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Democracy on Trial

Jean Bethke Elshtain - Political Science - 1995 - 176 pages
In this timely, thought-provoking book, one of America's leading political philosophers and public intellectuals questions whether democracy will prove sufficiently robust and ...
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The Welfare of Children

Duncan Lindsey - Social Science - 2004 - 451 pages
Takes a critical look at the child welfare system, finding that the emphasis on abuse has produced a system that serves largely as a last resort for only the worst and most ...
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The Social Mind: Construction of the Idea

Jaan Valsiner, Rene van der Veer - Psychology - 2000 - 488 pages
In this book, first published in 2000, the authors elaborate on their notion of intellectual interdependency in the development of scientific ideas.
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The Morals and Politics of Psychology: Psychological Discourse and the ...

Isaac Prilleltensky - Psychology - 1994 - 283 pages
Explores the moral, political, and social implications of dominant psychological theories and practices. The analysis entails the therapeutic uses of psychoanalysis, cognitive ...
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The Empowerment Tradition in American Social Work: A History

Barbara Levy Simon - Political Science - 1994 - 227 pages
Inaugurates a new field of disability studies by framing disability as a minority discourse rather than a medical one, revising oppressive narratives and revealing liberatory ...
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Under the Cover of Kindness: The Invention of Social Work

Social Science - 1997 - 216 pages
In Under the Cover of Kindness, Leslie Margolin looks at how this country's social welfare system developed and with what results. From his detailed examination of social work ...
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Bureau Men, Settlement Women: Constructing Public Administration in the ...

Camilla Stivers - Political Science - 2000 - 187 pages
"Stivers's study helps explain public administration's longstanding "identity crisis" by showing why the separation of male and female roles restricted public administration to ...
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W. E. B. Du Bois and American Political Thought : Fabianism and the Color ...

Adolph L. Reed Jr. Graduate Faculty of Political Science New School University - Social Science - 1997 - 296 pages
In this pathbreaking book, Adolph Reed, Jr. covers for the first time the sweep and totality of W. E. B. Du Bois's political thought. Departing from existing scholarship, Reed ...
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