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

    SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 69.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Educating Professionalsby Steven M. Shardlow; Mark Doel

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    How do health and social care professionals learn their practice? What can the professions learn from each other? This book offers a comprehensively written account of the recent organizational and conceptual changes in UK practice education. Using case examples, the authors focus on the experiences of students' learning in practice settings: how... more...

  • Housing and the New Welfare Stateby Richard Groves; Alan Murie

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    The changing nature and significance of housing provision within welfare states is considered in this timely book. With housing playing an increasingly important role in welfare provision, the new welfare state emerging in different parts of the world is being developed in the context of individual asset accumulation and the private ownership of housing.... more...

  • Media, Policy and Interactionby William Housley; Richard Fitzgerald

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Situated within the field of discourse-oriented approaches to policy and media, this collection explores the interface between government, media and the public, highlighting the increasing importance placed on media channelled 'public opinion' as part of a democratic process. The authors use a variety of discourse analytic methods including CA/MCA,... more...

  • Persistent Young Offendersby David Lobley; David Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Based on some of the most interesting research of the last ten years, this book discusses effective practice in work with persistent young offenders. It contrasts two major evaluations of projects for juvenile offenders, one of which was successful and the other less so. The projects, Freagarrach and CueTen, were funded by The Scottish Office and the... more...

  • Statistics for Human Service Evaluationby Reginald O. York

    SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 68.00

    Statistics for Human Service Evaluation by Reginald O. York is a practical book that shows how both Excel® and SPSS® can be used for analyzing data for human service evaluation. Assuming no prior instruction for statistics, the text utilizes a ?learn by doing? approach: readers see the use of statistics demonstrated and then are encouraged to apply... more...