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  • Chosen for Greatnessby Paul Batura; Eric Metaxas; Larry King

    Regnery Publishing 2016; US$ 27.99

    The history of adoption is the history of the world itself. Children taken in by new families have grown up to dramatically reshape the world in ways most of us do not fully appreciate. Chosen for Greatness profiles 25 well-known adoptees who were given the opportunity to change history for the better when they were taken in by their new families.... more...

  • William Wobbly and the Very Bad Dayby Sarah Naish; Rosie Jefferies; Amy Farrell

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 14.95

    William Wobbly is having a very bad day. He didn't want to go to school and when he got there things just got worse. The wobbly feeling got bigger and bigger and BIGGER until...Something happened to William Wobbly when he was very little which makes it hard for him to understand or control his feelings. Luckily, his new mum is here to help with his... more...

  • Sophie Spikey Has a Very Big Problemby Sarah Naish; Rosie Jefferies; Amy Farrell

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 14.95

    Today Sophie Spikey has a very big problem. She has lost her shoes, again! There is no way she is asking her mum for help, though. I can fix it all by myself, she thought.Sophie did not have an easy start in life and now she cannot trust grown-ups to help her. Luckily, her new mum is good at guessing when Sophie needs a helping hand. Written by a mum... more...

  • Rosie Rudey and the Very Annoying Parentby Sarah Naish; Rosie Jefferies; Amy Farrell

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 14.95

    Today Rosie Rudey has had enough! "Rosie, put your coat on, it's cold outside.""Rosie, bring your sandwich box to the kitchen, please." "Rosie, stop being nasty to your brother." LEAVE ME ALONE, she thought. Rosie did not have an easy childhood which has made her build a hard shell around herself so no one can get in. Luckily her new mum knows just... more...

  • Charley Chatty and the Wiggly Worry Wormby Sarah Naish; Rosie Jefferies; Amy Farrell

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 14.95

    Charley Chatty likes to talk. Charley talks so much that her mouth gets dry but there's just so much to say!"Why is the pavement brown?""I have got two shoes. Everyone has two shoes.""I can hear the radio. Who is on the radio? Why is there a button on the radio?"Sometimes, Charley's imagination takes over and she tells stories about things that didn't... more...

  • Return Migration Decisionsby Ruth Achenbach

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 57.69

    Ruth Achenbach develops a model of individual return migration decision making, which examines both the process and the decisive factors in return migration decision making of Chinese highly skilled workers and students in Japan. She proposes to answer a question yet insufficiently explained by migration research: why do migrants deviate from their... more...

  • Beitrag zur Betreuung und Pflege alter und verwirrter Menschenby Gabriele Schmid

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; Not Available

    Dieses Buch will auf die Situation der Pflegebedürftigen, insbesondere auf die dementen Senilen in den Familien, Heimen und Tagesstätten aufmerksam machen und einen Beitrag leisten zum besseren Verständnis dieser Menschen. In unserer Gesellschaft werden die Menschen immer älter und die Krankheiten im Alter nehmen zu. In der Pflege und Betreuung... more...

  • Ethical Issues in Counselling and Psychotherapy Practiceby Poornima Bhola; Ahalya Raguram

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 97.97

    This edited volume comprehensively examines the critical ethical challenges that arise in the practice of counselling and psychotherapy. It translates philosophical positions and professional ethical guidelines in a way that can be applied to practice. The various chapters focus on specific ethical issues that emerge in working with a range of different... more...

  • Gender and Childhood Sexuality in Primary Schoolby Deevia Bhana

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 87.09

    This book is an ethnography of teachers and children in grades 1 and 2, and presents arguments about why we should take gender and childhood sexuality seriously in the early years of South African primary schooling. Taking issue with dominant discourses which assumes children?s lack of agency, the book questions the epistemological foundations of... more...

  • Elternschaftby Prof. Dr. Irene Gerlach

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 32.01

    Im Zentrum des Bandes stehen die Rahmenbedingungen heutiger Elternschaft. Dazu gehören rechtliche und politische Reformen der letzten Jahre genauso wie Unterstützungsangebote an Eltern, aber auch die Angebote der Arbeitswelt. Dabei kann durchaus von einer Neugewichtung des Kooperationsverhältnisses zwischen Eltern, Staat und Gesellschaft gesprochen... more...