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  • Ethicsby Sarah Banks

    Policy Press 2013; US$ 9.95

    Sarah Banks emphasises the importance of reclaiming professional ethics for social work, and outlines a preliminary framework for a situated ethics of social justice. more...

  • Mental healthby Jeremy Weinstein

    Policy Press 2013; US$ 9.95

    Jeremy Weinstein draws on case studies and his own experience to develop a new model of practice in mental health social work. more...

  • Personalisationby Peter Beresford

    Policy Press 2013; US$ 9.95

    One of Britain's foremost social work academics, Peter Beresford, challenges the personalisation agenda and its consequences on service users. more...

  • Poverty and inequalityby Chris Jones; Tony Novak

    Policy Press 2013; US$ 9.99

    An examination of the consequences of poverty and inequality and the challenge they pose to the engaged social work academic and practitioner. more...

  • Social Developmentby James O. Midgley

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 32.00

    Featuring definitions, theoretical debates, coverage of social development practice, and discussion of future challenges, this key new text introduces students to all aspects of Social Development studies more...

  • Losing Our Wayby Bob Herbert

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 15.95

    From longtime New York Times columnist Bob Herbert comes a wrenching portrayal of ordinary Americans struggling for survival in a nation that has lost its way In his eighteen years as an opinion columnist for The New York Times , Herbert championed the working poor and the middle class. After filing his last column in 2011, he set off on a journey... more...

  • Social policyby Paul Spicker

    Policy Press 2014; US$ 39.95

    This fully revised, updated and extended edition of a bestselling social policy textbook is extensively reworked and adapted to meet the needs of its international readership. Laying out the architecture of social policy as a field of study, it provides a sense of the scope, range and purpose of the subject. more...

  • The German Strangerby William H. F. Altman; Michael Zank

    Lexington Books 2012; US$ 62.99

    The German Stranger provides a guide to Leo Strauss that situates his thought in the context of National Socialism; by destroying any middle ground between 'Athens' and 'Jerusalem,' Strauss undermined modernity's secular bulwark against political theology. Once National Socialism is understood as an atheistic religion re-enacted by post-Revelation... more...

  • Negotiating Sex Workby Carisa R. Showden; Samantha Majic

    University of Minnesota Press 2014; US$ 82.50

    Globally, discussions about sex work focus on exploitation. The media regularly provides us with stories about teen girls coerced to perform sexual acts for money, frequently beaten and robbed by their pimps or traffickers. While one would have to be hard-pressed to deny that sex workers are victimized, the popular media and our political leaders... more...

  • The Assets Perspectiveby Reid Cramer; Trina R. Williams Shanks

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    The economy's struggles to overcome the lingering effects of the Great Recession presented unique but essential questions.The book considers a full range of data which considers how this recent experience has impacted households, providing a thorough and contemporary treatment of how the assets perspective has prompted changes within social policy.... more...