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Social Work

  • Sozialer Wandelby Stefan Faas; Mirjana Zipperle

    Springer 2014; US$ 39.99

    Tief greifende soziale Wandlungsprozesse und veranderte Selbstbeschreibungen moderner Gesellschaften ? verbunden mit Forderungen nach und Versprechungen von mehr Bildung und lebenslangem Lernen ? stellen ein umfangreiches Bundel an Herausforderungen fur Kulturelle Bildung und fur Soziale Arbeit dar. Der Band greift aktuelle gesellschaftliche und fachwissenschaftliche... more...

  • Behindert sein - behindert werdenby Hans-Uwe Rösner

    transcript Verlag 2014; US$ 38.00

    Behindertsein bedeutet immer auch Behindertwerden. Durch gesellschaftliche Kontrollen, Interventionen und Sanktionen wird der Status von behinderten Menschen als Abweichung von Normalität erzeugt und reproduziert. In Anlehnung an Judith Butler, Michel Foucault, Axel Honneth und Emmanuel Lévinas entwickelt Hans-Uwe Rösner Überlegungen zu einer dekonstruktiven... more...

  • Eradicating Child Maltreatmentby Alayna Park; BRUCE F. CHORPITA; Harriet Ward; Jane Barlow; Ron Prinz; Jenny Woodman; Donald Findlater; Eric Daleiden; Ruth Gilbert; Arnon Bentovim; Jenny Gray

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00

    Examining whether it's possible to eradicate child maltreatment, this book draws on on global research and evidence-based practice across health, social welfare and education. It describes a range of current approaches to prevention and early intervention and presents the case for a public health approach to overcoming child maltreatment. more...

  • Masculinities in the Criminological Fieldby Ingrid Lander; Signe Ravn; Nina Jon

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    This volume both problematizes and renders visible conceptions and norms regarding male behaviour and masculinities, showing how these affect the criminological field through providing a theoretically sound and clear gender perspective to this field of research. With sections based around the following three themes: negotiations of masculinity in institutional... more...

  • Disasters and Vulnerable Populationsby Lisa Baker; Loretta Cormier

    Springer Publishing Company 2014; US$ 70.00

    Vulnerable populations such as children, older adults, and people with disabilities are disproportionately affected by large-scale disasters. This book is a valuable resource for students and professionals in the fields of social work, counseling, nursing, and mental health who need information on the best evidence-based interventions for disaster... more...

  • Using the Law in Social Workby Robert Johns

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 38.00

    Looking at how the law in England and Wales interacts with key aspects of practice such as human rights, mental health, youth justice and community care and now including new information on Working Together to Safeguard Children (2012) and the Mental Capacity Act 2005, this text is essential reading for all social work courses and will help students... more...

  • Recovery Groups: A Guide to Creating, Leading, and Working With Groups For Addictions and Mental Health Conditionsby Linda-Farris Kurtz

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 26.99

    This book focuses on community self-help and support groups specifically in the context of recovery movements in addiction and mental health care. The idea of groups of recovering people meeting together may seem like a simple one and not one requiring much effort and thought; however, as this book will show, this is not the case. In Recovery Groups:... more...

  • Aging in Rural Placesby Kristina Hash; Elaine Jurkowski; John Krout

    Springer Publishing Company 2014; US$ 70.00

    Research documents that rural elders are poorer, live in less adequate housing, and have far fewer health and service options available to them than their urban counterparts, yet there is a critical lack of current and detailed information on the problems facing rural elders and on the professional practices that serve this population. This text fills... more...

  • Community Economic Development and Social Workby Margaret S Sherraden

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 120.00

    In Community Economic Development and Social Work, you?ll find innovative theoretical approaches to the newly emerging field of community economic development (CED). You?ll see how community leaders, residents, community organizations, social workers, city planners, local business owners, bankers, and/or investors can come together to promote successful... more...

  • People Under Threeby Sonia Jackson; Ruth Forbes

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95

    Services for young children have gone through a period of rapid transformation in recent years, which have been paralleled by great advances in our knowledge of early child development. However, care and education in the first three years of life continues to be a neglected area. Thoroughly updated to take account of key policy and practice changes... more...