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- Dundurn 2012; US$ 19.99
In publishing the human stories behind the late-19th-century cases of Magistrate James Boyer in Bracebridge, Ontario, and Muskoka, his great-grandson J. Patrick Boyer shows that Canadian society hasn't changed much whether the focus is on early road rage, the plight of abused women, environmental contamination, or punitive treatment of the poor. more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 64.99
Presenting a compelling alternative to the traditional medical approach, The Strengths Model demonstrates an evidence-based approach to helping people with a psychiatric disability identify and achieve meaningful and important life goals. Since the first edition of this classic textbook appeared, the strengths model has matured into a robust vision... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2010; US$ 30.09
Hauptbeschreibung Die vorliegende Arbeit untersucht die sogenannten besonderen juristischen Schlussformen unter einer doppelten Fragestellung: Können sie tatsächlich logische Gültigkeit in Anspruch nehmen und spiegeln sie - ihrem Hauptanwendungsgebiet entsprechend - die juristische Problematik der Rechtsfortbildung angemessen wider? In kritischer... more...
- Zed Books 2012; US$ 19.95
Somalia is a failed state, notorious for piracy and the rise of Islamist extremism. At least that is how it is usually portrayed. Getting Somalia Wrong?, the first comprehensive account of the chaos engulfing much of the country, shows that this failed state is far from being a failed society, as alternative forms of business, justice and... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2009; US$ 159.95
This work makes available historical and anthropological research on a region comparatively little known to the English-language academic readership interested in the lively field of crime and violence history. The volume challenges the largely evolutionary current conceptualizations (in terms of both chronology and geography) which shape much of the... more...
- Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 44.99
The teacher and gerontological social work scholar Mercedes Bern-Klug joins experts on nursing, law, medicine, sociology, and social work to provide a thorough understanding of nursing home palliative care. Their broad definition of palliative care treats comfort care as appropriate across the illness experience, not just at the end of life. Because... more...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 69.99
Written for social workers by a social worker, Mental Disorders, Medications, and Clinical Social Work discusses the etiology, epidemiology, assessment, and intervention planning for common mental disorders. Looking at disorders from an ecosystems perspective, Austrian goes beyond a linear classification approach and DSM-IV-TR categories and encourages... more...
- American Cancer Society 2012; US$ 14.99
A valuable reference tool for new social workers and experienced social workers new to the oncology field, this book is rich with information about the emotional and social impact of cancer on children, adults, and their families. It discusses the range of social work interventions applied in cancer care, as well as the professional issues that arise,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
This book chronicles the most essential causes and implications of these trends, which have expanded international food assistance well beyond the simple shipment of donated food aid commodities. We pay particular attention to how these trends shape and are shaped by European Union (EU) and United States (U.S.) food assistance policy and practice,... more...