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- Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 27.95 US$ 22.36
Baltimore was once a vibrant manufacturing town, but today, with factory closings and steady job loss since the 1970s, it is home to some of the most impoverished neighborhoods in America. The Hero?s Fight provides an intimate look at the effects of deindustrialization on the lives of Baltimore?s urban poor, and sheds critical light on the unintended... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 37.95
With contributions from internationally recognized experts, this edited volume presents original thinking on the theory, research and practice surrounding child neglect.Comprehensive and current, the book takes an expansive look at how we can better address this prevalent issue. It explores the effects of neglect on the developing child and makes recommendations... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 24.95
Helping vulnerable children and young people to build protective behaviours is the key to keeping them safe.Full of creative ideas and activities, this guide provides the tools to help children develop these key skills. Topics include work around: building resilience and problem solving skills; identifying a 'safety network'; developing emotional literacy;... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 24.95
Sharon Shoesmith was Director of Children's Services for Haringey in 2007 at the time of the death of Peter Connelly, also known as 'Baby P'. In this book, she undertakes a critical and measured exploration of the events which took place in the aftermath, examining the responses from the media, politicians, the public, and the impact of these combined... more...
- SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 71.00 US$ 60.35
The Third Edition of Family Stress Management by Pauline Boss, Chalandra M. Bryant, and Jay A. Mancini continues its original commitment to recognize both the external and internal contexts in which distressed families find themselves. With its hallmark Contextual Model of Family Stress (CMFS), the Third Edition provides practitioners and researchers... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 99.99
This volume brings together tributes to Judith Ennew?s work and approach based on issues related to children she once referred to as ?out of place?, that is to say children whose living conditions and ways of life appear far removed from Western images of childhood. It includes contributions on working children, children living on the street, orphans and... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2016; US$ 9.86
'Lying in the prison of my bed, his dark silhouette closes in, a pillow in his hands. My throat tightens in fear?? At the tender age of five, Madeleine was living a daily nightmare. In a dark, grey building on Jersey, she was just another orphan, defenceless and alone. She was also an easy target. Unbeknownst to the outside world, the care home... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 88.00 US$ 72.16
Drawing on theoretical research and empirical studies, this book examines how public governance can be transformed in order to enhance public innovation. more...
- Penguin Random House South Africa 2016; US$ 11.00
Once an enemy of the apartheid police, Andrew Brown has worked as a police reservist for almost twenty years. In this book he takes the reader on patrol with him ? into the ganglands of the Cape Flats, the townships of Masiphumelele and Nyanga, and the high-walled Southern Suburbs. Good Cop, Bad Cop is a personal account of the perilous and often conflicting... more...
- Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95
A Decade of Federal Antipoverty Programs: Achievements, Failures, and Lessons presents papers on the war on poverty, dealing with its origins, its education, health, and income maintenance programs, and its community action, legal services, and antidiscrimination policies. The book discusses poverty and social policy in the 1960s and 1970s; the social... more...