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- 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$ 49.99
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...
- 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...
- Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 35.99
On Being and Having a Case Manager stresses the importance of the process of building relationships in helping clients realize independent lives. Based on a two-year study of Marilyn and her case managers, this book emphasizes the intentional exchange of attention and information between case managers, clients, and others within the caring... more...
- John Blake 2007; US$ 9.99
Meet the hardest men from a country where the streets are the most dangerous and the gangsters and criminals are the scariest in Britain. This book will take you deep inside the rough, drug-infested, cut-throat, back-stabbing world of the Scottish prison system, bringing to light the last 50 years of infamous incidents that have taken place behind... more...
- SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 35.95
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...
- SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 35.95
Social Work in Mental Health brings together a range of scholarly reflections and writings on the different roles of a social worker in the field of mental health. It provides a holistic picture to introduce readers to the wider issues of social work and mental health practice. Contexts and Theories for Practice begins with an exploration... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 29.99
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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2008; US$ 27.99
A child may be born into a poor country, but not a poor world. If global human rights are to be meaningful, they must be universal. Global Obligations for the Right to Food assesses the nature and depth of the global responsibility to provide adequate food to the world's population. more...