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  • Understanding Homicideby Fiona Brookman

    SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 76.00

    Here is a comprehensive and challenging text unravelling the phenomenon of homicide. The author combines original analysis with a lucid overview of the key theories and debates in the study of homicide and violence. more...

  • CPD: The Learning Classroomby Brian Boyd

    Hodder Education 2008; US$ 8.00

    The Continuing Professional Development series sets out to demystify professional development in education, and does so from a Scottish perspective. All books in the series approach their subject in an accessible manner that allows teachers and educators to perceive how continuing professional development can enhance job satisfaction - as well as making... more...

  • Irregular Migration and Human Security in East Asiaby Jiyoung Song; Alistair D. B. Cook

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    Across East Asia, intra-regional migration is more prevalent than inter-regional movements, and the region?s diverse histories, geopolitics, economic development, ethnic communities, and natural environments make it an excellent case study for examining the relationship between irregular migration and human security. Irregular migration can be broadly... more...

  • Things a killer would knowby Paula Doneman

    Allen & Unwin 2006; US$ 24.50

    A no-holds-barred account of the deadly rampage of rapist and serial killer, Leonard Fraser. more...

  • Drunkardby Neil Steinberg

    Penguin Group US 2008; US$ 12.99

    Chicago Sun-Times columnist Neil Steinberg loved his job, his wife, and his two young sons. But he also loved to drink. Drunkard is an unflinchingly honest account of one man's descent into alcoholism and his ambivalent struggle to embrace sobriety. Sentenced to an outpatient rehab program, Steinberg discovers that twenty-eight days of therapy... more...

  • Getting Wastedby Thomas Vander Ven

    NYU Press 2011; US$ 89.00

    Most American college campuses are home to a vibrant drinking scene where students frequently get wasted, train-wrecked, obliterated, hammered, destroyed, and decimated. The terms that university students most commonly use to describe severe alcohol intoxication share a common theme: destruction, and even after repeated embarrassing, physically unpleasant,... more...

  • The Kidby Kevin Lewis

    Penguin Books Ltd 2004; US$ 11.88

    Kevin Lewis grew up on a council estate in South London. Beaten and starved by his parents, ignored by the social services and bullied at school, he was offered a chance to escape this nightmare world and was put into care. Despite his best efforts to make things work out, his life spiralled out of control. At the age of 17 he became caught up in the... more...

  • Collaboration in Social Work Practiceby Jenny Weinstein; Ruth Gardner; Tony Leiba

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2003; US$ 42.95

    New or experienced social workers who are developing their collaborative practice will find this book to be an essential source of knowledge, skills and issues for reflection. The authors explain how practitioners in social care, health and related sectors can work more effectively together in line with current developments in policy and practice. more...

  • Clara Bartonby Tamara Hollingsworth

    Shell Education 2011; US$ 8.99

    Clara Barton always wanted to help others. As a child, she nursed her brother who had fallen from a rooftop. As an adult, she took care of soldiers in the Civil War. Later, she brought the Red Cross to America. Thanks to Clara, people can get help from the Red Cross when disaster strikes! 32 pages more...

  • Animal Rights Without Liberationby Alasdair Cochrane

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 28.99

    Alasdair Cochrane provides an entirely new theory of animal rights grounded in their interests as sentient beings. He applies this theory to a whole range of different and under-explored policy areas, such as genetic engineering, pet-keeping, indigenous hunting, and religious slaughter. In contrast to other proponents of animal rights, Cochrane claims... more...