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Download Promoting Independence for Older Persons with Disabilities: by A. Helal W.C. Mann PDF

By A. Helal W.C. Mann

The papers during this booklet supply vital content material relating to getting older, incapacity and independence. the focal point of those papers, is on preserving independence and lively participation in kinfolk and neighborhood actions. As we age, we are facing persistent medical conditions that experience the aptitude to negatively impression our independence. through the use of expertise (smart houses, robotics, telehealth, different assistive devices), protecting our mobility, and combating accidents we will be able to offset a lot or the entire disabling results of power medical conditions. This e-book brings jointly a mixture of contributors involved in getting older, incapacity and independence, together with these curious about examine and improvement, specialist perform and providers, companies supplying services and products, executive and coverage planners, and finish clients and beneficiaries of our study, items, companies, and guidelines. the most subject matters during this e-book are (1) clever houses; (2) Robotics; (3) Telehealth; (4) domestic ameliorations and common layout; and (5) Assistive units and place of work Adaptations.IOS Press is a world technological know-how, technical and clinical writer of high quality books for teachers, scientists, and execs in all fields. a few of the components we submit in: -Biomedicine -Oncology -Artificial intelligence -Databases and data platforms -Maritime engineering -Nanotechnology -Geoengineering -All facets of physics -E-governance -E-commerce -The wisdom economic system -Urban experiences -Arms keep watch over -Understanding and responding to terrorism -Medical informatics -Computer Sciences

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Download Caring for the Elderly in Japan and the US: Practices and by Susan Orpett Long PDF

By Susan Orpett Long

In an period of fixing demographics and values, this quantity offers a cross-national and interdisciplinary viewpoint at the query of who cares for and in regards to the aged. The participants ponder examine reviews, experimental programmes and private adventure in Japan and the USA to explicitly evaluate how rules, practices and interpretations of elder care are evolving on the flip of the century.

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Download The Dependency Agenda by Kevin D. Williamson PDF

By Kevin D. Williamson

Every year, the U.S. spends $65,000 in line with terrible relatives to “fight poverty” – in a rustic during which the common kin source of revenue is simply lower than $50,000. in the meantime, so much of that money is going to middle-class and upper-middle-class households, and the present U.S. poverty price is greater than it used to be earlier than the govt. started spending trillions of bucks on anti-poverty programs.

In this eye-opening Broadside, Kevin D. Williamson uncovers the hidden politics of the welfare country and records the ancient proof that proves Lyndon B. Johnson’s “Great Society” was once designed to do something: maximize the variety of americans based upon the govt.. The welfare nation was once by no means intended to dispose of privation; it was once created to maintain Democrats in energy.

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Download Making Sense of the Children Act 1989 by Nick Allen PDF

By Nick Allen

The kids Act is a massive piece of laws that has effects on all pros operating with teenagers. because the 3rd variation of this ebook was once released in 1996, there were a few vital advancements. This Fourth version takes those advancements under consideration. issues mentioned contain case legislation within the greater courts; the institution of CAFCASS; and the Fostering companies rules of 2002; and masses extra.

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Download Europe Enlarged: A Handbook of Education, Labour and Welfare by Irena Kogan, Michael Gebel, Clemens Noelke PDF

By Irena Kogan, Michael Gebel, Clemens Noelke

The growth of the eu Union has positioned an finish to the east-west department of Europe. while it has elevated the cultural heterogeneity, social disparities and monetary imbalances in the european - exemplified within the reduce residing criteria and better unemployment premiums in a number of the new member states. this crucial new reference paintings describes the tutorial structures, labour markets and welfare creation regimes within the ten new imperative and jap Europe (CEE) nations. In 3 comparative chapters, discussing each one of those domain names in flip, the editors supply a suite of theory-driven, entire and informative signs that permit comparisons and scores in the new european member states. Then persist with ten country-specific chapters - each one written by way of specialists from these international locations - on: Hungary, Slovenia, the Czech Republic, the Slovac Republic, Poland, Romania, Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.These chapters offer certain details on every one country's academic and coaching structures, labour marketplace constitution and laws, and its provision of formal and casual welfare help. an incredible part of each one nation bankruptcy is the reason of the old historical past, and the explicit nationwide stipulations for the institutional offerings within the transitional years. The instruction manual offers policy-makers with the instruments to evaluate the institutional alterations in CEE nations, and students with how you can observe the proposed signs to their analytic examine. will probably be an important source that no significant study library may be with out.

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Download Shelter Is Not Enough: Transforming Multi-Storey Housing by Graham Towers PDF

By Graham Towers

Estates of multi-storey housing current probably the most intractable difficulties for city coverage. Many makes an attempt to accommodate those prooblems have both failed or awarded terrible price for cash. This publication presents an assessment of the problems, tracing the improvement of Britain's multi-storey housing from the mid-1950s to the early Seventies. Drawing on an research of prior perform, a "model of regeneration" is outlined. This concentrates at the desire for tenant participation; at the significance of layout suggestions that are either technically and socially applicable; and on administration that's delicate to neighborhood wishes.

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Download No Wealth but Life: Welfare Economics and the Welfare State by Roger E. Backhouse, Tamotsu Nishizawa PDF

By Roger E. Backhouse, Tamotsu Nishizawa

This e-book re-examines early-twentieth-century British welfare economics within the context of the emergence of the welfare country. There are clean perspectives of the well known Cambridge tuition of Sidgwick, Marshall, Pigou, and Keynes, through Peter Groenewegen, Steven G. Medema, and Martin Daunton. this is often put opposed to a much less famous Oxford method of welfare: Yuichi Shionoya explores its foundations within the idealist philosophy of T. H. eco-friendly; Roger E. Backhouse considers the paintings of its best exponent, J. A. Hobson; and Tamotsu Nishizawa discusses the unfold of this process in Britain. ultimately, the booklet covers welfare economics within the coverage enviornment: Maria Cristina Marcuzzo and Atsushi Komine speak about Keynes and Beveridge, and Richard Toye issues to the potential effect of H. G. Wells on Churchill and Lloyd George. a considerable advent frames the dialogue, and a postscript relates those principles to the paintings of Robbins and next advancements in welfare economics.

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