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  • The Psychology of Terrorismby John Horgan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    This new edition of John Horgan's critically acclaimed book is fully revised and expanded. The book presents a critical analysis of our existing knowledge and understanding of terrorist psychology. Despite the on-going search for a terrorist pathology, the most insightful and evidence-based research to date not only illustrates the lack of any... 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...

  • Natural Born Celebritiesby David Schmid

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 22.50

    Jeffrey Dahmer. Ted Bundy. John Wayne Gacy. Over the past thirty years, serial killers have become iconic figures in America, the subject of made-for-TV movies and mass-market paperbacks alike. But why do we find such luridly transgressive and horrific individuals so fascinating? What compels us to look more closely at these figures when we really... more...

  • Fast Livesby Claire Sterk

    Temple University Press 2011; US$ 30.95

    Providing insight into drug use from the point of view of female users, this book tells of the complex lives, challenges, and choices of women who use crack cocaine. While popular images of these women present them simply as unreliable individuals, unfit mothers, and women who will do almost anything for crack, Claire Sterk's years of ethnographic... more...

  • Crime and Punishment in Victorian Londonby Ross Gilfillan

    Pen and Sword 2014; US$ 8.99

    Crime loomed large in the minds of Victorian Londoners. All over the city, watches, purses and handkerchiefs disappear from pockets, goods migrate from warehouses, off docks and out of shop windows. Burglaries are rife, shoplifting is carried on in West End stores and people fall victim to all kinds of ingenious swindles. 'Pornographers proliferate... 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...

  • Soziale Arbeit und Systemtheorieby Simone Becker

    Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 30.04

    Die systemische Beratung ist ein inzwischen einschlägiger theoretischer und praktischer Wirkungsbereich der Sozialen Arbeit und in den verschiedensten Handlungsfeldern anzutreffen. Doch nicht überall hat das Systemdenken Einzug erhalten - sei es aus Gründen mangelnder finanzieller Möglichkeiten, fehlender Sachkenntnis, des Desinteresses oder der Ablehnung... more...

  • Herausforderung demographischer Wandel: Employer Branding als Chance für die Personalrekrutierungby Björn Bollwitt

    Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 20.94

    Die prognostizierten demographischen Veränderungen werden die Rekrutierungsbedingungen aus Sicht der Unternehmen zunehmend verschärfen. Dementsprechend werden immer häufiger Bezeichnungen wie "competition for talent", "hunt for talent" oder gar "war for talent" im Kontext der Personalrekrutierung verwendet. Trotz dieser Entwicklung präsentieren sich... more...

  • Personalgewinnungby Magdalena Rozwadowski

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 21.57

    Um in Zeiten dynamischer Umwelt wettbewerbfähig zu bleiben und den Unternehmenserfolg zu sichern, besteht die Herausforderung eines modernen Personalmanagements zum einem darin, neue qualifizierte und motivierte Mitarbeiter auf dem externen Arbeitsmarkt zu beschaffen und zum anderen, strategisch wertvolle Mitarbeiter dauerhaft an das Unternehmen zu... 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...