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  • Download The Real Worlds of Welfare Capitalism by Robert E. Goodin, Bruce Headey, Ruud Muffels, Henk-Jan PDF

    By Robert E. Goodin, Bruce Headey, Ruud Muffels, Henk-Jan Dirven

    The true Worlds of Welfare Capitalism strains how contributors fare over the years in all the 3 valuable forms of welfare nation. via designated reports of Germany, the Netherlands and the USA, monitoring contributors' socio-economic destiny over ten years, the authors discover problems with financial progress and potency, of poverty and inequality, of social integration and social autonomy. The authors argue that the social democratic welfare regime of the Netherlands outperforms the corporatist German regime and the liberal US regime throughout some of these social and monetary targets.
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  • Download Living with Hazards, Dealing with Disasters: An Introduction by William L Waugh PDF

    By William L Waugh

    This is often the 1st concise creation to emergency administration, the rising occupation that bargains with mess ups from floods and earthquakes to terrorist assaults. Twenty case experiences illustrate the dealing with of tangible failures together with the Northridge Earthquake and the Oklahoma urban Bombing. dialogue questions and courses to online info assets facilitate use of the booklet within the school room education courses.
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  • Download Cocaine: Global Histories by Paul Gootenberg PDF

    By Paul Gootenberg

    Cocaine examines the increase and fall of this infamous substance from its valid use via scientists and medics within the 19th century to the overseas prohibitionist regimes and drug gangs of this present day. topics explored comprise: * Amsterdam's complicated cocaine tradition * the manufacture, sale and keep watch over of cocaine within the usa * Japan and the Southeast Asian cocaine undefined * export of cocaine prohibitions to Peru * intercourse, medicines and race in early smooth London Cocaine unveils new basic assets and covert social, cultural and political modifications to make clear cocaine's hidden historical past.
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  • Download There's No Place Like Home: Place and Care in an Ageing by Christine Milligan PDF

    By Christine Milligan

    Opposed to a historical past of discussion round international getting older and what this suggests when it comes to the long run care want of older humans, this ebook addresses key matters in regards to the nature and placement of care and care-giving. Following a serious evaluate of analysis into who cares, the place and the way, it makes use of geographical views to offer a complete research of ways the intersection of casual care-giving inside of household, group and home care houses can create complicated landscapes and organizational spatialities of care. Drawing on modern case reports principally, yet now not solely from the united kingdom, the publication studies and develops a theoretical foundation for a geographical research of the problem of care. through touching on those theoretical techniques to empirical information and case stories it illustrates how formal and casual care-giver responses to the altering panorama of care can act to facilitate or constrain the advance of inclusionary versions of care.
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  • Download Health Implications of Acrylamide in Food: Report of a Joint by World Health Organization PDF

    By World Health Organization

    The FAO/WHO session on healthiness Implications of Acrylamide in nutrition has undertaken a initial overview of latest and latest info and study on acrylamide. The session supplied a number of suggestions for additional info and new reports to higher comprehend the chance to human well-being posed via acrylamide in nutrients. The session additionally supplied a few suggestion to lessen no matter what danger exists, together with keeping off over the top cooking of foodstuff, making a choice on fit consuming, investigating probabilities for lowering degrees of acrylamide in foodstuff, and developing a world community on acrylamide in food.

    The session reviewed the equipment of study to be had to check for acrylamide in foodstuffs and meals materials, and for acrylamide and its metabolites as hemoglobin adducts in blood. Of the restricted diversity and variety of meals analyzed so far, acrylamide degrees are optimum in potato and cereal-based items subjected to warmth processing, similar to frying, grilling or baking. even though, just a restricted variety of nutrients forms were verified thus far and those belong to the Western nutrition. the diversity of meals investigated has to be prolonged to incorporate staple meals from varied areas and diets.

    Considered jointly, info at the absorption, metabolism, distribution and excretion of acrylamide recommend that toxicological findings in animals could be assumed to be correct for extrapolation to people. The session may inspire obvious and open danger overview and chance administration tactics, and acknowledges the significance of regarding events (consumer, undefined, retail etc.) during this process.
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  • Download The State of the Prisons--200 Years On by Richard Whitfield PDF

    By Richard Whitfield

    In 1777 John Howard wrote The kingdom of the Prisons in England and Wales, with initial Observations and an Account of a few international Prisons. centuries later, this awesome rfile commemorates his achievements in campaigning for reform. within the spirit of Howard himself, the Howard League for Penal Reform have compiled distinctive observations of prisons from Sweden to South Africa, and from India to Nicaragua. the result's a helpful source including designated insights into formerly undocumented criminal regimes.
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  • Download Dictionary of Health Information Technology and Security by David Edward Marcinko, Hope Rachel Hetico PDF

    By David Edward Marcinko, Hope Rachel Hetico

    Over 10,000 designated Entries! "There is a delusion that each one stakeholders within the healthcare house comprehend the that means of simple details expertise jargon. truthfully, the vernacular of latest scientific details structures is exclusive, and sometimes misused or misunderstood furthermore, an rising nationwide Heath details know-how (HIT) structure; within the guise of phrases, definitions, acronyms, abbreviations and criteria; usually places the non-expert scientific, nursing, public coverage administrator or paraprofessional able of extreme uncertainty and minimal productiveness The Dictionary of healthiness info know-how and protection will for that reason aid outline, make clear and explain...You will seek advice from it daily." -- Richard J. Mata, MD, MS, MS-CIS, qualified scientific Planner (Hon), leader scientific info Officer [CMIO], Ricktelmed info platforms, Assistant Professor Texas nation college, San Marcos, Texas a vital instrument for each overall healthiness Care zone: layman, consumer, and advantages supervisor surgeon, supplier and healthcare facility payer, middleman and consulting specialist Key merits & beneficial properties contain: New HIT, HIPAA, WHCQA, HITPA, and NEPSI terminology Abbreviations, acronyms, and slang-terms outlined Illustrations and straightforward examples Cross-references to present study
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  • Download No Saloon in the Valley: The Southern Strategy of Texas by James D. Ivy PDF

    By James D. Ivy

    During this enticing research, James D. Ivy recovers an fascinating and missed point of Texas cultural history―the confluence of social techniques that fueled the Texas prohibition flow. particularly, Ivy contends that Texas prohibitionists built a southern procedure that characterised prohibition as a reform stream with southern roots in Texas soil. those prohibitionists brazenly distanced themselves from northern evangelical reformers that had championed abolition, non secular radicalism, or feminism with the intention to attract male citizens frightened approximately their function in post-Reconstruction southern society. whereas their process succeeded insofar because it was once in a position to achieve the aid of a majority of white men with shut ties to the previous Confederacy, it did not convince a majority of Texas citizens to include prohibition.
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  • Download Medicare Meets Mephistopheles by David A. Hyman, Richard A. Epstein PDF

    By David A. Hyman, Richard A. Epstein

    As an example you are the satan, and also you are looking to corrupt the yankee republic. How could you cross approximately it? in response to David Hyman, you could create anything like Medicare, the federal healthiness care application for the aged. Hyman submits that Medicare could be the maximum trick the satan ever performed. Medicare feeds at the avarice of medical professionals and different services, turns seniors into overall healthiness care gluttons, and makes areas of the U.S. envious over the funds showered on different areas. this system exploits the sloth of presidency officers to extend the tax burden on employees and drag down the standard of deal with seniors. Medicare makes Democrats lust for socialized drugs, whereas its imperviousness to reform makes Republicans angrier and angrier. so much of all, Medicare permits its ideological supporters to bleat and preen their method to the heights of ethical self-importance. within the variety of C.S. Lewis' The Screwtape Letters, Hyman writes that Medicare has freed the self-interest of those mortals from its ordinary restraints. for that reason, the seven lethal sins have blossomed. With epic political battles over Medicare and the way forward for restricted govt looming simply over the horizon, Hyman makes use of satire to solid a serious eye in this mediocre govt software.
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