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  • Street Kidsby Kristina E. Gibson

    NYU Press 2011; US$ 22.95

    Street outreach workers comb public places such as parks, vacant lots, and abandoned waterfronts to search for young people who are living out in public spaces, if not always in the public eye. Street Kids opens a window to the largely hidden world of street youth, drawing on their detailed and compelling narratives to give new insight into the... more...

  • New Frontiers for Youth Development in the Twenty-First Centuryby Melvin Delgado

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 35.99

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  • What Causes Men's Violence Against Women?by Michele Harway; James O'Neil

    SAGE Publications 1999; US$ 54.00

    This book uses various theoretical perspectives to summarize what is known about the multiple causes of men's violence against women, and stresses the importance of identifying men's risk factors. The preliminary multivariate model identifies four content areas: macrosocietal; biological; gender role socialization; and relational factors to explain... more...

  • Learning from the Marginsby Julie McLeod; Andrea C Allard

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This collection of ground-breaking international essays address the educational, social, work and biographical experiences of young women who are routinely constructed as ?at risk? and on the margins. Drawing on research from an international range of scholars, this book brings together important new perspectives on the gendered dimensions of social... more...

  • Social Work In The Youth Justice Systemby Darrell Fox; Elaine Arnull

    McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 46.00

    The aim of this book is to acknowledge the multidisciplinary nature of working in the Youth Justice System. The book will consider the key elements of legislation, multiagency working and practice skills within this area, such as the assessment of risk, court work, working with high risk offenders and alternative interventions. more...

  • Working with Challenging Youthby Brent Richardson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95

    Stressing the importance of self-awareness, genuineness, and empathy in effective counselors, this book will be a practical, reader-friendly guide through the pitfalls and problems that arise when working with challenging populations. Building on a solid theoretical base in Reality Therapy, Humanistic Philosophy, Solution-Focused therapy, MRI Brief... more...

  • Addiction, Assessment, and Treatment with Adolescents, Adults, and Familiesby M. Carolyn Hilarski

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 60.95

    Time-effective intervention and prevention tools for dealing with addiction Addiction, Assessment, and Treatment with Adolescents, Adults, and Families examines addiction concerns ranging from prevention to relapse, offering effective intervention techniques and assessment tools to ensure delivery of the best possible service to clients who represent... more...

  • The Abuse of Menby Barbara Jo Brothers

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    When men are abused, everybody suffers. This courageous book exposes a dark secret: Men are often victims of abuse. Although a great deal of attention has recently been paid to the victimization of women, the role of men as victims--not just perpetrators--has been neglected. The Abuse of Men reveals the impact of physical, sexual, and emotional trauma... more...

  • Thriving on the Front Linesby Bob Bertolino

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95

    Youth and Family Services (YFS) are part of residential and group homes, schools, social service organizations, hospitals, and family court systems. YFS include prevention, education, positive youth development, foster care, child welfare, and treatment. As YFS has evolved advances in research have brought forth a host of promising new ideas that both... more...

  • Adolescent Girls at Riskby Harold Marchant; Helen M. Smith; Jean P. Nursten

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95

    Adolescent Girls at Risk focuses on a fieldwork that employed measures and programs designed to help girls in their transformation to adolescence. The book first ponders on the theoretical background and plan of the project, including fieldwork aims and methods, research aims and methods, and at risk factors. The text then examines the girls who... more...