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  • 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...

  • 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$ 57.80

    Statistics for Human Service Evaluation addresses the need to know how to use statistics to evaluate human services for the undergraduate and graduate student in the human service professions, as well as those currently employed in these fields. á Reginald O. York organized Statistics for Human Service Evaluation to help the professional... 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 Happinessby 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...

  • Body Countby Peter Gill

    Profile Books 2010; US$ 10.66

    With 20 million dead and another 40 million infected, AIDS is the world's worst epidemic, but the catastrophe could have been prevented. This book shows how millions could have been saved and many millions more infections could have been prevented if the world had responded properly to the crisis. Peter Gill reveals how politicians and religious leaders... more...

  • Aids Sutraby Random House

    Random House 2009; US$ 12.68

    India is home to almost three million HIV cases. But AIDS is still a disease stigmatized and shrouded in denial. It is stigma that prevents people from openly discussing the facts around HIV, and keeps them from getting treatment. Stigma leads to discrimination against HIV positive people in hospitals, schools and even among families. In this ground-breaking... more...

  • Adoption For Dummiesby Tracy Barr; Katrina Carlisle

    Wiley 2011; US$ 21.99 US$ 17.59

    You hear all sorts of things said or implied about adoption. Some information comes from people who know a lot about it, while some comes from people who don’t know anything about it but make assumptions anyway. Some comes from people whose experiences have been good; some from those whose experiences have been bad. The result? Enough conflicting... more...

  • Understanding Assessment in Counselling and Psychotherapyby Sofie Bager-Charleson; Biljana van Rijn

    SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 26.00

    A concise guide to understanding assessments in counselling and psychotherapy. more...

  • Essential Research Findings in Counselling and Psychotherapyby Mick Cooper

    SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 50.00

    Providing trainees, practitioners and researchers with a comprehensive introduction to the latest findings in the field, this book sets out, in a jargon-free way, the evidence for the effectiveness of therapy and the factors associated with positive therapeutic outcomes. more...