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- Crown/Archetype 2011; US$ 16.00
The true story of super-criminal Jon Roberts, star of the documentary Cocaine Cowboys. American Desperado is Roberts? no-holds-barred account of being born into Mafia royalty, witnessing his first murder at the age of seven, becoming a hunter-assassin in Vietnam, returning to New York to become--at age 22--one of the city?s leading nightclub... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2010; US$ 11.20
The New York Times bestselling author of Better and Complications reveals the surprising power of the ordinary checklist We live in a world of great and increasing complexity, where even the most expert professionals struggle to master the tasks they face. Longer training, ever more advanced technologies?neither seems to prevent grievous... more...
- SAGE Publications 2003; US$ 94.00
What are the types of environments in which youth thrive? How do we cultivate such environments to promote optimal development and positive behavior in youth? The Youth Development Handbook: Coming of Age in American Communities provides youth and development practitioners access to current theory and research in the field of youth development,... more...
- Allison & Busby 2014; US$ 3.99
Why would two young boys abduct, torture and kill a toddler? What makes a teenage girl plot with her classmates to kill her own father? Society regards children as harmless - but for some the age of innocence is shortlived, messy and ultimately murderous. Mary Bell, Robert Thompson and Jon Venables are infamous for their crimes against other children,... more...
- Columbia University Press 2008; US$ 69.99
Social workers today not only face competing claims concerning the rights and needs of children and youth, but they also confront contradictions between policy and practice. Social workers are expected to fight for the best interests of the child, even though financial support for children's welfare and education grows scarce. They are asked to save... more...
- Georgetown University Press 2010; US$ 28.95
Little work has been done to systematically analyze how high-profile incidents of child neglect and abuse shape child welfare policymaking in the United States. In Scandalous Politics , Juliet Gainsborough presents quantitative analysis of all fifty states and qualitative case studies of three states (Florida, Colorado, and New Jersey) that reveal... more...
- Hodder Education 2012; US$ 47.98
Step-by-step support for new Level 5 Leadership learners and existing managers in Health and Social Care. more...
- John Blake Publishing 2001; US$ 5.99
In the bestselling Deadlier Than The Male and Female of the Species, Wensley Clarkson revealed the terrifying truth of the horror that women can inflict upon their men. Now he brings you a new volume that is more compelling than ever before. The horrifying truth of the world's most dangerous women is revealed in these pages. They come from every cross... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 51.95
This highly topical new study clearly shows how there are at least two reasons to question the central role that is assigned to religion, in particular Islam, when explaining suicide terrorism. suicide terrorism is a modern phenomenon, yet Islam is a very old religion. Except for two periods in the twelfth and eighteenth centuries, suicide was never... more...