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  • Not by Bread Aloneby Melissa L. Caldwell

    University of California Press 2004; US$ 15.95

    What Muscovites get in a soup kitchen run by the Christian Church of Moscow is something far more subtle and complex?if no less necessary and nourishing?than the food that feeds their hunger. In Not by Bread Alone, the first full-length ethnographic study of poverty and social welfare in the postsocialist world, Melissa L. Caldwell focuses on the... more...

  • Valuing Peopleby Lisa M. Aldisert

    Dearborn Trade Publishing 2002; US$ 27.00

    A knowledge based company's intangible assets are its': people, customers, reputation, intellectual capital, ideas, and time. All of which are the essence of its value. Yet those items don't appear on its balance sheet, explains consultant Lisa M. Aldisert. more...

  • The Management of Nutrition in Major Emergenciesby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2000; US$ 64.80

    A practical guide to measures needed to ensure that the food and nutrition needs of disaster-stricken populations, refugees, or internally displaced persons are adequately met. Noting that nutrition is always a key concern in emergency management, the book offers expert advice based on both the latest knowledge in the nutritional sciences and advances... more...

  • Design Out Crimeby Ian Colquhoun

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 66.95

    Here is a book about the practical design of communities and housing in which people can enjoy a good quality of life, free from crime and fear of crime. Recognising that crime, vandalism and anti-social behaviour are issues of high public concern, and that the driving forces behind crime are numerous, this book argues that good design can help tackle... more...

  • Collaboration in Social Work Practiceby Jenny Weinstein; Tony Leiba; Ruth Gardner

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2003; US$ 42.95

    New or experienced social workers who are developing their collaborative practice will find this book to be an essential source of knowledge, skills and issues for reflection. The authors explain how practitioners in social care, health and related sectors can work more effectively together in line with current developments in policy and practice. more...

  • Social Work in Mental Healthby Bruce A. Thyer; John S. Wodarski

    Wiley 2007; US$ 99.95

    An essential desk reference for all helping professionals Social Work in Mental Health: An Evidence-Based Approach is a comprehensive and contemporary guide to the delivery of evidence-based care. Covering a wide spectrum of mental health disorders, editors Thyer and Wodarski have brought together noted experts to provide the most current, empirically... more...

  • Food Aid After Fifty Yearsby Christopher B. Barrett; Dan Maxwell

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 73.95

    This book analyzes the impact of food aid programmes over the past fifty years, assessing the current situation as well as future prospects. more...

  • Medieval Crime and Social Controlby Barbara A. Hanawalt; David Wallace

    University of Minnesota Press 1998; US$ 67.50

    Crime is a matter of interpretation, especially in the Middle Ages, when societies faced with new ideas and pressures were continually forced to rethink what a crime was?and what was a crime. These essays reveal how various forces in medieval society interacted and competed in interpreting and influencing mechanisms for social control. more...

  • Social Work Practice and Psychopharmacologyby Sophia F. Dziegielewski; Ana Leon

    Springer Publishing Company 2001; US$ 60.00

    A working knowledge of psychotropics is a must for all in clinical practice today. This book supplies social workers with a basic understanding of psychotropic drugs, including medication use and misuse. Readers will also learn how to identify side effects and adverse reactions, and how to tailor treatment for clients who are taking antipsychotics,... more...

  • A Guide for Nursing Home Social Workersby Elise Beaulieu

    Springer Publishing Company 2001; US$ 55.00

    This book clearly distinguishes the function of beginning nursing home social workers and provides information and resources essential for them. Topics covered include: assessment; the intake and discharge processes; interventions; resource allocation; medication; diagnosis and treatment of depression; dementias; and legal issues, ethics, and confidentiality... more...