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  • Family Support: Prevention, Early Intervention and Early Helpby Nick Frost; Shaheen Abbott; Tracey Race

    Wiley 2015; US$ 26.95

    Family Support introduces and explores the state of the art in preventive social work with children and young people. Drawing on contemporary thinking and research the book aims to make a contribution to current debates about how we can best support families in need. Underpinning the book is an analysis of how family support is changing, having... more...

  • Nordic Cooperationby Johan Strang

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    The recent crises in global economy and in European integration have caused a considerable revival of interest in the Nordic Welfare Model. However, less attention has been given to the ways in which the nations that form Scandinavia or ?Norden? are connected through various forms of inter- and transnational cooperation. With contributions from... more...

  • Social Work for Sociologistsby Kate van Heugten; Anita Gibbs

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    Social Work for Sociologists introduces important frameworks, concepts, models, and skills from social work that will help sociologists as they plan their human service careers and will prepare them to tackle social problems with practical solutions. more...

  • Social Work for Sociologistsby Kate van Heugten; Anita Gibbs

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    Social Work for Sociologists introduces important frameworks, concepts, models, and skills from social work that will help sociologists as they plan their human service careers and will prepare them to tackle social problems with practical solutions. more...

  • Show Me A Heroby Lisa Belkin

    Little, Brown and Company 2015; Not Available

    NOW AN HBO MINISERIES Not in my backyard -- that's the refrain commonly invoked by property owners who oppose unwanted development. Such words assume a special ferocity when the development in question is public housing. Lisa Belkin penetrates the prejudices, myths, and heated emotions stirred by the most recent trend in public housing as she re-creates... more...

  • Show Me A Heroby Lisa Belkin

    Little, Brown and Company 2015; US$ 18.91

    NOW AN HBO MINISERIES Not in my backyard -- that's the refrain commonly invoked by property owners who oppose unwanted development. Such words assume a special ferocity when the development in question is public housing. Lisa Belkin penetrates the prejudices, myths, and heated emotions stirred by the most recent trend in public housing as she re-creates... more...

  • Show Me A Heroby Lisa Belkin

    Little, Brown and Company 2015; Not Available

    NOW AN HBO MINISERIES Not in my backyard -- that's the refrain commonly invoked by property owners who oppose unwanted development. Such words assume a special ferocity when the development in question is public housing. Lisa Belkin penetrates the prejudices, myths, and heated emotions stirred by the most recent trend in public housing as she re-creates... more...

  • Children as co-researchersby Caroline Bradbury-Jones

    Dunedin Academic Press Ltd 2014; US$ 39.00

    Exploring the ethical, methodological and practical challenges of engaging with children as co-researchers, highlighting the protection issues associated with this participatory approach. more...

  • Child Maltreatment and High Risk Familiesby Julie Taylor; Anne Lazenbatt

    Dunedin Academic Press Ltd 2014; US$ 39.00

    Offers an understanding of risk, analysis, impact, learning and service delivery in relation to the maltreatment of children living in high risk families. more...

  • Self-Directed Supportby Charlotte Pearson; Julie Ridley; Susan Hunter

    Dunedin Academic Press Ltd 2014; US$ 39.00

    Social care increasingly uses cash based modes of support and strategies to personalise services. Support for this shift was initiated by the disabled peoples? movement, both in the UK and globally. The authors focus on the impact of change for front-line workers and reassess the progress of personalisation during a time of widespread austerity. more...