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  • In the President's Secret Serviceby Ronald Kessler

    The Crown Publishing Group 2009; US$ 15.00

    From USA TODAY, Reviewed By Don Oldenburg, Special for USA TODAY The recent news report that corner-cutting at the U.S. Secret Service has put President Obama's life at greater risk may be the most attention-grabbing disclosure emerging from Ron Kessler's latest book. But there's a lot more in this fascinating exposé, which penetrates that federal... more...

  • Understanding Police Use of Forceby Geoffrey P. Alpert; Roger G. Dunham

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 36.00

    This book, first published in 2004, presents important data and findings about the police use of force. more...

  • Research in Rehabilitation Counselingby James L. Bellini; Phillip D. Rumrill

    Charles C Thomas 2009; US$ 49.95

    This second edition represents the thorough revision necessary to accurately reflect the variation and wealth of research methodologies used in contemporary rehabilitation counseling research. As with the previous edition, this new second edition is divided into ten chapters. Chapter 1 establishes the theoretical underpinnings of social scientific... more...

  • Effective Social Work with Children, Young People and Familiesby Steven Walker

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 37.00

    This is the first textbook written in direct response to the Munro review of child protection. It will be valuable reading for students taking courses in social work with families, and also for practitioners across all fields who work on child protection. more...

  • Best Practices for Social Work with Refugees and Immigrantsby Miriam Potocky-Tripodi

    Columbia University Press 2002; US$ 42.99

    Miriam Potocky-Tripodi is assistant professor and acting coordinator of the doctoral program at Florida International University. She is co-editor of Social Work Research with Minority and Oppressed Populations. more...

  • Individualizationby Ulrich Beck; Elisabeth Beck-Gernsheim

    SAGE Publications 2001; US$ 58.00

    Individualization argues that we are in the midst of a fundamental change in the nature of society and politics. This change hinges around two processes: globalization and individualization. The book demonstrates that individualization is a structural characteristic of highly differentiated societies, and does not imperil social cohesion, but actually... more...

  • Breaking Rankby Norm Stamper

    Nation Books 2009; US$ 18.95

    Opening with a powerful letter to former Tacoma police chief David Brame, who shot his estranged wife before turning the gun on himself, Norm Stamper introduces us to the violent, secret world of domestic abuse that cops must not only navigate, but which some also perpetrate. Former chief of the Seattle police force, Stamper goes on to expose a troubling... more...

  • Crisis Intervention in Criminal Justice/Socialby James E. Hendricks

    Charles C Thomas 2014; US$ 59.95

    This expanded new edition continues to demonstrate and provide theoretical, analytical, and practical knowledge for first responders. Face-to-face interaction with the client/victim is part of the comprehensive approach advocated by the book, which requires interveners to assess the nature of a crisis and the condition of the victim in order to determine... more...

  • Cultiver La Paixby Daniel Buckles

    International Development Research Centre 2001; US$ 30.00

    Depuis bien longtemps, les ressources naturelles ? comme les terres, l?eau et les forêts ? sont à l?origine de nombreux conflits à travers le monde. Qu?il s?agisse d?un différend entre des agriculteurs et des éleveurs d?une région ou d?un conflit international concernant des ressources partagées, partout dans le monde, les gens se disputent les ressources... more...

  • Creditor Reporting Systemby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 63.00

    This report examines data on aid for Basic Social Services (BSS) over the past decade 1995-2004. It has been prepared by the Secretariat of the Development Assistance Committee (DAC) in collaboration with the UNICEF Innocenti Centre.  It contributes to a wider DAC/UNICEF joint study on International support for realising children?s rights through... more...