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  • Righteous Dopefiendby Philippe Bourgois; Jeffrey Schonberg

    University of California Press 2009; US$ 34.95 US$ 27.96

    This powerful study immerses the reader in the world of homelessness and drug addiction in the contemporary United States. For over a decade Philippe Bourgois and Jeff Schonberg followed a social network of two dozen heroin injectors and crack smokers on the streets of San Francisco, accompanying them as they scrambled to generate income through burglary,... more...

  • Celebrated Crimes: Completeby Alexandre Dumas

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 6.99

    Learn more about some of the most infamous criminals ever to walk the earth in this massive compilation from one of the foremost writers of historical fiction, Alexandre Dumas. In often-chilling detail, Dumas recounts murders, heists, and all manner of malfeasance from centuries of European history. more...

  • Child Abuse and Cultureby Lisa Aronson Fontes; Jon R. Conte

    Guilford Publications 2005; US$ 29.00

    This expertly written book provides an accessible framework for culturally competent practice with children and families in child maltreatment cases. Numerous workable strategies and concrete examples are presented to help readers address cultural concerns at each stage of the assessment and intervention process. Professionals and students learn... 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...

  • Homeland Securityby Jane Bullock; George Haddow; Damon P. Coppola

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 64.95

    Homeland Security: The Essentials sets a new standard for security textbooks, concisely outlining the risks facing the US today and the structures we have put in place to deal with them. The authors expertly delineate the bedrock principles of preparing for, mitigating, managing, and recovering from emergencies and disasters. From cyber warfare... more...

  • Clinical Topics in Addictionby Ed Day

    The Royal College of Psychiatrists 2007; US$ 48.00

    This work brings together 23 papers from the College's popular journal 'Advances in Psychiatric Treatment', which are then updated to give systematic, authoritative and well-referenced accounts of key clinical topics relating to substance misuse. It includes papers on various substances of misuse: opioids, stimulants, hallucinogens, alcohol and nicotine.... more...

  • Survivreby Pierre Mongeau; Jacques Tremblay

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2002; US$ 15.00

    Éclectique par ses emprunts et fonctionnaliste dans ses explications, le modèle de la personne présenté dans cet ouvrage réunit des notions issues de différents courants et écoles de pensée. Ce modèle permet aussi de donner un sens aux comportements parfois étranges et paradoxaux de la personne. L'ouvrage... more...

  • Niederschwelligkeit in der Sozialen Arbeitby Hemma Mayrhofer

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 54.99

    Die Unterscheidung niederschwellig versus hochschwellig gibt wesentliche Hinweise auf den strukturellen Aufbau des Praxisfeldes der Sozialen Arbeit. Dabei kommt niederschwelligen Hilfsangeboten hauptsächlich die Funktion zu, schwer erreichbaren Zielgruppen Zugänge zu sozialer Hilfe zu eröffnen. Hemma Mayrhofer geht in einer umfangreichen qualitativ-empirischen... more...

  • Kreatives Sozialmanagementby Altin Islami

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 29.99

    Im aktuellen Managementdiskurs muss sich Soziale Arbeit als Disziplin und Profession aufgrund veränderter Rahmenbedingungen neu orientieren und positionieren. Das aktuelle Paradigma der Managementpraxis ist ökonomisch dominiert und Führungskräfte haben wirtschaftlich zu denken. Andererseits müssen SozialarbeiterInnen in der Praxis fachlichen Anforderungen... more...

  • Das bewegte Denkenby Christian Callo

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 49.00

    Ziel des Buches ist eine Auseinandersetzung über geistige Grundlagen der Erkenntnisgewinnung in der Sozialen Arbeit. Zentraler Gegenstand ist dabei der Kognitionsraum des Subjekts in Bezug zum Raum der gesellschaftlichen Verhältnisse. Innerhalb dieser Interaktionsbindung sind das Wissen über Erkenntnismittel und -inhalte sowie über das reflektierende... more...