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- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95
Crime, Inequality and Power challenges the dominant definitions of crime and the criminal through its uniquely comparative approach. In this book Eileen Leonard analyzes multiple forms of criminal behavior in the United States, including violence, sexual assault, theft, and drug law violations, whilst also asking readers to consider the parallels... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00
Urban refugees now account for over half the total number of refugees worldwide. Yet to date, far more research has been done on refugees living in camps and settlements set up expressly for them. This book provides crucial insights into the worldwide phenomenon of refugee flows into urban settings, repercussions for those seeking protection, and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 220.00
The study of white-collar crime remains a central concern for criminologists around the world and research concentrates on its nature, prevalence, causes and responses. However, most books on white-collar crime tend to focus on Anglo-American examples, which is surprising given the amount of rich data and research taking place in mainland Europe.... more...
- W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2012; US$ 18.19
Young adults with migratory backgrounds require particularly intensive support on the way into training and profession. In order to be able to deal with this target group educational social workers and professional facilitators need specific skills, which have hardly been communicated in the training and professional development sessions of educational... more...
- Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 25.59
<P>Im Zuge des "Gesetzes zur Verhütung erbkranken Nachwuchses" wurden in Deutschland zwischen 1933 und 1945 schätzungsweise 360.000 Menschen zwangsweise sterilisiert. Welche menschlichen Schicksale spielten sich hinter dieser erschreckend großen Gesamtzahl ab? Was bedeutete die gerichtliche Anordnung einer Unfruchtbarmachung für das... more...
- Zed Books 2015; US$ 1.49
On 16 August 2012, the world looked on in horror as South African police gunned down striking mine workers at Marikana, leaving thirty-four dead and many more wounded. It was a massacre that echoed apartheid-era violence at Sharpeville and Soweto, shattering the international image of South Africa as a liberated 'rainbow nation'. The bloodshed... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 112.00
The book seeks to understand how societies and cultures deal with disaster and the rhetorical means they resort to in order to represent it. Since culture, the media and the arts deal with the perception and the processing of catastrophe, what kind of social knowledge does this process produce and how does it contribute to the sustainable... more...