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- 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...
- The History Press 2007; US$ 11.99
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. more...
- Apple Academic Press 2016; US$ 139.95
This title includes a number of Open Access chapters. 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... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 5.99
This chilling collection of murder cases delves into the villainous deeds that have taken place in Coventry during its long history. Among those featured are a mother poisoned by her son in 1910, a woman whose throat is slashed by her father in 1859, the murder of an uncle by his niece in 1831, and a baby stabbed to death in 1844. Illustrated with... 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...
- University of California Press 2014; US$ 34.95
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...