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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 61.95
One of the most promising approaches to poverty reduction in developing countries is to encourage sustainable livelihoods for the poor. This takes account of their opportunities and assets and the sources of their vulnerability. Based on recent and extensive research, this volume thoroughly assesses the value of the livelihoods approach to urban poverty.... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 65.00
Learn the ins and outs of equity crowdfunding with this informative guide Equity Crowdfunding for Investors is a comprehensive, objective, and authoritative guide to the social and financial rewards of crowdfunding. Before now, angel investing – and the spectacular returns possible in this asset class – has been off-limits to all but... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 22.95
The extraordinary rise of China is one of the greatest global stories of recent times. However, China's development has been described as ‘uneven, uncoordinated, and unsustainable’, and has now reached a critical turning point. To transform itself into a successful high-income economy, China urgently needs to develop a new welfare regime.... 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...
- Hodder Education 2015; US$ 20.78
Ensure you have all the help you need inbetween assessor visits with this easy-to-use quick-reference guide for assessment. Covering more optional units than any textbook, these easy-to-understand guides for the Health and Social Care Diploma explains in simple terms what competencies you need to demonstrate and how to generate all the required knowledge-evidence... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 45.00
Written for the hard-pressed manager of social care, Leading Good Care cuts through the obstructions of red tape and procedures to focus on task, role and practice. Managers will discover in this book understanding, inspiration, confidence and the authority to lead their service. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00
Drawing on Foucault's later work on governmentality, this book traces the effects of 'the rise of risk' on contemporary social work practice. Focusing on two 'domains' of practice ? mental health social work and probation work ? it analyses the ways in which risk thinking has affected social work's aims and objectives, methods and approaches. more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 39.99
Welche Konstellationen, Probleme und Entwicklungen können Professionalität in der Sozialen Arbeit einschränken oder bedrohen? Unter dieser Fragestellung greifen die Beiträge des Bandes einen bisher nur selten fokussierten Aspekt der Professionsforschung auf. Aus der Breite des gesamten Handlungsfeldes werden Beispiele gezeigt, in denen problematische... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 34.06
Mit der Modernisierung des Sozialstaates geht auch ein Wandel der Jugendhilfe einher. Vor diesem Hintergrund fragt Michael Fleißer nach Führungshandeln in Einrichtungen des sozialen Dienstleistungssektors. Für seine Studien nutzt er die theoretischen Konzepte von Gouvernementalität und (sozial-)pädagogischer Professionalität als Basis, um die Beteiligung... more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 39.99
Community economic development (CED) is an increasingly essential factor in the revitalization of low- to moderate-income communities. This cutting-edge text explores the intersection of CED and social work practice, which both focus on the well-being of indigent communities and the empowerment of individuals and the communities in which they live.... more...