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  • Getting Away With Murderby Duncan McNab

    Penguin Random House Australia 2017; US$ 24.08

    From 1977 to the end of 1986, Duncan McNab was a member of the NSW Police Force. Most of his service was in criminal investigation. The many unsolved deaths and disappearances of young gay men are the crimes that continue to haunt him. Around 80 men died or disappeared in NSW from the late 70s to early 90s during an epidemic of gay-hate crimes. The... more...

  • Taken: Part 3 of 3by Rosie Lewis

    HarperCollins Publishers 2017; US$ 2.54

    Experienced foster carer, Rosie Lewis, takes on the heart-breaking case of Megan, a baby born with a drug addiction and a cleft palate. more...

  • Taken: Part 2 of 3by Rosie Lewis

    HarperCollins Publishers 2017; US$ 2.54

    Experienced foster carer, Rosie Lewis, takes on the heart-breaking case of Megan, a baby born with a drug addiction and a cleft palate. more...

  • Routine Outcome Monitoring in Couple and Family Therapyby Terje Tilden; Bruce E. Wampold

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 96.75

    This research-to-practice manual introduces Routine Outcome Monitoring (ROM), a feedback-based approach to preventing impasses and relapses in couple and family therapy as well as within other psychotherapy approaches. This book discusses how ROM has been developed and experienced within the Norwegian couples and family therapy community in line with... more...

  • Eltern zwischen Kindertageseinrichtung und Grundschuleby Miriam Buse

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 42.46

    Miriam Buse rekonstruiert mit der ?Dokumentarischen Methode? in ihrer als qualitativer Längsschnitt angelegten Studie elterliche Orientierungen zur Zusammenarbeit mit pädagogischen Fach- und Lehrkräften und fokussiert dabei die Beziehung zwischen Eltern und pädagogischen Akteuren in Kita und Grundschule im Kontext der Transitionsbewältigung. Die entwickelten... more...

  • Chinese Fatherhood, Gender and Familyby Mario Liong

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 77.32

    This book is about how Chinese men make sense of and practise fatherhood within the context of changing gender conventions and socio-cultural conditions. Liong analyses data from participant observations at a men's centre, focus groups, and in-depth interviews, to assess the subjective experience and identities of Chinese fathers in Hong Kong, from... more...

  • Fostering Mixed Race Childrenby Fiona Peters

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 87.00

    The ?mixed race? classification is known to be a factor of disadvantage in children?s social care and this fastest growing population is more likely than any other ethnic group to experience care admission. How does knowledge of ?mixedness? underpin policy and practice? How, when and why is the classification ?mixed? a disadvantage? Through narrative... more...

  • Family Continuity and Changeby Vida Cesnuityte; Detlev Lück; Eric D. Widmer

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 96.75

    This volume provides readers with recent sociological approaches to family understanding, theorising and practices within the context of continuities and change, both across generations and during individual life courses. The contributors uniquely investigate the friction between persisting family needs and changing circumstances, between holding... more...

  • Families, Status and Dynastiesby Riitta Jallinoja

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 96.75

    This book takes a novel approach to family, exploring in detail how status is inherited and maintained within families; the process of upward social mobility; and how the roots of social decline start within families. The author also examines how rigidly status equivalence determines choice of spouse. Exceptionally extensive in its coverage, the... more...

  • Altern, Gesundheit, Partizipationby Meike Haefker; Knut Tielking

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 27.09

    In diesem Buch wird gezeigt, wie selbstbestimmtes Alter in einer ambulanten, ganzheitlichen Wohn- und Versorgungssituation möglich ist. Anhand eines Modellprojekts wird ein innovativer Ansatz dargestellt, der eine bedarfsgerechte Versorgung gewährleistet sowie den Anforderungen an Pflegeberufe gerecht wird. Die Autoren erläutern zudem theoretische... more...