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  • Reconstructing Criminality in Latin Americaby Carlos A. Aguirre; Robert Buffington

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 35.99

    The only reader currently available on criminality in Latin America, Reconstructing Criminality in Latin America reconstructs the way in which different Latin American societies have viewed, described, defined, and reacted to criminal behavior. Crime in Latin America is explored in terms of gender, race, class, and criminological theory. The highly... more...

  • Crime in England 1880-1945by Barry Godfrey

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    This book is an ambitious attempt to map the main changes in the criminal justice system in the Victorian period through to the twentieth century. Chapters include an examination of the growth and experience of imprisonment, policing, and probation services; the recording of crime in official statistics and in public memory; and the possibilities of... more...

  • Unscorched (NHB Modern Plays)by Luke Owen

    Nick Hern Books 2013; US$ 15.99

    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...

  • Social Work in Public Health and Hospitalsby Sharon Duca Palmer

    Apple Academic Press 2016; US$ 139.95

    Social Work in Public Health and Hospitals explores a variety of issues related to social work in hospital settings as well as the public policy concerns that guide them. Topics discussed include hospital stays for the elderly, identifying postnatal depression during well-child visits, breast-feeding and awareness of health recommendations, maternal... more...

  • Case Studies in Social Work Practiceby Craig W. LeCroy

    Wiley 2014; US$ 55.00 US$ 47.67

    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...

  • International Perspectives on Social Work in Health Careby Gail K Auslander

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    In the new health care environment, social workers are being called upon to act as case managers, coordinators, evaluators, therapists, and researchers. International Perspectives on Social Work in Health Care brings together academics and practitioners to discuss what managed care, cost containment, corporatization, and pre-payment portend for social... more...

  • Social Work in Health Careby Kay Davidson

    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...

  • Food Security Policy in Africa Between Disaster Relief and Structural Adjustmentby Gabriele Geier

    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...

  • Breadlines Knee-Deep in Wheatby Janet Poppendieck

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 34.95 US$ 27.96

    At no time during the Great Depression was the contradiction between agriculture surplus and widespread hunger more wrenchingly graphic than in the government's attempt to raise pork prices through the mass slaughter of miliions of "unripe" little pigs. This contradiction was widely perceived as a "paradox." In fact, as Janet Poppendieck makes clear... more...

  • Social Work in Mental Healthby Abraham P. Francis

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 29.00

    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...