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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 17.00
In this brilliant work, the most influential philosopher since Sartre suggests that such vaunted reforms as the abolition of torture and the emergence of the modern penitentiary have merely shifted the focus of punishment from the prisoner's body to his soul. more...
- International Development Research Centre 2000; US$ 15.00
Le trouble est évident. On le pressent aux échecs quotidiens des gouvernements. L'insécurité économique, la pollution, le quatrième pouvoir qui transfigure la scène internationale, les conflits qui couvent entre peuples et territoires, tous ces maux accablent l'État et l'empêchent, si puissant soit-il, de gouverner seul, même lorsqu'il s'agit de problèmes... more...
- The Royal College of Psychiatrists 2007; US$ 48.00
This work brings together 23 papers from the College's popular journal 'Advances in Psychiatric Treatment', which are then updated to give systematic, authoritative and well-referenced accounts of key clinical topics relating to substance misuse. It includes papers on various substances of misuse: opioids, stimulants, hallucinogens, alcohol and nicotine.... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2007; US$ 34.95
This practical text book covers all areas of the National Occupational Standards Framework including social work ethics, residential care practice, child protection, risk analysis and protecting adults with learning difficulties. Numerous case studies effectively convey competent practice in social work practice. more...
- Crown/Archetype 2009; US$ 14.95
Warm, honest, funny, and empowering, Rattled! is an unforgettable memoir of a life that takes an unexpected turn?and a brave young woman who decides to follow where the road leads. Everything in twenty-six-year-old Christine?s life was going as planned?great friends, a promising job as a magazine assistant, New York City at her feet . . . even a... more...
- International Labour Office 2004; US$ 29.95
Describes recent efforts to strengthen and expand social services provided at the community level. Covers restructuring of national social security schemes, social policy formulation and implementation of legislated reforms. Provides characteristics of services form selected EU countries and the experiences from countries of South Eastern Europe. Contains... more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 133.00
Based on different problematic and methodological perspectives and new sources, this book?s contributions lie in the close study of welfare beyond the religious divides, codifications and indoctrinations. The time span ? from 1850 to the present day - represents moments of colonisations, occupations, wars and conflicts which resulted in un-met needs... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 96.00
Weiss, Gal, Dixon, and their contributors provide the first large-scale cross-national and cross-cultural examination of the views and the perceptions of social workers through this analysis of graduating social worker students on the threshold of their careers in social work. They identify and analyze the graduating social work students' attitudes... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00
Before a crime is ever committed, law enforcement officials try to prevent lawbreaking by enacting policies and safeguards. Crime Fighting and Crime Prevention provides a clear look at the efforts of law enforcement agencies and civilians to control and prevent crimes. The various crime-prevention techniques covered range from computer databases that... more...