War's Offensive on Women: The Humanitarian Challenge in by Julie A. Mertus

By Julie A. Mertus

* Case stories from Bosnia, Kosovo, and Afghanistan take on human rights legislation and gender-based violence

War's Offensive on Women contends that humanitarian teams’ makes an attempt to supply information and safety for girls will fall brief until they make ladies significant actors in such efforts. Mertus indicates how human rights legislation are starting to tackle gender-based violence, and the way enterprises can reply to women’s wishes in clash and post-conflict settings. The publication is of large curiosity to humanitarian and human rights practitioners, policymakers, and scholars alike.

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Adjusting to a World in Motion: Trends in Global Migration by Douglas J. Besharov, Mark H. Lopez

By Douglas J. Besharov, Mark H. Lopez

Overseas migration has reached new heights because the Sixties. Altogether, a few 215 million humans dwell in nations except their international locations of beginning, and in accordance with surveys, one other seven hundred million say they might depart their houses and stream to a different kingdom in the event that they may possibly. Nations-both sending and receiving-have spoke back to this growing to be foreign migrant movement with new legislation and household courses. In receiving nations, they comprise legislation and courses to regulate access, inspire high-skilled immigration, boost refugee coverage, and pace assimilation. In sending nations, governments are imposing and experimenting with new regulations that hyperlink migrant diasporas again to their domestic nations culturally or economically-or either.

This quantity includes a sequence of considerate analyses of a few of the main serious concerns raised in either receiving and sending international locations, together with US immigration coverage, eu excessive expert hard work courses, the studies of migrants to the Gulf States, the impression of immigration on scholar academic success, and the way post-conflict international locations hook up with their diasporas. This quantity may help readers draw classes for his or her personal nations, and is therefore provided within the spirit of mutual studying inside of a persevered overseas discussion of analysis and research on migration.

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Offenders in Focus: Risk, Responsivity and Diversity by Kathryn Farrow

By Kathryn Farrow

Greatly has been written approximately constructing powerful perform opposed to a backdrop of fast swap in legal justice prone. a lot of this can be research-oriented and never constantly available to practitioners of their daily paintings. This ebook adjustments that. Drawing on examine and integrating this with practitioner adventure, the e-book creates clean, research-based 'practice knowledge' for enticing successfully with offenders. It explores problems with hazard, responsivity and variety within the context of labor with particular criminal and offending behaviour teams as a method to spotlight these abilities and understandings appropriate around the wider diversity of labor environments. The authors holiday down advanced rules to allow functional program, and every bankruptcy comprises questions for mirrored image and perform improvement. With its available kind, balancing educational rigour with transparent tips that could top perform this publication will curiosity everybody operating nose to nose with offenders. It recognises that there are not any rapid suggestions to altering offending behaviour yet presents a convention guide that may motivate a feeling of competence and self assurance, improving readers' ability and exuberance, whilst operating with a large spectrum of offenders.

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Linguistisches Grundwissen: Eine Einführung für zukünftige by Danièle Clément

By Danièle Clément

Da ein vernünftiger Deutschunterricht schon von der Grundschule an elementare sprachwissenschaftliche Kenntnisse voraussetzt, führt dieses vorrangig für Deutschlehrer, aber auch für Magisterkandidaten konzipierte Lehrbuch in die Begriffswelt ein, die für die examine deutscher Sprachprodukte erforderlich ist. Die Beschreibungsansätze der Linguistik werden so untechnisch wie möglich - aber dem heutigen Stand der Wissenschaft entsprechend - vorgestellt, auch wenn bisweilen auf Probleme und divergierende Standpunkte hingewiesen wird. Für Anschaulichkeit sorgen zahlreiche Beispiele und Übungen, in denen es u.a. um Sprachspiele, Mehrdeutigkeiten und Anomalien geht, die aus der Welt der Werbung stammen. Der größte Teil des Buches ist den Kernbereichen der Linguistik gewidmet (Morphologie, Syntax, Phonologie/Orthographie, Semantik), mit einigen Exkursen zum Sprachwandel, während psycholinguistische und soziolinguistische Themen nur andeutungsweise angesprochen werden. Für die zweite Auflage wurde das Werk aktualisiert.

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Global Social Policy and Governance by Bob Deacon

By Bob Deacon

Global Social coverage and Governance explores those matters and offers a severe research of policy-making in an interconnected international. The chapters warning opposed to a superficial account of realizing worldwide social coverage and as a substitute speak about the complexities and controversies surrounding the worldwide actors shaping foreign coverage. total the booklet provides an authoritative realizing of how social rules at nationwide and supra-national point are formed within the context of globalization.

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Contradictions of the Welfare State by Claus Offe

By Claus Offe

Claus Offe is among the prime social scientists operating in Germany this present day, and his paintings, quite at the welfare nation, has been significantly influential either in Europe and the USA. Contradictions of the Welfare kingdom is the 1st choice of Offe's essays to seem in one quantity in English, and it features a choice of his most vital contemporary paintings at the breakdown of the post-war cost. The political writings during this publication are essentially enthusiastic about the origins of the current difficulties—what Offe calls the 'crises of quandary management'—of welfare capitalist states. He exhibits why within the current interval, those states are not any longer able to totally handling the socio-political difficulties and conflicts generated through overdue capitalist societies and discusses the viability of latest correct, corporatist, and democratic socialist proposals for restructuring the welfare country. The ebook additionally bargains clean and penetrating insights right into a variety of different matters, together with social hobbies, political events, legislations, social coverage, and hard work markets. there's an interview with Claus Offe, ready in particular for this quantity, and a considerable introductory bankruptcy via John Keane which hyperlinks the essays and explores Offe's vital subject matters. This booklet is incorporated within the sequence reports in modern German Social notion, edited by way of Thomas McCarthy.

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Group Homes for People with Intellectual Disabilities: by Tim Clement

By Tim Clement

Group houses are the dominant kind of residential lodging for individuals with serious studying or highbrow disabilities, and but there are major difficulties inside of those dwelling environments. This ebook seeks to focus on the major matters for either citizens and employees, and gives sensible feedback for making improvements to group living.

in response to unique empirical learn and drawing on wide box notes, the booklet paints an image of lifestyles in workforce houses at the present time. The authors suggest a framework for expanding group presence and participation, and look at the obstacles to be conquer if development is to be made in attaining those key targets. The thought of 'homeliness', the problem of conserving a stability among person and team wishes and the concept that of perform management are all explored.

workforce houses for individuals with highbrow Disabilities is key studying for a person operating with individuals with studying or highbrow disabilities in residential providers, in addition to lecturers and scholars of incapacity reviews, social paintings and healthiness and social care programmes.

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An Introduction to the Social History of Nursing by Robert Dingwall

By Robert Dingwall

In fresh years the learn of nursing historical past in Britain has been remodeled via the applying of strategies and techniques from the social sciences to unique assets. The myths and legends that have grown up via a century of anecdotal writing were chipped away to bare the advanced tale of an profession formed and reshaped via social and technological swap. many of the paintings has been scattered in monographs, journals and edited collections.

The talents of a social historian, a sociologist and a graduate nurse were introduced jointly to reconsider the historical past of recent nursing within the gentle of the most recent scholarship. The account starts off via taking a look at the kind of nursing care on hand in 1800. This used to be often supplied through the ill person's kin or family servants. It strains the interdependent progress of common nursing and the fashionable health facility and examines the separate origins and eventual integration of psychological nursing, district nursing, overall healthiness traveling and midwifery. It concludes with reflections at the customers for nursing within the 12 months 2000.

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Welfare in the Kantian State by Alexander Kaufman

By Alexander Kaufman

A standard interpretation holds that Kant's political conception easily constitutes an account of the restrictions which cause areas at the state's authority to manage exterior motion. Alexander Kaufman argues that this conventional interpretation succeeds neither as a loyal studying of Kant's texts nor as a believable, philosophically sound reconstruction of a `Kantian' political thought. really, he argues that Kant's political thought articulates a favorable perception of the state's role.

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