On the People's Terms

On the People's Terms

Author: Philip Pettit

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781107005112

Category: History

Page: 338

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"According to republican political theory, choosing freely requires being able to make the choice without subjection to another and freedom as a person requires being publicly protected against subjection in the exercise of basic liberties. But there is no public protection without a coercive state. And doesn't state coercion necessarily take from the freedom of the coerced? Philip Pettit addresses this question from a civic republican perspective, arguing that state interference does not involve subjection or domination if there is equally shared, popular control over government"--

Providing Employment Support for People with Long-term Mental Illness

Providing Employment Support for People with Long-term Mental Illness

Author: Laurie Howton Ford

Publisher: Paul H Brookes Publishing Company

ISBN: UOM:39015034308232

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 327

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More than ever before, people with mental illness want to be able to secure and sustain meaningful employment in their communities. Providing Employment Support for People with Long-Term Mental Illness: Choices, Resources, and Practical Strategies provides the proven techniques and useful information needed to help people with mental illness become part of the nation's work force. Offering probing discussion of mental illness as well as valuable insight into the "ins and outs" of seeking and maintaining competitive work, this comprehensive handbook addresses vital concerns such as vocational assessment and career development; family involvement in vocational planning; social skills and behavior management; crisis intervention; and workers' rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Filled with illustrative case studies and reproducible forms and checklists, this informative volume is essential for all who support workers with mental illness, including job development and placement specialists, supported employment professionals, vocational rehabilitation counselors, and mental health practitioners.

A Glossary of Political Terms of the People's Republic of China

A Glossary of Political Terms of the People's Republic of China

Author: Gucheng Li

Publisher: Chinese University Press

ISBN: 9622016154

Category: History

Page: 639

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"A glossary of political terms of the People's Republic of China is a collection of 560 important and frequently-used Chinese political terms and phrases that appeared between 1949 and 1990. Each entry begins with an explanation of the term and its origin, a description of how and under what circumstances the term was used, and a discussion of the changes of meaning over the years, as well as the political and social significance of the words."--Jacket.