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  • Co-ordinating Community Careby John Ovretveit

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 51.00

    Aims to challenge the assumptions that services are best co-ordinated by multiprofessional and multi-agency teams, and that community care teams are broadly similar. Drawing on organization and management theory, it demonstrates when a team is needed and how to overcome differences between professions, and between agency policies and philosophies. more...

  • Theoretical Perspectives for Direct Social Work Practiceby Nick Coady; Peter Lehmann

    Springer Publishing Company 2007; US$ 85.00

    Containing chapters on Relational Theory, and Cognitive-Behavioral Theory, Existential Theory, and Wraparound Services, this work includes information on the movement toward eclecticism, the rationale and empirical support for eclecticism, and approaches to eclecticism. Each chapter provides references on theory, research, and practice. more...

  • Home-Based Economic Activities and Caribbean Urban Livelihoodsby Hebe Verrest

    Amsterdam University Press 2007; US$ 59.50

    A study of the importance of home-based economic activities to Caribbean urban livelihoods, surveying the way low-income households organise such activities, and the role of institutions and policies involved in the process. more...

  • Competency in Generalist Practiceby Elizabeth Moore Plionis

    Oxford University Press, USA 2006; US$ 68.99

    1. Introduction and Presentation of the Decision Tree. 2. Social Work and the Law: Fiduciary Responsibilities. 3. The Policy Context of Social Work Practice. 4. Communication Skills for Clinical Practice: Interviewing. 5. Communication Skills for Policy, Advocacy, Management, and Community Practice. 6. Relationship in Clinical Practice- The Art of... more...

  • Integrative Body-Mind-Spirit Social Workby Mo Yee Lee; Siu-Man Ng; Pamela Leung

    Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 41.99

    Foreword by Edward R. Canda. Introduction: The Coming of Integrative Body-Mind-Spirit Social Work. Part I: A Theoretical and Practice Framework of Integrative Body-Mind-Spirit Social Work. 1. The Philosophical Underpinnings of Integrative Body-Mind-Spirit Social Work: Holistic Wellness and the Beauty of Harmony. 2. Assumptions of Integrative Body-Mind-Spirit... more...

  • Globalization and International Social Workby Malcolm Payne; Gurid Aga Askeland

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 114.95

    The authors to this key volume explore and question the concepts of 'postmodern', 'international' and 'global' in light of growing interest in international social work in the early 21st century. Emphasizing the importance of critical reflection, they debate whether educational colonization can be challenged and effective anti-discriminatory... more...

  • Planned Givingby Ronald R. Jordan; Katelyn L. Quynn

    Wiley 2009; US$ 252.50

    Completely revised and updated, the Fourth Edition of thispopular resource recognizes the emerging importance of plannedgiving and the changes that have taken place over the last fewyears. The new edition now includes a convenient, easy-to-useCD-ROM filled with exhibits, documents, and forms. With a new focuson user-friendly content and helpful insights,... more...

  • Approaches to Urban Slumsby Barjor E. Mehta

    World Bank Publications 2008; US$ 19.99

    This multimedia sourcebook on CD-ROM synthesizes an extensive body of knowledge and experience in managing urban slums accumulated over the last 30 years. The key lessons learned and their implications for future work serve as a useful tool for capacity building and knowledge sharing for policy makers, practitioners, planning institutions, community... more...

  • Global Monitoring Report 2007by World Bank

    World Bank Publications 2007; US$ 19.99

    The 2007 Global Monitoring Report on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) assesses the contributions of developing countries, developed countries, and international financial institutions toward meeting universally agreed development commitments. Fourth in a series of annual reports leading up to 2015, this year's report reviews key developments... more...

  • Megacitiesby Kees Koonings; Dirk Kruijt

    Zed Books 2009; US$ 35.95

    Featuring case studies from across the globe, including Latin America, the Middle East and Africa, Megacities examines recent worldwide trends in poverty and social exclusion, urban violence and politics, and links these to the challenges faced by policy-makers and practitioners. more...