Children, Gender and Families in Mediterranean Welfare by Thomas Olk (auth.), Mimi Ajzenstadt, John Gal (eds.)

By Thomas Olk (auth.), Mimi Ajzenstadt, John Gal (eds.)

Recent a long time have visible a transforming into sophistication within the examine of welfare states and social coverage ordinarily. This higher intensity has occur due to extra complicated theorization; richer case examine research; and the inclusion of extra resources of provision corresponding to not-for-profit, market-based, casual and relations welfare. The fields of research open to social scientists during this area have additionally increased to incorporate concerns corresponding to globalization, gender, immigration and kids, whereas benchmarking and function tracking inside of international locations have afforded large amounts of recent facts that let for far extra special cross-national comparative analysis.

There is severe curiosity within the social health and wellbeing and the felony and fiscal prestige of households, girls and kids within the welfare country, and this quantity bargains with the problems from a distinct ‘welfare regime’ point of view. Casting apart the commonly held assumption that nationwide welfare regimes have universal features, this publication makes the case that the Mediterranean states proportion a special set of commonalities. In doing so, it deals a detailed comparative research of regulations in the direction of youngsters, households and gender in those nations—Italy, Spain, Greece, Turkey and Israel. starting with an outline of those nations’ welfare states and a dialogue of the problems of kids, households and gender more often than not phrases, the amount then presents readers at either undergraduate and graduate point with targeted country-by-country comparative reports of those matters, authored by way of prime specialists from the international locations themselves.

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The Renal System at a Glance, 3rd Edition by Chris O'Callaghan

By Chris O'Callaghan

Following the ordinary, easy-to-use at a look layout, and now in full-colour, The Renal procedure at a look is an available creation and revision textual content for clinical scholars. totally revised and up-to-date to mirror adjustments to the content material and evaluate tools utilized by clinical faculties, this at a look presents a trouble-free evaluate of the renal approach to encapsulate all that the scholar must know.This re-creation of The Renal approach at a Glance:Now good points new self-assessment case reports with brief resolution inquiries to elevate medical relevance and make stronger learningIncludes a brand new bankruptcy ‘Chronic kidney ailment and kidney illness within the elderly’Now includes the most recent guidance and classifications for persistent kidney ailment and hypertensionContains full-colour art all through, making the topic even more uncomplicated to understandThe better half website at comprises a number of selection questions (MCQs) and entire suggestions in your answersIt’s a useful source for all scientific scholars, junior medical professionals, and for these education in allied health and wellbeing professions, together with expert nurses engaged on renal or in depth care wards.Review of the former edition"Students of their pre-clinical years will locate this e-book a good and thorough creation to the renal approach and will good fight with no ebook of this calibre... it is a booklet that are meant to be at the bookshelf of all scientific scholars, there isn't any excuse to not have a duplicate! furthermore, undergraduates from existence science/health allied disciplines and clinicians are inclined to locate this e-book necessary as a resource of reference."—GKT Gazette, September 2006

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