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  • Gender, Nutrition, and the Human Right to Adequate Foodby Anne C. Bellows; Flavio L.S. Valente; Stefanie Lemke; Mara Daniela Nez Burbano de Lara

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This book introduces the human right to adequate food and nutrition as evolving concept and identifies two structural "disconnects" fueling food insecurity for a billion people, and disproportionally affecting women, children, and rural food producers: the separation of women?s rights from their right to adequate food and nutrition, and the fragmented... more...

  • Group Activities for Families in Recoveryby M. (Marjorie) J. (Joan) Zimmerman; Jon L. Winek

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 38.00

    Group Activities for Families in Recovery offers therapists a wealth of activities designed to help families struggling with addiction address problem areas of functioning, and ultimately shift from dysfunctional patterns to healthy living. Written by expert practitioners in family-oriented substance abuse treatment, this text focuses on group therapy... more...

  • International Issues in Social Work and Social Welfareby CQ Researcher

    SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 42.00

    What is human trafficking, and where does it occur? How have other nations exploited children as child soldiers, and what can be done about it? Have violence and discrimination against women increased or decreased globally over the past decade? The collection of articles in International Issues in Social Work and Social Welfare addresses... more...

  • Introduction to Family Counselingby Judy F. Esposito; Abbi K. Hattem

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 71.00

    Introduction to Family Counseling: A Case Study Approach presents basic knowledge about family counseling and applies various theoretical models to a case example looking at one nuclear family, along with its extended family members, that readers follow throughout the text. Judy Esposito and Abbi Hattem?s multi-generational family is constructed... more...

  • Introduction to Social Workby Lisa E. Cox; Carolyn J. Tice; Dennis D. Long

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 88.00

    Introduction to Social Work by Lisa E. Cox, Carolyn J. Tice, and Dennis D. Long is an exciting and timely new text that takes readers to the roots of the social work profession, framing its history, practice settings, and career paths through the lens of advocacy. Closely aligned with the latest Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS),... more...

  • Issues for Debate in Social Policyby CQ Researcher

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 39.00

    This collection of non-partisan reports focuses on 18 hot-button social policy issues written by award-winning CQ Researcher journalists. As an annual that comes together just months before publication, the volume is as current as possible. And because it?s CQ Researcher , the social policy reports are expertly researched and written, showing... more...

  • Last Resortsby Joel F. Handler; Michael Sosin

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Last Resorts: Emergency Assistance and Special Needs Programs in Public Welfare studies the implementation of emergencies and special needs programs in the United States welfare system. The book examines the balance that is reached between individualized and standardized treatment to meet emergencies and special needs, two simultaneously occurring... more...

  • Mental Health Case Managementby Shaun M. Eack; Carol M. Anderson; Catherine G. Greeno

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 38.00

    Mental Health Case Management: A Practical Guide represents the first modern guide designed to provide students and practitioners with a grounded and practical tutorial on the key functions of a case manager serving adults with severe mental illness. The guide is purposely devoid of extensive theoretical and historical discourse, and rather focuses... more...

  • The Minimum Wage: A Reference Handbookby Oren Levin-Waldman

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 58.00

    Minimum wage inspires debate among many Americans?from advocates who consider it beneficial to the poor and middle class to those who feel it leads to greater unemployment. This comprehensive overview examines the history, policies, and key players in the minimum wage arena and discusses the various controversies that have surrounded it. Author Oren... more...

  • Perspectives on Substance Use, Disorders, and Addictionby Margaret A. Fetting

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 74.00

    Perspectives on Substance Use, Disorders and Addiction, Second Edition , is a philosophical and clinical text that suggests new ways to think about the relationships, enjoyment, and troubles with substances of pleasure. The book is designed for students and clinicians who come in contact with and treat individuals and families struggling with the... more...