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  • Sourcebook on Violence Against Womenby Claire M. Renzetti; Jeffrey L. Edleson; Raquel Kennedy Bergen

    SAGE Publications 2017; US$ 86.00

    The Third Edition of the comprehensive Sourcebook on Violence Against Women by Claire M. Renzetti, Jeffrey L. Edleson, and Raquel Kennedy Bergen covers the current state of research, theory, prevention, and intervention regarding violence against women. The book’s 15 chapters are divided into three parts: theoretical and methodological issues... more...

  • The Law and Child Developmentby Mavis Maclean; Emily Buss

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 325.00

    This volume asks what legal and socio legal scholarship can contribute to understanding the role of law in the care and development of children. The editors have selected key articles ranging from theoretical analysis to empirical data based research that address the law's approach in the United States and the United Kingdom to resolving parenting... more...

  • Effective Interventions for Children in Needby Barbara Maughan; Michael Little

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 250.00

    This book sets out the current state of knowledge about what works in reducing impairments to children’s health and development. Little and Maughan’s book applies a high standard of proof and reproduces only the work of the leading intervention scientists from around the world. After discussing the real world challenges to more effective children’s... more...

  • Defining and Classifying Children in Needby Nick Axford

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 275.00

    Need is a popular but controversial concept in social policy. 'Needs-led' has become a mantra in children's services in recent years, yet theorists still argue about the meaning and value of the concept of 'need'. There are lots of needs assessment at the individual child and population levels, but case files vary enormously in quality and reports... more...

  • Child Developmentby Michael Little; Barbara Maughan

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 240.00

    This book provides a good foundation for understanding influences on children’s health and development. The volume brings together in a single reference source the world’s leading thinkers on children’s health and development. It sets out the basic concepts that underpin the study of child development and response to impairments to development, including... more...

  • An Introduction to Social Work Theoryby David Howe

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 39.95

    Social workers need to recognize the critical role that theory plays both in the way they make sense of what is going on and in the way they order their work. Such recognition clarifies practice for both the worker and the client. David Howe's classic text provides a framework to help social workers develop an understanding of the theories which... more...

  • Children in State Careby June Thoburn; Mark Courtney

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 375.00

    This volume brings together a selection of the most influential and informative English language refereed journal articles on children in out-of-home care, their birth relatives and carers. The articles, which include empirical research and critiques of policy and practice, are mainly from the UK and USA, but include some coverage of child placement... more...

  • Recent Developments in Criminological Theoryby Stuart Henry

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 350.00

    This volume contains recent and cutting-edge articles from leading criminological theorists. The book is organized into ten sections, each representing the latest in the multi-disciplinary orientations representing a cross-section of contemporary criminological theory. These sections include: 1: Classical and Rational Choice; 2: Biological and Biosocial;... more...

  • Promoting Young People's Wellbeing through Empowerment and Agencyby Lucy Maynard; Karen Stuart

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 39.95

    The terms ‘wellbeing’, ‘empowerment’ and ‘agency’ are common parlance in policy and practice with children, young people and families (CYPF), yet are often misused or not fully understood. Further, there is a disconnect between these abstract concepts and tangible practice with CYPF. This book bridges the theory-practice divide, offering a clear... more...

  • Eliminating Gender-Based Violenceby Ann Taket; Beth R. Crisp

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 39.95

    While promoting access to resources and systems of support for those affected by gender-based violence is absolutely crucial, this new book focuses attention on the important question of how communities can take action to prevent violence and abuse. Using examples of current research and practice, the book explores the actions that can be taken in... more...