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- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2004; US$ 34.95
Values and their application are a continuing area of concern for those involved in work with children and families. This volume provides a means of understanding models of social welfare and children's services, and relating these to the challenges of practice. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 42.00
Draws on the work of Sheffield Children's Centre, a community cooperative which is recognized worldwide for its approach and models of good practice that have emerged from community participation. This book explores the challenges and celebrations of working with a range of children, families and communities both in the UK and internationally. more...
- Saddleback Educational Publishing 2010; US$ 11.95
Bursting with facts, these books will truly enthrall struggling readers. Nonfiction titles cover high-interest topics both creepy and utterly terrifying. Each title is thoroughly researched and includes an introduction, five chapters, an epilogue, glossary, and index. On-the-scene photography captures students' imagination and spurs further reading.... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 46.00
Presenting children and young people's advocacy as an exciting, radical and constantly developing way of working, this book explores its controversial and challenging nature through an examination of the theory and practice of advocacy. more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 102.00
From the first incident of petty theft to modern media piracy, crime and punishment have been a part of every society. However, the structure and values of a particular society shape both the incidences of crime and the punishment of criminals. When the United States became an independent nation, politicians and civilians began the process of deciding... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2009; US$ 6.79
University of Pennsylvania professor Rafael Robb was in a class of his own. An expert on game theory, his colleagues and students marveled over his brilliance. But his wife, Ellen, knew his dark, calculating side?and in December 2006, after years of alleged psychological abuse, she was finally ready to leave him. Her divorce papers were nearly in... more...
- The Spinney Press 2011; US$ 17.72
The aim of imprisonment is to prevent crime and enhance community safety by removing offenders from the public sphere and deterring potential offenders, as well as meeting society?s need for reparation and retribution for crimes committed. However, while a period of imprisonment may deter some people from re-offending, it can also foster in others... more...
- Grosvenor House Publishing 2011; US$ 6.46
This is a true story of Molly, who by the age of four had suffered so many beatings and experienced so much sexual abuse that she suffered from an enormous fear of human contact. In a period of six years among a family of twelve only her abusers themselves were aware of her constant pain and suffering. Her other siblings, her father and her mother... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 21.05
Wie lassen sich die aktuellen Entwicklungen in der Kinder- und Jugendhilfe charakterisieren und welche Relevanz haben sie für die Planung? Was sind aktuelle, veränderte Anforderungen an die Organisation von Planungsprozessen? Was sind die neuen und erkennbar nachhaltigen Anforderungen an die Praxis der kommunalen Jugendhilfeplanung? Diesen und anderen... more...