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  • A Foreign and Wicked Institution?by Rene Kollar

    James Clarke & Co 2014; US$ 39.50

    This work explores the prejudice that existed against women in Victorian England who joined sisterhoods and worked in orphanages and in education and were committed to social work among the urban poor. The accomplishments of the nineteenth-century nuns and the opposition they overcame should serve as both an example and encouragement to all men and... more...

  • Feminism and Christianityby Caryn D. Riswold

    The Lutterworth Press 2014; US$ 25.00

    Why should feminists care about Christianity? Why should Christians care about feminism? In Feminism and Christianity Riswold presents a collection of concise answers to basic questions like these in order to generate discussion about how the two can challenge each other and can even work together in the twenty-first century. Situated firmly in the... more...

  • Death and Resurrectionby Dennis J. Horton

    James Clarke & Co 2014; US$ 30.00

    Dennis Horton highlights the shape and function of the death-and-resurrection motif by applying William Freedman's criteria of a literary motif to the Acts narrative. By analyzing the statements about death and resurrection together with the examples of this messianic pattern among the experiences of major and minor characters, the motif becomes... more...

  • Israel - Culture Smart!by Marian Lebor; Jeffrey Geri

    Kuperard 2014; US$ 4.95

    A world leader in hi-tech, Israel has been dubbed ?the start-up nation??a description that could equally well apply to its remarkable birth as a haven for Jewish immigrants and refugees. Having started with few natural resources just over sixty years ago, it is now a thriving democracy and a regional superpower. This dynamic, diverse, and paradoxical... more...

  • Bangladesh - Culture Smart!by Urmi Rahman

    Kuperard 2014; US$ 4.95

    Bangladesh is a lush, green country situated on the fertile Ganges delta, adjacent to the Indian state of West Bengal. Although there are hilly areas in the northeast, this densely populated country is mostly flat, and criss-crossed by many rivers. Much of its coastline forms part of the world?s largest mangrove forests, the Sundarbans, home to the... more...

  • Trends in Correctionsby Martha Henderson Hurley; Dilip K. Das

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 129.95

    The first volume of the Trends in Corrections: Interviews with Corrections Leaders Around the World series introduced readers to the great diversity that exists cross-culturally in the political, social, and economic context of the correctional system. Presenting transcribed interviews of corrections leaders, it offered a comprehensive survey of... more...

  • Trends in the Judiciaryby David Lowe; Dilip K. Das

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95

    The term judicial opinion can be a misnomer as rarely are judges? true feelings on legal issues and the work they do made available to the public. Judges are constrained when writing decisions to follow the law and leave personal commentary aside. Through a series of revealing interviews, this book gathers empirical data from judges and justices... more...

  • Children and Young People Whose Behaviour is Sexually Concerning or Harmfulby Jackie Bateman; Judith Milner

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 36.95

    Children and Young People Whose Behaviour is Sexually Concerning or Harmful gives professionals clear and effective advice, safe care plans and strengths based methods on how to deal with children and young people who display inappropriate signs of sexual behaviour. more...

  • Improving Mental Health through Social Supportby Jonathan Leach

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 36.95

    The social support someone receives or has access to plays a vital role in their mental health and wellbeing. This accessible book examines the nature of social support and how it can be enhanced, focusing on relationships between service users and supporters. This is an important book for mental health professionals, social workers and students. more...

  • Terrifiedby Christopher Bail

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.00

    In July 2010, Terry Jones, the pastor of a small fundamentalist church in Florida, announced plans to burn two hundred Qur?ans on the anniversary of the September 11 attacks. Though he ended up canceling the stunt in the face of widespread public backlash, his threat sparked violent protests across the Muslim world that left at least twenty people... more...