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Social Services & Welfare

  • Skill Training for Social Workersby

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 26.00

    Integrating social development with social work education, this book meets a crucial need for social work educators, scholars, and students. Unlike theory works which list out the skills required for the practice of social work methods but do not enable development of these skills, this manual discusses concrete exercises for the development of method-linked... more...

  • Road to Rightsby

    SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 36.00

    This book highlights the whole range of aspects with regard to women’s welfare in India and social security more...

  • La flexibilité des sanctionsby

    Primento Digital Publishing 2012; US$ 204.99

    La notion de sanction convoque en droit un acte unilatéral approbateur ou désapprobateur, relevant de l’exercice d’un pouvoir institué chargé de récompenser ou, plus souvent, de punir. Elle est probablement une des plus floues du droit. C’est peut-être déjà un des premiers indices de sa flexibilité conceptuelle ou de son caractère polysémique. La... more...

  • The Crime Factoryby Officer 'A'

    Mainstream Publishing 2012; US$ 14.09

    Welcome to the Criminal Investigation Department, aka the Crime Factory. Where the cops take and sell drugs (or steal them from the police storeroom), where they fit up, 'verbal' and harrass criminals, fight each other, drink-drive, abuse search warrants, have sex with sources, stab one another in the back (metaphorically), put each other under surveillance,... more...

  • Western Spectacle of Governance and the Emergence of Humanitarian World Politicsby Mika Aaltola

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 110.00

    Humanitarianism has arguably become the key frame through which multifarious actors of world evaluate each other legitimacy and determinate their roles in the current world. Moreover, this new "humanitarian paradigm" has become an essential expression of what is meant by international community and contemporary world order behind it. The book examines... more...

  • Researching Quality in Care Transitionsby Karina Aase; Justin Waring; Lene Schibevaag

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 110.03

    This book is concerned with the complexities of achieving quality in care transitions. The organization and accomplishment of high quality care transitions relies upon the coordination of multiple professionals, working within and across multiple care processes, settings and organizations, each with their own distinct ways of working, profile of resources,... more...

  • Juridification and Social Citizenship in the Welfare Stateby H. S. Aasen; S. Gloppen; A. M. Magnussen

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    The concept of juridification refers to a diverse set of processes involving shifts towards more detailed legal regulation, regulations of new areas, and conflicts and problems increasingly being framed in legal and rights-oriented terms. This timely book questions the impact international and national regulations have upon vulnerable groups (the unemployed,... more...

  • Community-Based Disaster Risk Management in Azerbaijanby Rovshan Abbasov

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 52.56

    This book illustrates the main factors of vulnerability and gives a clear picture about the possible interventions to reduce disaster risks both in schools and communities in Azerbaijan. A new methodology for child centered vulnerability assessments both on school and community levels has been developed. This methodology can be used to assess the level... more...

  • Male Rapeby Dr Noreen Abdullah-Khan

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 110.00

    Focusing on male-on-male rape, this book looks at the common myths surrounding this taboo issue, including the idea that 'men who rape other men must be homosexual' and that 'real men can't be raped'. It also reveals that men are not only raped in prison, as is commonly believed, and that they suffer similar trauma to female survivors of rape. more...

  • Welfare, Poverty and Development in Latin Americaby Christopher Abel; Colin M. Lewis

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2015; US$ 184.92

    The book analyzes the social consequences of recent development strategies in Latin America. The volume introduces readers to official strategies, private initiatives and individual responses to issues of welfare and poverty during the twentieth century. These issues are addressed from several disciplines. A substantial introduction is followed by... more...