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- Wharncliffe 2005; US$ 8.99
Colchester historian Patrick Denney takes the reader on a sinister journey from the religious persecutions of Queen Mary's time to the twentieth century, meeting villains, cut-throats, arsonists and lunatics along the way. The book is based on original research and recalls many grisly events and sad or unsavoury individuals whose fate has hitherto... more...
- Wharncliffe 2007; US$ 8.99
Barnsley and the surrounding area has a dark and sinister past. There were many foul deeds committed throughout the centuries of the most heinous kind -and many suspicious circumstances. Poverty was at the root of many of the early cases. During the Victorian period some seemingly uncaring magistrates appeared to take the view that to be poor was a... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 59.99
Within Childhood Research starkly different theoretical and empirical concerns characterize the global south-north divide. Hia Sen attempts to bridge the gap in Childhood Research which usually addresses childhoods differently according to their 'developing/developed', 'western/non-western' contexts, and finds its middle ground in the... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2013; US$ 14.57
A courageous and convincing play that sensitively tackles the important subject of child abuse. Tom works in digital analysis, investigating crimes against children. Faced with watching recordings of the most unforgiveable acts on a daily basis, in a job that barely anyone else can endure, he struggles to retain his humanity. Meeting Emily might... more...
- The History Press 2007; US$ 21.86
London: Crime, Death & Debauchery is an alternative history of the darker side of Britain's capital city. No other book on London covers this topic in such a complete fashion with cases ranging from the Restoration to the early nineteenth century. It weaves macabre accounts into an entertaining criminal history accessible to all. Featuring countless... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 50.00
A practical approach to understanding social work concepts in action that integrates theory and practice In this updated edition of the classic social work text, students and instructors have access to real-world demonstrations of how social work theories and concepts can be applied in practice. The case studies in this book bridge the gap between... more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 14.57
This chilling collection of thirteen murder cases delves into the villainous deeds that have taken place in Coventry during its long history. Among those featured are the murder of an uncle by his niece in 1831, a woman whose throat is slashed by her jealous husband in 1859, a mother poisoned by her son in 1910, and a double murder in 1906. Illustrated... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 146.95
Here is an outstanding reference book of major readings in the field of social work in health care. Practitioners, educators, researchers, and students can use this landmark two-part volume to review dominant themes and critical issues in today?s practice environment and to understand the evolution of current trends and emerging policies and programs. ... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 83.95
According to the FAO, one person in three in sub-Saharan Africa suffers from malnutrition, and one in seven is in danger of dying. Most African countries no longer seem capable of ensuring that their people have access to sufficient food. Given the failure of past efforts the objectives of food security policies and their effectiveness have to be reconsidered.... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 129.00
In recent history the practice of medicine and mental health ?has been increasingly eclectic as more and more practitioners harness seemingly disparate therapies and techniques to arrive at clinical breakthroughs. But while social work professionals have been involved in integrative practice informally and intuitively for years, resources to bring... more...