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  • Grandparents as Carers of Children with Disabilitiesby Phillip Mccallion; Matthew Janicki

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 205.00

    Older adults caring for developmentally disabled children have special needs. Are you and your agency doing all you can to help? Grandparents as Carers of Children with Disabilities: Facing the Challenges provides the first comprehensive picture of grandparents caring for children with developmental disabilities and their related requirements. Here... more...

  • Critical Social Welfare Issuesby Arthur J Katz; Abraham Lurie; Carlos Vidal

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 195.00

    Critical Social Welfare Issues is a collection of lectures by noted social welfare experts that addresses paramount issues facing society and suggests recommendations for positive change. It is a useful handbook for social workers, psychologists, educators, health professionals, and human service administrators and a valuable text for students studying... more...

  • The American Welfare Stateby Brian Glenn

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95

    Through a practical introduction to the policies of the American welfare state?a wide-ranging subject much discussed but seldom described?this concise volume details the four main areas of social welfare policy: housing assistance, nutrition assistance, income assistance, and medical assistance. In plain, approachable language, author Brian Glenn... more...

  • Understanding Risk in Criminal Justiceby Hazel Kemshall

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 46.00

    This illuminating text examines the significance of the concept of risk in criminal justice policy, and in the role of criminal justice agencies and crime prevention initiatives. Particular features of the book include its use of practical examples, coverage of previously unpublished research, and a full review of current risk assessment tools for... more...

  • Gun Controlby Harry Henderson

    Infobase Publishing 2005; US$ 54.00

    Each volume of the Library in a Book series is carefully designed to be a complete first-stop resource for research on important issues and events, many of which strongly affect the United States. Clearly written and organized, the books give the researcher an objective overview of the subject and a wealth of information in a variety of formats, as... more...

  • Crime Prevention Policies in Comparative Perspectiveby Adam Crawford

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    The book brings together a collection of leading international experts to explore, through a comparative analysis, the lessons learnt through implementation and the future directions of crime prevention policies. more...

  • Adoption and Surrogate Pregnancyby Faith Merino

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 54.00

    Adoption and surrogate pregnancy are the two most realistic options currently available for millions of couples unable to have biological children. This text covers the ways in which adoption and surrogate pregnancy overlap and influence each other, the nuances that further complicate matters, and the controversies surrounding both issues. more...

  • Umgangsrecht aus systemischer Sicht der Jugendhilfeby Karin Gerstner

    Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 50.17

    Zu den Aufgaben der Mitarbeiter des Jugendamtes zählt u.a. die Beratung gemäß §§ 17 und 18 KJHG in Fragen der Trennung/Scheidung und des Umgangsrechts. Bei der Beratung zum Umgangsrecht werden die Jugendamtsmitarbeiter mit unterschiedlichen Lebenslagen der betroffenen Eltern, Kinder und Jugendlichen konfrontiert. Anhand einer Aktenanalyse zum Umgangsrecht... more...

  • Fels- und Eisklettern: Eine Risikoanalyseby Volker Schöffl

    Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 26.84

    "Ist die Einstufung als Risikosport und damit der häufige Ausschluss von Versicherungsleistungen in den Sparten Unfall- und Berufsunfähigkeitsversicherung gerechtfertigt?" - Ausweg aus einem Dilemma? Extremsportarten stellen ein erhöhtes Risiko für "Leib und Leben" dar und dies muss bei der Versicherung berücksichtigt werden. Erstversicherer bzw. Rückversicherer... more...

  • L' évolution de la protection de l'enfance au Québecby Renée Joyal

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2000; US$ 21.75

    Cet ouvrage trace les moments forts de l'évolution de la protection de l'enfance au Québec. Les différents thèmes abordés par les auteurs, de la délinquance à l'adoption en passant par le rôle des communautés religieuses, témoignent de cette préoccupation de situer la question de la... more...