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  • 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...

  • Gender, Nutrition, and the Human Right to Adequate Foodby Anne C. Bellows; Flavio L.S. Valente; Stefanie Lemke; María Daniela Núñez 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...

  • Child Protectionby Ron Haskins; Fred Wulczyn; Mary Bruce Webb

    Brookings Institution Press 2007; US$ 24.99

    The National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being (NSCAW) is the first nationally representative study of children who have been reported to authorities as suspected victims of abuse or neglect and the public programs that protect them. Child Protection is the first book that reports the results of NSCAW, interprets the findings, and puts them... more...

  • Sexuality Counselingby Christine E. (Elizabeth) Murray; Amber L. Pope; Benjamin T. (Tinsley) Willis

    SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 56.00 US$ 47.60

    Providing a comprehensive, research- and theory-based approach to sexuality counseling, Sexuality Counseling is grounded in an integrative, multi-level conceptual framework that addresses the various levels at which individuals experience sexuality. At each level (physiological, developmental, psychological, gender identity and sexual orientation,... more...

  • The McDonaldization of Social Workby Donna Dustin

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Based upon George Ritzer's McDonaldization of Society thesis and incorporating aspects of social theory, this book examines the introduction of care management to social work practice. Donna Dustin analyzes care management as an example of the managerial application of efficiency, calculability, predictability and control to social work practice. These... more...

  • Applied Ethics and Decision Making in Mental Healthby Michael S. (Shufelt) Moyer; Charles R. Crews

    SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 68.00 US$ 57.80

    Applied Ethics and Decision Making in Mental Health covers ACA, APA, and AAMFT codes of ethics in an easy-to-read format that applies ethical standards to real-life scenarios.  Authors Michael Moyer and Charles Crews not only focus on the various aspects of legal issues and codes of ethics, but also include ethical decision making models and exploration... more...

  • The Power of the Strangerby Gert J.F. Leene; Theo N.M. Schuyt

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    The decline of the welfare state in Western Europe has led to an increasing role both for citizen-led initiatives and for philanthropy in easing, solving or preventing social problems. Care and everyday help is being provided by strangers â?? people driven by enthusiasm and commitment but unfamiliar with the pitfalls of social intervention. Utilizing... more...

  • The Institutional Logic of Welfare Attitudesby Christian Albrekt Larsen

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Why are people who live in liberal welfare regimes reluctant to support welfare policy? And conversely, why are people who live in social democratic welfare regimes so keen to support it? These core questions lie at the heart of this intriguing book. By examining how different welfare regimes influence public support for welfare policy, the book explores... more...

  • Counseling Adolescents Competentlyby Lee A. Underwood; Frances L. L. Dailey

    SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 43.00 US$ 36.55

    Counseling Adolescents Competently is a comprehensive text for students and professionals compiling foundational and emerging skills in the counseling field. Authors Lee A. Underwood, Ph.D. and Frances L.L. Dailey, Ph.D. review extensive interventions ranging from assessment to diagnosis as well as fresh perspectives on working with this often... more...

  • Counseling Children and Adolescentsby Sondra Smith-Adcock; Mary Catherine Tucker

    SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 64.00 US$ 54.40

    Counseling Children and Adolescents: Connecting Theory, Development, and Diversity reviews the most relevant theoretical approaches for counseling children and focuses on connecting key theories to application using case studies.  The book?s approach is broad, addressing a range of ages, approaches, and interventions that are applicable to varied... more...