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Social service. Social work. Charity organization and practice

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  • The Personal and the Political (RLE Social Theory)by Paul Halmos

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    Are human misery, poverty and despair a result of personal inadequacy or social injustice? Therefore is the solution to these problems psychotherapy or political action? In one of the most important books on social work for a decade, Paul Halmos tries to resolve a dilemma which many social workers experience acutely ? the conflict between a desire... more...

  • Public Value Management, Measurement and Reportingby James Guthrie; Giuseppe Marcon; Salvatore Russo; Federica Farneti

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 131.99

    This volume aims to shed light on how public service value is identified, managed, measured and reported. The chapters cover a range of topics, including theoretical reflections, practical case studies and empirical observations aimed at understanding the concept of public value. more...

  • Expanding Addiction: Critical Essaysby Robert Granfield; Craig Reinarman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    The study of addiction is dominated by a narrow disease ideology that leads to biological reductionism. In this short volume, editors Granfield and Reinarman make clear the importance of a more balanced contextual approach to addiction by bringing to light critical perspectives that expose the historical and cultural interstices in which the disease... more...

  • Applying Theory to Generalist Social Work Practiceby Carol L. Langer; Cynthia Lietz

    Wiley 2014; US$ 75.00 US$ 65.00

    The social worker's guide to integrating theory and practice Applying Theory to Generalist Social Work Practice teaches aspiring social workers how to apply theory in real world practice. Fully aligned with the Council on Social Work Education's 2015 Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards, the book links theory to practice with clear,... more...

  • Badass Prepper's Handbookby James Henry

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 12.99

    Disaster can strike at any time with no warning. Most people aren?t forward thinking enough to prepare for the worst, others simply don?t have the skills needed to successfully prepare. That?s where the Badass Prepper?s Handbook comes in. Covering a wide variety of disaster scenarios with detailed instructions for what you need to do in each one,... more...

  • How To Be Great At Doing Goodby Nick Cooney

    Wiley 2015; US$ 26.00 US$ 18.20

    Get ready to question everything you’ve been told about charity, and to find out how you can truly succeed at making the world a better place. Many of us donate to charitable causes, and millions more work or volunteer for non-profit organizations. Yet virtually none of us have been taught what it means to succeed at doing good, let alone... more...

  • Innovation in Social Welfare and Human Servicesby Rolf Rønning; Marcus Knutagard

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Innovation is an oft-heard buzzword in both public and private sectors concerned with the organisation and delivery of services to vulnerable individuals. This thoughtful volume explores what innovation might actually involve in the context of contemporary human services. Highlighting both the importance and utility of innovation but also promoting... more...

  • Social Workers' Desk Referenceby Kevin Corcoran; Albert R. Roberts

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 97.99 US$ 84.27

    In the first and second editions of the Social Workers' Desk Reference , the changes that were occurring in social work practice, education, and research were highlighted and focused upon. This third edition continues in the same tradition and continues to respond to the changes occurring in society and how they are impacting the education, research,... more...

  • The Neighborhood Emergency Response Handbookby Scott Finazzo

    Ulysses Press 2015; US$ 15.99

    A COMPLETE, STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO PREPARING YOURSELF AND YOUR COMMUNITY TO AID FIRST RESPONDERS DURING A DISASTER SITUATION Nothing brings out the best in neighbors more than facing a catastrophe together. But don?t wait till the disaster is upon you. This book shows how you can work together today to protect the lives and homes of all the families... more...

  • Prepper's Survival Hacksby Jim Cobb

    Ulysses Press 2015; US$ 15.99

    INGENIOUS TIPS, TRICKS AND TECHNIQUES FOR TURNING ORDINARY OBJECTS INTO SURVIVAL GEAR When a catastrophic event strikes, you?ll need to rely on your skills and supplies to keep you alive. This book teaches you how to improvise solutions for the scarcities, deficiencies, and dangers that will arise in a worst-case scenario. Prepper?s Survival... more...