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  • Doing the Best I Canby Kathryn Edin; Timothy J. Nelson

    University of California Press 2013; US$ 29.95

    Across the political spectrum, unwed fatherhood is denounced as one of the leading social problems of today. Doing the Best I Can is a strikingly rich, paradigm-shifting look at fatherhood among inner-city men often dismissed as "deadbeat dads." Kathryn Edin and Timothy J. Nelson examine how couples in challenging straits come together and get pregnant... more...

  • Children, Families and Communitiesby Pat Broadhead; Chrissy Meleady; Marco Delgado

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 42.00

    Draws on the work of Sheffield Children's Centre, a community cooperative which is recognized worldwide for its approach and models of good practice that have emerged from community participation. This book explores the challenges and celebrations of working with a range of children, families and communities both in the UK and internationally. more...

  • Oog voor elkaarby Talja Blokland

    Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 52.50

    Plea for careful planning and governance of the urban public space more...

  • An Offer You Can't Refuseby Ivar Lødemel; Heather Trickey

    Policy Press 2001; US$ 41.95

    An offer you can't refuse' compares, in depth, international 'work-for-welfare' (workfare) policies objectively for the first time. It considers well-publicised schemes from the United States alongside more overlooked examples of workfare in Britain, Denmark, France, Germany, The Netherlands and Norway. 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...

  • Sozialer Wandel und Gewaltkriminalitätby Helmut Thome; Christoph Birkel

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 35.12

    6 Sozialstrukturelle Voraussetzungen des kooperativen versus desintegrativen Individualismus 162 6. 1 Wohlfahrtsstaatliche Ordnungen: Funktionen und Dysfunktionen 162 6. 1. 1 Allgemeine Hypothesen 164 6. 1. 1. 1 Funktionen 164 6. 1. 1. 2 Dysfunktionen 166 6. 1. 2 Empirische Befunde zu den allgemeinen Hypothesen 169 6. 1. 2. 1 Vorbemerkung 169 6. 1.... more...

  • Prävention in der Kinder- und Jugendhilfeby Katja Wohlgemuth

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 40.15

    Spätestens im Kontext der aktuellen Debatten zum Thema Kindesschutz erlebt der Präventionsbegriff in der Kinder- und Jugendhilfe ein Revival. Er findet sich sowohl in disziplinären sozialpädagogischen Diskursen als auch in sozialpolitischen Debatten und zunehmend als Element von Konzeptionen und Programmen, u.a. im Kontext solcher Hilfeformen, die... more...

  • Parents, Children, Young People And The Stateby Sandra Shaw

    McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 46.00

    This book provides an exploration of the social policies and practices of the Blair and Brown-led Labour governments in relation to families, children and young people in the United Kingdom. more...

  • Delivering Home-Based Servicesby Susan Allen; Elizabeth M. Tracy

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 37.99

    Service providers are increasingly called upon to serve clients at home, a setting even a seasoned professional can find difficult to negotiate. From monitoring the health of older populations to managing paroled offenders, preventing child abuse, and reunifying families, home-based services require models that ensure positive outcomes and address... more...

  • Counseling Multiracial Familiesby Bea Wehrly; Kelley R. Kenney; Mark E. Kenney

    SAGE Publications 1999; US$ 71.00

    Multiracial families comprise a rapidly growing population in the United States. This volume addresses this population, so often neglected in the counselling literature. Following an historical overview, the authors: address both the special needs and special strengths of multiracial families; explore the challenges facing interracially married... more...