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Human Services

  • Aids Sutraby

    Random House 2009; US$ 12.71

    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$ 14.13

    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$ 32.00

    '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...

  • Improving Children's Services Networksby Jane Aldgate; Jane Tunstill; Marilyn Hughes

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2006; US$ 39.95

    This book details and evaluates expert research into the developing role of family centres in the light of current political and social trends including. A vital addition to the literature on child care services, Improving Children's Services Networks is essential reading for social care practitioners and students, and government policy makers. 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 14-year-olds that were tracked for the first edition, using qualitative interviews and self-report surveys. The new edition shows them moving into the world of work, relationships and parenthood. more...

  • Delivering Home-Based Servicesby Susan Allen; Elizabeth M. Tracy

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 34.99

    Service providers are increasingly called upon to serve clients at home, a setting even a seasoned professional can find difficult to negotiate. From monitoring the health of older populations to managing paroled offenders, preventing child abuse, and reunifying families, home-based services require models that ensure positive outcomes and address... more...

  • Rural Social Work Practiceby Margaret Alston

    eContent Management Pty Ltd 2005; US$ 99.00

    ?Rural Social Work Practice? emerged in the lead up to the 2004 International Social Work Conference held in Adelaide in October where several of the articles in this title were initially presented. As they were gathered and refereed, others were commissioned to establish a solid focus on rural social work practice in the twenty-first century. more...