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- Springer 2009; US$ 27.99
Despite over one hundred years of clinical research within the field of psychoanalysis, little has been said in relation to the body, medical illness, and aging. This title focuses on aging and illness from a contemporary psychodynamic perspective. more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2007; US$ 72.95
PART I THE CONTEXTS OF RESEARCH. 1. Introduction 2. The Ethical Conduct of Research 3. The Quantitative Research Approach 4. The Qualitative Research Approach PART II DESIGNING RESEARCH STUDIES. 5. Conceptualization and Measurement 6. Sampling 7. Case-Level Designs 8. Group-Level Designs PART III COLLECTING DATA. 9. Structured Observation 10. Participant... more...
- SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 51.00
Accessible to those without a background in law, this book looks at key issues linked to the legal context of social work practice with children. It includes case studies to help students understand the ins and outs of legal issues and to help practitioners improve their practice. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 44.95
Museums may not seem at first glance to be engaged in social work. Yet, Lois H. Silverman brings together here relevant visitor studies, trends in international practice, and compelling examples that demonstrate how museums everywhere are using their unique resources to benefit human relationships and, ultimately, to repair the world. In this groundbreaking... more...
- The Policy Press 2003; US$ 40.00
Healthcare, social welfare and housing policy agendas, while emphasising the importance of supporting the independent living of older people at home, have generally failed to take account of the actual or potential role played by social alarms and telecare. This book draws on research and practice throughout the developed world. It documents the emergence... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 23.99
Mounting evidence shows that zero-tolerance policies, suspensions, and restrictive security policies fail to improve school safety and student behaviors, and are linked with increased risk of dropping out. Minority students are suspended at disproportionate rates, and over a million cases of corporal punishment are reported each year. Against this... more...
- SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 53.00
Provides social work trainees and practitioners with guidance on anti-oppressive and anti-racist practice - a key part of social work in mulit-ethnic and multi-cultural Britain. The book is easy to navigate, with clear chapters on communities with roots in a variety of countries. more...
- SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 53.00
An engaging textbook that brings together a range of critical perspectives and issues, and which maps directly onto the Post-Qualifying Child Care Award (a compulsory programme for social work graduates wishing to specialise in child-centred social work). more...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 122.00
Weiss, Gal, Dixon, and their contributors provide the first large-scale cross-national and cross-cultural examination of the views and the perceptions of social workers through this analysis of graduating social worker students on the threshold of their careers in social work. They identify and analyze the graduating social work students' attitudes... more...