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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 40.95
This book analyses Labour's policies of local crime control from 1997 through to 2006. Picking up on the Conservative legacy, it follows the establishment of local crime and disorder reduction partnerships and tracks developments from Labour's attempts to subject them to a centrally-imposed performance management regime, through to the emergence of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
This book explores the relationship between crime, law and popular culture in Europe from the sixteenth century onwards. How was crime understood and dealt with by ordinary people and to what degree did they resort to or reject the official law and criminal justice system as a means of dealing with different forms of criminal activity? Overall,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 37.95
There has been a re-energising of interest in social work in mental health services in recent years and mental health is now a core part of all qualifying social work students? training. Grounded in the social models of mental health particularly relevant to qualifying social workers, but also familiarising students with social aspects of medical... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 46.95
The most comprehensive book of its kind, Social Work in Health Settings presents a "practice in context" framework which is then applied in thirty-one casebook chapters, covering a great variety of health care settings from working with survivors of domestic violence through supporting people with HIV to services for military personnel. Reflecting... 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...
- University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 45.00
Crime rates in Latin America are among the highest in the world, creating climates of fear and lawlessness in several countries. Despite this situation, there has been a lack of systematic effort to study crime in the region or the effectiveness of policies designed to tackle it. The Economics of Crime is a powerful corrective to this academic... more...