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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- John Blake 2014; US$ 7.99
A fascinating, if uncomfortable, insight into the minds and methods of those who practice murder The Crime Museum of New Scotland Yard?invariably known as "the Black Museum"?houses a remarkable collection of exhibits, photographs, and documents connected with some of the most notorious crimes in the country's history. Although the museum is closed... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
This collection of critical essays considers the criminalisation of squatting from a range of different theoretical, policy and practice perspectives. While the practice of squatting has long been criminalised in some jurisdictions, the last few years have witnessed the emergence of a newly constituted political concern with unlawful occupation of... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 199.00
The BFJ has a long and distinguished history of reporting on all aspects of food, including scares and food inequality (Mozley, 1994). The papers in this special edition deal with the issue of emergency food aid in countries of the global north, including accounts from Italy, the Netherlands, the UK, Canada and Australia. We are used to seeing images... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95
This book provides a comprehensive, introductory text for students taking courses in crime and criminal justice history. It covers all of the key historical topics central to an understanding of the current criminal justice system, including the development of the police, the courts and the mechanisms of punishment (from the gallows to the prison).... more...