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  • Social Work in Public Health and Hospitalsby Sharon Duca Palmer

    Apple Academic Press 2016; US$ 139.95

    Social Work in Public Health and Hospitals explores a variety of issues related to social work in hospital settings as well as the public policy concerns that guide them. Topics discussed include hospital stays for the elderly, identifying postnatal depression during well-child visits, breast-feeding and awareness of health recommendations, maternal... more...

  • SNAP Mattersby Judith Bartfeld; Craig Gundersen; Timothy Smeeding; James Ziliak

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 27.95

    In 1963, President Kennedy proposed making permanent a small pilot project called the Food Stamp Program (FSP). By 2013, the program's fiftieth year, more than one in seven Americans received benefits at a cost of nearly $80 billion. Renamed the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) in 2008, it currently faces sharp political pressure,... more...

  • Crime and Community in Reformation Scotlandby J R D Falconer

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Based on church and state records from the burgh of Aberdeen, this study explores the deeper social meaning behind petty crime during the Reformation. Falconer argues that an analysis of both criminal behaviour and law enforcement provides a unique view into the workings of an early modern urban Scottish community. more...

  • Crime, Justice and Public Order in Old Regime Franceby Julius R. Ruff

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    This title, first published in 1984, is a case study of crime and criminal justice in rural, southwestern France in the last century of the Old Regime. Based on extensive research in criminal court records, often the only documentary evidence of the poor and illiterate, the study is a valuable addition both to our knowledge of Old Regime society and... more...

  • The Social Work and Human Services Treatment Planner, with DSM 5 Updatesby Arthur E. Jongsma; John S. Wodarski; Lisa A. Rapp-Paglicci; Catherine N. Dulmus

    Wiley 2015; US$ 65.00 US$ 56.33

    This timesaving resource features: Treatment plan components for 32 behaviorally based presenting problems Over 1,000 prewritten treatment goals, objectives, and interventions—plus space to record your own treatment plan options A step-by-step guide to writing treatment plans that meet the requirements of most insurance companies and... more...

  • Savage Frontierby Ieva Jusionyte

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96

    This highly original work of anthropology combines extensive ethnographic fieldwork and investigative journalism to explain how security is understood, experienced, and constructed along the Triple Frontera, the border region shared by Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay. One of the major "hot borders" in the Western Hemisphere, the Triple Frontera is... more...

  • Crime and the Economy in Mexican Statesby Concepción Verdugo Yepes; Peter L. Pedroni; Xingwei Hu

    International Monetary Fund 2015; US$ 9.00

    This paper studies the transmission of crime shocks to the economy in a sample of 32 Mexican states over the period from 1993 to 2012. The paper uses a panel structural VAR approach which accounts for the heterogeneity of the dynamic state level responses in GDP, FDI and international migration flows, and measures the transmission via the impulse response... more...

  • The Abolition Of Libertyby Peter Hitchens

    Atlantic Books 2015; US$ 9.99

    'It's fair to say that Peter Hitchens remains one of the most misrepresented figures in the British media... Hitchens is in reality one of the most thought-provoking and intelligent commentators on life in contemporary Britain ' Neil Clark, Spectator From identification cards to how we protect our property, public debate rages over what our... more...

  • Stories of True Crime in Tudor and Stuart Englandby Ken MacMillan

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    Stories of True Crime in Tudor and Stuart England is an original collection of thirty stories of true crime during the period 1580-1700. Published in short books known as chapbooks, these stories proliferated in early modern popular literature. The chapbooks included in this collection describe serious, horrifying and often deeply personal stories... more...

  • Land of White Gloves?by Richard Ireland

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Land of White Gloves?  is an important academic investigation into the history of crime and punishment in Wales. Beginning in the medieval period when the limitations of state authority fostered a law centred on kinship and compensation, the study explores the effects of the introduction of English legal models, culminating in the Acts of Union... more...