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  • From Strength to Strengthby Pat Jewell; Prue Blackmore

    Australian Council for Educational Research 2004; US$ 49.95

    From Strength to Strength is a practical, new resource for facilitators who are looking for a positive and optimistic approach and want to build on the strengths parents bring to their role. It aims to enhance emotional wellbeing in all family members, through the sharing of information and the creation of supportive community networks for parents. more...

  • Becoming Evilby James E. Waller

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 18.99 US$ 16.33

    Social psychologist James Waller uncovers the internal and external factors that can lead ordinary people to commit extraordinary acts of evil. Waller offers a sophisticated and comprehensive psychological view of how anyone can potentially participate in heinous crimes against humanity. He outlines the evolutionary forces that shape human nature,... more...

  • Communicating Terrorby Joseph S. Tuman

    SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 47.00 US$ 39.95

    Updated and expanded to include recent examples, case studies, and speeches that have occured since the first edition. more...

  • When Prisoners Come Homeby Joan Petersilia

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 15.99 US$ 13.75

    Drawing on dozens of interviews with inmates, former prisoners, and prison officials, Joan Petersilia convincingly shows us how the current system is failing to help the enornmous numbers of jailed Americans reenter society. Unwilling merely to sound the alarm, Petersilia explores the harsh realities of prisoner reentry and offers specific solutions... more...

  • Des États Remaniésby Gordon Smith

    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...

  • Clinical Topics in Addictionby Ed Day

    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...

  • Competence in Social Work Practiceby Kieran O'Hagan; Beverley Burke; Derek Clifford; Dorota Iwaniec; Gerry Heery

    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...

  • Good Practices in Social Services Delivery in South Eastern Europeby Elaine Fultz; Martin Tracy

    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...

  • Rattled!by Christine Coppa

    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...

  • The Politics of Justificationby Christoffer Green-Pedersen

    Amsterdam University Press 2002; US$ 43.25

    An investigation of welfare retrenchment in Denmark and the Netherlands in 1982-1998. more...