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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 68.95
What is the difference between a stabbing in a tavern in London and one in a hostelry in the South of France? What happens when a spinster living in Paris finds knight in her bedroom wanting to marry her? Why was there a crime wave following the Black Death? From Aberdeen to Cracow and from Stockholm to Sardinia, Trevor Dean ranges widely throughout... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 64.95
Still the only general survey of the topic available, this widely-used exploration of the incidence, causes and control of crime in Early Modern England throws a vivid light on the times. It uses court archives to capture vividly the everyday lives of people who would otherwise have left little mark on the historical record. This new edition - fully... 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...
- 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$ 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95
A unique—and effective—approach to mental health practice Clinical Case Management for People with Mental Illness combines theory, practice, and plenty of clinical examples to introduce a unique approach to case management that?s based on a biopsychosocial vulnerability-stress model. This practice-oriented handbook stresses the dynamic interplay among... 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...
- Springer 2014; US$ 129.00
In recent history the practice of medicine and mental health ?has been increasingly eclectic as more and more practitioners harness seemingly disparate therapies and techniques to arrive at clinical breakthroughs. But while social work professionals have been involved in integrative practice informally and intuitively for years, resources to bring... more...
- 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$ 18.13
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...