: Elderly People as Active Users of Health and Social Care book cover

    Realising Participation

    Elderly People as Active Users of Health and Social Care

    By Kathryn Roberts, Tom Chapman

    This title was first published in 2001: During the last twenty years government rhetoric in the UK has increasingly advocated that statutory health and social care services should regard and treat recipients as 'consumers' in the same way as companies and organizations in the private sector. This…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Poverty and Low Income in the Nordic Countries book cover

    Poverty and Low Income in the Nordic Countries

    By Björn Gustafsson, Peder J. Pedersen

    This title was first published in 2000:  The Nordic Council and the Nordic Council of Ministers decided in 1994 to initiate and finance a comparative study to understand better the structure and development of poverty in five Nordic countries, (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden).…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Organisation Development in Health Care: Strategic Issues in Health Care Management book cover

    Organisation Development in Health Care

    Strategic Issues in Health Care Management

    By Huw T.O. Davies, Mo Malek

    Edited by Rosemary K. Rushmer

    This title was first published in 2002: Health systems across the globe face similar problems: controlling costs while maintaining or improving health care quality and access. Notwithstanding the unprecedented health system reforms of the past decades, many outstanding problems remain in these…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Work Incentives and Welfare Provision: The 'Pathological' Theory of Unemployment book cover

    Work Incentives and Welfare Provision

    The 'Pathological' Theory of Unemployment

    By Doris Schroeder

    This title was first published in 2000:  Over the past decade the welfare state has come under sustained attack not only from quarters which never approved of its policies, but also from political theorists who used to support it. With the collapse of communism, the policy of comprehensive…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Caring for Older People: An Assessment of Community Care in the 1990s book cover

    Caring for Older People

    An Assessment of Community Care in the 1990s

    By Linda Bauld, John Chesterman, Bleddyn Davies, Ken Judge

    This title was first published in 2000:  Caring for Older People provides a unique insight into the world of community care in the 1990’s. It presents findings from a national study of social care from the perspectives of older service users, their carers and care managers. Descriptive…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge

  • The Changing Family and Child Development book cover

    The Changing Family and Child Development

    By Claudio Violato, Elizabeth Oddone-Paolucci

    This title was first published in 2000:  This book is based on selected papers from a major international congress of the same name that was held at the University of Calgary in July 1997. The contributors come from Canada, England, Italy, United States, Hong Kong and New Zealand where they…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Revival: Logistics' Contributions to Better Health in Developing Countries (2003): Programmes that Deliver book cover

    Revival: Logistics' Contributions to Better Health in Developing Countries (2003)

    Programmes that Deliver

    By Carolyn Hart

    Edited by Pat Shawkey

    This title was first published in 2003. Logistics are the set of activities that move products through the supply chain to the ultimate customer, these are of vital importance to the success of health programmes in the developing world. This volume comprises the best practices learned and promoted…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Revival: Understanding Youth Crime (2003): An Australian Study book cover

    Revival: Understanding Youth Crime (2003)

    An Australian Study

    By Mark Lynch

    Edited by John S. Western

    This title was first published in 2003. Adolescence is popularly understood as a transitional phase of turbulence and extremes. It is also often associated with 'trouble'. Criminal justice statistics, however, reveal that youth criminality remains a relatively rare phenomenon, less than one percent…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Revival: Your Life or Mine (2003): How Geoethics Can Resolve the Conflict Between Public and Private Interests in Xenotransplantation book cover

    Revival: Your Life or Mine (2003)

    How Geoethics Can Resolve the Conflict Between Public and Private Interests in Xenotransplantation

    By Martine Rothblatt

    This title was first published in 2003. Xenotransplantation - the transplantation of animal organs into humans - poses a fascinating moral dilemma. Should this ability to extend the lives of millions of older people be permitted given that it might trigger a new pandemic similar to AIDS? This study…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Revival: Human Experimentation and Research (2003) book cover

    Revival: Human Experimentation and Research (2003)

    By George F. Tomossy, David N. Weisstub

    This title was first published in 2003: As new medical technologies and treatments develop with increasing momentum, the legal and ethical implications of research involving human participants are being called into question as never before. Human Experimentation and Research explores the…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Institutional Responses to Drug Demand in Central Europe book cover

    Institutional Responses to Drug Demand in Central Europe

    By Flip Maas

    Edited by Patrick Kenis

    This title was first first published in 2002: Understanding the link between institutional contexts and drug problems is crucial to the process of developing appropriate drug policies and drug demand reduction strategies. However, this link is too often taken for granted, with most drug-related…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Revival: Ethics and Social Security Reform (2001) book cover

    Revival: Ethics and Social Security Reform (2001)

    Edited by Erik Schokkaert

    This title was first published in 2001. Ethical considerations play a key role in both the theoretical and practical functioning of the welfare state. The contributors to this book examine these ethical issues, and demonstrate how value judgements must be integrated into any analysis of social…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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