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- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 39.95
Partnership working is recognised as the most effective way of improving social care and the government?s aim is to provide a seamless service of care. In this comprehensive discussion of partnership working, Anthony Douglas ? chief executive of CAFCASS and a former director of social services ? looks at the reality of partnership working. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2001; US$ 44.00
Examines the use of counselling skills in the working environment of the emergency services. This book looks at the stress and trauma of emergency service work, and draws on the experiences of personnel. It also considers how counselling skills can be employed effectively by emergency service professionals to enable them to fulfil their roles. more...
- SAGE Publications 2004; US$ 45.95
`A thoughtful, sensitive and clear articulation of core issues relating to the theory and practice of assessments in social work with children and their families. It will, no doubt, become a key text on the reading lists of students social workers and practitioners both in Britain and elsewhere' - Journal of Social Policy `Sally Holland... more...
Evaluation of the New York City Police Department Firearm Training and Firearm-Discharge Review ProcessRAND Corporation 2008; US$ 9.95
In January 2007, New York City Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly wanted to make sure that his department was doing everything necessary to minimize the unnecessary discharge of firearms. He asked the RAND Corporation to examine the quality and completeness of the New York City Police Department (NYPD) firearm-training program and identify potential... more...
- Penguin Group US 2005; US$ 17.00
In this definitive work, two-time Pulitzer finalist Jason DeParle cuts between the mean streets of Milwaukee and the corridors of Washington to produce a masterpiece of literary journalism. At the heart of the story are three cousins whose different lives follow similar trajectories. Leaving welfare, Angie puts her heart in her work. Jewell bets on... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2010; US$ 16.99
Our sharpest and most original social critic goes "undercover" as an unskilled worker to reveal the dark side of American prosperity. Millions of Americans work full time, year round, for poverty-level wages. In 1998, Barbara Ehrenreich decided to join them. She was inspired in part by the rhetoric surrounding welfare reform, which promised that... more...
- New Press, The 2012; US$ 26.95
Wenonah Hauter is the executive director of Food & Water Watch, but she also runs an organic family farm in Northern Virginia that provides healthy vegetables to over five hundred families in the Washington, D.C., area as part of the Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program. Despite this, as one of the nation?s leading healthy food advocates,... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2013; US$ 24.00
It has been nearly a half century since President Lyndon Johnson declared war on poverty. Back in the 1960s tackling poverty "in place" meant focusing resources in the inner city and in rural areas. The suburbs were seen as home to middle- and upper-class families?affluent commuters and homeowners looking for good schools and safe communities in which... more...