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- University of Minnesota Press 1998; US$ 67.50
Crime is a matter of interpretation, especially in the Middle Ages, when societies faced with new ideas and pressures were continually forced to rethink what a crime was?and what was a crime. These essays reveal how various forces in medieval society interacted and competed in interpreting and influencing mechanisms for social control. more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2001; US$ 60.00
A working knowledge of psychotropics is a must for all in clinical practice today. This book supplies social workers with a basic understanding of psychotropic drugs, including medication use and misuse. Readers will also learn how to identify side effects and adverse reactions, and how to tailor treatment for clients who are taking antipsychotics,... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2001; US$ 55.00
This book clearly distinguishes the function of beginning nursing home social workers and provides information and resources essential for them. Topics covered include: assessment; the intake and discharge processes; interventions; resource allocation; medication; diagnosis and treatment of depression; dementias; and legal issues, ethics, and confidentiality... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 51.95
This evidence-based text outlines the best practices for the psychosocial problems associated with the emerging chronic and major health conditions of the 21st century, such as paediatric asthma, HIV-affected children, Type I and Type II diabetes, chronic pain, and adult hypertension. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 58.95
Social Work in Health Settings is a classic text for students and practitioners. It introduces social work students to a broad range of clients and provides an overview of many social work services in the health arena. This third edition is fully updated and includes 29 casebook chapters. more...
- ABC-CLIO 1993; US$ 119.95
The possibility of treating patients with organ replacement therapy has created a new frontier in medical care. Hospitals have to deal with such vital issues as selecting potential recipients of transplants, ensuring equity in allocating organs, pre- and peri-transplantation care of patients, and post-transplantation follow-up of organ recipients.... more...
- World Health Organization 2005; US$ 10.00
Intended for use in pre-service and in-service training of health professionals. Divided into six sections, this module on mental health aims to improve the awareness, knowledge and skills of health providers on poverty and gender concerns. It defines men more...
- Free Press 2010; US$ 35.00
Object Relations and Self Psychology are two leading schools of psychological thought discussed in social work classrooms and applied by practitioners to a variety of social work populations. Yet both groups have lacked a basic manual for teaching and reference -- until now. For them, Dr. Eda G. Goldstein's book fills a void on two fronts: Part I... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2010; US$ 29.95
More Than Bread examines life in the dining room of the Tabernacle Soup Kitchen, located in Middle City in a New England state. What happens when one hundred guests, which include single mothers, drug addicts, alcoholics, the mentally ill, and the chronically unemployed, representing diverse age groups and ethnicities, come together in the dining... more...
- Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 32.95
A distinctive feature of the conflict in Northern Ireland over the past forty years has been the way Catholic and Protestant paramilitaries have policed their own communities. This has mainly involved the violent punishment of petty criminals involved in joyriding and other types of antisocial behavior. Between 1973 and 2007, more than 5,000 nonmilitary... more...