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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...
- 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...
- 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 US$ 45.05
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 US$ 12.03
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...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2011; US$ 38.00
This book offers an alternative, realistic and practical approach to help those in health and social care critically appraise what they read and what they see in the workplace. more...
- World Bank Publications 2012; US$ 19.99
Poor people living in slums are at particularly high risk from the impacts of climate change and natural hazards. They live on the most vulnerable lands within cities, typically areas that are deemed undesirable by others and are thus affordable. Residents are exposed to the impacts of landslides, sea-level rise, flooding, and other hazards. Exposure... more...