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  • New Welfare States in East Asiaby Gyu-Jin Hwang

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00

    The fast changing economic climate is creating substantial pressure for welfare state restructuring worldwide. Yet the discussion regarding challenges faced and the responses required has been confined to the 'standard welfare states' in the West. This book examines whether these challenges also apply to the countries in the East, whether these countries... more...

  • Not Without Youby Alan & Alan

    Hodder & Stoughton 2009; Not Available

    'That night I lay in my new bed and the pain came. I thought about Irene. I would find her again. I had to.' Alan and Irene first met in a cold, regimented children's home when he was seven and she was nine. Both had lost their mothers when they were very young. When a car drew up outside the Home, Alan was staring out of the window, and when he... more...

  • Statues Without Shadowsby Anna Swan

    Hodder & Stoughton 2006; Not Available

    Anna grew up accepting that her parents were glamorous but mysterious figures, who had both died by the time she was seven. It was only when she was in her thirties that she discovered they had both committed suicide. As she began to search for the truth about her parents, she uncovered details about their fascinating and incredibly divergent backgrounds:... more...

  • The Privilege of Youthby Dave Pelzer

    Penguin Books Ltd 2005; US$ 15.98

    Dave Pelzer's bestselling autobiographical trilogy are an international phenomenon. Distressing, heartbreaking and yet inspirational, the fourth in the series guarantees the same level of success. His next book centres on his experience of bullying at school and the friends he made in his neighbourhood who helped him fight back. He... more...

  • Power of Mothersby Celia Lashlie

    HarperCollins Publishers 2010; US$ 19.92

    A hard-hitting look at crime and criminal families and the women with the power to change things - if we let them. Celia Lashlie, justice reform campaigner and bestselling author, brings her powerful insight to the problems of families trapped in a spiral of crime, poverty and abuse. She points to the reasons behind why New Zealand's rates of imprisonment... more...

  • Making Markets in the Welfare Stateby Jane R. Gingrich

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 26.00

    Examining a range of countries, periods and policy areas, this book provides an original explanation of market reforms in the industrialized world. more...

  • Extending social security to allby International Labor Office

    International Labour Office 2010; US$ 50.00

    This book outlines basic concepts such as the social protection floor and the social security staircase, analyses the affordability of various approaches, and examines the results of practices around the world, especially in low- and middle-income countries. more...

  • Advanced Social Work with Children and Familiesby Christine Cocker; Lucille Allain

    SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 34.00

    This book is a guide for students on the higher specialist PQ Awards in Social Work with Children and Families more...

  • Working with Distressed Young Peopleby Bob Harris

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 25.00

    This book is an essential guide for those who want to understand and work with troubled young people. more...

  • Groupwork Practice in Social Workby Trevor Lindsay; Sue Orton

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 30.00

    A concise introduction to groupwork practice in social work. more...