Books in category Social Science – Social Work

  • Learning and Mobilising for Community Development

    Learning and Mobilising for Community Development
    Peter Westoby, Lynda Shevellar

    The book provides not only an insight into the how-to of community-based education and training, but through a range of applications, demonstrates the often unspoken shadow side of the developmental work we undertake.

  • Alkohol und Tabak

    Alkohol und Tabak
    Otto-Michael Lesch, Henriette Walter, Christian Wetschka

    Alkohol- und Tabakabhängigkeit treten meist gepaart auf und stellen nach wie vor ein großes medizinisches und soziales Problem dar.

  • The Poverty of Welfare

    The Poverty of Welfare
    Michael Tanner

    The Poverty of Welfare examines the impact of that reform, looking at the context of welfare's history, and concludes that while welfare reform was a step in the right direction, we have a long way to go to fix the deeply troubled system.

  • Community Justice

    Community Justice
    Todd R Clear, John R Hamilton, Jr., Eric Cadora

    Providing detailed information about how community justice fits within each area of the criminal justice system, and including relevant case studies to exemplify this philosophy in action, this book is essential reading for undergraduate …

  • Social Work and Genetics

    Social Work and Genetics
    Sylvia Schild, Rita Beck Black

    A significant contribution to professional training, Social Work and Genetics is a guide to social work practice with clients who have genetic problems.

  • The Case Formulation Approach to Cognitive Behavior Therapy

    The Case Formulation Approach to Cognitive-Behavior Therapy
    Jacqueline B. Persons

    A major contribution for all clinicians committed to understanding and using what really works in therapy, this book belongs on the desks of practitioners, students, and residents in clinical psychology, psychiatry, counseling, and social …

  • Brooks Cole Empowerment Series Foundations of Social Policy Social Justice in Human Perspective

    Brooks/Cole Empowerment Series: Foundations of Social Policy: Social Justice in Human Perspective
    Amanda Barusch

    This innovative text provides a thorough grounding in policy analysis with extensive coverage of policy practice and a unique emphasis on the broad issues and human dilemmas inherent in the pursuit of social justice reflecting the emerging …

  • Gerontological Social Work Practice in the Community

    Gerontological Social Work Practice in the Community
    George S. Getzel, M. Joanna Mellor

    Here is an extremely useful book–one which will help social workers understand the needs of special populations of older people, the nature of practices in the community, and some of the policy and practice issues which they confront in …

  • Beyond Bias and Barriers

    Beyond Bias and Barriers
    National Academy of Engineering, National Academy of Sciences, Policy and Global Affairs, Institute of Medicine, Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy, Committee on Maximizing the Potential of Women in Academic Science and Engineering

    Beyond Bias and Barriers explains that eliminating gender bias in academia requires immediate overarching reform, including decisive action by university administrators, professional societies, federal funding agencies and foundations, …

  • Addressing Rape Reform in Law and Practice

    Addressing Rape Reform in Law and Practice
    Susan Caringella

    The first comprehensive book on rape since Susan Brownmiller's Against Our Will and Susan Estrich's Real Rape, this volume probes every aspect of rape law and the discrepancies between ideal law (on the books) and real law (in action).

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