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- Crown/Archetype 2011; US$ 13.95
"Extraordinarily affecting....A very important book....To read and remember the stories in this book, to take them to heart, is to be called as a witness." THE BOSTON GLOBE There is no safety net for the millions of heartbroken refugees from the American Dream, scattered helplessly in any city you can name. RACHEL AND HER CHILDREN is an unforgettable... more...
- Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2012; US$ 20.99
From Pulitzer Prize-winner Katherine Boo comes a landmark work of narrative nonfiction that tells the dramatic and sometimes heartbreaking story of families striving toward a better life in one of the world?s most lively but treacherous cities. Annawadi is a makeshift settlement in the shadow of luxury hotels near the Mumbai airport and, as India... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 15.00
For the first time in history, eradicating world poverty is within our reach. Yet around the world, a billion people struggle to live each day on less than many of us pay for bottled water. In The Life You Can Save , Peter Singer uses ethical arguments, illuminating examples, and case studies of charitable giving to show that our current response... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 22.95
Many people think that animal liberation would require a fundamental transformation of basic beliefs. We would have to give up "speciesism" and start viewing animals as our equals, with rights and moral status. And we would have to apply these beliefs in an all-or-nothing way. But in Ethics and the Beast , Tzachi Zamir makes the radical argument... more...
- Westview Press 2008; US$ 29.99
Author Jay MacLeod ?s classic ethnography?a defining work on the cycle of social reproduction and inequality as lived through the young men from the Clarendon Heights housing project?now includes a third section that continues the... more...
- The Floating Press 1903; US$ 3.99
The experiences related in this volume fell to me in the summer of 1902. I went down into the under-world of London with an attitude of mind which I may best liken to that of the explorer. I was open to be convinced by the evidence of my eyes, rather than by the teachings of those who had not seen, or by the words of those who had seen and gone before.... more...
- Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 34.99
Despite the recent proliferation of literature on nationalism and on social policy, relatively little has been written to analyse the possible interaction between the two. Scholars interested in social citizenship have indirectly dealt with the interaction between national identity and social programs, but they have seldom examined this connection... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 4.99
Though London has an international reputation of being the bastion of prim decorum and highly formal social mores, the city has long been a hub for nefarious criminals, as well. Thomas Holmes provides a fascinating glimpse into the teeming underbelly of London in this comprehensive look at the mobsters, murderers, and assorted ne'er-do-wells who... more...
- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 31.99
Schools are facing increasing numbers of homeless students and school social workers and other related professionals are often at the front line of addressing the negative impact homelessness brings to individual students and the school overall. School social workers and other school-based personnel must contend with a myriad of policies and other... more...
- Hodder Education 2015; US$ 20.78
Ensure you have all the help you need inbetween assessor visits with this easy-to-use quick-reference guide for assessment. Covering more optional units than any textbook, these easy-to-understand guides for the Health and Social Care Diploma explains in simple terms what competencies you need to demonstrate and how to generate all the required knowledge-evidence... more...