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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 105.00
Rape Culture and Spiritual Violence examines sexual violence against women, how religion and society contribute to a rape culture, and the extreme suffering endured by rape victims as a result. Using the testimony of women who have experienced both rape and the consequences of rape culture?from a range of religious, cultural, ethnic, and social... more...
- NYU Press 2015; US$ 44.00
In a country long associated with the trade in opiates, the Chinese government has for decades applied extreme measures to curtail the spread of illicit drugs, only to find that the problem has worsened. Burma is blamed as the major producer of illicit drugs and conduit for the entry of drugs into China. Which organizations are behind the heroin trade?... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 75.00
This book provides the first comprehensive treatment of Benford?s law, the surprising logarithmic distribution of significant digits discovered in the late nineteenth century. Establishing the mathematical and statistical principles that underpin this intriguing phenomenon, the text combines up-to-date theoretical results with overviews of the law?s... more...
- Lawrence Erlbaum Associates 2007; US$ 39.95
Tackles an issue in adolescent development and health - the education-drug use connection. This book examines the links and likely causal connections between educational experiences, delinquent behavior, and adolescent use of tobacco, alcohol, marijuana, and cocaine. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2007; US$ 45.00
This substantially revised, expanded and updated edition of the popular Handbook of Theory for Practice Teachers is a comprehensive summary of the theory, knowledge, research and evidence relating to practice learning in social care, focussing on knowledge-based practice with a focus on improving outcomes. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2007; US$ 39.95
This handbook provides guidance for all practising social work professionals, and the staff who support them, on the post-qualifying (PQ) framework for social workers. The book introduces the framework and outlines how post-qualification accreditation and professional registration affect social workers. more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 220.00
Comprehensive Handbook of Social Work and Social Welfare, Volume 3: The Profession of Social Work features contributions from leading international researchers and practitioners and presents the most comprehensive, in-depth source of information on the field of social work and social welfare. more...
- SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 43.00
`A useful framework for practice to accompany undergraduate learning, and also the post-qualifying consolidation of social work knowledge, theory, and skills' - Dr Patricia Higham This lively and engaging textbook is an adaptation of the bestselling introductory social work book available in Australia. This edition has been thoroughly revised... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 220.00
Comprehensive Handbook of Social Work and Social Welfare, Volume 2: The Profession of Social Work features contributions from leading international researchers and practitioners and presents the most comprehensive, in-depth source of information on the field of social work and social welfare. more...
- International Labour Office 2007; US$ 5.00
Traces the historical experience in developed and developing countries of putting into practice rights to social security, including social insurance, and an adequate standard of living. Outlines three distinct forms of models for welfare states: the Nordic or Social Democratic model (Scandinavia), the Corporatist model (Germany), and the Liberal or... more...