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International Perspectives and Empirical Findings on Child Participation: From Social Exclusion to Child-Inclusive PoliciesOxford University Press 2015; US$ 67.99
The 1989 UN Convention on the Rights of the Child has inspired advocates and policy makers across the globe, injecting children's rights terminology into various public and private arenas. Children's right to participate in decision-making processes affecting their lives is the acme of the Convention and its central contribution to the children's... more...
- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 49.99
In the United States and Great Britain, 20-30% of all homicides involve the killing of a woman by a man, and it is far rarer when a woman is killed by another woman. Unfortunately, this is not a very well understood phenomenon. Most books on the topic discuss serial killings, but those only make up 2% of sexual murder-a sensationalist subset of a subset.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00
Innovation is an oft-heard buzzword in both public and private sectors concerned with the organisation and delivery of services to vulnerable individuals. This thoughtful volume explores what innovation might actually involve in the context of contemporary human services. Highlighting both the importance and utility of innovation but also promoting... more...
- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 109.99
The development of this inaugural Handbook of Oncology Social Work: Psychosocial Care for People With Cancer provides, a repository of the scope of oncology social workers' clinical practice, education, research, policy and program leadership in the psychosocial care of people with cancer and their families. It focuses on the unique synergy of... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 35.99
Poverty and Power asserts that American poverty is a structural problem resulting from failings in our social system, rather than individual failings of the poor. The second edition has been revised throughout with new statistical information, analysis of the recent recession, the Obama presidency, increasing political polarization, and more. ... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 140.95
This unique volume gathers Weber's writings on a broad array of themes, from the nature of work, to the political culture of democracy, to the uniqueness of the West, to the character of the family and race relations, to the role of science and the fate of ethical action in the modern world. Gathers Weber’s writings in a comprehensive collection,... more...
- SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 57.00
In Experiencing Social Work: Learning from Service Users people tell their stories of positive social work and the difference it has made to their lives. A wide range of service user groups are represented, including people with mental health problems, disabilities, parenting difficulties, living in care, those experiencing loss and other life transitions.... more...
- Book Enclave 2007; US$ 45.00
Social work as a professional service to people for the purpose of assisting them, as individuals or in groups, to attain satisfying relationships and standards of life in accordance with their particular wishes and capacities and in harmony with those of the community. It is the art of bringing various resources to bear on individual, group and community... more...