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  • Aids Sutraby

    Random House 2009; US$ 15.28

    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. ... more...

  • The Crime Factoryby Officer 'A'

    Mainstream Publishing 2012; US$ 15.98

    Welcome to the Criminal Investigation Department, aka the Crime Factory. Where the cops take and sell drugs (or steal them from the police storeroom), where they fit up, 'verbal' and harrass criminals, fight each other, drink-drive, abuse search warrants, have sex with sources, stab one another in the back (metaphorically), put each... more...

  • Juridification and Social Citizenship in the Welfare Stateby H. S. Aasen; S. Gloppen; A. M. Magnussen

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    The concept of juridification refers to a diverse set of processes involving shifts towards more detailed legal regulation, regulations of new areas, and conflicts and problems increasingly being framed in legal and rights-oriented terms. This timely book questions the impact international and national regulations have upon vulnerable groups (the unemployed,... more...

  • A Concise Introduction to Existential Counsellingby Martin Adams

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 33.00

    'A concise introduction to existential counselling is a superb addition to the literature on existential counselling and psychotherapy. Martin Adams provides an excellent overview of the field for those who are new to it at the same time as distilling key features in a way which will be valuable for experienced practitioners' - Meg Barker, Senior Lecturer... more...

  • Men Who Sell Sexby Peter Aggleton

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 61.95

    Men Who Sell Sex is the first comprehensive international account of male prostitution and AIDS. While much is known about female prostitution and sex work, relatively little is known about men who sell sex - either to women or other men. This book brings together an authoritative collection of essays from different countries and examines sexual... more...

  • Work and the Workplaceby Sheila H. Akabas; Paul A. Kurzman

    Columbia University Press 2001; US$ 29.99

    For more than twenty years Sheila H. Akabas and Paul A. Kurzman have written extensively about workers and work organizations, and given leadership to the occupational social welfare movement worldwide. Recognized as leaders in their field, Akabas and Kurzman offer an invaluable and comprehensive look at the innovative ways in which management, labor... more...

  • Primary Prevention Worksby George W. Albee; Thomas P. Gullotta

    SAGE Publications 1996; US$ 79.00

    Mental disorders cost the United States over $72 billion for treatment, related support and lost productivity each year - yet funding for prevention of such disorders has been inconsistent due, partly, to lack of confidence in the effectiveness of specific prevention programmes. This book highlights some of the most effective prevention programmes... more...

  • Illegal Leisure Revisitedby Judith Aldridge; Fiona Measham; Lisa Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95

    This book updates the progress into adulthood of the cohort of fourteen-year-olds who were recruited and tracked until they were eighteen years old. Illegal Leisure (1998) described their adolescent journeys and lifestyles, focusing on their early regular drinking and extensive ?recreational? drug use. This new edition revisits these original... more...

  • Savoir évaluer en action sociale et médico-socialeby Francis Alföldi

    Dunod 2006; Not Available

    Cet ouvrage propose à tous ceux qui s'interrogent sur l'évaluation du social, un instrument pour examiner la qualité évaluative des méthodes d'évaluation. La mise en place progressives des dispositions de la loi du 2 janvier 2002, fait de l'évaluation un enjeu vital pour les institutions sociales et méduci-sociales. Entre amélioration de la qualité... more...

  • Social Work Practice in Healthcareby Karen Marie-Neuman Allen; William J. Spitzer

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 70.00

    Social Work Practice in Health Care by Karen M. Allen and William J. Spitzer is a pragmatic and comprehensive book that helps readers develop the knowledge, skills, and values necessary for effective health care social work practice, as well as an understanding of the technological, social, political, ethical, and financial factors affecting contemporary... more...