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  • 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 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.   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 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...

  • Statistics for Human Service Evaluationby Reginald O. York

    SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 68.00

    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.   Reginald O. York organized Statistics for Human Service Evaluation to help the... more...

  • Substance Use Disorders and Addictionsby Keith J. Morgen

    SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 74.00 US$ 62.90

    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...

  • Body Countby Peter Gill

    Profile Books 2010; US$ 10.65

    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...