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Social Services & Welfare

  • 'Enough to Keep Them Alive'by Hugh E.Q. Shewell

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2004; Not Available

    'Enough to Keep Them Alive' explores the history of the development and administration of social assistance policies on Indian reserves in Canada from confederation to the modern period, demonstrating a continuity of policy with roots in the pre-confederation practices of fur trading companies. more...

  • 'Grooming' and the Sexual Abuse of Childrenby Anne-Marie McAlinden

    OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 124.99

    The first inter-disciplinary, thematic, and empirical investigation of grooming in a multi-jurisdictional context, this book draws on extensive research in the form of over fifty interviews with professionals, working in sex offender assessment, management or treatment, as well as child protection, in the UK and the Republic of Ireland. more...

  • 'Honour'by Lynn Welchman; Sara Hossain

    Zed Books 2013; US$ 36.95

    This book arises from the practical insights and experiences of individuals and organisations addressing so-called 'honour crimes' in different geographic and social contexts, including 'honour killings' and interference with the right to marry. more...

  • 'Honour' Killing and Violenceby Aisha K. Gill; Carolyn Strange; Karl Roberts

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 36.00

    In this interdisciplinary collection leading experts and scholars from criminology, psychology, law and history provide a compelling analysis of practices and beliefs that lead to violence against women, men and children in the name 'honour'. more...

  • 'Race', Housing and Social Exclusionby Andy Steele; David Robinson; Peter Somerville; Alison Bowes

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2001; US$ 39.95

    The contributors analyse the implications of social exclusion, offering suggestions for good practice in the allocation of housing for black and other ethnic minority groups. This book shows how racism and the shortage of housing workers from black and other ethnic minorities constrain the choices available to these groups. more...

  • 'Soft' Policingby Daniel McCarthy

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    Examining multi-agency working in response to anti-social behaviour, this book investigates the way in which the police, social work teams and the youth justice service work together on early intervention initiatives to help young people, and explores the complexities and practical struggles of these partnerships. more...

  • "When the Welfare People Come"by Don Lash

    Haymarket Books 2017; US$ 16.99

    Analyzes the history of the U.S. child welfare system and its implications today, offering ideas for reform and building solidarity. more...

  • The "Other" Karen in Myanmarby Ardeth Maung Thawnghmung

    Lexington Books 2011; US$ 40.50

    This book is the first study to an offer insight into non-armed, non-insurgent members of ethnic groups that are associated with well-known armed organizations. It analyzes the nature of the relationships between the “quiet” minorities and their “rebel” counterparts and assesses how these intra-ethnic differences and divisions affect the armed resistance... more...

  • (Dés)équilibresby Alexia Jonckheere; Dan Kaminski

    Primento Digital Publishing 2013; US$ 54.99

    Les assistants de justice participent quotidiennement à l’accompagnement socio-judiciaire de personnes aux prises avec la justice. Comme elles, ils font l’expérience du pénal et de ses évolutions contemporaines et font face à des exigences croissantes en termes de productivité et d’efficience. L’ouvrage aborde ce quotidien professionnel par le prisme... more...

  • 101 Things to Do on the Streetby Vanessa Rogers

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2011; US$ 32.95

    101 Things to Do on the Street is packed with creative and innovative ideas for street games and activities to help young people aged 11-19 explore personal, social and emotional issues. Specifically designed so that few resources or props are needed, the activities included are all practical, easy to follow, and above all, fun. more...