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  • 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 US$ 62.50

    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...

  • Play in Healthcare for Adultsby Alison Tonkin; Julia Whitaker

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 56.95

    PLAY. We all do it: wordplay, love play, role-play; we play cards, play sport, play the fool, and play around. And that?s just the grown-ups! It features in every aspect of our lives, whether we call it by that or another name. We all do it, but why do we do it? What does it mean to play and what, if any, difference does it make to our lives? Most... more...

  • Redistributing Happiness: How Social Policies Shape Life Satisfactionby Hiroshi Ono; Kristen Lee

    ABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 48.00

    The conventional recipe for happiness has long included money, marriage, and parenthood as basic ingredients. What research is telling us, however, is that these elements don't relate to happiness in quite the way we might expect them to. Redistributing Happiness: How Social Policies Shape Life Satisfaction explores the factors that determine "life... more...

  • Substance Use Disorders and Addictionsby Keith J. Morgen

    SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 74.00 US$ 67.99

    Based on a decade of research and theory, Substance Use Disorders and Addictions examines co-occurring psychiatric disorders as the norm with substance use disorders and addictions. With more than 20 years of experience in the field as a clinician, a researcher, a program developer, and an instructor, Keith Morgen encourages a holistic approach to... more...

  • Essentials of Human Behaviorby Elizabeth D. Hutchison

    SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 90.00 US$ 82.99

    Essentials of Human Behavior combines Elizabeth D. Hutchison?s two-volume Dimensions of Human Behavior to present a multidimensional framework for understanding human behavior. Integrating person, environment, and the life course, this best-selling text leverages its hallmark case studies and balanced breadth and depth of coverage to help readers... more...

  • Racism in the United States, Second Editionby PhD MSW Joshua Miller; PhD MSW Ann Marie Garran

    Springer Publishing Company 2017; US$ 79.99

    Praise for the First Edition: ?Finally, a book that is comprehensive, interactive, and stimulating on racism in America. Miller and Garran have written the book I have long desired for my classes. [It] provides both case examples and experiential exercises that encourage insight into understanding the complexity of the insidious and virulent forms... more...

  • Responsibilisation at the Margins of Welfare Servicesby Kirsi Juhila; Suvi Raitakari; Christopher Hall

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The impetus for this book is the shift in welfare policy in Western Europe from state responsibilities to individual and community responsibilities. The book examines the ways in which policies associated with advanced liberalism and New Public Management can be identified as influencing professional practices to promote personalisation, participation,... more...

  • Into a Raging Seaby Tony Weaver; Andrew Ingram

    Jonathan Ball Publishers 2016; US$ 11.99

    The waters off South Africa?s coastline are regarded as some of the most dangerous on earth. Sudden changes in weather, rip currents and freak waves all play their part in putting humans in peril, which sometimes ends in tragedy. No matter the danger, however, the brave volunteers of the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) are always willing to risk... more...

  • Children and Residential Care in Europeby Nicola Madge

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 1994; US$ 9.95

    Originally published in 1994, this ebook looks broadly at children and child care services, especially residential child care, in 13 European Union countries, to give an overview of national similarities and differences and identify key areas of change, development and concern. more...