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  • 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...

  • Making Things International 2by Mark B. Salter

    University of Minnesota Press 2016; Not Available

    Drawing widely from contemporary social and critical thought, Making Things International 2 offers provocative interventions into debates about causality, connection, and politics through the notion of assemblage. Political assemblages, especially those that cross national borders, can be catalyzed by a host of surprising sparks. Present-day global... more...

  • Social Measurement through Social Surveysby Julie Gibbs; Martin Bulmer

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    How do academic social scientists and survey professionals use social measurement techniques? How are these techniques applied to specific concepts in empirical research? This book is an important resource for students, academic and professional researchers, offering an overview of both new and practiced methods of social measurement for quantitative... more...

  • Remaking Community?by Andrew Wallace

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    New Labour deployed community as a conceptual framework to rearticulate the state / citizen relationship to be enacted at and through new spaces of governance. An important example of this was how successive New Labour governments sought to renovate the social, political and economic cultures of poor neighbourhoods and generate trajectories of strong,... 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...

  • Globalization and International Social Workby Malcolm Payne; Gurid Aga Askeland

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Globalization challenges social work with constant social change, making a social worker's job and the task of social work education more complex and uncertain. Post-modern thinking suggests that social workers must learn to cope with complexity in ways that are in tension with the increasingly managerialist organization of the social services. The... more...

  • Knowledge-in-Practice in the Caring Professionsby Struan Jacobs; Heather D'Cruz

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    Knowledge-in-Practice in the Caring Professions explores the nature and role of knowledge in the practical work of the caring professions. It focuses on knowledge of the practical over the theoretical, looking at the application of theory and the implementation of skill, judgment and discretion. Containing contributions from experts in a variety... more...

  • Policy Analysis of Transport Networksby Marina Van Geenhuizen; Piet Rietveld; Aura Reggiani

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Interdisciplinary contributors from across Europe and the USA join together in this book to provide a timely overview of the latest theories and policies related to transport networks. They cover topical issues such as: environmental benefits of substitution of aviation by high speed trains; incident management; impacts of aviation deregulation; and... more...

  • Going it Alone?by Martina Klett-Davies

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Are lone mothers 'going it alone' in late modernity? In this fascinating work, Martina Klett-Davies examines how women negotiate lone motherhood in Britain and Germany. She draws on interviews with 70 unmarried lone mothers living on state benefits in inner city areas to examine the complexity and diversity of their lives, the ways in which they try... more...