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Social Services & Welfare

  • 'Honour' Killing and Violenceby Aisha K. Gill; Carolyn Strange; Karl Roberts

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 33.00

    In this interdisciplinary collection leading experts and scholars from criminology, psychology, law and history provide a compelling analysis of practices and beliefs that lead to violence against women, men and children in the name 'honour'. more...

  • 'Soft' Policingby Daniel McCarthy

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 85.00

    Examining multi-agency working in response to anti-social behaviour, this book investigates the way in which the police, social work teams and the youth justice service work together on early intervention initiatives to help young people, and explores the complexities and practical struggles of these partnerships. more...

  • The "Other" Karen in Myanmarby Ardeth Maung Thawnghmung

    Lexington Books 2011; US$ 34.99

    This book is the first study to an offer insight into non-armed, non-insurgent members of ethnic groups that are associated with well-known armed organizations. It analyzes the nature of the relationships between the ?quiet? minorities and their ?rebel? counterparts and assesses how these intra-ethnic differences and divisions affect the armed resistance... more...

  • 101 Things to Do on the Streetby Vanessa Rogers

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2011; US$ 32.95

    101 Things to Do on the Street is packed with creative and innovative ideas for street games and activities to help young people aged 11-19 explore personal, social and emotional issues. Specifically designed so that few resources or props are needed, the activities included are all practical, easy to follow, and above all, fun. more...

  • The 1996 Zambia National Housing Policyby P. Makasa

    IOS Press 2010; US$ 116.00

    Devising a workable housing policy in a country with apparently insurmountable housing problems, presents a great challenge. With the help of an award from UN-HABITAT, Zambian authorities attempted to do just this, in a process which is an ideal candidate for scrutiny. This study analyzes the goals, means and instruments that were used to formulate... more...

  • The 2012 Labour Market Reform in Spainby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 34.00

    This report provides an initial evaluation of the comprehensive reform of the Spanish labour market undertaken in 2012. It describes the key components of the 2012 reform and places them in the context of the evolution of labour market institutions in other OECD member countries, with a particular focus on collective bargaining and employment protection... more...

  • The 250 Eldercare Questions Everyone Should Askby Lita Epstein

    F+W Media 2009; US$ 10.95

    This book will answer all the financial and legal questions that can arise when caring for the elderly, including: How do you plan for the management of the elder's affairs should he become incompetent in the future? Is the proper insurance being carried or can it be restructured to reduce expenses? How much money can I give my elders without impacting... more...

  • 3000 Degreesby Sean Flynn

    Grand Central Publishing 2008; US$ 9.99

    The unforgettable and heartbreaking true story of the firemen who bravely fought "the perfect fire" is now in paperback. more...

  • 7-7by Crispin Black

    Gibson Square 2010; US$ 5.82

    How could a moment of triumph about the Olympic Bid turn into a catastrophe? These terrible events follow on the continuing revelations that the intelligence reports that were the government's basis for the invasion of Iraq were deeply flawed and the recent admission by the Ministry of Defence that it failed to foresee the size and ferocity of the... more...

  • The A to Z of the Welfare Stateby Bent Greve

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 33.99

    Through cross-referenced A to Z entries, this book focuses on the historical development of the welfare state, while simultaneously providing in-depth explanation of core terms and elements of the welfare states, their structure, their present situation, and their historical developments. Supplementing the dictionary entries are a chronology, an introduction,... more...