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  • Det yttersta skyddsnätet - - Om arbete med socialbidrag

    Det yttersta skyddsnätet - - Om arbete med socialbidrag
    av Katarina Hollertz, Håkan Johansson, Marcus Knutagård, Renate Minas, Elisabet Näsman, Tapio Salonen, Hugo Stranz, Hans Swärd, Stefan Wiklund

    Häftad - 2019 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789144116341

    Socialbidrag är tänkt att fungera som samhällets yttersta skyddsnät för människor som inte kan försörja sig själva eller sin familj. Detta bistånd utgör på ett sätt den sista länken i en socialpolitisk kedja. Även om fattigdom sällan diskuteras så ä…

  • Socialtjänstens trovärdighetsbedömningar : tilltro och misstro vid handläggning av ekonomiskt bistånd

    Socialtjänstens trovärdighetsbedömningar : tilltro och misstro vid handläggning av ekonomiskt bistånd
    av Ingrid Sahlin

    Häftad - 2019 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789198420357

    Att bedöma trovärdigheten hos enskilda individer och deras uppgifter är ett viktigt inslag i socialtjänstens beslutsfattande och maktutövning. Men hur gör man en trovärdighetsbedömning och varför känns det så viktigt? Ingrid Sahlins bok "Socialtjäns…

  • Pengar för ingenting : essäer om medborgarlön

    Pengar för ingenting : essäer om medborgarlön
    av Siri Steijer, Andreas Bergh, Mårten Blix, Maria Eriksson, Milton Friedman, Erik Gustafe Geijer, Philippe van Parijs, Caspian Rehbinder, Jasenko Selimovic, Lars Trägårdh, Maria Wetterstrand

    Pocket - 2018 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789177031086

    Är medborgarlön rentav en nödvändig reform i en framtid där robotar tar över jobben? Eller är det ett grundskott mot principen att välfärdsstaten vilar på en balans mellan rättigheter och skyldigheter?Frågan om medborgarlön engagerar och splittrar,…

  • Basic Income

    Basic Income
    av Guy Standing

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141985480

    Shouldn't everyone receive a stake in society's wealth? Could we create a fairer world by granting a guaranteed income to all? What would this mean for our health, wealth and happiness? Basic Income is a regular cash transfer from the state, receive…

  • Basic Income

    Basic Income
    av Philippe Van Parijs

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674052284

    It may sound crazy to pay people an income whether or not they are working or looking for work. But the idea of providing an unconditional basic income to every individual, rich or poor, active or inactive, has been advocated by such major thinkers…

  • Working with Families of the Poor

    Working with Families of the Poor
    av Patricia Minuchin

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781593853471

    This widely adopted text and practical guidebook presents the fundamentals of family-based intervention with clients struggling with chronic poverty-related crises and life stressors. Grounded in Salvador Minuchin's influential systemic model and th…

  • Working with Families of the Poor

    Working with Families of the Poor
    av Patricia Minuchin

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781593854058

    This widely adopted text and practical guidebook presents the fundamentals of family-based intervention with clients struggling with chronic poverty-related crises and life stressors. Grounded in Salvador Minuchin's influential systemic model and th…

  • Work, Consumerism and the New Poor

    Work, Consumerism and the New Poor
    av Zygmunt Bauman

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780335215980

    Reviewers' comments on the first edition"Zygmunt Bauman presents a cogently argued and compelling thesis... an important book from a distinguished scholar, that adds a new dimension to the poverty debate."British Journal of Sociology "It will be of…

  • Encountering Poverty

    Encountering Poverty
    av Ananya Roy

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520277915

    Encountering Poverty challenges mainstream frameworks of global poverty by going beyond the claims that poverty is a problem that can be solved through economic resources or technological interventions. By focusing on the power and privilege that un…

  • Encountering Poverty

    Encountering Poverty
    av Ananya Roy

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520277908

    Encountering Poverty challenges mainstream frameworks of global poverty by going beyond the claims that poverty is a problem that can be solved through economic resources or technological interventions. By focusing on the power and privilege that un…

  • Freedom from Poverty as a Human Right

    Freedom from Poverty as a Human Right

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199226184

    Collected here in one volume are fifteen cutting-edge essays by leading academics which together clarify and defend the claim that freedom from poverty is a human right with corresponding binding obligations on the more affluent to practice effectiv…

  • Freedom from Poverty as a Human Right

    Freedom from Poverty as a Human Right

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199226313

    Collected here in one volume are fifteen cutting-edge essays by leading academics which together clarify and defend the claim that freedom from poverty is a human right with corresponding binding obligations on the more affluent to practice effectiv…

  • Social Citizenship and Workfare in the United States and Western Europe

    Social Citizenship and Workfare in the United States and Western Europe
    av Joel F. Handler

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521541534

    This book compares workfare policies in the United States and 'active labor policies' in Western Europe that are aimed primarily at the long-term unemployed, unemployed youth, lone parents, immigrants and other vulnerable groups often referred to co…

  • Blame Welfare, Ignore Poverty and Inequality

    Blame Welfare, Ignore Poverty and Inequality
    av Joel F. Handler

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521690454

    With the passage of the 1996 welfare reform, not only welfare, but poverty and inequality have disappeared from the political discourse. The decline in the welfare rolls has been hailed as a success. This book challenges that assumption. It argues t…

  • Blame Welfare, Ignore Poverty and Inequality

    Blame Welfare, Ignore Poverty and Inequality
    av Joel F. Handler

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521870351

    With the passage of the 1996 welfare reform, not only welfare, but poverty and inequality have disappeared from the political discourse. The decline in the welfare rolls has been hailed as a success. This book challenges that assumption. It argues t…

  • Uncle Sam's Plantation

    Uncle Sam's Plantation
    av Star Parker

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781595552235

  • Journeys Out of Homelessness

    Journeys Out of Homelessness
    av Jamie Rife, Donald W. Burnes, Jamie Rife

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781626378605

  • Poor No More

    Poor No More
    av Peter Cove

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412864459

    In the 1960s, America set out to end poverty. Policy-makers put forth an unprecedented package of legislation, funding poverty programs and empowering the poor through ineffectual employment-related education and training. However, these handouts pr…

  • Poor No More

    Poor No More
    av Peter Cove

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412864343

    In the 1960s, America set out to end poverty. Policy-makers put forth an unprecedented package of legislation, funding poverty programs and empowering the poor through ineffectual employment-related education and training. However, these handouts pr…

  • The Impact of Welfare Reform

    The Impact of Welfare Reform

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780789031600

    Get a balanced, comprehensive analysis of the effects from 1996 welfare reform The Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 was aimed at repairing the welfare system of the United States. The Impact of Welfare Reform:…

  • The Political Logic of Poverty Relief

    The Political Logic of Poverty Relief
    av Alberto Diaz-Cayeros

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107140288

    Poverty relief programs are shaped by politics. The particular design which social programs take is to a large extent determined by the existing institutional constraints and politicians' imperative to win elections. The Political Logic of Poverty R…

  • Just Generosity

    Just Generosity
    av Ronald J. Sider

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801066139

    Just Generosity calls Christians to examine their priorities and their pocketbooks in the face of a scandalous tendency to overlook those among us who suffer while we live in practical opulence. This holistic approach to helping the poor goes far be…

  • Faith, Hope, and Jobs

    Faith, Hope, and Jobs
    av Stephen V. Monsma

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781589011113

    A front-burner issue on the public policy agenda today is the increased use of partnerships between government and nongovernmental entities, including faith-based social service organizations. In the wake of President Bush's faith-based initiative,…

  • Decent Incomes for All

    Decent Incomes for All

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190849696

    In 2000, the first social agenda in the history of the European Union was launched, and the endeavor to combat poverty came increasingly to the forefront as a specific area for EU policy cooperation and coordination. Regrettably, however, little pro…

  • Global Poverty, Ethics and Human Rights

    Global Poverty, Ethics and Human Rights
    av Desmond McNeill

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415447041

    Severe poverty is one of the greatest moral challenges of our times. But what place, if any, do ethical thinking and questions of global justice have in the policies and practice of international organizations? This books examines this question in d…

  • The Gender Effect

    The Gender Effect
    av Kathryn Moeller

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520286382

    How and why are U.S. transnational corporations investing in the lives, educations, and futures of poor, racialized girls and women in the Global South? Is it a solution to ending poverty? Or is it a pursuit of economic growth and corporate profit?…

  • International Perspectives on Welfare to Work Policy

    International Perspectives on Welfare to Work Policy

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780789033673

    Learn what you can do to promote social policy initiatives that really work International Perspectives on Welfare to Work Policy presents the latest available research on the various interpretations of "welfare-to-work" in the United States, the Uni…

  • International Perspectives on Welfare to Work Policy

    International Perspectives on Welfare to Work Policy

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780789033680

    Learn what you can do to promote social policy initiatives that really work International Perspectives on Welfare to Work Policy presents the latest available research on the various interpretations of "welfare-to-work" in the United States, the Uni…

  • Agrarian Capitalism and Poor Relief in England, 1500-1860

    Agrarian Capitalism and Poor Relief in England, 1500-1860
    av Larry Patriquin

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230516939

    This book examines the evolution of public assistance for the poor in England from the late medieval era to the Industrial Revolution. Placing poor relief in the context of the unique class relations of agrarian capitalism, it considers how and why…

  • Challenging the Injustice of Poverty

    Challenging the Injustice of Poverty
    av Rehman Sobhan

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9788132104681

    This book explores issues related to poverty in South Asia in a two-pronged manner-by focusing on injustice created and perpetuated by the unjust nature of a social order as its source and then providing concrete suggestions about how policymakers m…

  • The Poorhouses of Massachusetts

    The Poorhouses of Massachusetts
    av Heli Meltsner

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786466443

    Ever since the English first settled in America, extreme poverty and the inability of individuals to support themselves and their families have been persistent problems. In the early nineteenth century, many communities established almshouses, or ""…

  • The New Victorians

    The New Victorians
    av Stephen Pimpare

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565848399

    This volume charts the roots and rhetoric of welfare reform, from the gilded age to Gingrich.

  • Decentralization for Satisfying Basic Needs

    Decentralization for Satisfying Basic Needs

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781607524106

    More than one in every five Latin Americans lives on less than $2 a day, and Latin America is the most unequal region in the world. The book tackles the problem of poverty and inequality in Latin America through the novel approach of using the decen…

  • Decentralization for Satisfying Basic Needs

    Decentralization for Satisfying Basic Needs

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781607524113

    More than one in every five Latin Americans lives on less than $2 a day, and Latin America is the most unequal region in the world. The book tackles the problem of poverty and inequality in Latin America through the novel approach of using the decen…

  • Charitable Choice at Work

    Charitable Choice at Work
    av Sheila Suess Kennedy

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781589011311

    Too often, say its critics, U.S. domestic policy is founded on ideology rather than evidence. Take "Charitable Choice": legislation enacted with the assumption that faith-based organizations can offer the best assistance to the needy at the lowest c…

  • Charitable Choice at Work

    Charitable Choice at Work
    av Sheila Suess Kennedy

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781589011328

    Too often, say its critics, U.S. domestic policy is founded on ideology rather than evidence. Take "Charitable Choice": legislation enacted with the assumption that faith-based organizations can offer the best assistance to the needy at the lowest c…

  • World Poverty for Dummies

    World Poverty for Dummies
    av Lindsay Rae

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780731406999

    Created especially for the Australian customer Uncover the global building blocks of poverty Ending world poverty is possible -- and you can help. With World Poverty For Dummies, you find out about the building blocks of poverty, as well as its var…

  • Poverty and the Government in America [2 volumes]

    Poverty and the Government in America [2 volumes]
    av Jyotsna Sreenivasan

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781598841688

    The most comprehensive encyclopedia available on the U.S. government's responses to poverty from the colonial era to the present day.Poverty and the Government in America: A Historical Encyclopedia looks at one of the most important and controversia…

  • Civil Society and Global Poverty

    Civil Society and Global Poverty
    av Clive Gabay

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415520652

    The Global Call to Action against Poverty (GCAP) is world's largest civil society movement fighting against poverty and inequality, incorporating over 100 affiliated country-level coalitions. It has become a significant global actor and its annual d…

  • Urban Poverty in the Global South

    Urban Poverty in the Global South
    av Diana Mitlin

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415624664

    One in seven of the world's population live in poverty in urban areas, and the vast majority of these live in the Global South - mostly in overcrowded informal settlements with inadequate water, sanitation, health care and schools provision. This bo…

  • Urban Poverty in the Global South

    Urban Poverty in the Global South
    av Diana Mitlin

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415624671

    One in seven of the world's population live in poverty in urban areas, and the vast majority of these live in the Global South - mostly in overcrowded informal settlements with inadequate water, sanitation, health care and schools provision. This bo…

  • Understanding Poverty

    Understanding Poverty

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674008762

    In spite of an unprecedented period of growth and prosperity, the poverty rate in the United States remains high relative to the levels of the early 1970s and relative to those in many industrialized countries today. Understanding Poverty brings the…

  • Washington's New Poor Law

    Washington's New Poor Law
    av Gertrude Schaffner Goldberg

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780945257837

    The authors argue that the personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act, popularly known as welfare "reform", offers neither work opportunity nor real reform. In repealing the entitlement to welfare and failing to create an entitl…

  • Occupational Welfare

    Occupational Welfare
    av Bent Greve

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845429690

    Occupational welfare is becoming increasingly important in Europe. This book presents valuable new data on occupational welfare and its development, and questions not only the traditional clustering of welfare states, but also the analyses of welfar…

  • Welfare Reform in East Asia

    Welfare Reform in East Asia

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415590266

    In many Western countries, social welfare payments are increasingly being made conditional on recipients doing voluntary work or attending job training courses, a system known as "welfare-to-work" or "workfare". Although social welfare in Asia is ve…

  • Putting Faith in Partnerships

    Putting Faith in Partnerships
    av Stephen V. Monsma

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472113934

    Putting Faith in Partnerships addresses a major conceptual change in American domestic policy, begun by Reagan and now fully realized by the Bush administration: the shift of responsibility for social services from the federal government to states a…

  • The Skeptic's Guide to Global Poverty

    The Skeptic's Guide to Global Poverty
    av Dale Hanson Bourke

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781932805574

    Why are so many people still poor, and what - if anything - can be done to help them? The Skeptic's Guide to Global Poverty provides answers to the challenging questions many people have about the poor. Ranging from how poor people feel to ways gove…

  • Understanding Poverty

    Understanding Poverty

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195305203

    Understanding poverty and what to do about it, is perhaps the central concern of all of economics. Yet the lay public almost never gets to hear what leading professional economists have to say about it. This volume brings together twenty-eight essay…

  • Homeless Older Populations

    Homeless Older Populations

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826170156

    Offers proven strategies for advancing the care of the homeless elderly. Filled with key insights and field-tested knowledge, this is a concise, hands-on guide to how interdisciplinary team strategies can advance the care of older homeless adults. T…

  • Patients of the State

    Patients of the State
    av Javier Auyero

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822352334

    Patients of the State is a sociological account of the extended waiting that poor people seeking state social and administrative services must endure. It is based on ethnographic research in the waiting area of the main welfare office in Buenos Aire…

  • Patients of the State

    Patients of the State
    av Javier Auyero

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822352594

    Patients of the State is a sociological account of the extended waiting that poor people seeking state social and administrative services must endure. It is based on ethnographic research in the waiting area of the main welfare office in Buenos Aire…

  • Poor Families in America's Health Care Crisis

    Poor Families in America's Health Care Crisis
    av Ronald J. Angel

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521837743

    Poor Families in America's Health Care Crisis examines the implications of the fragmented and two-tiered health insurance system in the United States for the health care access of low-income families. For a large fraction of Americans their jobs do…

  • Poor Families in America's Health Care Crisis

    Poor Families in America's Health Care Crisis
    av Ronald J. Angel

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521546768

    Poor Families in America's Health Care Crisis examines the implications of the fragmented and two-tiered health insurance system in the United States for the health care access of low-income families. For a large fraction of Americans their jobs do…

  • Social Solutions to Poverty

    Social Solutions to Poverty
    av Scott Myers-Lipton

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594512117

    The voices of famous and lesser known figures in America's quest to reduce poverty are collected for the first time in this comprehensive historical anthology. The book traces the most important ideas and contributions of citizens, activists, labour…

  • Social Solutions to Poverty

    Social Solutions to Poverty
    av Scott Myers-Lipton

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594512100

    The voices of famous and lesser known figures in America's quest to reduce poverty are collected for the first time in this comprehensive historical anthology. The book traces the most important ideas and contributions of citizens, activists, labour…

  • The Workfare State

    The Workfare State
    av Eva Bertram

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812247077

    In the Great Recession of 2007-2009, the United States suffered the most sustained and extensive wave of job destruction since the Great Depression. When families in need sought help from the safety net, however, they found themselves trapped in a s…

  • Global Development 2.0

    Global Development 2.0

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815713937

    The fight against global poverty has quickly become one of the hottest tickets on the global agenda -with rock stars, world leaders, and multibillionaires calling attention to the plight of the poor at international confabs such as the World Economi…

  • Ordinary Poverty

    Ordinary Poverty
    av William DiFazio

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781592134588

    At St. John's Bread and Life, a soup kitchen in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, more than a thousand people line up for breakfast and lunch five days a week. During the twelve-year era of welfare reform, William DiFazio observed the dail…

  • Ordinary Poverty

    Ordinary Poverty
    av William DiFazio

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781592130146

    At St. John's Bread and Life, a soup kitchen in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, more than a thousand people line up for breakfast and lunch five days a week. During the twelve-year era of welfare reform, William DiFazio observed the dail…

  • Family Poverty and Homelessness in New York City

    Family Poverty and Homelessness in New York City
    av Ralph da Costa Nunez

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137520296

    In Family Poverty and Homelessness in New York City , Nunez and Sribnick explore the world of New York's poor children and families, from the era of European settlements to the present day. The book examines successes and failures of past efforts, p…

  • Who is My Neighbor?

    Who is My Neighbor?
    av Phillip K. Tompkins

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594516474

    Who Is My Neighbor? is a compelling account of the author's ten-year journey as a volunteer at the St. Francis Center, a homeless shelter in Denver, Colorado. A retired Professor of Communication, Phil Tompkins marshals his considerable experience a…

  • Who is My Neighbor?

    Who is My Neighbor?
    av Phillip K. Tompkins

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594516481

    Who Is My Neighbor? is a compelling account of the author's ten-year journey as a volunteer at the St. Francis Center, a homeless shelter in Denver, Colorado. A retired Professor of Communication, Phil Tompkins marshals his considerable experience a…

  • Handbook of Families and Poverty

    Handbook of Families and Poverty

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412950428

    ''The Brigham Young University Family Studies Center sponsored a three-day research conference on Families and Poverty in March of 2004. The conference covered a broad range of topics including parenting, health care for poor families, how family pr…

  • Transitions Through Homelessness

    Transitions Through Homelessness
    av C. McNaughton

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230201620

    Following a group of people as they make the transition from homeless to 'housed' , this book presents a new perspective on homelessness, the individual factors associated with it such as addiction, mental illness and traumatic life histories, and h…