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- Allen & Unwin 2000; US$ 31.81
This book heralds an exciting new chapter in the history of family-centred practice. It takes us a long way down the road toward the destination of strength-based family work.'. From the foreword by Associate Professor Dorothy Scott, University of Melbourne. Life can be a struggle for some families, and support from skilled family workers can make... more...
- Lawrence Erlbaum Associates 2007; US$ 39.95
Emphasizes the ideational and motivational underpinnings of family life and the ways that attitudinal and value changes have influenced family behavior and relationships. This book examines family attitudes, beliefs, and relationships in virtually every region of the globe. more...
- Policy Press 2005; US$ 39.95
The changing nature of families, their enduring and multi-faceted significance in society, and their value as a focus for the exploration of social change have ensured that families have remained a prominent focus of academic enquiry. Acknowledging the increasing diversity and complexity of families, this innovative book proposes a new conceptual framework... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2006; US$ 85.00
Presenting an empowerment-oriented management approach, this ground-breaking how-to guide covers the most recent innovations and current theories you need to create a successful social service organization. This all-in-one guide to service organization management best practices will help you gain the skills you need to effectively lead and empower... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 120.00
Over the years there has been substantial changes in the size, composition, educational level, work activity, and locational choice of families. This book offers an understanding of the forces that have led to the choices and consequent observed changes. more...
- Wiley 2007; US$ 79.95
Aimed at social scientists, this book discusses family policy in general and the New Federalism in particular, and experimental implementation of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act (PRWOA) in the United States. Here, emphasis in family policy is shifted from a centralized entitlement approach to an exchange of personal... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 128.95
The first international, cross-disciplinary book to explore and understand the lives of parents with intellectual disabilities, their children, and the systems and services they encounter Presents a unique, pan-disciplinary overview of this growing field of study Offers a human rights approach to disability and family life Informed by the newly adopted... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 38.95
The debate on abortion has tended to avoid the psychological significance of an unwanted pregnancy, dominated istead by the strong emotions the subject excites. Eva Pattis Zoja examines the thoughts that surround a woman's decision to end a pregnancy, and presents the challenging thesis that voluntary abortion can often be a violent and unconscious... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 33.95
Revised and updated in light of the reissued Working Together to Safeguard Children guidance and the Children?s Act (2004), this concise guide will help health and allied professionals negotiate the complexities of child protection practice, with the aim of preventing abuse and neglect and protecting children from further harm once it has occurred.... more...