Category: Social Services Welfare

Paediatrics and Child Health by Mary Rudolf

By Mary Rudolf

Paediatrics and baby Health is the definitive consultant to paediatrics for scientific scholars. This fresh interesting version has been thoroughly revised for the modern curriculum.

Paediatrics and baby Health follows a indicators and problem-based technique. The ebook makes a speciality of the entire improvement of a kid from beginning via to formative years. The authors’ services is stronger through transparent reasons and whole color presentation. The booklet has been designed for simple navigation for either in-depth studying and revision. significant beneficial properties include:

  • A CD Rom with demonstrations of kid exam thoughts with convenient tricks and tips
  • 'Find your manner round' brain maps that visualize very important stipulations and differential diagnoses
  • Summary 'At a look' bins for swift revision
  • A significant self-assessment part to extra relief revision
  • High caliber photos and line drawings

Paediatrics and baby Health is ideal for clinical scholars, and junior medical professionals on beginning Programmes, and may reduction common Practitioners, paediatric nurses and MRCPCH exam candidates.

Pre-publication reviews

''I'd have enjoyed to have came across this ebook in the course of my very own paediatric rotation and assessments! it has got plenty of vibrant illustrations and is actually fascinating and simple to learn. it is a nice textual content to exploit either as an advent to paediatrics, in addition to an excellent revision consultant. certainly steered to a person attempting to familiarize yourself with the fundamentals of paediatrics!''
Final yr scholar, Oxford University

''there isn't any different undergraduate textbook of Paediatrics to be had that provides this kind of concise but entire exposition of the subject.''
Final yr scholar, Imperial clinical School

''the most sensible description and procedure i have ever learn to the notoriously tricky and problematical subject of paediatric heritage and examination''
Fourth 12 months pupil, Southampton scientific School

''the content material is pared right down to hide what scholars want to know and no more''
PhD pupil, Barts and QM scientific college, London

''Almost the best paediatrics textbook...this can be a very priceless book''
Fifth 12 months pupil, Oxford University

Reviews of past Edition
''…beautifully awarded booklet… The 'At a look' precis displays are an exceptional relief to scholar and registrar learning''
—Family Practice

''I don't know if there are different paediatric textbooks that may make paediatrics more uncomplicated to learn than this one.''
—Medical scholar, Sydney college, Australia

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and different supplementary fabrics usually are not integrated as a part of booklet dossier

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Enforcement or Negotiation: Constructing a Regulatory by Neal Shover

By Neal Shover

Enforcement or Negotiation offers a research of the advance and operations of the federal place of work of floor Mining Reclamation and Enforcement in the course of its first 4 years (1978-82), with detailed emphasis at the factor of regulatory enforcement. It examines the factors and effects of the agency’s swap from an enforced compliance kind of rules towards a extra discretionary negotiated compliance. The research is grounded in numerous equipment, together with own interviews, exam of archival info, and dependent questionnaires. A comparative research of ways the laws used to be carried out in a different way in areas of the us demonstrates the the most important significance of neighborhood stipulations at the implementation of regulatory mandates. The OSM’s efforts to stability calls for for fairness and potency are documented, in addition to the diversities in oppositional thoughts hired through huge and small mining businesses.

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Welfare and the Constitution by Sotirios A. Barber

By Sotirios A. Barber

Each nation a welfare country -- constitution of detrimental liberties: arguments from textual content and heritage -- adverse constitutionalism and undesirable effects -- ethical philosophy and the negative-liberties version -- The instrumental structure -- Is the structure sufficient to its ends? Welfare and the structure defends a principally forgotten knowing of the U.S. structure: the confident or "welfarist" view of Abraham Lincoln and the Federalist Papers. Sotirios Barber demanding situations traditional scholarship by way of arguing that the govt. has a constitutional accountability to pursue the healthiness of the entire humans. He indicates that James Madison used to be correct in asserting that the "real welfare" of the folks needs to be the "supreme item" of constitutional govt. With conceptual rigor set in fluid prose, Barber opposes the shared view of America's correct and Left: that the federal constitutional tasks of public officers are restricted to respecting damaging liberties and conserving tactics of democratic choice.Barber contends that no ancient, medical, ethical, or metaethical argument can want ultra-modern adverse constitutionalism over Madison's confident realizing. He urges students to enhance a sizeable account of constitutional ends to be used in critiquing ultimate court docket judgements, the guidelines of elected officers, and the attitudes of the bigger public. He defends the philosophical danger of such theories whereas additionally delivering a thought of his personal as a kick off point for the dialogue the publication will impress. This concept holds, for instance, that voucher schemes which drain assets from secular public faculties to colleges that may educate voters to undergo spiritual authority are unconstitutional; First modification matters apart, such schemes defeat what's undeniably a component of the "real welfare" of the folk, separately and jointly: the ability to imagine severely for oneself

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Justice for Victims and Offenders: A Restorative Response to by Martin Wright

By Martin Wright

Martin Wrightís unique ground-breaking and influential research of the defects of the antagonistic method of justice, plus the arguments in favour of a extra confident and victim-oriented procedure. A e-book that has had a tremendous impression on victimsí matters and restorative justice - and that's crucial interpreting for a person wishing to appreciate those advancements. essentially the most compelling arguments concerning the desire for swap relating to sufferers and offenders. A seriously acclaimed and key paintings within the annals of felony justice.

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The OECD and European Welfare States by Klaus Armingeon, Michelle Beyeler

By Klaus Armingeon, Michelle Beyeler

The OECD contains the richest countries on the planet. It matters tips on financial and social rules. Is its suggestions on welfare nation regulations coherent? And is it via member states in Western Europe? those are the guiding questions of this publication, that is a primary to house such concerns.

The OECD and ecu Welfare States contains 14 nation reports contemplating OECD options and their implementation in Western ecu welfare states, an research of the inner procedures within the OECD, a theoretical creation and a concluding comparative bankruptcy. the final effects express a wide measure of consistency in OECD analyses and proposals, although little efficacy is printed. The authors of this ebook have compiled an enormous contribution to the research of the effect of foreign organisations on nationwide welfare states, widening the scope of conventional analyses of nationwide welfare country improvement.

This edited ebook might be of precise curiosity to these researchers and graduate scholars within the fields of overseas enterprise, welfare nation coverage and comparative politics. it is going to additionally attract coverage makers involved in the OECD or welfare nation improvement.

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Working With People With Learning Disabilities: Theory and by David Thomas, Honor Woods

By David Thomas, Honor Woods

The authors of this advisor compile the appropriate idea for social staff, nurses, academics and others operating with individuals with studying disabilities. utilizing jargon-free factors and case examples they supply the theoretical figuring out had to tell strong perform and aid to enhance the standard of lifetime of the individual with a studying incapacity. in addition they supply a advisor for practitioners on social coverage and laws and recommend on concern intervention, advocacy and joint employer paintings.

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The Hidden Famine: Hunger, Poverty and Sectarianism in by Christine Kinealy

By Christine Kinealy

Between 1845 and 1852 eire used to be devastated by way of the 'Great starvation' – the main serious famine in glossy eu background. The view generally held through historians is that the impression of the Famine at the northern province of Ulster, specifically the mostly Protestant urban of Belfast, was once minimum. within the first booklet at the Famine to concentration in particular on Belfast, Christine Kinealy, considered one of Ireland’s prime historians of the interval, and Gerard MacAtasney, problem this view and provide a brand new interpretation. Drawing on a wealth of unique learn, Kinealy and MacAtasney start with an exam of society and social behaviour in Belfast sooner than 1845. They then verify the reliable reaction to the hindrance via the British executive, the reaction via the Church in either England and eire, and the half performed by way of the neighborhood management in Ulster. The authors study the impression of the cholera epidemic on Belfast in 1849–50, the city's restoration after the Famine, and the beginnings of open sectarianism one of the enterprise and landed sessions of the province.

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Witness to AIDS by Edwin Cameron

By Edwin Cameron

While Edwin Cameron introduced to a shocked neighborhood and overseas media that he – one in all South Africa’s so much renowned electorate - used to be himself dwelling with the virus slicing swathes in the course of the inhabitants of the continent, the effect was once instant. In Witness to AIDS, Edwin Cameron’s compelling memoir, he grapples with the that means of HIV/AIDS: for him as he confronts the potential for his personal lingering loss of life, and for we all in dealing with as much as some of the most determined demanding situations of our time. In his intensely own account of survival, Cameron blends components of his destitute youth along with his day-by-day tasks as a senior pass judgement on and overseas human rights legal professional, whereas focusing continuously at the epidemic's crucial concerns : stigma, unjust discrimination, and, so much vitally, the life-and-death query of entry to therapy. Cameron's outstanding tale of his personal survival in an endemic that has rate hundreds of thousands of lives is straight away relocating and uplifting, sobering and eventually hopeful.

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Elder Abuse: Concepts, theories and interventions by Gerald Bennett, Paul Kingston

By Gerald Bennett, Paul Kingston

The concept that of elder abuse and overlook as a social challenge maintains to stay illusive. an immense obstacle has been the absence of analysis and transparent definition of the matter, and a ebook which summarizes what's recognized approximately elder abuse has been wanted for a very long time. Drawing on examples from the united states and the united kingdom, this e-book is a contribution to investigate and knowledge at present to be had. The authors outline aged abuse largely. whereas actual abuse is one point of the matter, Bennet and Kingston additionally research monetary, emotional, sexual and mental abuse and overlook. additionally, they conceal sensible issues of popularity, intervention, prevention and comparable criminal concerns. With its multidisciplinary method, this publication is suitable for nurses, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, social employees, geriatricians and all different wellbeing and fitness care execs interested by aged care.

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The Blackwell Companion to Social Work by Martin Davies

By Martin Davies

Fully revised and restructured, this clean version bargains scholars and trainee social employees an incisive and authoritative creation to the topic. in addition to totally new sections on thought and perform, the specialist contributions that have formed the companion’s major attractiveness were up to date and now comprise cutting edge standalone essays on social paintings theory.

  • Comprehensively transformed new version comprising six sizeable sections masking crucial subject matters for trainee social employees – in influence, six books in one
  • Includes an intensive creation and chapters through prime specialists at the concentration and objective of social work
  • Provides a unified textbook for trainees and a useful specialist reference volume
  • Features a wealth of latest fabric on idea and perform along certain expositions of the social and mental framework, phases within the human lifestyles cycle, and the ambitions and center parts of social work
  • Each bankruptcy lists 5 key issues to recollect, questions for dialogue, and suggestions for additional reading

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