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  • I Miss Mummy: Free Samplerby Cathy Glass

    HarperCollins Publishers 2016; US$ 0.00

    Discover the incredible memoirs of internationally bestselling author Cathy Glass with this free extended eBook sample of I Miss Mummy, the story of Alice, a young and vulnerable girl who is desperate to return home to her mother. more...

  • Undercoverby Joe Carter

    Random House 2016; US$ 18.32

    Twenty years undercover - one man's true story of life as an undercover cop. A must-read for fans of Donnie Brasco. For over 20 years Joe Carter has worked for the police as an undercover cop. He travelled the globe on different passports. He fraternised with thieves, international drugs and arms dealers. He worked alongside the most dangerous... more...

  • Rescuing the Vulnerableby Beate Althammer; Lutz Raphael; Tamara Stazic-Wendt

    Berghahn Books 2016; US$ 140.00

    In many ways, the European welfare state constituted a response to the new forms of social fracture and economic turbulence that were born out of industrialization-challenges that were particularly acute for groups whose integration into society seemed the most tenuous. Covering a range of national cases, this volume explores the relationship of weak... more...

  • Evaluating outcomes in health and social careby Helen Dickinson; Janine O'Flynn

    Policy Press 2016; US$ 22.00

    An essential resource for students, this bestselling textbook includes the latest research findings and contains more tools, frameworks and international examples of best practice to aid practitioners to more effectively evaluate partnerships. more...

  • Systemische Beratung und Therapie in der stationären Kinder- und Jugendhilfeby Melanie Schumacher

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 29.99

    Melanie Schumacher erforscht in diesem Buch anhand einer empirischen Untersuchung die Potenziale systemischer Arbeitsmethoden in der stationären Kinder- und Jugendhilfe. Nach einer theoretischen Einführung in die Systemtheorie verknüpft die Autorin diesen Therapiestrang mit der Arbeit in stationären Jugendhilfeeinrichtungen. Die in diesem Zuge durchgeführten... more...

  • Innovation in Social Servicesby Tomá? Sirovátka; Bent Greve

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    EU member states have seen high levels of unemployment in recent years especially amongst young people. At the same time the fiscal crisis of welfare states has made it difficult for them to invest in new jobs and new economic growth. The EU, at least since the enactment of the Amsterdam treaty, has had a focus on how to support member states? development... more...

  • Contemporary Family Justiceby Kim Holt; James Munby

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 32.95

    Demonstrating how the law and statutory guidance applies in practice, this book is a critical account of current family justice policy and practice. It draws on recent legislation, case law and research findings to provide clear, accessible information and advice on how to make the difficult decisions in pre-proceedings child care practice work. With... more...

  • Whistleblowing and Ethics in Health and Social Careby Angie Ash

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 29.95

    Those who speak up about poor, corrupt or unethical practice often do so at a great personal cost. This timely book explores our understanding of the ethics of whistleblowing and shows how managers and organisations can support individuals speaking out.While some professional guidelines formalize duties to speak out where there are concerns about poor... more...

  • Paris-policeby Charles Virmaître; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "Jadis, quand on parlait de police, tout le monde tremblait ; quand le bourgeois passait rue de Jérusalem, il se serait volontiers signé : il jetait un coup d'?il furtif et anxieux sur l'amas de vieux bâtiments sombres, qui bordaient le quai des Orfèvres, pour aboutir à la place Dauphine. Qu'y avait-il au fond de ces profondeurs mystérieuses... more...

  • Participation, Marginalization and Welfare Servicesby Aila-Leena Matthies; Lars Uggerhøj

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Current debates around participation and marginalization dominate the agenda of many European political forums. There is an increasing concern about the stability of social cohesion and a growing number of particular groups of people who are regarded as being at risk of being socially excluded or marginalized. This volume goes beyond the surface of... more...