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  • The Great New Orleans Kidnapping Caseby Michael A. Ross

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 20.99

    In June 1870, the residents of the city of New Orleans were already on edge when two African American women kidnapped seventeen-month-old Mollie Digby from in front of her New Orleans home. It was the height of Radical Reconstruction, and the old racial order had been turned upside down: black men now voted, held office, sat on juries, and served as... more...

  • Asylum Seeking and the Global Cityby Francesco Vecchio

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Asylum seeking and the global city are two major contemporary subjects of analysis to emerge both in the literature and in public and official discourses on human rights, urban socioeconomic change and national security. Based on extensive, original ethnographic research, this book examines the situation of asylum seekers in Hong Kong and offers a... more...

  • Irregular Migration and Human Security in East Asiaby Jiyoung Song; Alistair D. B. Cook

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    Across East Asia, intra-regional migration is more prevalent than inter-regional movements, and the region?s diverse histories, geopolitics, economic development, ethnic communities, and natural environments make it an excellent case study for examining the relationship between irregular migration and human security. Irregular migration can be broadly... more...

  • Effective Child Abuse Investigation for the Multi-Disciplinary Teamby Bradley Richard Graham

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    Child abuse cases are unique in that they involve seldomly witnessed acts. A nonverbal victim and a silent perpetrator will often lead to a stalling of the investigation and the judicial process. Effective Child Abuse Investigation for the Multi-Disciplinary Team is a practical guide for law enforcement officers and child protection workers in abuse... more...

  • Working with Women's Groups for Problem Gamblingby Liz Karter

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Why do so many women with gambling addiction relapse? Lifelong recovery requires much more than to just stop gambling. Women?s groups provide long-term benefits and support and have proven to be highly successful in promoting recovery from gambling addiction. By following the story of a real women?s group for problem gambling over the course of... more...

  • Black Flags and Windmillsby scott crow; Kathleen Cleaver

    PM Press 2014; US$ 9.99

    Tracing a life of radical activism and the emergence of a grassroots organization in the face of disaster, this chronicle describes scott crow's headlong rush into the political storm surrounding the catastrophic failure of the levee in New Orleans in 2005 and the subsequent failure of state and local government agencies in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.... more...

  • Dirty Secretsby Meredith Burgmann

    University of New South Wales Press 2014; US$ 14.99

    In this moving, funny, and sometimes chilling book, leading Australians open their ASIO files and read what the state?s security apparatus said about them. Writers from across the political spectrum including Mark Aarons, Phillip Adams, Nadia Wheatley, Michael Kirby, Peter Cundall, Gary Foley, and Anne Summers confront?and in some cases reclaim?their... more...

  • Global Gangsby Jennifer M. Hazen; Dennis Rodgers

    University of Minnesota Press 2014; US$ 82.50

    Gangs, often associated with brutality and senseless destructive violence, have not always been viewed as inherently antagonistic. The first studies of gangs depicted them as alternative sources of order in urban slums where the state?s authority was lacking, and they have subsequently been shown to be important elements in some youth life cycles.... more...

  • Social Work in Mental Healthby Abraham P. Francis

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 35.95

    Bringing together a range of scholarly reflections and writings on the different roles of a social worker in the field of mental health, this book provides a holistic picture to introduce readers to the wider issues of social work and mental health practice. more...

  • Social Work in Mental Healthby Abraham P. Francis

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 35.95

    Social Work in Mental Health  brings together a range of scholarly reflections and writings on the different roles of a social worker in the field of mental health. It provides a holistic picture to introduce readers to the wider issues of social work and mental health practice.  Contexts and Theories for Practice  begins with an exploration... more...