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- University of Georgia Press 2014; US$ 29.95
In the popular imagination, the twenty years after World War II are associated with simpler, happier, more family-focused living. We think of stereotypical baby boom families like the Cleaverswhite, suburban, and well on their way to middle-class affluence. For these couples and their children, a happy, stable family life provided an antidote... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 19.95
American philanthropy today expands knowledge, champions social movements, defines active citizenship, influences policymaking, and addresses humanitarian crises. How did philanthropy become such a powerful and integral force in American society? Philanthropy in America is the first book to explore in depth the twentieth-century growth of this unique... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00
Capital punishment for murder was abolished in Britain in 1965. At this time, the way people in Britain perceived and understood the death penalty had changed ? it was an issue that had become increasingly controversial, high-profile and fraught with emotion. In order to understand why this was, it is necessary to examine how ordinary people learned... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 95.95
For use as a text in foundations generalist social policy courses, either at the baccalaureate or master?s level, this book examines the process of defining need, analyzing social policy, and developing new policy. A clear philosophical base and a common theoretical framework underlie the discussion of each component of the policy process. Four themes... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
With both contemporary and historical analyses, the book traces the legacy, characteristics, contours, and goals of the sociology of service, shedding light on its roots in early American sociology and its deep connections to activism, before examining the social context that underlies the call for volunteerism, community involvement and non-profit... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 41.95
Learn what children living in group homes need most! Pain, Normality, and the Struggle for Congruence: Reinterpreting Residential Care for Children and Youth presents the results of a 14-month study of 10 staffed group homes in British Columbia. The book uses grounded theory to construct a theoretical model that speaks to the primary challenge care... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95
Increase your understanding of the etiology, prevention, and treatment of delinquency! This informative book provides you with specific strategies to assess delinquency and to increase the effectiveness of any prevention program. In addition, it presents a community peer model of delinquency with important implications for delinquency prevention... more...
- Constable & Robinson 2014; US$ 21.86
Every police force in England and Wales uses the same national application form and assessment centre. This book tells you not just about the process, but what you need to do to impress the assessors. Now in a revised new edition to reflect the recent changes in the six core skills by which all police applicants are assessed, it provides: more...
- Anthem Press 2014; US$ 130.00
This is the first English-language translation of P. F. Iakubovichs popular roman à clef about his exile and experiences as a Siberian penal laborer during the late nineteenth century. more...