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  • Soziale Arbeit in der Kriseby

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 29.99

    Die Gruppe 'Soziale Arbeit als Wohlfahrtsproduktion' fasst in diesem Sammelband hochaktuelle Ergebnisse ihrer Forschungsarbeiten zusammen. In den Beiträgen geht es um die Analyse einer Sozialen Arbeit in gesellschaftlichen Transformationsprozessen in 'Krisenzeiten' und auch um die Krise der Sozialen Arbeit als Institution. In einem dritten Verständnis... more...

  • Contemporary Issues in Child Welfare Practiceby

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 79.99

    This volume provides an overview of practice issues relevant to contemporary child welfare professionals. It includes coverage of special populations such as LGBTQ youth and racial minorities, and discusses special issues such as working with foster care. more...

  • Il suicidio oggiby

    Springer Milan 2013; US$ 29.95

    Dai dati segnalati dall?OMS negli ultimi anni č emerso che il suicidio costituisce oggi un grave problema di sanitā pubblica: nei Paesi occidentali rappresenta infatti la seconda-terza causa di morte nei giovani e l?ottava-nona nei soggetti anziani. Nel 2000 circa un milione di individui si č tolto la vita, mentre circa 15 milioni di persone hanno... more...

  • C. Henry Kempe: A 50 Year Legacy to the Field of Child Abuse and Neglectby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 129.00

    This first volume in a new Springer series on the subject marks the 50 th anniversary of Kempe?s epoch-making article on ?The Battered-Child Syndrome? and assesses the current state of the field in the context of the contribution of Kempe and his collaborators. more...

  • Condemnedby Se????n ???? Riain; &; #211; Se& Riain; #225; n

    Liberties Press 2014; US$ 8.74

    Condemned: Letters from Death Row by "Ray" and Seán Ó Riain is a collection of letters between a former Cork teacher and a death row inmate that develops into a unique friendship- one that is in itself a subtle, rallying cry against an American system that still honours the 3,000 year old adage "an eye for eye", serving... more...

  • Dispatches from Juvenile Hallby John Aarons; Lisa Smith; Linda Wagner

    Penguin Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.00

    A revolutionary book that offers a fresh, bold approach to confronting the juvenile crime epidemic With the rise of violent crimes committed by teenagers in recent years, heated discussion has arisen over the societal factors that lead to juvenile criminality and the ways that public institutions are failing to curtail them. Now a team of experts with... more...

  • Compassionate Confinementby Laura S. Abrams; Ben Anderson-Nathe

    Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 23.95

    This ethnographic text brings to light the challenges and complexities inherent in the U.S. system of juvenile corrections. Building on over a year of field work at a boys? residential facility, the authors provide a context for contemporary institutions and highlight some of the system?s most troubling tensions. The book provides narratives, observations,... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Adoptionby Christine Adamec

    Infobase Publishing 2006; US$ 75.00

    Includes information on the Adoption and Safe Families Act, a federal law created to encourage the adoption of foster children. This encyclopedia also includes information on other adoption issues such as laws concerning adoptions by gays and lesbians, tax issues, school and adopted children, birthfather rights, transracial adoptions, and more. more...

  • The Abuses of Punishmentby Robert Adams

    Palgrave Macmillan 1998; US$ 46.00

    This book argues that abusive punishments are particularly deeply rooted in authoritarian states and in some Western countries such as Britain and the USA, from which they have been exported over past centuries. The book surveys a variety of psychological, physically constraining, custodial, corporal and capital punishments. The implicit punitive... more...

  • The Urgings of Conscienceby Jacob Adler

    Temple University Press 2010; US$ 72.50

    While most philosophers who write about punishment ask, "Why may we punish the guilty?" Jacob Adler asks, "To what extent does a guilty person have a duty to submit to punishment?" He maintains that if we are to justify any system of punishment by the state, we must explain why persons guilty of an offense are morally bound to submit to punitive... more...