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Social Work

  • With Liberty and Dividends for Allby Peter Barnes

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2014; US$ 19.95

    Peter Barnes argues that because of globalization, automation, and winner-take-all capitalism, there won?t be enough high-paying jobs to sustain America?s middle class in the future. Therefore, to survive economically, our middle class needs?and deserves?a supplementary source of nonlabor income. To meet this need, Barnes proposes to give every American... more...

  • With Liberty and Dividends for Allby Peter Barnes

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2014; US$ 19.95

    Peter Barnes argues that because of globalization, automation, and winner-take-all capitalism, there won?t be enough high-paying jobs to sustain America?s middle class in the future. Therefore, to survive economically, our middle class needs?and deserves?a supplementary source of nonlabor income. To meet this need, Barnes proposes to give every American... more...

  • Theorising the Practice of Community Developmentby Peter Westoby

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    By examining community development stories as experienced on the ground, Westoby is able to show how the poor are organising themselves using various forms of community development as well as demonstrating how the state and non-state actors are attempting to organise, engage or accompany the poor through community development. The book also breaks... more...

  • Innovation in Social Servicesby Tomá? Sirovátka; Bent Greve

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Through exploring patterns in the recent development of financing and governance of social services and developments of social services and employment in the Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany and the UK, this volume provides readers with new knowledge and evidence of the options regarding social innovation in social services. Furthermore, it provides... more...

  • Feminisms in Social Work Researchby Stéphanie Wahab; Ben Anderson-Nathe; Christina Gringeri

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    Social work as a profession and academic discipline has long centered women and issues of concern to women, such as reproductive rights, labor rights, equal rights, violence and poverty. In fact, the social work profession was started by and maintained in large part by women and has been home to several generations of feminists starting with recognized... more...

  • Helping Adolescents and Adults to Build Self-Esteemby Deborah Plummer

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 39.95

    Brimming with innovative ideas for supporting the development of healthy self-esteem, this fully updated and expanded new edition of Deborah M. Plummer's popular resource is an indispensable aid to those working with adolescents and young adults. The easy-to-use photocopiable activity sheets are suitable for work with individuals and with groups. more...

  • ADHD in the Schools, Third Editionby George J. DuPaul; Gary Stoner

    Guilford Publications 2014; US$ 45.00

    This highly regarded practitioner guide provides state-of-the-art tools for supporting the academic and behavioral success of K-12 students with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The authors explain the learning and behavior difficulties associated with ADHD and describe screening and assessment procedures that facilitate data-based... more...

  • Philosophies and Practices of Emancipatory Nursingby Paula N. Kagan; Marlaine C. Smith; Peggy L. Chinn

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This anthology presents the philosophical and practice perspectives of nurse scholars whose works center on promoting nursing research, practice, and education within frameworks of social justice and critical theories. Social justice nursing is defined by the editors as nursing practice that is emancipatory and rests on the principle of praxis which... more...

  • Gewalt vermeiden: Vom Wissen zum Können!by Matthias Wolter

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 26.91

    "Der hat mich provoziert!" Reflexartig und ohne rationales Abwägen reagieren Jugendliche auf Provokation häufig mit verbaler oder körperlicher Gewalt. In Sozialen Kompetenztrainings wird versucht dem entgegenzuwirken und Jugendlichen adäquate alternative Konfliktreaktionen zu vermitteln. Theoretisches Wissen um Problemlösestrategien ist dabei... more...

  • Psychological, Political, and Cultural Meanings of Homeby Mechthild Hart; Miriam Ben-Yoseph

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 24.95

    Discover different dimensions of the meaning of home across political, cultural, and geographic boundaries! Psychological, Political, and Cultural Meanings of Home brings a unique multidisciplinary, multicultural approach to address the interconnection of diverse experiences with the meaning of home. Filled with useful insights from respected authorities,... more...