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  • Breadlines Knee-Deep in Wheatby Janet Poppendieck

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 34.95

    At no time during the Great Depression was the contradiction between agriculture surplus and widespread hunger more wrenchingly graphic than in the government's attempt to raise pork prices through the mass slaughter of miliions of "unripe" little pigs. This contradiction was widely perceived as a "paradox." In fact, as Janet Poppendieck makes clear... more...

  • Breaking Womenby Jill A. McCorkel

    NYU Press 2013; US$ 21.25

    Winner of the 2014 Division of Women and Crime Distinguished Scholar Award presented by the American Society of Criminology Finalist for the 2013 C. Wright Mills Book Award presented by the Society for the Study of Social Problems   Since the 1980s,when the War on Drugs kicked into high gear and prison populations soared, theincrease in... more...

  • Brighton Crime & Vice: 1800-2000by Douglas d'Enno

    Wharncliffe 2007; US$ 8.99

    Brighton has a dark side - it has a well-deserved reputation as a hotbed of crime. Robbery, violence, murder and every type of vice have flourished in this seaside town. And in this compelling book, Douglas d'Enno records, in graphic detail, two centuries of this criminal history in all its shocking variety. Using a convenient A to Z format, he... more...

  • Building Justice in Post-Transition Europe?by Kay Goodall; Margaret Malloch; Bill Munro

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95

    After the collapse of the Berlin wall in 1989 and disintegration of the Soviet Union, scholars focused on the problems of legal transitions within the newly emerging democracies. Two decades on, these states are in ?post-transition? conditions; having undergone and continuing to experience political, economic and constitutional upheavals to varying... more...

  • Case Studies in Social Work Practiceby Craig W. LeCroy

    Wiley 2014; US$ 55.00

    A practical approach to understanding social work concepts in action that integrates theory and practice In this updated edition of the classic social work text, students and instructors have access to real-world demonstrations of how social work theories and concepts can be applied in practice. The case studies in this book bridge the gap between... more...

  • The Challenge of Food Securityby Rosemary Rayfuse; Nicole Weisfelt

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00

    This timely study addresses the pressing issue of food security through a range of interdisciplinary contributions, providing both scholarly and policy-making perspectives. It sets the discussion on food security within the little-studied context of its international legal and regulatory framework. The expert contributors explore the key issues from... more...

  • Challenging Child Protectionby Lorraine Waterhouse; Janice McGhee; Brigid Daniel; Andrew Cooper; Kay Tisdall; Jason Hart; Trevor Spratt; Tarja Pösö; Fiona Arney; Stewart McDougall; Leah Bromfield; Walter Lorenz; Heather Montgomery; Tim Dare; Melissa O?Donnell

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 42.95

    Challenging Child Protection offers a ground-breaking new perspective which will illuminate and improve the professional understanding and practice of social workers and child protection workers.Taking a fresh look at the principles underlying child protection, this book provides a thought-provoking analysis of the evidence base which underpins professional... more...

  • Changing Familiesby Irving E. Sigel

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    In a previous volume, Families as Learning Environments for Children, we presented a series of chapters that dealt with research programs on the role of families as learning environments for children. Those studies were based on empirical data and sought answers to basic research questions, with no explicit concern for the application of the results... more...

  • Charting the Impacts of University-Child Welfare Collaborationby Katharine Briar-Lawson; Joan Levy Zlotnik

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 69.95

    Trainand keepa child welfare workforce that will make a difference! Charting the Impacts of University-Child Welfare Collaboration addresses the challenges of implementing workforce development initiatives designed to recruit students into the public child welfare field. Edited by Dr. Katharine Briar-Lawson, Dean of the School of Social Welfare at... more...

  • Child Protectionby Freda Briggs

    JoJo Publishing 2012; US$ 16.99

    This exceptionally well-researched book's intention is to reveal what is really happening in our society and to spur people into action to turn this shameful and complex problem around so that abuse stops and healing can begin. It should be a compulsory handbook for all whose work involves children, especially in the legal system, all human services,... more...