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  • Criminal Conversationsby Keith Soothill

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 63.95

    This anthology, selected by Tony Parker shortly before his death in 1996, provides the very essence of his quite distinctive contribution to criminology. In it he speaks intimately to all kinds of people including offenders, inadequates, professional criminals, sex offenders, frauds and false pretence merchants and prisoners on death row. Lyn Smith... more...

  • Drunks, Whores and Idle Apprenticesby Philip Rawlings

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    Criminal biographies enjoyed enormous popularity in the Eighteenth Century: today they offer us some fascinating perspectives on the period. Drunks, Whores and Idle Apprentices is the first book to reproduce a number of these biographies in full. Not only do these biographies make fascinating reading, they also raise the problem of how to read them... more...

  • Crime Reduction and the Lawby Kate Moss; MIKE Stephens

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 64.95

    This innovative and pioneering new book establishes links between crime reduction and the law, uniquely offering a detailed examination of how specific legislation and performance targets aid or undermine attempts at crime reduction. Providing a sustained analysis, this ground-breaking book considers the social policy, politics and legislation... 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...

  • Hospital Social Work: The Interface of Medicine and Caringby Joan Beder

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95

    Hospital Social Work introduces the reader to the world of medicine and social work as seen through the eyes of actual social workers. An essential reference for both students and professionals. Over 100 social workers in dozens of hospitals were interviewed to provide the reader with first-hand experiences and discussions of practice principles,... 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...