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  • Die Zukunft der Gemeinwesenarbeitby

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 39.99

    Nach einer 40-jährigen Akzeptanzphase fristet die Gemeinwesenarbeit (GWA) als eine der drei klassischen Methoden der Sozialen Arbeit inzwischen fast ein Nischendasein. Auch in den Studiengängen der Hochschulen taucht sie als eigenständiges und explizites Angebot kaum noch auf. Bedeutet dies, dass sie überflüssig geworden ist? Oder ist sie eher zu... more...

  • Changing Familiesby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    1. The Ethics of Intervention.- 2. Changing Families through Parent and Family Education: Review and Analysis.- 3. A Balancing Act: Preserving Family Autonomy and Protecting the Child.- 4. School, Occupation, Culture, and Family: The Impact of Parental Schooling on the Parent-Child Relationship.- 5. Parents? Beliefs about Child Socialization: A Study... more...

  • Erfasst, verfolgt, vernichtet./registered, persecuted, annihilated.by

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 19.99

    Unter der Schirmherrschaft von Bundespräsident Joachim Gauck entwickelt die Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Psychosomatik und Nervenheilkunde (DGPPN) in Kooperation mit den Stiftungen Denkmal für die ermordeten Juden Europas und Topographie des Terrors eine Wanderausstellung, die jene Opfer ins Zentrum rückt, die lange am... more...

  • Gender, Health and Welfareby

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    Gender, Health and Welfare deals primarily with the century before the creation of the classic welfare state in Britain. It provides a stimulating introduction to an historical era which saw a huge expansion in welfare services, both state and voluntary, and during which women emerged as significant 'consumers' and 'providers' of various measures.... more...

  • Psychology, Race Equality and Working with Childrenby

    Institute of Education Press 2010; US$ 36.95

    Black children are treated differently from white children by white-run social care, health and education services. Here Black educationists, psychologists and practitioners identify how to developpractitioners’ understanding of ways to support these children’s healthy psychological growth appropriately and thus benefit society as a whole. more...

  • Admission to Residential Careby Frank Hall **Nfa**; Paul Brearley; Penny Gutridge; Frank Hall; Glenys Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 270.00

    Tavistock Press was established as a co-operative venture between the Tavistock Institute and Routledge & Kegan Paul (RKP) in the 1950s to produce a series of major contributions across the social sciences. This volume is part of a 2001 reissue of a selection of those important works which have since gone out of print, or are difficult to locate.... more...

  • Silent Sonsby Robert Ackerman

    Touchstone 2008; US$ 15.99

    It could be you or someone you love. Strong, silent types are everywhere, and it is their telltale silence that has kept their problems hidden until now. A silent son can come from a family that coped with violence, alcoholism, child abuse, extreme rigidity, or divorce, but all silent sons have certain common characteristics: They keep things that... more...

  • Reclaiming Classby Vivyan Adair; Sandra Dahlberg

    Temple University Press 2009; US$ 32.95

    Reclaiming Class offers essays written by women who changed their lives through the pathway of higher education. Collected, they offer a powerful testimony of the importance of higher learning, as well as a critique of the programs designed to alleviate poverty and educational disparity. The contributors explore the ideologies of welfare and American... more...

  • Philanthropy, Patronage, and Civil Societyby Thomas Adam

    Indiana University Press 2004; US$ 30.35

    In Philanthropy, Patronage, and Civil Society, Thomas Adam has assembled a comparative set of case studies that challenge long-held and little-studied assumptions about the modern development of philanthropy. Histories of philanthropy have often neglected European patterns of giving and the importance... more...

  • Buying Respectabilityby Thomas Adam

    Indiana University Press 2009; US$ 33.10

    In 19th-century Leipzig, Toronto, New York, and Boston, a newly emergent group of industrialists and entrepreneurs entered into competition with older established elite groups for social recognition as well as cultural and political leadership. The competition was played out on the field of philanthropy,... more...