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  • 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...

  • Hope Againby Mark Sutton; Bruce Hennigan

    B&H Publishing Group 2014; US$ 14.99

    Depression is a largely overlooked and much misunderstood disease in the Christian world of books, yet there are vast numbers of Christian men and women who are looking for help with this problem. There is hope! With an interest stemming from their own experiences, Dr. Bruce Hennigan and Mark Sutton take an approach to overcoming life's difficulties... more...

  • Frauenhäuser versus Gewaltschutzgesetzby Anja Kipp

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 35.94

    Menschen wollen ein Leben ohne Gewalt. Trotzdem wird: "das 20. Jahrhundert in die Geschichte als ein Jahrhundert der Gewalt eingehen", sagte Nelson Mandela im Vorwort zum "Weltbericht Gewalt und Gesundheit". Jede Form von Gewalt verletzt die Integrität eines Menschen. Jede vierte Frau in Deutschland ist, laut einer Menschenrechtsorganisation von... more...

  • Das Dienstfräulein auf dem Bahnhofby Astrid Mignon Kirchhof

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2012; US$ 45.37

    <P>Am 1. Oktober 1894 nahmen die ersten evangelischen Bahnhofsmissionarinnen am Berliner Bahnhof Friedrichstraße ihre Arbeit auf und leisteten Orientierungshilfe für die massenhaft Stellung suchenden Frauen, die in die deutsche Hauptstadt einwanderten. In die städtische Öffentlichkeit traten Frauen jedoch nicht nur durch ihr wohlfahrtspolitisches... more...

  • The Female Bodyby Ingrid Moeslein-Teising; Frances Thomson-Salo

    Karnac Books 2013; US$ 26.95

    This book gathers together a number of cutting edge contributions about the female body, inside and out, from a large group of psychoanalysts who are at the forefront of new thinking about issues of femininity, the female body, sex and gender. It explores the female body in art, in pregnancy and motherhood, in sexuality and in the life-cycle, and finally... more...

  • Volkskrankheit Depression: Kann Sport Medikamente ersetzen?by Viola Wellsow

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 22.34

    Laut Weltgesundheitsorganisation (WHO) zählen Depressionen zu den häufigsten und hinsichtlich ihrer Schwere am meisten unterschätzten, psychischen Erkrankungen unserer Zeit. Nach Angaben der WHO leiden weltweit ca. 340 Millionen Menschen an depressiven Störungen. In Deutschland liegt die Rate der derzeit Erkrankten laut des 'Kompetenznetzwerks Depressionen/Suizidalität'... more...

  • The Politics of Public Housingby Rhonda Williams

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 18.99

    Black women have traditionally represented the canvas on which many debates about poverty and welfare have been drawn. For a quarter century after the publication of the notorious Moynihan report, poor black women were tarred with the same brush: "ghetto moms" or "welfare queens" living off the state, with little ambition or hope of an independent... more...

  • Social Work Practice and the Lawby Lyn Slater; Kara Finck

    Springer Publishing Company 2011; US$ 75.00

    "This is the first book to give social workers the tools to understand their clients' legal needs and rights and to address them collaboratively and effectively. Lyn Slater and Kara Finck ground their text in a comprehensive grasp of the legal system and the inequities of race, class, and gender that shape clients' experiences. Social... more...

  • Building on Women's Strengthsby K. Jean Peterson; Alice A. Lieberman

    Haworth Press 2001; US$ 49.95

    This groundbreaking book explores the ways a woman-centered worldview can transform social policy, social services, and direct practice. Updated to honor the memory of Liane V. Davis, who died in 1995, this new edition of Building on Women's Strengths offers updated information and new chapters on women who have been incarcerated, women on welfare... more...

  • Faces of Povertyby Jill Duerr Berrick

    Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 24.99

    This study aims to dispel the misconceptions and myths about welfare and the welfare population that have clouded the true picture of poverty in America. It offers insights into each of the reforms under consideration and demonstrates their implications for poor women and children. more...