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- Flatiron Books 2017; US$ 18.19
The stunning story of a young woman, an international crisis, and the triumph of the human spirit. Adrift in a frigid sea, no land in sight?just debris from the ship's wreckage and floating corpses all around?nineteen-year-old Doaa Al Zamel floats with a small inflatable water ring around her waist and clutches two children, barely toddlers, to... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2017; US$ 26.95
Nursing with a Message transports readers to New York City in the 1920s and 1930s, charting the rise and fall of two community health centers. Patricia D?Antonio examines the day-to-day operations of these clinics, as well as the community outreach work done by nurses who visited schools, churches, and homes. Assessing both the successes and failures... more...
- Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 64.99
Conflict Resolution for the Helping Professions provides practitioners with the theory, strategies, and skills they need in order to respond effectively to conflict with clients, coworkers, supervisors, or others. This hands-on textbook provides practical information, case illustrations, and experiential exercises to demonstrate how conflict resolution... more...
- Parallax Press 2016; US$ 12.99
75 brief self-care reflections to help aid workers, activists, and volunteers renew purpose and achieve fulfillment. Heal from over-exhaustion, prevent burnout, and regain your motivation with these short readings from a psychologist who has spent many years in the field working in conflict and disaster areas. Gathered from Alessandra Pigni?s interaction... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 32.95
Assessing prospective adoptive parents, foster carers, kinship carers and special guardians is an extremely complex task, and one that happens within a pressurized time frame.Currently, assessments draw substantially on interviews, which can generate a lot of information but little analysis to enable professionals to establish a meaningful understanding... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95
Research shows that intimate partner sexual violence (IPSV) is the most common form of sexual assault. Professional focus is often on the victim, but more information is needed about the perpetrators in order to have a fuller understanding of this crime. The very nature of IPSV ? sexual assault within a relationship ? means that professionals who... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95
This ground-breaking handbook details the present situation with regard to female genital mutilation (FGM) in Britain, referring also to other Western nations where FGM occurs. It scrutinises current pathways to eradicating this dangerous, sometimes lethal, form of child abuse and gender-related violence. The cultural and belief systems giving rise... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2016; US$ 79.99
Provides a balanced critical analysis of the child welfare system along with promising innovations Distinguished by its critical perspective, this book delivers a balanced and comprehensive examination of the child welfare system in the United States today. In a clear and accessible style, it outlines key issues, reviews the history of the child... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2016; US$ 64.99
Offers a Unique Focus on the Experience of the Community Served While campus engagement with the local community is generally viewed in a positive light, in reality these collaborations are more complex. Presenting a variety of contemporary models and frameworks for community engagement, this book is distinguished by its unique emphasis on campus?community... more...