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  • Aid and Other Dirty Businessby Giles Bolton

    Ebury Publishing 2008; US$ 12.68

    Do you know why Africa is so poor? What really happens to your charity money? Why do trade rules fail African countries and yet cost you too? We've heard it all before: the corrupt leaders, heartless global corporations, the wicked World Bank. But the answers are much closer to home... and so are the solutions When Giles Bolton began working in... more...

  • Citizens of the Worldby Robert Danisch

    Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 62.00

    Taken as a whole, this book argues that the very idea of what it means to be a “citizen” in our global, cosmopolitan world is no longer as clear as it may have been for an Athenian democrat of the fifth century BC, a Roman Republican of the first century BC, a British coloniser of the eighteenth century, or an American patriot of the nineteenth... more...

  • Drug Users in Societyby Dr Joanne Neale

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 158.00

    This book provides a candid insight into the lives of individuals who are addicted to heroin and other opiates. The processes of obtaining and using drugs are explored within the wider context of personal biographies and daily routines. Key issues considered include childhood experiences, crime and violence, housing situations, family relationships,... more...

  • Community Development Approaches to Improving Public Healthby Robert S Ogilvie

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    As the rates of chronic diseases, like diabetes, asthma and obesity skyrocket, research is showing that the built environment ? the way our cities and towns are developed ? contributes to the epidemic rates of these diseases. It is unlikely that those who planned and developed these places envisioned these situations. Public health, community development... more...

  • Social Justice in Group Workby Anneliese A. Singh; Carmen F. Salazar

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    This book spotlights the unique contribution of the Journal for Specialists in Group Work to the social justice literature, and of group work to a social justice agenda. Although the term social justice may be relatively new in the counseling and psychology literature, the underlying values - attention to inequities, advocacy, and empowerment strategies... more...

  • Program Evaluation in Human Servicesby DSW Michael J. Smith

    Springer Publishing Company 2004; US$ 77.99

    "It is...a rare occurrence to read an introductory text written by an accomplished practitioner in which the essentials are identified and addressed and the temptations to pursue the subject in depth appropriately avoided....The resulting product is enlightening to the sophisticater as well as to the novice."-- Harold Smith, Dean, Hunter College School... more...

  • Plural Lovesby Serena Anderlini-D'Onofrio

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    When limitations are removed from loving (and from lovemaking), new worlds of possibility are opened. This book presents insiders? viewpoints on bisexual/polyamorous living! With historical and theoretical perspectives, testimonials, reports from the field, and creative writing, Plural Loves: Designs for Bi and Poly Living examines group marriage,... more...

  • Braving the Flamesby Peter Micheels

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 9.99

    In New York City, an average of eleven fires are reported every hour of the day and night, 365 days a year. Now, hear the stories behind the news reports, as America?s courageous fire fighters tell their stories in their own words This is the real story of the men whose lives are dedicated to answering the calls for help. Intense and terrifying,... more...

  • Evaluation and Experimentby Carl A. Bennett; Arthur A. Lumsdaine

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    Evaluation and Experiment: Some Critical Issues in Assessing Social Programs is a collection of papers presented at the 1973 symposium held at The Battelle Seattle Research Center. This book contains eight chapters that consider some selected aspects of the problems in evaluating the outcomes of socially important programs, such as those dealing with... more...

  • Social Organization of an Urban Grants Economyby Joseph Galaskiewicz

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    Social Organization of an Urban Grants Economy: A Study of Business Philanthropy and Nonprofit Organizations explains the elites, corporate wealth, and human service organizations as players in the urban grants economy. The focus of study is the Twin Cities of Minneapolis-St. Paul. The book discusses social institutions that support an economy of donative... more...