Books in category Social Science – Social Work

  • Science and Pseudoscience in Clinical Psychology Second Edition

    Science and Pseudoscience in Clinical Psychology, Second Edition
    Scott O. Lilienfeld, Steven Jay Lynn, Jeffrey M. Lohr

    New to This Edition *Reflects the significant growth of evidence-based practices in the last decade. *Updated throughout with the latest treatment research. *Chapter on attachment therapy. *Chapter on controversial interventions for child …

  • Comparing Welfare States

    Comparing Welfare States
    Allan Cochrane, John Clarke, Sharon Gewirtz

    Drawing on the comparative analysis of welfare regimes, the book show how the welfare systems of individual countries can only be understood thorugh exploring the wider global context.

  • Communication and Interpersonal Skills in Social Work

    Communication and Interpersonal Skills in Social Work
    Juliet Koprowska

    This book starts with the fundamentals and looks at individual theories and approaches, relating them directly to social work practice.

  • One Nation Under Stress

    One Nation Under Stress
    Dana Becker

    In One Nation Under Stress, Dana Becker argues that our national infatuation with the therapeutic culture has created a middle-class moral imperative to manage the tensions of daily life by turning inward, ignoring the social and political …

  • Creating Loving Attachments

    Creating Loving Attachments
    Daniel Hughes, Kim Golding

    This book shows why these elements are so important to a child's development, and demonstrates to parents and carers how they can incorporate them into their day-to-day parenting.

  • School Social Work

    School Social Work
    JoAnn Jarolmen

    Practical, hands-on experiences, best practice approaches, and case examples throughout the book allow readers to see assessments and techniques in action and increase their understanding of the nuances and complexities of working in a …

  • Managing the Challenges in Human Service Organizations

    Managing the Challenges in Human Service Organizations
    Michael J. Austin, Ralph Brody, Thomas Packard

    The cases in this book are designed to encourage the student to determine how they would act and work towards a resolution of the dilemmas presented.

  • Violence Against Women

    Violence Against Women
    Holly Johnson, Natalia Ollus, Sami Nevala

    This is an international, comparative survey which interviews random samples of women about their experiences with male violence. The authors form a management team for the International Violence Against Women Survey (IVAWS).

  • Handbook of Applied Developmental Science in Sub Saharan Africa

    Handbook of Applied Developmental Science in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Amina Abubakar, Fons J.R. van de Vijver

    This handbook collates research evidence and presents the most up-to-date findings on child development in Sub-Saharan Africa.

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Body Dysmorphic Disorder

    Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Body Dysmorphic Disorder
    Sabine Wilhelm, Katharine A. Phillips, Gail Steketee

    Presenting an effective treatment approach specifically tailored to the unique challenges of body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), this book is grounded in state-of-the-art research.

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