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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 1.99
An eBook short. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting In this Pulitzer Prize-winning collection, Washington Post reporter Eli Saslow traveled across the country over the course of a year?from Florida and Texas to Rhode Island and Tennessee?to examine the personal and political implications and repercussions of America's growing... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2014; US$ 75.00
In a world in which global trade is at risk, where warehouses and airports, shipping lanes and seaports try to guard against the likes of Al Qaeda and Somali pirates, and natural disaster can disrupt the flow of goods, even our ?stuff? has a political life. The high stakes of logistics are not surprising, Deborah Cowen reveals, if we understand its... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95
Social Work and Social Change discusses and examines how social work is challenged by social, political and economic tendencies going on in current societies. The authors ask how social work as a discipline and practice is encountering global and local transformations. Divided into three parts, topics covered include the changing social work mandate... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 55.00
How to weigh genetic factors while choosing the best psychosocial interventions Psychosocial Interventions for Genetically Influenced Problems in Childhood and Adolescence explores empirically supported psychosocial interventions in light of our current understanding of the genome. It considers how interventions may be modified and enhanced as... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 41.50
Michael Dear and Jennifer Wolch examine the emergence of urban ghettos of the socially dependent--an unforeseen "solution" to the problem of developing community-based care for a variety of service-dependent groups, including the mentally and physically disabled, ex-offenders, and addicts. Based on detailed case studies drawn from several cities in... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95
When limitations are removed from loving (and from lovemaking), new worlds of possibility are opened. This book presents insiders? viewpoints on bisexual/polyamorous living! With historical and theoretical perspectives, testimonials, reports from the field, and creative writing, Plural Loves: Designs for Bi and Poly Living examines group marriage,... more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 94.99
Every day, social workers deal with individuals, families, and groups struggling with problems that are often chronic, persistent, acute, and/or unexpected. When community and family support systems are weak or unavailable, and when internal resources fail, these populations become vulnerable to physical, cognitive, emotional, and social deterioration.... more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 34.99
The number of children of color entering the child welfare system in the United States is disproportionately high. This is especially true among African-American children, who, though they comprise 15% of children in the U.S., account for 37% of the total children placed in foster care. The numbers are also high for Native American and Latino children.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 205.00
In a world where genocide, hunger, poverty, war, and disease persist and where richer nations often fail to act to address these problems or act too late, a prerequisite to achieving even modest social justice goals is to clarify the meaning of competing discourses on the concept. Throughout history, calls for social justice have been used to rationalize... more...
- Open Road Media 2014; US$ 9.99
THE COSTCO EXPERIENCE REVISED AND UPDATED EDITION! Ever wonder what it?s really like to be a kid in a candy store? Go to a nearby Costco and you?ll find out. THE COSTCO EXPERIENCE REVISED AND UPDATED EDITION: AN UNOFFICIAL SURVIVOR'S GUIDE takes you to, in, through, and out of this amazing center of shopping frenzy. The book provides keen insight,... more...