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  • Moving Beyond Storytellingby Todd A. Watkins; Karen Hicks

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 152.99

    Despite the promise for international development, and despite the proven track record of exceptional loan repayment rates, little research has explored the impact this expansion has had on global poverty and economic and social development in general. This title outlines a multidisciplinary research agenda for the field. more...

  • The Best American Crime Writing: 2003 Editionby Otto Penzler; Thomas H. Cook

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.00

    This year’s worth of the most powerful, the most startling, the smartest and most astute, in short, the best crime journalism. Scouring hundreds of publications, Otto Penzler and Thomas H. Cook have created a remarkable compilation containing the best examples of the most current and vibrant of our literary traditions: crime reporting. Included in... more...

  • Crime in the United States 2010by Bernan Press

    Bernan Press 2010; US$ 75.95

    Crime in the United States contains findings that the FBI releases annually from its Uniform Crime Reporting Program. Because it is no longer printed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Bernan Press continues to provide this practical information in convenient book form. Legal and law enforcement professionals and researchers will find crime statistics... more...

  • Crime State Rankings 2010by Scott Morgan; Kathleen O'Leary Morgan

    CQ Press, a Division of SAGE 2010; US$ 70.00

    Researchers and legislators grapple with how to appropriate funds across their respective state even as federal and state funding decrease in today's economic tumult. Fortunately, "Crime State Rankings 2010" compares the 50 states and Washington, DC, in more than 500 crime-related categories. The formula and methodology are discussed... more...

  • The Survival Guide for Newly Qualified Child and Family Social Workersby Helen Donnellan; Gordon Jack

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2009; US$ 34.95

    This practical guide provides a wealth of suggestions to help you to hit the ground running in the early stages of your new career. It provides a range of strategies for managing your time and workload, and offers suggestions for finding support, coping with stress, maintaining job satisfaction and ways of handling difficult situations. more...

  • Enfants à protéger - Parents à aiderby Claire Chamberland; Sophie Léveillé; Nico Trocmé

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2007; US$ 30.00

    Comment les problématiques adultes comme la toxicomanie, la maladie mentale, la déficience intellectuelle ou la violence influencent-elles les relations parent-enfant ? Quelles sont les interventions concertées les plus prometteuses et efficaces? Comment concilier règle juridique, souci éthique et objectifs cliniques? Quelles... more...

  • Théorie et pratiques en organisation communautaireby Laval Doucet; Louis Favreau

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1991; US$ 24.75

    Les auteurs relatent les fondements sociaux, les principaux champs d'intervention, les principales stratégies, les perspectives, les apports spécifiques ainsi que les conditions générales d'exercice de la pratique en organisation communautaire. more...

  • Entraide et services de proximitéby Lucie Fréchette

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2000; US$ 19.50

    Les nouvelles pratiques d'entraide pour contrer la précarité et l'exclusion sociale sont en émergence : les cuisines collectives en sont un bel exemple. À l'heure de la première politique publique en action communautaire, cet ouvrage permettra aux travailleurs sociaux, aux organisateurs communautaires, aux éducateurs... more...

  • Promoting Resilience in Child Welfareby Robert J. Flynn; Peter M. Dudding; James G. Barber

    University of Ottawa Press 2005; US$ 19.99

    Almost twenty years ago, conceptual work began in the United Kingdom on what was to become the international Looking After Children initiative. Looking After Children has had a profound influence on child welfare in Canada and some fifteen other countries, including the UK, Australia, Sweden, and Hungary. It has sharpened the developmental focus and... more...

  • Glasgow's Black Heartby Douglas Skelton

    Mainstream Publishing 2011; US$ 16.91

    Glasgow is the largest city in Scotland. It is a city of culture, of impressive architecture, enterprise and endeavour, and is one of warm-hearted, generous people. But it also has a dark side. Beneath the busy streets, the Victorian sandstone and urban trendiness lies a black heart that beats in rhythm with the roar of the traffic and the echo of... more...