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  • That Option No Longer Existsby John Medhurst

    John Hunt Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99

    The 1970s in Britain were years of immense social, cultural and political liberation aborted by a right-wing counter revolution. more...

  • Social Change and Social Workby Timo Harrikari; Pirkko-Liisa Rauhala; Elina Virokannas

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Social Work and Social Change discusses and examines how social work is challenged by social, political and economic tendencies going on in current societies. The authors ask how social work as a discipline and practice is encountering global and local transformations. Divided into three parts, topics covered include the changing social work mandate... more...

  • Youth Workby Jason Wood; Sue Westwood; Gill Thompson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 37.95

    Professional practice is at the heart of youth work training but integrating the theory learned in class with the reality of placements can sometimes require extra support. This comprehensive textbook is designed to help students working with young people become competent and ethical practitioners, able to reflect on their learning and interventions... more...

  • Handbook of Research on Entrepreneurs’ Engagement in Philanthropyby M. L. Taylor; R. J. Strom; D. O. Renz

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 60.00

    Currently, very little academic research exists on the intersection of entrepreneurship and philanthropy. This unique Handbook fills that gap, exploring how and why entrepreneurs who drive success in the for-profit world become engaged in philanthropy. Top family business and entrepreneurship scholars explore the many facets of this fascinating subject. more...

  • Mindfulness in Adolescenceby Oberle; Kimberly Schonert-Reichl

    Wiley 2014; US$ 29.00

    Addressing a timely topic in the field, this special issue covers the benefits of cultivating mindfulness to foster positive development and flourishing in adolescents. Presenting the theoretical and empirical basis of mindfulness training with adolescents, it includes specific programs, activities, and guidelines for bringing mindfulness skills... more...

  • Innovation in Social Servicesby Tomá? Sirovátka; Bent Greve

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Through exploring patterns in the recent development of financing and governance of social services and developments of social services and employment in the Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany and the UK, this volume provides readers with new knowledge and evidence of the options regarding social innovation in social services. Furthermore, it provides... more...

  • Feminisms in Social Work Researchby Stéphanie Wahab; Ben Anderson-Nathe; Christina Gringeri

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    Social work as a profession and academic discipline has long centered women and issues of concern to women, such as reproductive rights, labor rights, equal rights, violence and poverty. In fact, the social work profession was started by and maintained in large part by women and has been home to several generations of feminists starting with recognized... more...

  • The Family, Spirituality, and Social Workby Dorothy Becvar

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.00

    One of the few books on this topic, The Family, Spirituality, and Social Work offers mental health professionals new information and research for creating more positive, effective, and satisfying sessions. You will learn how integrating spirituality and therapy can create open and trusting environments where clients feel accepted, respected, and spiritually... more...

  • Changing Social Attitudes Toward Disabilityby David Bolt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Whilst legislation may have progressed internationally and nationally for disabled people, barriers continue to exist, of which one of the most pervasive and ingrained is attitudinal. Social attitudes are often rooted in a lack of knowledge and are perpetuated through erroneous stereotypes, and ultimately these legal and policy changes are ineffectual... more...

  • Disability, Human Rights and the Limits of Humanitarianismby Michael Gill; Cathy J. Schlund-Vials

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 89.95

    Contemporary human rights discourses problematically co-opt disabled bodies as ‘evidence’ of harms done under capitalism, war, and other forms of conflict, while humanitarian non-governmental organizations often use disabled bodies to generate resources for their humanitarian projects. It is the connection between civil rights and human rights,... more...