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- The Edwin Mellen Press 2009; US$ 159.95
This work makes available historical and anthropological research on a region comparatively little known to the English-language academic readership interested in the lively field of crime and violence history. The volume challenges the largely evolutionary current conceptualizations (in terms of both chronology and geography) which shape much of the... more...
- Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 44.99
The teacher and gerontological social work scholar Mercedes Bern-Klug joins experts on nursing, law, medicine, sociology, and social work to provide a thorough understanding of nursing home palliative care. Their broad definition of palliative care treats comfort care as appropriate across the illness experience, not just at the end of life. Because... more...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 69.99
Written for social workers by a social worker, Mental Disorders, Medications, and Clinical Social Work discusses the etiology, epidemiology, assessment, and intervention planning for common mental disorders. Looking at disorders from an ecosystems perspective, Austrian goes beyond a linear classification approach and DSM-IV-TR categories and encourages... more...
- Policy Press 2012; US$ 39.95
In this wide-ranging book, Marian Barnes argues for care as an essential value in private lives and public policies, considering the importance of care to well-being and social justice and applying insights from feminist care ethics to care work, and care within personal relationships. more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2012; US$ 65.00
"Beaulieu's decades of social work practice illuminate every chapter, her years of networking with colleagues in Massachusetts and nationwide enhance every paragraph, and nuggets of insight earned through successfully establishing meaningful relationships with residents and families are reflected in every word. She knows her stuff and through... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1998; US$ 61.00
This is the second book in the Crime at Work series. It builds on the success of Volume 1 and focuses on the scale and patterns of crime and the impact that it has on different businesses. It suggests ways in which organizations can improve security, target resources and evaluate offences. It contains a wealth of information that is essential reading... more...
Cass - He's Been Run Through With a Sword. He's Been Shot at Point Blank Range. He's Got a Reputation and Respect as One of the Hardest Men in BritainJohn Blake Publishing 2008; US$ 7.28
Cass Pennant is a man who lets his fist do the talking. One of the hardest men in Britain, he lives his life on the edge of the law, giving respect where it is due, and dishing out retribution upon anyone who dares to cross him. Cass?s life story reads like a Hollywood gangster movie. He tells the amazing stories of how he once saved the life of World... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2007; US$ 8.74
Meet the hardest men from a country where the streets are the most dangerous and the gangsters and criminals are the scariest in Britain. These faces have seen it all: the guns, the knives, the fights and the toughest prisons. This book will take you deep inside the rough, mad, bad, drug-infested, cut-throat, back-stabbing world of the Scottish prison... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 129.00
This book explores the main methods, models, and approaches of food consumer science applied to six countries of the Western Balkans, illustrating each of these methods with concrete case studies. Research conducted between 2008 and 2011 in the course of the FOCUS-BALKANS project forms an excellent database for exploring recent changes and trends... more...