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    Gabler Verlag 2009; US$ 15.16

    Vorwort Soft Skills in Berufsausbildung und Studium DIE ZEIT titelt in ihrer Ausgabe vom 36/2008 ?Jugend ohne Charakter, Die traurigen Streber?: Die Jugend hat die Herausforderung der Leistungsgesellschaft im globalen Wettbewerb an- nommen. Der Preis dafür ist hoch: angepasstes Verhalten, Opportunismus, Unscheinbarkeit. Dies ist gepaart mit den ohnehin... more...

  • Gendered Professionby Constance Engelfried; Corinna Voigt-Kehlenbeck

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 17.83

    Den Genderdiskurs in Anerkennung historischer Dimensionen zu bedenken kann gewinnbringend sein. Mit einer doppelten Blickrichtung - zurück nach vorn - werden Voraussetzungen gekennzeichnet, die den Integrationsprozess des Genderdiskurses in den Mainstream begleiten. In den detail- und kenntnisreichen Beiträgen wird diskutiert, dass der Genderdiskurs... more...

  • Die Verwissenschaftlichung des Sozialenby Anne-Dore Stein

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 17.83

    Wilhelm Polligkeit, einer der Gründerväter des Deutschen Vereins für öffentliche und private Fürsorge, kann als Prototyp der neuen Sozialwissenschaftler in Bezug auf die Verwissenschaftlichung der Sozialen Frage in der Moderne bezeichnet werden. Industrialisierung, Säkularisierung, Bürokratisierung, Professionalisierung und Sozialdisziplinierung zu... more...

  • Social Work Practice and the Lawby PhD Dr. Lyn K. Slater; JD Kara R. Finck

    Springer Publishing Company 2011; US$ 79.99

    "This is the first book to give social workers the tools to understand their clients' legal needs and rights and to address them collaboratively and effectively. Lyn Slater and Kara Finck ground their text in a comprehensive grasp of the legal system and the inequities of race, class, and gender that shape clients' experiences. Social Work Practice... more...

  • Understanding Social Workby John Pierson

    McGraw-Hill Education 2011; US$ 44.00

    This essential book covers the history and evolution behind social work, helping students new to social work understand how the field has been shaped. more...

  • Challenging governance theoryby Jonathan S. Davies

    Policy Press 2011; US$ 42.95

    This topical book takes a critical look at contemporary governance theory, arguing that there are structural impediments to achieving an ideology of networks and reconsidering it from Marxist and Gramscian perspectives. more...

  • Social Setting, Stigma, and Communicative Competenceby Sharon Sabsay; Martha Platt

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1985; US$ 102.00

    Mentally retarded individuals have been studied almost exclusively as clinical entities, not as persons immersed in the stream of social life. This has led not only to a lack of appreciation for the complexity of their lives and concerns, but also to an underestimation and incomplete understanding of their intellectual and linguistic skills. By exploring... more...

  • ILO Summit on the Global Jobs Crisisby International Labor Organization

    International Labour Office 2010; US$ 32.00

    The ILO Summit on the Global Jobs Crisis was held on 15-17 June 2009 in Geneva, in response to the financial crisis and its grave impact on global unemployment, poverty and inequality. Addressed by Heads of State and Government, Vice-Presidents, Ministers and leaders of workers' and employers' organizations from around the world, the Summit... more...

  • Communication and Interpersonal Skills in Social Workby Juliet Koprowska

    SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 31.95

    Good communication skills are at the heart of effective social work practice. This second edition enables students to develop a flexible and responsive approach to communicating with the most vulnerable people in society. Building on the success of the previous book, Koprowska looks in detail at all approaches to communication, paying particular attention... more...

  • Service User and Carer Participation in Social Workby Janet Warren

    SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 25.00

    The first textbook to introduce student social workers specifically to the participation and involvement of service users and carers in social work practice. more...