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- Springer Publishing Company 2001; US$ 85.00
A clear guide to one of today's 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 people's lives, and how destructive stories can be modified,... more...
- Campus Verlag 2013; US$ 21.47
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...
- 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 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...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 18.99
Surrounded by one of the largest petrochemical compounds in Argentina, a highly polluted river that brings the toxic waste of tanneries and other industries, a hazardous and largely unsupervised waste incinerator, and an unmonitored landfill, Flammable's soil, air, and water are contaminated with lead, chromium, benzene, and other chemicals. So... 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...
- Charles C Thomas 1996; US$ 53.95
The result of an extended research and demonstration project, this text offers human service professionals a model of care management that incorporates traditional approaches with new methods for strengthening a client's internal functioning. The authors guide the reader, step-by-step, through the essential elements: engagement and needs assessment,... more...
- Columbia University Press 2011; US$ 59.99
Psychodynamic theory and practice are often misunderstood as appropriate only for the worried well or those whose problems are minimal or routine. Nothing could be further from the truth. This book shows how psychodynamically informed, clinically based social care is essential to working with those whose problems are both psychological and social.... more...