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  • Kreatives Sozialmanagementby Altin Islami

    Springer 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... more...

  • Der Ruhestand als Krise: Ursachen des seelischen Ungleichgewichts und Möglichkeiten der psychosozialen Versorgungby Lea Riedl

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 37.13

    Hauptbeschreibung Die Menschen verbringen einen Großteil ihres Lebens mit Erwerbsarbeit. Der Pensionsantritt bringt demnach eine Vielzahl an Veränderungen mit sich. Einerseits verändert sich die finanzielle Situation der betroffenen Personen, andererseits finden Veränderungen im Bereich der (Frei-)Zeitplanung und -gestaltung statt. Die meisten Veränderungen... more...

  • Das bewegte Denkenby Christian Callo

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2008; US$ 420.00

    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...

  • Southern Horrorsby Ida B. Wells

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    The epidemic of lynching that gripped the American South in the decades after the Civil War and the end of slavery has been glossed over and understated in many history books. Activist Ida B. Wells took it upon herself to document this shameful practice and its prevalence throughout the region and, to a lesser extent, the entire country in a series... more...

  • London's Underworldby Thomas Holmes

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 4.99

    Though London has an international reputation of being the bastion of prim decorum and highly formal social mores, the city has long been a hub for nefarious criminals, as well. Thomas Holmes provides a fascinating glimpse into the teeming underbelly of London in this comprehensive look at the mobsters, murderers, and assorted ne'er-do-wells who... more...

  • Death in Disguiseby Gary Powell

    The History Press 2014; US$ 14.57

    Victorian Chelsea was a thriving commercial and residential development, known for its grand houses and pleasant garden squares. Violent crime was unheard of in this leafy suburb. The double murder of an elderly man of God and his faithful housekeeper in two ferocious, bloody attacks in May of 1870 therefore shook the residents of Chelsea to the core.... more...

  • The Humbugs of the Worldby P. T. Barnum

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 4.99

    Today recognized as a genius of advertising and promotion, circus owner P. T. Barnum was the target of a great deal of ire and controversy during his lifetime. Many of his critics denounced him for knowingly perpetuating gimmicks and frauds. In the thoroughly entertaining volume The Humbugs of the World, Barnum displays his wit, intelligence, and a... more...

  • Die professionelle Fehlerkompetenz von (angehenden) Lehrkräftenby Janosch M. Türling

    Springer 2014; US$ 49.99

    Janosch M. Turling widmet sich einer zentralen und in der Lehrerbildungsforschung bislang weitgehend vernachlassigten Kompetenzfacette von Lehrkraften, namlich der Diagnose von und dem Umgang mit Schulerfehlern ? der ?professionellen Fehlerkompetenz? (PFK). Inhaltlich nimmt der Autor den Rechnungs­wesenunterricht in den Blick, der als Kerndisziplin... more...

  • The Truth About Opiumby William H. Brereton

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Based on a series of talks on the controversial subject of opium use and trafficking, The Truth About Opium asserts that much of the propaganda disseminated in the West about the drug has been exaggerated, and in some instances, entirely false. Brereton draws on his own experiences and observations in China to weave a compelling counterargument. more...

  • The Marijuana Grower's Handbookby Tommy McCarthy

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 14.95

    Anyone can buy marijuana seeds—they are legal to purchase—and with some soil, water, and light, you can grow your own plants. With step-by-step instructions, Tommy McCarthy will show you how to cultivate and raise beautiful hemp plants, as well as how to harvest and prepare the final product. The Marijuana Grower?s Handbook will teach you many... more...