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  • Addictions Treatment for Older Adultsby Kathryn Graham; Sarah J Saunders; Margaret C Flower; Carol B Timney; Marilyn White-Campbell; Anne Zeidman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95

    Here is a detailed description of an innovative approach for treating elderly persons who have alcohol or drug problems. During the past few years there has been growing recognition of the special needs of these individuals. Addictions Treatment for Older Adults describes the evaluation of the Community Older Persons Alcohol (COPA) Program. This book... more...

  • Die strukturelle Einbindung der Sozialen Arbeit in Palliative Care Teamsby Julia Bartkowski

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 28.55

    Hauptbeschreibung Die Rolle der Sozialen Arbeit in der Palliativversorgung in Deutschland ist bisher nur unzureichend definiert. Es besteht lediglich ein unscharfes Berufsbild und es fehlen gesetzliche Regelungen für eine feste Implementierung eines Sozialarbeiters im palliativen Kontext. Dadurch entstehen Unklarheiten über die Erforderlichkeit sowie... more...

  • Hysterieby Alfried Längle

    facultas.wuv 2002; US$ 17.13

    Hauptbeschreibung Hysterisch ist ein Schimpfwort geworden - das Hysterische wird belächelt, nicht ernst genommen. Man schämt sich dafür, und niemand will es sein. Das Leiden bleibt - es versteckt sich hinter wechselnden Bildern. Da das Hysterische sich ständig entzieht, ist es schwer zu fassen. Einem Chamäleon gleich - heute hat es sogar den Namen... more...

  • Following the Proceeds of Environmental Crimeby Gregory Rose

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Huge quantities of natural resources are illegally harvested and their proceeds laundered in the Asia-Pacific region, fostering corruption and undermining environmental governance. Most illegal exploitation and pollution occurs in countries with poor governance capacities, but much of the sale for profit and money laundering occurs in mature markets... more...

  • Pretty Little Killersby Daleen Berry; Geoffrey C. Fuller

    BenBella Books, Inc. 2014; US$ 16.95

    In Pretty Little Killers , journalist Daleen Berry and investigator Geoffrey Fuller expand upon their New York Times bestselling ebook The Savage Murder of Skylar Neese to give you even more information behind one of the most horrific and shocking murders of our time. Including over 100 pages of new material, Pretty Little Killers shares the... more...

  • Gambling, Work and Leisure (Routledge Revivals)by David Downes; D. M. Davies; M. E. David; P. Stone

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Since the legalisation of off-course cash betting in 1960, and the rise of varying forms of gambling, the British have come to be known as a nation of gamblers. Until this study was published in 1976, barely any evidence existed against which to assess the claim that gambling had become a major social problem. The authors present data drawn from area... more...

  • Führen von Sozialleistungsunternehmen.by Rolf-Jürgen Korte; Hartwig Drude; Karl Albrecht Schachtschneider

    Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 50.31

    Hauptbeschreibung Unsere Gesellschaft ist einem tiefgreifenden Wandlungsprozeß unterworfen, der alle Lebensbereiche betrifft und unmittelbare Auswirkungen auf das gemeinschaftliche Leben in der Zukunft hat: es werden weniger Kinder geboren, die Bevölkerung altert und schrumpft, strukturelle Veränderungen vollziehen sich. Sozialleistungsunternehmen... more...

  • Im Angesicht der Grausamkeitby Jan Süselbeck

    Wallstein Verlag 2013; US$ 32.00

    Hauptbeschreibung Eine Geschichte der Gewaltdarstellung in den Medien von Heinrich von Kleist bis hin zu Quentin Tarantinos "Inglourious Basterds". Kriegsdarstellungen handeln von Grausamkeit, von Tätern, Opfern und ihren Gefühlen: Trauer, Empörung, Wut oder Hass. Oft zielen sie darauf ab, bei ihren Rezipienten ähnliche Emotionen hervorzurufen.... more...

  • The Poverty of Revolutionby Susan Eva Eckstein

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 49.50

    The plight of the urban poor in Mexico has changed little since World War II, despite the country's impressive rate of economic growth. Susan Eckstein considers how market forces and state policies that were ostensibly designed to help the poor have served to maintain their poverty. She draws on intensive research in a center city slum, a squatter... more...

  • Suicide In Menby David Lester

    Charles C Thomas 2014; US$ 59.95

    The goal of this book is to explore the phenomenon of suicide, focusing on males who are at a greater risk than females. Scholars and mental health professionals continue to have the tendency to ignore men and focus instead on the more narrow demographic groups. Attention is drawn to the lack of help-seeking behavior exhibited by men as well as the... more...