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  • Object Relations Theory and Self Psychology in Socby Eda Goldstein

    Free Press 2010; US$ 35.00

    Object Relations and Self Psychology are two leading schools of psychological thought discussed in social work classrooms and applied by practitioners to a variety of social work populations. Yet both groups have lacked a basic manual for teaching and reference -- until now. For them, Dr. Eda G. Goldstein's book fills a void on two fronts: Part I... more...

  • Getting Somalia Wrong?by Mary Harper

    Zed Books 2012; US$ 19.95

    Somalia is a failed state, representing a threat to itself, its neighbours and the wider world. In recent years, it has become notorious for the piracy off its coast and the rise of Islamic extremism, opening it up as a new 'southern front' in the war on terror. At least that is how it is inevitably portrayed by politicians and in the media. Mary... more...

  • Inside Terrorismby Bruce Hoffman

    Columbia University Press 2006; US$ 23.99

    Bruce Hoffman's Inside Terrorism has remained a seminal work for understanding the historical evolution of terrorism and the terrorist mindset. In this revised edition of the classic text, Hoffman analyzes the new adversaries, motivations, and tactics of global terrorism that have emerged in recent years, focusing specifically on how al Qaeda... more...

  • Understanding Terrorism Innovation and Learningby Magnus Ranstorp; Magnus Normark

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    This book examines the role of terrorist innovation and learning in theory and practice, and in the context of three specific EU case-studies. It is often said that terrorist groups are relatively conservative in character operating in a technological vacuum ? relying almost exclusively on bombs and bullets. This observation masks increasing complexity... more...

  • Death of Innocenceby Mamie Till-Mobley; Christopher Benson; Jesse Jackson

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 11.65

    The mother of Emmett Till recounts the story of her life, her son?s tragic death, and the dawn of the civil rights movement?with a foreword by the Reverend Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. In August 1955, a fourteen-year-old African American, Emmett Till, was visiting family in Mississippi when he was kidnapped from his bed in the middle of the night by two... 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$ 36.46

    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$ 20.96

    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$ 37.91

    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...