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  • Experiences of Charity, 1250-1650by Dr Anne M Scott

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 134.95

    For a number of years scholars who are concerned with issues of poverty and the poor have turned away from the study of charity and poor relief, in order to search for a view of the life of the poor from the point of view of the poor themselves. Great studies have been conducted using a variety of records, resulting in seminal works that have enriched... more...

  • Silent Shockby Michael Magazanik

    The Text Publishing Company 2015; US$ 32.99

    The baby started to come out. Head first, everything OK. But then I saw that there were no arms. And then no legs. The little girl had only a torso and a head. Lyn Rowe was born in Melbourne in 1962, seven months after her mother Wendy was given a new wonder drug for morning sickness called thalidomide. For fifty years the Rowe family cared... more...

  • Adolescents in Public Housingby Von E. Nebbitt

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 49.99

    Adolescents in Public Housing incorporates data from multiple public-housing sites in large U.S. cities to shine much-needed light on the symptoms and behaviors of African American youth living in non–HOPE VI public-housing neighborhoods. With findings grounded in empirical research, the book gives practitioners and policy makers a solid grasp of... more...

  • Family Caregiving in the New Normalby Joseph Gaugler; Robert L. Kane

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 69.95

    Family Caregiving in the New Normal discusses how the drastic economic changes that have occurred over the past few years have precipitated a new conversation on how family care for older adults will evolve in the future. This text summarizes the challenges and potential solutions scientists, policy makers, and clinical providers must address... more...

  • Social Work with Troubled Familiesby Keith Davies; David Holmes; Sadie Parr; June Thoburn; Carol Hayden; Craig Jenkins; Anna Matczak; Ian Byford; Nigel Hall; Ray Jones

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 39.95

    This book provides an introduction to the government's Troubled Families Programme (TFP) and explores the fundamentals of this kind of approach in social work. In particular it looks at the initiative's origins, implications and effectiveness as well as troubled family approaches in a broader context. more...

  • The Autism Job Clubby Michael S. Bernick; Richard Holden

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 27.99

    The Autism Job Club is a groundbreaking book for bringing adults with autism and other neuro-diverse conditions into the work world. The book has its basis in the autism job club that the authors have been part of in the San Francisco Bay Area, the job-creation and job-placement efforts the club has undertaken, and similar efforts throughout the... more...

  • How to Start a Home-Based Senior Care Businessby James L. Ferry

    Taylor Trade Publishing 2015; US$ 9.99

    How to Start a Home-Based Senior Care Business contains everything you need to know to start and run a profitable, ethical, and satisfying home-based business in the field of senior care. The book covers the range of senior care businesses that are increasingly in demand. more...

  • Francis Ormondby Max Griffiths

    Rosenberg Publishing 2015; US$ 14.99

    Francis Ormond was a Scottish born pastoralist, member of Parliament of Victoria, and great philanthropist in the areas of education and religion. He used his wealth to benefit others. As a young man he managed his father’s sheep station near Piggoreet, south west of Ballarat. Upon discovering that the majority station hands he employed were uneducated,... more...

  • Upcycling Sheltered Workshopsby Susan Dlouhy; Lynn M. Harter; Patty Mitchell

    Ohio University Press 2015; US$ 15.99

    Upcycling Sheltered Workshops assesses prevailing practices in community-based facilities for people with developmental disabilities and argues that it is time for a fundamental change in the way these programs are run. Susan Dlouhy and Patty Mitchell offer a revolutionary alternative, the Creative Abundance Model, and outline both its principles... more...

  • Die Jugendarbeit im Kontext der Integration in die Gemeinde: Grundlagen, Ziele, Aufträge und Problemeby Matthias Hagel

    Diplomica Verlag 2015; US$ 28.84

    Die Jugendarbeit ist ein Thema, welches in den letzten Jahren immer mehr an Bedeutung gewonnen hat. Es ist ein spannendes und faszinierendes Thema. Mittlerweile gehört zu fast jeder Gemeinde auch eine Jugendarbeit. Doch wie sieht es mit den Jugendlichen aus? Was ist wichtig für eine Jugendarbeit? Wie wird die Integration der Jugendlichen in die Gemeinde... more...