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  • Ma, He Sold Me for a Few Cigarettesby Martha Long

    Mainstream Publishing 2011; US$ 11.27

    Born a bastard to a teenage mother in the slums of 1950s Dublin, Martha has to be a fighter from the very start. As her mother moves from man to man, and more children follow, they live hand-to-mouth in squalid, freezing tenements, clothed in rags and forced to beg for food. But just when it seems things can't get any worse, her mother meets Jackser.... more...

  • Community Development in an Uncertain Worldby Jim Ife

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 60.00

    Provides a comprehensive introduction to modern community development, exploring the interrelated frameworks of social justice, ecological responsibility and post-Enlightenment thinking. more...

  • Social Justice and Public Policyby Gary Craig; Tania Burchardt; David Gordon

    Policy Press 2008; US$ 36.95

    This important book explores the meaning of social justice and examines how it translates into the everyday concerns of public and social policy. more...

  • Handbook of Police Psychologyby Jack Kitaeff

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95

    The Handbook of Police Psychology represents the contributions of over thirty police psychologists, all experts in their field, on the core subject matters of police psychology. Police psychology is broadly defined as the application of psychological principles and methods to law enforcement. This growing area includes topics such as screening and... more...

  • Losing Timby Paul Gionfriddo

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 23.99

    Paul Gionfriddo’s son Tim is one of the “6 percent”—the percentage of all Americans with serious mental illness. He is also one of the half million homeless people with serious mental illnesses in desperate need of help yet often underserved or ignored by our health and social-service systems. In this moving, detailed, yet clear-eyed exposé, Gionfriddo... more...

  • Motivation, Agency, and Public Policyby Julian Le Grand

    OUP Oxford 2003; US$ 39.99

    Can we rely on the altruism of professionals or the public service ethos to deliver good quality health and education services? How should patients, parents and pupils behave - as grateful recipients or active consumers? This book provides new answers to these questions, and evaluates recent government policies in health services, education, social... more...

  • Cultiver La Paixby Daniel Buckles

    International Development Research Centre 2001; US$ 30.00

    Depuis bien longtemps, les ressources naturelles — comme les terres, l’eau et les forêts — sont à l’origine de nombreux conflits à travers le monde. Qu’il s’agisse d’un différend entre des agriculteurs et des éleveurs d’une région ou d’un conflit international concernant des ressources partagées, partout dans le monde, les gens se disputent les ressources... more...

  • Creditor Reporting Systemby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 63.00

    This report examines data on aid for Basic Social Services (BSS) over the past decade 1995-2004. It has been prepared by the Secretariat of the Development Assistance Committee (DAC) in collaboration with the UNICEF Innocenti Centre.  It contributes to a wider DAC/UNICEF joint study on International support for realising children’s rights through... more...

  • Pathologie is een veeleisende dame van grote schoonheidby Sandrine Florquin

    Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 10.50

    Jaarlijks worden in Europa ongeveer 20.000 nieuwe patiënten afhankelijk van nierfunctievervangende behandeling (behandeling die de functie van zieke nieren overneemt, zoals transplantatie of hemodialyse). Door de vergrijzing en de wereldwijde diabetesepidemie stijgt het aantal mensen met nierproblemen snel. Er is dus dringende behoefte aan verder onderzoek... more...