• Earth sciences
      March 2007

      Earthy Realism

      The Meaning of Gaia

      by Midgley, Mary, B01; Lovelock, James, A23

      GAIA, named after the ancient Greek mother- goddess, is the notion that the Earth and the life on it form an active, self-maintaining whole. By its use of personification it attacks the view that the physical world is inert and lifeless. It has a...

    • Social welfare & social services
      July 2008

      The Handbook of Social Policy

      by Midgley, James O.

      The Handbook of Social Policy is an attempt to document the now substantial body of knowledge about government social policies that has been accumulated since the study of social policy first emerged as an organized field of academic endeavor about

    • Development studies
      November 2013

      Social Development

      Theory and Practice

      by Midgley, James O.

      Featuring definitions, theoretical debates, coverage of social development practice, and discussion of future challenges, this key new text introduces students to all aspects of Social Development studies

    • Social welfare & social services
      July 2008

      The Handbook of Social Policy

      by Midgley, James

      The Handbook of Social Policy is an attempt to document the now substantial body of knowledge about government social policies that has been accumulated since the study of social policy first emerged as an organized field of academic endeavor about

    • Social welfare & social services
      February 2016

      Social Welfare for a Global Era

      by Midgley, James O.

    • Social welfare & social services
      March 1997

      Social Welfare in Global Context

      by Midgley, James

    • Social welfare & social services
      March 2004

      Social Policy for Development

      by Hall, Anthony; Midgley, James;

      'Strong social policy is essential for sustainable growth. This book is an extremely useful overview of social policy issue for policy makers and anyone who wants to understand the true roots of successful sustainable development' - Ian Johnson,

    • Social welfare & social services
      August 1995

      Social Development

      by Midgley, James

    • Social welfare & social services
      July 2008

      The Handbook of Social Policy

      by Midgley, James; Livermore, Michelle M.;

      The Handbook of Social Policy was originally conceptualized as a 'state of the field' of social policy that examines past, current and future directions. Since its publication, it has been adopted in masters and doctoral programs as a text and thus

    • Social work
      June 2012

      The SAGE Handbook of Social Work

      by Gray, Mel; Midgley, James; Webb, Stephen A

      This Handbook is the world's first generic major reference work to provide an authoritative guide to the theory, method, and values of social work in one volume. Drawn from an international field of excellence, the contributors each offer a

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