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- Springer Publishing Company 2001; US$ 94.99
A clear guide to one of todayís most popular treatment modalities, this volume explores why the narrative metaphor is important in the therapeutic relationship, and how to incorporate narrative techniques into social work practice. Building on basic insights about how stories shape peopleís lives, and how destructive stories can be modified, the authors... more...
- Campus Verlag 2013; US$ 21.94
Durch die weltweite Wirtschaftskrise gewinnen Debatten um die Erosion des Normalarbeitsverhältnisses und die Prekarisierung von Arbeit hierzulande stark an Bedeutung. In vielen Ländern Afrikas, Asiens und Lateinamerikas gehören Phänomene informeller Arbeit dagegen schon lange zur gesellschaftlichen Wirklichkeit. Zwischen den verschiedenen regionalen... more...
- Beaufort Books 2015; US$ 9.95
Jeff Alt takes you along every step of his 2,160-mile Appalachian Trail adventure filled with humorous, frightening, and inspirational stories including, bears, bugs, blisters, skunk bed mates, and hilarious food cravings. As Alt walked through freezing temperatures, driving rain, and sunny skies, he was constantly buoyed by the knowledge that his... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95
Social work Codes of Ethics of professional organizations around the world appeal to the concept of people having ?rights? that social workers need to respect and advocate for. However, it isn?t always clear how social workers can actually incorporate human rights-based approaches in their practice, whether domestic or international. This book fills... more...
- Campus Verlag 2012; US$ 28.00
Die USA durchliefen im 20. Jahrhundert einen enormen sozialen Wandel, im Zuge dessen auch Familienwerte und Geschlechternormen neu ausgehandelt wurden. Die Autorinnen und Autoren analysieren die damit einhergehende Veränderung von Weiblichkeits- und Männlichkeitskonzepten sowie von Mutter- und Vaterrollen. Am Beispiel von Immigration, Jugendkriminalität,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95
Globalization challenges social work with constant social change, making a social worker's job and the task of social work education more complex and uncertain. Post-modern thinking suggests that social workers must learn to cope with complexity in ways that are in tension with the increasingly managerialist organization of the social services. The... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 64.95
Owing to rapid economic development and the onset of population ageing, social work has become a major means of delivering social services and relieving and preventing social problems at an individual, family, and community level in East Asia. This groundbreaking volume explores the current state of development of social work provision across the region.... more...
- SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 53.00
The novel approach of this casebook encourages the student to determine how they would act and work towards a resolution of real-world dilemmas. more...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 13.99
Surrounded by one of the largest petrochemical compounds in Argentina, a highly polluted river, a hazardous waste incinerator, and an unmonitored landfill, the shantytown Flammable suffers from rampant contamination of its soil, air, and water. In this book, Javier Auyero and former Flammable resident D?bora Alejandra Swistun draw upon archival research... more...