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  • Ma, Now I'm Goin Up in the Worldby Martha Long

    Mainstream Publishing 2011; US$ 14.09

    At 16, Martha collapses on the streets, suffering from starvation and exposure. She has reached rock bottom, but after Martha is taken to hospital, Lady Luck smiles kindly on her and she is given the opportunity to get off the streets for ever. Before long, Martha is on the way to leading the normal life she has so long dreamt of. She makes friends,... more...

  • Social Work: A Very Short Introductionby Sally Holland; Jonathan Scourfield

    OUP Oxford 2015; US$ 7.99

    In this Very Short Introduction Sally Holland and Jonathan Scourfield explain what social work is and the range of cases it deals with. Looking at its history and main debates, as well as the theories and methods of social work, they include a range of case studies from around the world. more...

  • Ma, I've Got Meself Locked Up in the Mad Houseby Martha Long

    Mainstream Publishing 2011; US$ 16.91

    Martha is now in her thirties. Her daughter has left home and she is lonely and vulnerable. The hard knocks have taken their toll on her health, and as she looks into the years still lying ahead of her, she shakes her head, feeling she hasn't the heart or the strength to go on. As she teeters on the brink of a nervous breakdown, a phone call summons... more...

  • Ma, I'm Gettin Meself a New Mammyby Martha Long

    Mainstream Publishing 2011; US$ 11.27

    Aged thirteen, Martha is rescued by the courts from the clutches of her evil stepfather, Jackser, and her feckless mother, Sally. After numerous arrests for shoplifting, a judge rules that she is to be sent to a convent school with the instruction that she is to get an education. Her initial relief at escaping the abuse and neglect she suffered at... more...

  • Program Evaluation Theory and Practiceby Donna M. Mertens; Amy T. Wilson

    Guilford Publications 2012; US$ 80.00

      This engaging text takes an evenhanded approach to major theoretical paradigms in evaluation and builds a bridge from them to evaluation practice. Featuring helpful checklists, procedural steps, provocative questions that invite readers to explore their own theoretical assumptions, and practical exercises, the book provides concrete guidance for... more...

  • What is Policing?by P.A.J Waddington; Martin Wright

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 25.00

    An essential introduction to policing for all students undertaking policing related degrees. 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...