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  • Halting the Sexual Predators among Us: Preventing Attack, Rape, and Lust Homicideby Duane Dobbert

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 64.00

    Recently, the National Center for Victims of Crime reported annual figures showing 103,845 children were sexually abused, while in that same year there was a 20% increase in all rape incidents and a 33% increase in sexual assaults. Incarceration and therapy have not reduced the rates, points out this author. The rate of incarceration has increased,... more...

  • The Murder of the Centuryby Paul Collins

    Crown/Archetype 2011; US$ 16.00

    ?No writer better articulates ourinterest in the confluence of hope, eccentricity, and the timelessness of the bold and strange than Paul Collins.??DAVE EGGERS   On Long Island, a farmer finds a duck pond turned red with blood. On the Lower East Side, two boys playing at a pier discover a floating human torso wrapped tightly in oilcloth. Blueberry... more...

  • The 9/11 Mystery Planeby Mark H. Gaffney; Dr. David Ray Griffin

    Trine Day 2008; US$ 9.99

    Unlike other accounts of the historic attacks on 9/11, this discussion surveys the role of the world?s most advanced military command and control plane, the E-4B, in the day?s events and proposes that the horrific incidents were the work of a covert operation staged within elements of the U.S. military and the intelligence community. Presenting hard... more...

  • Weathering the Worldby Frida Hastrup

    Berghahn Books 2011; US$ 24.95

    The Asian tsunami in December 2004 severely affected people in coastal regions all around the Indian Ocean. This book provides the first in-depth ethnography of the disaster and its effects on a fishing village in Tamil Nadu, India. The author explores how the villagers have lived with the tsunami in the years succeeding it and actively worked to... more...

  • Sexuality and Social Workby Julie Bywater; Rhiannon Jones

    SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 31.00

    This book introduces the topic of sexuality and considers its diversity, using different perspectives and exploring the implications for social work assessment and intervention. more...

  • The Psychology of Terrorismby John Horgan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • 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$ 35.48

    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$ 20.40

    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...