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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00
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...
- Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2014; US$ 18.49
Hexen und Ketzer auf dem Scheiterhaufen, Raubritter und Straßenräuber, Tod am Galgen, Bauernaufstände und Machtkämpfe am Königshof ? das ist unser Bild der dunklen Seiten des Mittelalters. Malte Heidemann und Franziska Schäfer stellen prominente Kriminalfälle des Hoch- und Spätmittelalters vor: darunter die spektakuläre und hochpolitische Entführung... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 50.00
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...
- Nick Hern Books 2013; US$ 14.57
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95
This book is an ambitious attempt to map the main changes in the criminal justice system in the Victorian period through to the twentieth century. Chapters include an examination of the growth and experience of imprisonment, policing, and probation services; the recording of crime in official statistics and in public memory; and the possibilities of... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. 2013; US$ 14.95
Despite the frequency with which criminals were sentenced to death, crime was still on the rise in England in the mid-1700s. Men were thrown in jail daily for everything from associating with gypsies to cutting down fruit trees and stealing sheep. Although these were punishable offenses, the crimes that made headlines in the local papers were much... more...
- Black & White Publishing 2013; US$ 10.19
The Highlands and Islands of Scotland are full of iconic places, beautiful landscapes and flourishing wildlife, but its past has seen horrifying and brutal crime of all sorts. Nineteenth-century life in the Highlands was not easy. Rather than a rural idyll, the glens and moors were home to poachers and whisky smugglers, while the towns were often... more...
- New Press, The 2013; US$ 26.95
Few know that world hunger was very nearly eradicated in our lifetimes. In the past five years, however, widespread starvation has suddenly reappeared, and chronic hunger is a major issue on every continent. In an extensive investigation of this disturbing shift, Jean Ziegler?one of the world?s leading food experts?lays out in clear and accessible... more...
- Dundurn 2013; US$ 9.99
No matter where the atrocities were committed and no matter what the circumstances, criminal gangs such as the Hyslop, the Polka Dot, and the Newton Brothers outfits all had one thing in common: they lived on the wrong side of the law. From across Canada, Edward Butts presents an all-new selection of desperadoes. more...
- Constable & Robinson 2013; US$ 13.11
Over the past decade some £3 trillion - equivalent to £50,000 for every person in Britain - has been taken from us by the ruling elites. Half was wasted in a splurge of poorly-managed public spending in the 'boom', while the other half evaporated in the 'bust' - siphoned off by city bonuses, vaporised by a collapse in pension savings and extorted... more...