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Journal article

Social (and disability) policy in the new democracies of Europe (Slovenia by way of example)

Author:
URSIC Cveto
Journal article citation:
Disability and Society, 11(1), March 1996, pp.91-105.
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis,

Social transformation in states of Central and Eastern Europe after 1989 have brought about fundamental changes in the existing social policies, including also disability policies and status of people with disabilities. These changes affect the status of people with disabilities profoundly. Looks at initiatives in Slovenia to develop a new social policy addressing the needs of people with disabilities.

Book

Private markets in health and welfare: an international perspective

Editor:
JOHNSON Norman
Publisher:
Berg
Publication year:
1995
Pagination:
263p.,tables,bibliogs.
Place of publication:
Oxford

Collection of papers examining the growing role of private markets in the provision and finance of health and social welfare services in the UK, Canada, France, Italy, Sweden, the United States, Hungary, Poland and Slovenia. Considers whether the principal beneficiaries have been the state, the consumers, or the commercial providers. Includes papers on domiciliary and residential services, housing, and a range of health services.

Book

Humanistic approaches to health care: focus on social work

Editor:
BERKOWITZ Norma
Publisher:
Venture Press
Publication year:
1996
Pagination:
236p.,bibliogs.
Place of publication:
Birmingham

Looks at social work practice in health care in the United States and internationally. Stresses the caring and humanising role of the social worker when working with those who have health problems. Includes chapters on: alcohol abuse; social work practice in hospitals; oncology social work and palliative care in the United States; primary health care and its relation to generalist practice and to public health; social work and family planning in Russia; HIV and AIDS; community mental health services in Slovenia; social work practice with refugee populations in Hungary; disabled people; empowerment; and preparing social workers for practice in health care.

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