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  • Social Work in East Asiaby Christian Aspalter

    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...

  • Helping Skills For Human Service Workersby Kenneth France; Kim Weikel

    Charles C Thomas 2014; US$ 59.95

    This revised third edition is a comprehensive yet easy-to-read resource for learning communication skills used in human services such as crisis intervention, mental health, case management, social services, rehabilitation, and patient care. All material in this new edition has been updated with regard to supporting research. In addition, there is new... more...

  • Fundraising Management: Analysis, planning and practice 3eby Adrian Sargeant; Elaine Jay

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 67.95

    Applying the principles of marketing to nonprofit organizations and the fundraising sector is vital for the modern fundraiser who wants to increase profitability and diversify their fundraising efforts in this challenging industry. This comprehensive how-to guide provides a thorough grounding in the principles underpinning professional practices and... more...

  • The Poverty of Revolutionby Susan Eva Eckstein

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 49.50

    The plight of the urban poor in Mexico has changed little since World War II, despite the country's impressive rate of economic growth. Susan Eckstein considers how market forces and state policies that were ostensibly designed to help the poor have served to maintain their poverty. She draws on intensive research in a center city slum, a squatter... more...

  • Racial Disproportionality in Child Welfareby Marian S Harris

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 34.99

    The number of children of color entering the child welfare system in the United States is disproportionately high. This is especially true among African-American children, who, though they comprise 15% of children in the U.S., account for 37% of the total children placed in foster care. The numbers are also high for Native American and Latino children.... more...

  • Social Work Practiceby B Harold Chetkow-Yanoov

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 67.95

    Replete with numerous diagrams, charts, tables, and exercises, the second edition of Social Work Practice: A Systems Approach brings alive the systems model of social work practice. Learning systems analysis will lead you to a more dynamic view of reality. With this book as a guide, you are sure to give your social work practice the overhaul it needs.... more...

  • The Web of Povertyby Terry S Trepper; Anne Marie Ambert

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 69.95

    The most interdisciplinary, integrated text on poverty, The Web of Poverty: Psychosocial Perspectives gives you a full understanding of poverty and its consequences, equipping you to affect social change. This unique book examines the social and personal causes of poverty, focusing on the consequences of poverty at the neighborhood and school levels... more...

  • Tätigkeit - Aneignung - Bildungby Christian Bleck; Christian Reutlinger

    Springer 2014; US$ 39.99

    Aneignung der gesellschaftlichen und kulturellen Wirklichkeit ist eine der zentralen Entwicklungsaufgaben von Kindern und Jugendlichen. Nahert man sich den damit verbundenen Prozessen und Herausforderungen mit einer tatigkeitsorientierten Bildungsperspektive, werden auf subjektiver Ebene Bildungsprozesse sichtbar, die weit uber formelles und informelles... more...

  • The Money-Raising Nonprofit Brandby Jeff Brooks

    Wiley 2014; US$ 49.95

    Why commercial-style branding doesn't work for nonprofits—and what does Taking its cue from for-profit corporations, the nonprofit world has increasingly turned to commercial-style branding to raise profiles and encourage giving. But it hasn't worked. Written by a longtime industry insider, this book argues that branding strategies borrowed... more...

  • Crowdfundingby Steven Dresner

    Wiley 2014; US$ 60.00

    A groundbreaking book on the growing trend of crowdfunding Crowdfunding has gained considerable traction over the last few years. By combining the Internet/social media with equity-based financing, it is poised to usher in a new asset class that will change how early stage and small business financing transactions are consummated. Author Steven Dresner,... more...