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Human Services

  • Child Welfare in the United Statesby PhD MSW Sylvia Mignon

    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...

  • Into a Raging Seaby Tony Weaver; Andrew Ingram

    Jonathan Ball Publishers 2016; US$ 11.99

    The waters off South Africa?s coastline are regarded as some of the most dangerous on earth. Sudden changes in weather, rip currents and freak waves all play their part in putting humans in peril, which sometimes ends in tragedy. No matter the danger, however, the brave volunteers of the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) are always willing to risk... more...

  • Statistics for Human Service Evaluationby Reginald O. York

    SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 68.00 US$ 62.50

    Statistics for Human Service Evaluation by Reginald O. York is a practical book that shows how both Excel® and SPSS® can be used for analyzing data for human service evaluation. Assuming no prior instruction for statistics, the text utilizes a ?learn by doing? approach: readers see the use of statistics demonstrated and then are encouraged to apply... more...

  • Responsibilisation at the Margins of Welfare Servicesby Kirsi Juhila; Suvi Raitakari; Christopher Hall

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The impetus for this book is the shift in welfare policy in Western Europe from state responsibilities to individual and community responsibilities. The book examines the ways in which policies associated with advanced liberalism and New Public Management can be identified as influencing professional practices to promote personalisation, participation,... more...

  • Communities of Health Care Justiceby Charlene Galarneau

    Rutgers University Press 2016; US$ 27.95

    U.S. health care has often been conceived as a social good, and more specifically as a national good. Communities of Health Care Justice presents an alternate model, making a powerful ethical argument for why smaller communities?bound together by culture, religion, gender, race, and place?should be regarded as critical moral actors that play key... more...

  • Sexuality and Its Disordersby Mike Abrams

    SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 64.00 US$ 58.99

    Sexuality and Its Disorders explores sexuality from an evolutionary perspective using powerful, real-life case studies to help readers provide effective guidance around issues relating to sexuality. Drawing on his 30 years of clinical experience and research, author Mike Abrams provides a comprehensive, evidence-based, and clinically-oriented text... more...

  • The Biafran Humanitarian Crisis, 1967?1970by Arua Oko Omaka

    Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 2016; US$ 74.99

    This book focuses on the humanitarian crisis in Biafra from 1967 to 1970 and the historic response of church groups from different parts of the world. This is the first scholarly work to establish the Joint Church Aid as the foundation of modern day international humanitarian aid. more...

  • Nonprofit Managementby DSW MSSW Elaine P. Congress

    Springer Publishing Company 2016; US$ 89.99

    Nonprofit organizations are increasingly concerned with the need to demonstrate how social justice principles impact every aspect of their work. This isthe only textbook to explicitly integrate social justice principles into the management of a nonprofit organization. It provides students with theknowledge and skills required to integrate a social... more...

  • Essentials of Human Behaviorby Elizabeth D. Hutchison

    SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 90.00 US$ 82.99

    Essentials of Human Behavior combines Elizabeth D. Hutchison?s two-volume Dimensions of Human Behavior to present a multidimensional framework for understanding human behavior. Integrating person, environment, and the life course, this best-selling text leverages its hallmark case studies and balanced breadth and depth of coverage to help readers... 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...