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  • Biografie und Lebensweltby Margret Dörr; Cornelia Füssenhäuser; Heidrun Schulze

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; Not Available

    Biografie und Lebenswelt gelten als Zentrale Begriffe innerhalb der Sozialen Arbeit, die gleichermaßen für Theorie, Praxis und Forschung bedeutsam sind. In theoretischer und empirischer Weise werden in dem Band Antworten auf die Fragen, wie die Konzepte ?Lebenswelt? und ?Biografie? hinsichtlich ihres Potentials für eine kritische Soziale Arbeit aufgeschlossen... more...

  • Challenging governance theoryby Jonathan S. Davies

    Policy Press 2011; US$ 42.95

    This topical book takes a critical look at contemporary governance theory, arguing that there are structural impediments to achieving an ideology of networks and reconsidering it from Marxist and Gramscian perspectives. more...

  • Dilemmas in Youth Work and Youth Development Practiceby Laurie Ross; Shane Capra; Lindsay Carpenter; Julia Hubbell; Kathrin Walker

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95

    The fundamental aim of youth work is to build trusting and mutually respectful relationships with young people, creating transformative experiences for young people in formal and informal spaces outside of homes and schools. These complex and multidimensional situations mean that the day-to-day work of youth workers is full of dilemmas, pitting moral,... more...

  • Gaining A Sense of Selfby Karen Laura-Lee Wilson

    Port Campbell Press 2011; US$ 12.99

    Many years later when I asked how she felt when the doll was accidentally smashed she replied "I could have killed you". She meant it. Six decades on she still had not forgiven me. Karen Laura-Lee Wilson's memoir is a detailed and gut-wrenching account of her first twenty-five years growing up in a sole-parent family with a narcissistic... more...

  • Group Work with Children and Adolescentsby Steven R. Rose

    SAGE Publications 1998; US$ 74.00

    In this book, Steven R Rose presents the concepts, context and applications of a problem-solving approach to group work with children and adolescents who suffer from a wide range of social problems. The book addresses issues associated with assessment, problem recognition, planning and composition, leadership and activities in a wide range of settings.... more...

  • How to Begin a Psychotherapy Group (RLE: Group Therapy)by Herbert M. Rabin; Max Rosenbaum

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95

    Originally published in 1976, this book discusses the formation and beginning of psychotherapy groups and examines the treatment of a number of social problems through group therapy. Inevitably a product of the time in which it was written, this book nonetheless makes a valuable contribution to the history of group psychotherapy and will still be... more...

  • ILO Summit on the Global Jobs Crisisby International Labor Organization

    International Labour Office 2010; US$ 32.00

    The ILO Summit on the Global Jobs Crisis was held on 15-17 June 2009 in Geneva, in response to the financial crisis and its grave impact on global unemployment, poverty and inequality. Addressed by Heads of State and Government, Vice-Presidents, Ministers and leaders of workers' and employers' organizations from around the world, the Summit... more...

  • Jugendhilfe und Schuleby Angelika Henschel; Rolf Krüger; Christof Schmitt; Waldemar Stange

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 79.99

    Schwere Fälle von gewalttätigen Ausschreitungen an Schulen haben eine neue Debatte um Jugendgewalt, Integration und Perspektivlosigkeit ausgelöst. Vor dem Hintergrund des schlechten Abschneidens des deutschen Schulsystems, wie es die PISA-Studien offen gelegt haben, sind aktuell mehr Bildung und mehr Förderung und vor allem mehr Kooperation von Schule... more...

  • Jugendhilfe zwischen Qualität und Kosteneffizienzby Heinz Messmer

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 39.99

    Angesichts steigender Kostenentwicklungen hat der Gesetzgeber den Prozess der Leistungserbringung in der Kinder- und Jugendhilfe zum 1.1.1999 auf grundsätzliche Weise neu geregelt. Analog zu den Pflegesatzvereinbarungen im Krankheits- und sozialen Dienstleistungsbereich soll damit die Transparenz der Leistungserbringung erhöht, die Qualität erzieherischer... more...

  • Mindfulness in Adolescenceby Oberle; Kimberly Schonert-Reichl

    Wiley 2014; US$ 29.00

    Addressing a timely topic in the field, this special issue covers the benefits of cultivating mindfulness to foster positive development and flourishing in adolescents. Presenting the theoretical and empirical basis of mindfulness training with adolescents, it includes specific programs, activities, and guidelines for bringing mindfulness skills and... more...