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  • 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...

  • After the New Social Democracy: Social Welfare for the 21st Centuryby Tony Fitzpatrick

    Manchester University Press 2003; US$ 69.99

    Social democracy has made a political comeback in recent years, especially under the influence of the "Third Way". Not everyone is convinced however, that "Third Way" social democracy is the best means of reviving the Left's project. This title considers this dissent and offers an alternative approach. Bringing together a range... more...

  • Ageing and Employment Policiesby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 56.00

    Given the ageing challenges, there is an increasing pressure in OECD countries to further boost the employability of the working-age population over the coming decades. This report provides an overview of policy iniatives implemented over the past decade in the Netherlands and identifies areas where more should be done, covering both supply-side and... more...

  • Aufwertung der Erziehungsarbeitby Christian Leipert

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2013; US$ 49.95

    Das Buch liefert einen Überblick über den Stand derFamilienpolitik - mit Schwerpunkt auf dem Erziehungs- und Betreuungsbereich -in neun europäischen Ländern sowie eine Auseinandersetzung mit neuenStrukturmaßnahmen und Konzeptdebatten in Europa, die unter dem Zeichen desZiels einer Aufwertung der Erziehungsarbeit stehen. Kern des Buches sind Länderberichte... more...

  • Beggars and Choosersby Rickie Solinger

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2002; US$ 22.99

    In the late 1960s and early 1970s, advocates of legal abortion mostly used the term rights when describing their agenda. But after Roe v. Wade, their determination to develop a respectable, nonconfrontational movement encouraged many of them to use the word choice-- an easier concept for people weary of various rights movements. At first the... more...

  • Beyond Welfare State Modelsby Pauli Kettunen; Klaus Petersen

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00

    Welfare state models have for decades been the gold standard of welfare state research. Beyond Welfare State Models escapes the straightjacket of conventional welfare state models and challenges the existing literature in two ways. Firstly the contributors argue that the standard typologies have omitted important aspects of welfare state development.... more...

  • Blackstone's Custody Officers' Manualby Huw Smart

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 77.99

    Blackstone's Custody Officers' Manual is an essential reference and training resource for all custody officers and trainers. All relevant legislation is presented in a clear and concise manner, together with analysis and explanation of the areas of the Codes of Practice that are most commonly misunderstood, to offer a comprehensive treatment... more...

  • Blackstone's Police Operational Handbook 2015by Police National Legal Database (PNLD); Fraser Sampson

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 54.99

    Blackstone's Police Operational Handbook 2015 is designed specifically to meet the reference needs of officers whilst out on patrol. Written in a concise and accessible style, it covers a wide range of common offences and clearly explains and interprets the relevant legislation. Using clear and consistent presentation throughout, each chapter offers... more...

  • CACHE Level 2 Children & Young People's Workforce Certificateby Carolyn Meggitt

    Hodder Education 2011; US$ 41.58

    Published in partnership with CACHE, this new Level 2 textbook is for all students taking the new Children and Young People's Workforce Certificate more...

  • Child Protectionby Ron Haskins; Fred Wulczyn; Mary Bruce Webb

    Brookings Institution Press 2007; US$ 24.95

    The National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being (NSCAW) is the first nationally representative study of children who have been reported to authorities as suspected victims of abuse or neglect and the public programs that protect them. Child Protection is the first book that reports the results of NSCAW, interprets the findings, and puts them... more...