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- HarperCollins Publishers 2010; US$ 9.30
Whacker McCracker is an Auckland businessman having a chronic mid-life crisis. When he decides to escape city life and his five predatory ex-wives by moving to Waiheke Island to open a simple little café things don?quite work out as planned. From his first encounter with Mal and Wally (the best piss head carpenters on the island) to the loophole his... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2013; US$ 15.22
In Whacker McCracker's Café we first met the utterly original ex-Auckland businessman who escaped his five predatory ex-wives by moving to Waiheke Island to open a simple little café and start a new life. Whacker's hilarious first year on the island created colourful mayhem - but that was nothing compared to what happens when his eccentric aunt moves... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95
This book examines national identity ? and especially Australia?s image as a sporting country. Tony Ward traces the ebb and flow of Australia's sporting passions since the period when Archer won the first Melbourne Cup in 1861. This book was published as a special issue in Soccer and Society . more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95
This comprehensive book reviews the main theories of rehabilitation models and advocates that rehabilitation should focus both on promoting human goods (i.e., providing the offender with the essential ingredients for a 'good' life) as well as reducing/avoiding risk. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2007; US$ 42.95
Work within the human services is increasingly influenced by rights-based thinking, and this book offers advice for the practitioner on how to translate abstract rights theory into their everyday practice. It will be a useful source of guidance and advice for professionals working across the human services. more...
- Guilford Publications 2011; US$ 47.00
This book offers a fresh perspective on treating a population that is often demonized by policymakers, the public, and even clinicians. The authors argue that most sex offenders are "people like us," with the potential to lead meaningful, law-abiding lives?if given a chance and appropriate support. They describe an empirically and theoretically grounded... more...
- Wiley 2006; US$ 150.00
This comprehensive text provides an up-to-date review and critique of current theorising about sexual offending. It presents the key ideas underpinning each theory in a clear and accessible manner. Theories are rigorously tested and evaluated, and their merits are examined from both a research and a clinical point of view. Importantly, the emphasis... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2005; US$ 32.95
Culture and Child Protection is a concise exploration of the close links between social service practices and cultural values which offers a culturally sensitive model of child protection practice. The authors demonstrate the ways in which a combination of personal, professional and societal attitudes often influence practice decisions. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 51.95
This textbook offers a comprehensive approach to forensic and correctional psychology, demonstrating how theory and practise can be applied and integrated in offender rehabilitation and written by intentionally recognized experts within the field. more...