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Mendicancy. Vagabondism. Tramps. Homelessness.

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  • School-based Practice with Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessnessby James Canfield

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 31.99

    Schools are facing increasing numbers of homeless students and school social workers and other related professionals are often at the front line of addressing the negative impact homelessness brings to individual students and the school overall. School social workers and other school-based personnel must contend with a myriad of policies and other... more...

  • 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...

  • Wohnungslosigkeit bei Frauenby Nicole Kautz

    Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 21.79

    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...

  • The Trail of the Trampby A-No. 1

    Garrett County Press 2012; US$ 0.99

    It is recommended the reader drink moonshine before reading this hardnosed edition of A No. 1's hobo story cycle, which presents cautionary tales of clueless youth corrupted by the road. Lessons covered include "do unto others before they do unto you" and the difference between yeggars (who steal and rob) and plingers (a begging class). As is the case... more...

  • The Adventures of a Female Trampby A-No. 1

    Garrett County Press 2012; US$ 0.99

    First published in 1914, this detailed account of female hobos is a rare and beautiful example of early American storytelling. The Adventures of a Female Tramp is social history, presenting vagabond underground culture with humor, excitement and a flare for the dramatic. Each of the cross-country adventures are told by "the famous hobo" A. No. 1 who... more...