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- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 44.99
Das Thema ?Jugend und Armut? wird in den letzten Jahren wieder vermehrt in der Sozialen Arbeit diskutiert. Die Gründe hierfür sind neben einer wachsenden Sensibilisierung für soziale Problemlagen sicherlich auch in der zunehmenden Verschlechterung der Arbeitsmarkt- bzw. Ausbildungsbedingungen für junge Menschen zu sehen. Vor allem sozial benachteiligte... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 35.99
Treating men as a culturally distinct group, Rich Furman integrates key conceptions of masculinity into culturally sensitive social work practice with men. Focusing on veterans, displaced workers, substance abusers, mental health consumers, and other groups that might be unlikely to seek help, Furman deftly explores the psychosocial development of... more...
- SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 28.00
The Ocean in a Drop explores how young people have contributed significantly to society in the past, and suggests ways in which they can take centre stage again. Traditionally, society has legitimized four spaces for young people: the family, friends, education/careers, and leisure. The book introduces the concept of the 5th Space?a space that... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 29.00 US$ 25.13
This volume tells the story of major organizational change efforts at one municipal youth-serving organization to better support healthy youth development system wide. Presenting the viewpoints of young people, frontline staff, supervisors, managers, and the director, it reviews how the organization developed and transformed. Each article then... more...
- SAGE Publications 1998; US$ 74.00 US$ 62.90
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...