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Social service. Social work. Charity organization and practice

  • Transforming Social Work Practiceby Jan Fook; Bob Pease

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Transforming Social Work Practice shows that postmodern theory offers new strategies for social workers concerned with political action and social justice. It explores ways of developing practice frameworks, paradigms and principles which take advantage of the perspectives offered by postmodern theory without totally abandoning the values of modernity... more...

  • Recoveryby Herbert L. Gravitz; Julie D. Bowden

    Touchstone 2015; US$ 15.00 US$ 10.50

    Rich with insight and awareness, Recovery explores the secrets, fears, hopes and issues that confront adult children of alcoholics. Authors and widely respected therapists and ACOA workshop leaders Herbert Gravitz and Julie Bowden detail in a clear question-and-answer format the challenges of control and inadequacy that ACOAs face as they struggle... more...

  • Fatal Loveby Victor Uribe-Uran

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 70.00

    One night in December 1800, in the distant mission outpost of San Antonio in northern Mexico, Eulalia Californio and her lover Primo plotted the murder of her abusive husband. While the victim was sleeping, Prio and his brother tied a rope around Juan Californio's neck. One of them sat on his body while the other pulled on the rope and the woman,... more...

  • Fraud Examiners in White-Collar Crime Investigationsby Petter Gottschalk

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 79.95

    In Fraud Examiners in White-Collar Crime Investigations , Petter Gottschalk examines and evaluates the investigative processes used to combat white-collar crime. He also presents a general theory regarding the economic, organizational, and behavioral dimensions of its perpetrators. Pool Your Resources for a Successful Investigation Gottschalk... more...

  • SNAP Mattersby Judith Bartfeld; Craig Gundersen; Timothy Smeeding; James Ziliak

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 27.95

    In 1963, President Kennedy proposed making permanent a small pilot project called the Food Stamp Program (FSP). By 2013, the program's fiftieth year, more than one in seven Americans received benefits at a cost of nearly $80 billion. Renamed the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) in 2008, it currently faces sharp political pressure,... more...

  • Rethinking Drinking and Sportby Dr Catherine Palmer

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    Rethinking Drinking and Sport examines the complex nature of sport-related drinking. With close attention to the contradictory nature of sport-related drinking, this book considers both 'the problem' of drinking in sport, as well as some of the issues for treatment and recovery that sports-related drinking presents. Bringing together a range of methodological... more...

  • Detectiveby Tom Connolly

    The O'Brien Press 2015; US$ 16.03

    The inside story of a lifetime spent fighting crime, from local Garda in Kildare toDetective Superintendent,tackling everything from small local crimes to major national and international investigations. more...

  • Breaking the Cycle of Abuseby Beverly Engel

    Wiley 2015; US$ 19.00

    "A beacon of hope for women and men who fear that they will pass the abuse they have suffered on to their children, partners, or employees. Humane and compassionate but also clear and down to earth, this is a wonderful contribution to the literature on healing." --Lundy Bancroft, author of When Dad Hurts Mom and Why Does He Do That? "In this remarkably... more...

  • Gambling on the American Dreamby James R Karmel

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Provides a historical perspective for understanding the exponential growth of casinos in the United States since 1990, by telling the story of Atlantic City, New Jersey since the 1970s. This work uses oral history to focus on the human stories of the region in addition to the broader story of economic and social impacts. more...

  • Crime and Community in Reformation Scotlandby J R D Falconer

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Based on church and state records from the burgh of Aberdeen, this study explores the deeper social meaning behind petty crime during the Reformation. Falconer argues that an analysis of both criminal behaviour and law enforcement provides a unique view into the workings of an early modern urban Scottish community. more...