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  • Discover Counselling: Flashby Aileen Milne

    Hodder & Stoughton 2011; Not Available

    The books in this bite-sized new series contain no complicated techniques or tricky materials, making them ideal for the busy, the time-pressured or the merely curious. Discover Counselling is a short, simple and to-the-point guide to counselling and and how to make it work for you. In just 96 pages, the reader will discover the main approaches, from... more...

  • Loneliness in Later Lifeby Dr Hamilton B. Gibson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 48.00

    Loneliness in Later Life concerns the personal and social changes associated with ageing, a topic which is becoming increasingly popular as the number of those in the Third Age themselves reaches unprecedented levels. It analyses the nature of loneliness, clearly distinguishing it from the experience of solitary living, which in its turn is explored,... more...

  • Emotional Life and the Politics of Welfareby Paul Hoggett; Jo Campling

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 155.00

    Social policy and political theory are based upon rationalist models of the human subject. Drawing particularly upon contemporary Kleinian and feminist political theory the author explores the powerful role that emotions such as love, hate and fear play in the development of the human subject. From this base the book then examines a range of contemporary... more...

  • AIDS Policy in Ugandaby John Kinsman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 100.00

    This book presents a history of AIDS control in Uganda, from the start of the epidemic in the early 1980s up until 2005. Uganda is well known internationally as an AIDS 'success story', both for its bringing down HIV incidence and prevalence over the 1990s, and for its innovative approach to scaling up the provision of antiretroviral therapy. more...

  • Before the Best Interests of the Childby Joseph Goldstein; Anna Freund; Albert J. Solnit

    Free Press 1986; Not Available

    The second volume in a classic trilogy of reference works often cited in child custody cases, which introduced the concept of the ?least detrimental alternative? when addressing a child?s welfare. The second volume in a classic trilogy of works by Joseph Goldstein, former Sterling Professor Emeritus of Law at Yale Law School; Albert J. Solnit, the... more...

  • A Dream Deferred, a Joy Achievedby Charisse Nesbit

    Strebor Books 2007; Not Available

    A Dream Deferred, a Joy Achieved is a positive look at the foster care system through stories of its survivors who show there is hope for the future, even in a system often identified by abuse and neglect. With a unique perspective, this collection of inspiring stories is a testament to the fighting spirit of former foster children, and an inspiration... more...

  • A Dream Deferred, a Joy Achievedby Charisse Nesbit

    Strebor Books 2007; Not Available

    A Dream Deferred, a Joy Achieved is a positive look at the foster care system through stories of its survivors who show there is hope for the future, even in a system often identified by abuse and neglect. With a unique perspective, this collection of inspiring stories is a testament to the fighting spirit of former foster children, and an inspiration... more...

  • Community Practice Skillsby Dorothy N Gamble; Marie Weil

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 46.99

    Dorothy N. Gamble and Marie Weil differentiate among a range of intervention methods to provide a comprehensive and effective guide to working with communities. Presenting eight distinct models grounded in current practice and targeted toward specific goals, Gamble and Weil take an unusually inclusive step, combining their own extensive experience... more...

  • Developing Practice Guidelines for Social Work Interventionby Aaron Rosen; Enola K. Proctor

    Columbia University Press 2003; US$ 39.99

    -- Charles Garvin, School of Social Work, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Co-editor, Small Group Research more...

  • Tangled Relationshipsby Frederic G. Reamer

    Columbia University Press 2001; US$ 34.99

    Reamer examines the ethics involving intimate and sexual relationships with clients and former clients, practitioners' self-disclosure, giving and receiving favors and gifts, bartering for services, and unavoidable and unanticipated circumstances such as social encounters and geographical proximity. Case vignettes help illustrate important points.... more...