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Mendicancy. Vagabondism. Tramps. Homelessness.

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  • Braving the Streetby Irene Glasser; Rae Bridgman

    Berghahn Books 1999; US$ 24.95

    As homelessness continues to plague North America and also becomes more widespread in Europe, anthropologists turn their attention to solving the puzzle of why people in some of the most advanced technological societies in the world are found huddled in a subway tunnel, squatting in a vacant building, living in a shelter, or camping out in an abandoned... more...

  • Arbeitsalltag ordnenby Diana Lengersdorf

    Springer Fachmedien 2011; US$ 39.99

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  • Group Work with Populations at Riskby Geoffrey L. Greif

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 41.99

    "Group Work with Populations at Risk, 2nd Edition", is a fundamental book aimed at social workers and other mental health professionals interested in at-risk groups with specific populations. Accessible and practical as well as scientifically and theoretically sound, the text provides a set of guidelines for social workers who are called upon to work... more...

  • Moore's The Ballad of Baby Doe (Opera Journeys Mini Guide Series)by Burton D. Fisher

    Opera Journeys Publishing 2006; US$ 9.75

    A comprehensive guide to Douglas Moore's THE BALLAD OF BABY DOE, featuring Principal Characters in the opera, Brief Story Synopsis, Story Narrative with Music Highlight Examples, and an insightful and in depth Commentary and Analysis by Burton D. Fisher, noted opera author and lecturer. more...

  • Abandonedby Geesche Jacobsen

    Allen & Unwin 2010; US$ 20.90

    Drugs, sex and a pack of unscrupulous men circling, circling - it was always going to get ugly but no-one foresaw the tragic death of a young woman. more...

  • La pratique de l'intervention de groupeby Ginette Berteau

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2006; US$ 27.75

    Le présent ouvrage permettra de mieux comprendre les fonctions de l'intervenant de groupe, les connaissances nécessaires à ce mode d'intervention et les qualités que celui-ci requiert. L'auteure y propose une synthèse de 34 grilles d'habiletés qui permettront, en fonction de la formation, de l'expérience,... more...

  • Homelessness in America [3 volumes]by Robert McNamara

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 330.00

    Homelessness is one of the most compelling social problems in the United States. Dating from the early years in Colonial America to the current problems relating to homeless women and children, homelessness has been the topic of discussion of scholars, social activists, and policy makers. Many types of social problems are linked to homelessness, including... more...

  • Wohnungslosigkeit bei Frauenby Nicole Kautz

    Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 22.57

    Hauptbeschreibung Home sweet Home besingen Menschen seit jeher die eigenen vier Wände als Fluchtburg, Ruheraum und privaten Erinnerungsort. Doch obwohl unser Körper aufgrund seiner Beschaffenheit auf eine Unterkunft angewiesen ist, hat nicht jeder den Luxus eines Zuhauses. Schicksalsschläge oder ungünstige Entwicklungen bringen Menschen in Situationen... more...

  • Groupwork Practice in Social Workby Mr Trevor Lindsay; Sue Orton

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 29.95

    Both the new social work degree and Post-Qualifying Award in social work require that students are competent at working with groups and such skills are also valuable in interprofessional practice, partnership working and within the social care workforce. This accessible book introduces the practicalities of planning, establishing, facilitating and... more...