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Product Description: Food Stamps, now known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), has endured and expanded in recent years. The program has been preserved and in some cases enhanced as a result of its inclusion in the Farm Bill, being characterized as a safety net of last resort and as a program for the deserving poor...read more

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9781137520913 | Palgrave Pivot, August 14, 2015, cover price $67.50 | About this edition: Food Stamps, now known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), has endured and expanded in recent years.

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Product Description: Domestic abuse is a persistent global health and social problem with far reaching consequences at both an individual and a societal level. Internationally, significant progress has been made in addressing domestic abuse and responses to the problem have evolved rapidly in recent years...read more
By Clare Mcfeely (editor)

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9781780460598 | Dunedin Academic Pr Ltd, June 21, 2017, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: Domestic abuse is a persistent global health and social problem with far reaching consequences at both an individual and a societal level.

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Product Description: Kate Norman seeks to counterbalance the prevailing medicalized approach to statutory support for transgender people, which tends to focus on the physical processes of transition rather than on subsequent social role adjustment. She relates her own research findings to additional data and publications within three main themes: first, the provision of social support to transgender people by dedicated and generic social care services; secondly, social care issues in relation to transgender identity and transgender status, including discrimination, transphobia, and mental health issues; and, thirdly, the effect of 'coming out' as transgender, and of transitioning, on relationships between transgender people and their families and friends, colleagues, neighbors, and the wider community...read more

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9781780460659 | Dunedin Academic Pr Ltd, May 18, 2017, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: Kate Norman seeks to counterbalance the prevailing medicalized approach to statutory support for transgender people, which tends to focus on the physical processes of transition rather than on subsequent social role adjustment.

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Product Description: Today there are nearly six million children under the age of five living in poverty in the world's richest country. Blanket statements are often tossed around in the political arena, public debate sphere, and progressive rhetoric...read more

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9780190459031 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 29, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Today there are nearly six million children under the age of five living in poverty in the world's richest country.

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Product Description: This book brings together research relating to the economics of disability in Ireland. It addresses a range of issues of relevance to the economic circumstances of people with disabilities, considering topics such as social inclusion, poverty, the labour market, living standards and public policy...read more
By Brian Nolan (editor)

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9780719089275 | Manchester Univ Pr, February 1, 2015, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: This book brings together research relating to the economics of disability in Ireland.

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9781526107305 | Manchester Univ Pr, December 1, 2016, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: This book brings together research relating to the economics of disability in Ireland.
9780380762064, titled "Command Decision" | Avon Books, April 1, 1991, cover price $2.95 | also contains Command Decision

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Product Description: It is said that greed fuels capitalism and socialism feeds on envy. But what happens in a stable society when a successful economy generates material progress for one population sector, while simultaneously creating income inequality and poverty for another sector? While this has long been a classic debate for economists, Neil Gilbert, a social welfare theorist, offers a new take...read more

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9780199361335 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 1, 2016, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: It is said that greed fuels capitalism and socialism feeds on envy.

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Product Description: Housing matters for everyone, as it provides shelter, security, privacy, and stability. For survivors of intimate partner violence (IPV), housing takes on an additional meaning; it is the key to establishing a new life, free from abuse...read more
By Carol Corden (contributor)

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9780813585857 | Rutgers Univ Pr, November 29, 2016, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: Housing matters for everyone, as it provides shelter, security, privacy, and stability.

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9780813585840 | Reprint edition (Rutgers Univ Pr, November 29, 2016), cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Housing matters for everyone, as it provides shelter, security, privacy, and stability.

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Product Description: The Open Access version of this book, available at http://www.tandfebooks.com/, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 3.0 license. There has been an enormous increase in interest in the use of evidence for public policymaking, but the vast majority of work on the subject has failed to engage with the political nature of decision making and how this influences the ways in which evidence will be used (or misused) within political areas...read more

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9781138939400 | Routledge, November 26, 2016, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: The Open Access version of this book, available at http://www.

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Product Description: Housing been described as the “wobbly pillar” of the welfare state on account of it never achieving universal coverage as did health and education. This does not diminish its importance for individuals, households, communities and social stability...read more

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9781780460611 | Dunedin Academic Pr Ltd, November 23, 2016, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: Housing been described as the “wobbly pillar” of the welfare state on account of it never achieving universal coverage as did health and education.

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Product Description: This edited volume contains an international spectrum of contributors that places risk and resilience in health and social care in context. The chapters explore the issues of risk and resilience in health and social care, issues fundamental to some of the most complex decision making required by society, services, practitioners and members of the public...read more
By Sarah Rhinas (editor)

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9781780460635 | Dunedin Academic Pr Ltd, November 23, 2016, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: This edited volume contains an international spectrum of contributors that places risk and resilience in health and social care in context.

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Product Description: This book highlights current debates about concepts, methods, and policies related to poverty in Latin America. It focuses on child and adolescent well-being and the issue of inclusive societies. Its goal is to promote new and critical thinking about these issues globally and in Latin America...read more
By Raul Mercer (editor)

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9783838209470 | Ibidem-Verlag Haunschild/Schoen gbr, November 15, 2016, cover price $38.00 | About this edition: This book highlights current debates about concepts, methods, and policies related to poverty in Latin America.

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Product Description: Malcolm X, describing his childhood experience of “when the welfare people came” and introduced him to the US child protection system, called it “legal, modern slavery—however kindly intentioned.” That shocking characterization obscures some of the complexities of the state response to childhood poverty, but it reflects sentiments that are common among communities of color, where child welfare investigations are most concentrated...read more

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9781608467433 | Haymarket Books, November 8, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Malcolm X, describing his childhood experience of “when the welfare people came” and introduced him to the US child protection system, called it “legal, modern slavery—however kindly intentioned.

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Product Description: There has been a remarkable upsurge of debate about increasing inequalities and their societal implications, reinforced by the economic crisis but bubbling to the surface before it. This has been seen in popular discourse, media coverage, political debate, and research in the social sciences...read more
By Abigail Mcknight (editor)

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9780199687428 | Oxford Univ Pr, March 9, 2014, cover price $170.00 | About this edition: There has been a remarkable upsurge of debate about increasing inequalities and their societal implications, reinforced by the economic crisis but bubbling to the surface before it.

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9780198784739 | Oxford Univ Pr, October 18, 2016, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: There has been a remarkable upsurge of debate about increasing inequalities and their societal implications, reinforced by the economic crisis but bubbling to the surface before it.

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Product Description: Why are some people poor? Why does absolute poverty persist despite substantial economic growth? What types of late economic development or 'catch-up' capitalism are associated with different poverty outcomes? Global Poverty addresses these apparently simple questions and the extent to which the answers may be shifting...read more

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9780198703525 | Oxford Univ Pr, September 7, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Why are some people poor?

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Product Description: Some of the most energetic, effective, and passionate activists involved in grassroots politics are young people—but their voices are rarely heard in policy, research, or public debate. This book remedies that, giving young activists their due and showing the effects of passionate social service practitioners who build relationships with marginalized young people in the face of spending cuts and shifting governmental priorities...read more

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9781447328599 | Policy Pr, August 15, 2016, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: Some of the most energetic, effective, and passionate activists involved in grassroots politics are young people—but their voices are rarely heard in policy, research, or public debate.

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Product Description: Some of the most energetic, effective, and passionate activists involved in grassroots politics are young people—but their voices are rarely heard in policy, research, or public debate. This book remedies that, giving young activists their due and showing the effects of passionate social service practitioners who build relationships with marginalized young people in the face of spending cuts and shifting governmental priorities...read more

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9781447328605 | Policy Pr, August 15, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Some of the most energetic, effective, and passionate activists involved in grassroots politics are young people—but their voices are rarely heard in policy, research, or public debate.

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Product Description: Regent Redux evaluates one of the biggest experiments in public housing redevelopment from the tenant perspective. Built in the 1940s, Toronto’s Regent Park has experienced common large-scale public housing problems. Instead of simply tearing down old buildings and scattering inhabitants the city’s housing authority came up with a plan for radical transformation...read more

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9781138812109, titled "Regent Park Redux: Tenants and the Re-planning of Canada’s Oldest Public Housing Project" | Routledge, July 15, 2016, cover price $180.00 | About this edition: Regent Redux evaluates one of the biggest experiments in public housing redevelopment from the tenant perspective.

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Product Description: Can American cities respond effectively to pressing social problems? Or, as many scholars have claimed, are urban politics so mired in stasis, gridlock and bureaucratic paralysis that dramatic policy change is impossible? Homelessness in New York City tells the remarkable story of how America’s largest city has struggled for more than thirty years to meet the crisis of modern homelessness through the landmark development, since the initiation of the Callahan v Carey litigation in 1979, of a municipal shelter system based on a court-enforced right to shelter...read more

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9781479896479 | New York Univ Pr, July 12, 2016, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Can American cities respond effectively to pressing social problems?

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Product Description: Liberals worldwide invoke Scandinavia as a promised land of equality, while most conservatives fear it as a hotbed of liberty-threatening socialism. But the left and right can usually agree on one thing: that the Nordic system is impossible to replicate elsewhere...read more

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9781612195360 | Melville Pub House, July 12, 2016, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Liberals worldwide invoke Scandinavia as a promised land of equality, while most conservatives fear it as a hotbed of liberty-threatening socialism.

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Product Description: With events in Africa and the Arab world causing migration on a huge scale, migration has become a widely discussed and debated issue, pushing it to the top of the political agenda. Globalization, climate change, and demographic developments in the West provide a backdrop to the current discourses and policies on migration...read more

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9781780460499 | Dunedin Academic Pr Ltd, November 17, 2016, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: With events in Africa and the Arab world causing migration on a huge scale, migration has become a widely discussed and debated issue, pushing it to the top of the political agenda.

In less than four months, beginning with a staff of five, an obscure office buried deep within the federal bureaucracy transformed the nation's hospitals from our most racially and economically segregated institutions into our most integrated. These powerful private institutions, which had for a half century selectively served people on the basis of race and wealth, began equally caring for all on the basis of need.The book draws the reader into the struggles of the unsung heroes of the transformation, black medical leaders whose stubborn courage helped shape the larger civil rights movement. They demanded an end to federal subsidization of discrimination in the form of Medicare payments to hospitals that embraced the "separate but equal" creed that shaped American life during the Jim Crow era. Faced with this pressure, the Kennedy and Johnson Administrations tried to play a cautious chess game, but that game led to perhaps the biggest gamble in the history of domestic policy. Leaders secretly recruited volunteer federal employees to serve as inspectors, and an invisible army of hospital workers and civil rights activists to work as agents, making it impossible for hospitals to get Medicare dollars with mere paper compliance. These triumphs did not come without casualties, yet the story offers lessons and hope for realizing this transformational dream.This book is the recipient of the Norman L. and Roselea J. Goldberg Prize from Vanderbilt University Press for the best book in the area of medicine.

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9780826521064 | Vanderbilt Univ Pr, July 1, 2016, cover price $59.95

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9780826521071 | Vanderbilt Univ Pr, July 1, 2016, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: In less than four months, beginning with a staff of five, an obscure office buried deep within the federal bureaucracy transformed the nation's hospitals from our most racially and economically segregated institutions into our most integrated.

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Product Description: This compelling study of the American public's response to the fate of accused murderer Hattie Woolsteen uses this legal case to examine the complexities of gender history and societal fears about the changing roles of women during the Victorian era...read more

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9781440840975 | Praeger Pub Text, June 30, 2016, cover price $37.00 | About this edition: This compelling study of the American public's response to the fate of accused murderer Hattie Woolsteen uses this legal case to examine the complexities of gender history and societal fears about the changing roles of women during the Victorian era.

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Product Description: Help your students gain the academic expertise and employability skills needed for further progression in education or the workplace with this textbook, fully updated to reflect the new structure and content of the 2016 Level 3 BTEC qualification...read more

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9781471878596 | Gardners Books, June 24, 2016, cover price $38.85 | About this edition: Help your students gain the academic expertise and employability skills needed for further progression in education or the workplace with this textbook, fully updated to reflect the new structure and content of the 2016 Level 3 BTEC qualification.

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Product Description: Government aid doesn’t always go where it’s supposed to. Foster care agencies team up with companies to take disability and survivor benefits from abused and neglected children. States and their revenue consultants use illusory schemes to siphon Medicaid funds intended for children and the poor into general state coffers...read more

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9781479874729 | New York Univ Pr, June 21, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Government aid doesn’t always go where it’s supposed to.

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Product Description: The 2014 Supreme Court ruling on McCullen v. Coakley striking down a Massachusetts law regulating anti-abortion activism marked the reengagement of the Supreme Court in abortion politics. A throwback to the days of clinic-front protests, the decision seemed a means to reinvigorate the old street politics of abortion...read more

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9780804792028 | Stanford Briefs, June 8, 2016, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: The 2014 Supreme Court ruling on McCullen v.

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