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- University of Queensland Press 2015; US$ 12.99
Lesley Williams is forced to leave Cherbourg Aboriginal Settlement and her family at a young age to work as a domestic servant. Apart from a bit of pocket money, Lesley never sees her wages ? they are kept ?safe? for her and for countless others just like her. She is taught not to question her life, until desperation makes her start to wonder, where... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 63.95
Emotions, behaviors, thoughts, creations, planning, daily physical activities, and routines are programmed within our brains. To acquire these capacities, the brain takes time to fully develop--a process that may take the first 20 years of life. Disruptions of the brain involving neurons, axons, dendrites, synapses, neurotransmitters or brain infrastructure... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95
First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 79.99
Culture plays a crucial role in our lives. Depending on our cultural background, we judge on and react to everything that we encounter. Subtle differences in behavior can lead to misunderstandings or even culture shock. In a similar manner, virtual characters can be declined by certain user groups when showing culturally inappropriate behavior. But... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
A portrait of two important black social scientists and a broader history of race relations, this important work captures the vitality and chaos of post-war politics in New York, recasting the story of the civil rights movement. more...
- Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 39.99
This text proposes corrective action to improve the institutional care of African American children and their families, calling attention to the specific needs of this population and the historical, social, and political factors that have shaped its experience within the child welfare system. The authors critique policy and research and suggest culturally... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95
Riding on the success of Indigenous Social Work Around the World, this book provides case studies to further scholarship on decolonization, a major analytical and activist paradigm among many of the world?s Indigenous Peoples, including educators, tribal leaders, activists, scholars, politicians, and citizens at the grassroots level. Decolonization... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Innovations in Delivering Culturally Sensitive Social Work Services: Challenges for Practice and Education is for human service professionals and educators who are seeking innovative ways to make their practice and service delivery more culturally appropriate and their education and training more relevant. As Editor Yvonne Asamoah explains, ?There... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 49.95
This volume brings together prominent international scholars involved in both Western and indigenous social work across the globe including James Midgley, Linda Briskman, Alean Al-Krenawi and John R. Graham to discuss some of the most significant global trends and issues relating to indigenous and cross-cultural social work. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 62.95
This powerful book examines the emotional and psychological impact of racism, culture and identity within the context of racism, and racial identity in treatment. The book's contributors address the "invisible" aspects of racism (stress, abuse, and trauma), social functioning, domestic violence, and foster care, with a special focus on women and West... more...