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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...

  • Knowledge-in-Practice in the Caring Professionsby Struan Jacobs; Heather D'Cruz

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    Knowledge-in-Practice in the Caring Professions explores the nature and role of knowledge in the practical work of the caring professions. It focuses on knowledge of the practical over the theoretical, looking at the application of theory and the implementation of skill, judgment and discretion. Containing contributions from experts in a variety... more...

  • Policy Analysis of Transport Networksby Marina Van Geenhuizen; Piet Rietveld; Aura Reggiani

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Interdisciplinary contributors from across Europe and the USA join together in this book to provide a timely overview of the latest theories and policies related to transport networks. They cover topical issues such as: environmental benefits of substitution of aviation by high speed trains; incident management; impacts of aviation deregulation; and... more...

  • Counseling Adolescents Competentlyby Lee A. Underwood; Frances L. L. Dailey

    SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 43.00

    Counseling Adolescents Competently is a comprehensive text for students and professionals compiling foundational and emerging skills in the counseling field. Authors Lee A. Underwood, Ph.D. and Frances L.L. Dailey, Ph.D. review extensive interventions ranging from assessment to diagnosis as well as fresh perspectives on working with this often... more...

  • Counseling and Accountabilityby Harman D. Burck; Harold F. Cottingham; Robert C. Reardon; Arnold P. Goldstein; Leonard Krasner

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    Counseling and Accountability: Methods and Critique deals with methodological problems and strategies of counseling and psychotherapy research. This book is divided into two parts. Part I sets forth both conceptual foundations and working principles related to research on psychotherapeutic change that includes such features as theoretical bases, design,... more...

  • Police Without Bordersby Cliff Roberson; Dilip K. Das; Jennie K. Singer

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 139.95

    The Fifteenth Annual International Police Executive Symposium brought together 65 police executives, government officials, academics, and researchers to discuss issues relating to all aspects of policing in a global community. It focused on policing without borders, the need for national and international cooperation among policing agencies, and the... more...

  • Managing Children in Disastersby Jane A. Bullock; George Haddow; Damon P. Coppola

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 94.95

    Each year, disasters such as house fires, car accidents, tsunamis, earthquakes, and hurricanes impact hundreds of thousands of children. Child victims can suffer disproportionately and the physical and psychological damage sustained can far outweigh the same effects in adults, often requiring years of therapy. Sadly, emergency planners to date have... more...

  • Community Disaster Recovery and Resiliencyby DeMond S. Miller; Jason David Rivera

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 115.95

    Once again nature?s fury has taken a toll in pain, suffering, and lives lost. In recognition of the need for a rapid and appropriate response, CRC Press will donate $5 to the American Red Cross for every copy of Community Disaster Recovery and Resiliency: Exploring Global Opportunities and Challenges sold. In the past, societies would learn from... more...

  • Going it Alone?by Martina Klett-Davies

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Are lone mothers 'going it alone' in late modernity? In this fascinating work, Martina Klett-Davies examines how women negotiate lone motherhood in Britain and Germany. She draws on interviews with 70 unmarried lone mothers living on state benefits in inner city areas to examine the complexity and diversity of their lives, the ways in which they try... more...

  • Making Things International 2by Mark B. Salter

    University of Minnesota Press 2016; Not Available

    Drawing widely from contemporary social and critical thought, Making Things International 2 offers provocative interventions into debates about causality, connection, and politics through the notion of assemblage. Political assemblages, especially those that cross national borders, can be catalyzed by a host of surprising sparks. Present-day global... more...