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  • Cómo sanar las heridas del abusoby Michelle Borquez; Jo Ann Aleman; Sharon Kay Ball

    B&H Publishing Group 2014; US$ 5.99

    El abuso se manifiesta de muchas formas, ¿y entonces qué hacer cuando reconoces que eres víctima del abuso? Hay ayuda para responder al abuso. Ya sea que sufras violencia doméstica o seas víctima de abuso verbal, este minilibro saldrá a tu encuentro en el desierto de la desesperanza y te dará las herramientas necesarias para afrontar el abuso. No... more...

  • Homelessness in Australiaby Chris Chamberlain; Guy Johnson; Catherine Robinson

    UNSW Press 2014; US$ 49.99

    The first book to explore the complexities of homelessness in Australia - and the future policies likely to improve the situation.What is homelessness? Who counts as homeless? Whose responsibility is homelessness? In Homelessness in Australia experts in the sector offer timely insights into the history, causes and extent of homelessness in this country... more...

  • Hemingway on a Bikeby Eric Freeze

    UNP - Nebraska 2014; US$ 19.95

    A collage-like mash-up of personal anecdote, popular culture, masculinity, sports, and parenting, Hemingway on a Bike takes readers through the many and varied twists and turns of the life and mind of its author, Eric Freeze. Delving into obsessions and experiences, Freeze?s essays display a keen intelligence with insights on topics as diverse... more...

  • Dark Secrets of the Black Museumby Gordon Honeycombe

    John Blake 2014; US$ 7.99

    A fascinating, if uncomfortable, insight into the minds and methods of those who practice murder The Crime Museum of New Scotland Yard?invariably known as "the Black Museum"?houses a remarkable collection of exhibits, photographs, and documents connected with some of the most notorious crimes in the country's history. Although the museum is closed... more...

  • The Disappearedby Al Cimino

    John Blake 2014; US$ 7.99

    A deep dive into the depths of human depravity that enables cruel acts of kidnapping, forced imprisonment, and rape?and a testament to the courage, fortitude, and tenacity of the survivors When the news broke in May 2013 that three women had been held captive for over 10 years in Cleveland, Ohio, the world was stunned. Not only had the women... more...

  • Female Executionsby Geoffrey Abbott

    Summersdale 2014; US$ 9.99

    The fairer sex get it in the neck in these grisly tales from the gallows, guillotine, and gas chamber From Nan Hereford, the cloaked highwayman who held up coaches with just her fists, to the woman who survived the gallows and took her empty coffin away with her, this book illuminates history?s darker periods with a detailed and factual approach.... more...

  • Masculinities in the Criminological Fieldby Ingrid Lander; Signe Ravn; Nina Jon

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    This volume both problematizes and renders visible conceptions and norms regarding male behaviour and masculinities, showing how these affect the criminological field through providing a theoretically sound and clear gender perspective to this field of research. With sections based around the following three themes: negotiations of masculinity in institutional... more...

  • Disasters and Vulnerable Populationsby Lisa Baker; Loretta Cormier

    Springer Publishing Company 2014; US$ 70.00

    Vulnerable populations such as children, older adults, and people with disabilities are disproportionately affected by large-scale disasters. This book is a valuable resource for students and professionals in the fields of social work, counseling, nursing, and mental health who need information on the best evidence-based interventions for disaster... more...

  • Community Economic Development and Social Workby Margaret S Sherraden

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 120.00

    In Community Economic Development and Social Work, you?ll find innovative theoretical approaches to the newly emerging field of community economic development (CED). You?ll see how community leaders, residents, community organizations, social workers, city planners, local business owners, bankers, and/or investors can come together to promote successful... more...

  • Homegrown Violent Extremismby Erroll Southers

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    In the country?s changing threat environment, homegrown violent extremism (HVE) represents the next challenge in counterterrorism. Security and public policy expert Erroll Southers examines post-9/11 HVE ? what it is, the conditions enabling its existence, and the community-based approaches that can reduce the risk of homegrown terrorism. Drawing on... more...