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After the Cradle Falls

by Melissa Jonson-Reid & Brett Drake

There may be no other social problem so common, yet so little understood by the general public, as child abuse and neglect. This book is intended to help remedy that situation. After the Cradle Falls integrates...


Explorations in Diversity

by Sharon K. Anderson & Valerie A. Middleton

Every person comes to know and understand their life from their own perspective. As a result, it is often difficult and sometimes unbelievable to realize that others, whom one may or may not know, might also...


Diary Methods

by Lauri L. Hyers

Qualitative diary research is a unique tool with strengths that set it apart from other research methods. The diary prioritizes events embedded in context and time, a perspective that serves to destabilize constants,...


Feminist Perspectives on Social Work Practice

by Shannon Butler-Mokoro & Laurie Grant

Feminist Perspectives on Social Work Practice is a contemporary look at the issues across a wide spectrum, beyond just equal pay for equal work and reproductive rights, with which women struggle on a daily basis....


Poverty and social exclusion in the UK: Vol 1: Volume 1 - The nature and extent of the problem

by Esther Dermott & Gill Main

This text provides insights into the nature and extent of poverty and social exclusion in the UK today for different social groups: older and younger people; parents and children; ethnic groups; men and women;...


Poverty and social exclusion in the UK: Vol. 2: Volume 2 - The dimensions of disadvantage

by Glen Bramley & Nick Bailey

This fascinating book provides a detailed national picture of poverty and social exclusion. Chapters consider a range of dimensions of exclusion and explores relationships between these in the first truly multi-dimensional...


Community organising against racism: 'Race', ethnicity and community development

by Gary Craig

Gary Craig and his contributors blend theory and practice-based case studies to review how different community development approaches can empower minority ethnic communities to confront racism and overcome social,...


Race at Predominantly White Independent Schools

by Bonnie E. French

In Race at Predominantly White Independent Schools, Bonnie E. French investigates the management of “diversity” at predominantly White, independent schools in the northeastern United States. By conducting...


A Victorian Holocaust

by Mohammad Gholi Majd

The death by famine of tens of millions of human beings in Asia and Africa during the Victorian era (1837–1901) is “the secret history of the nineteenth century” about which Western history books contain...


Responding to Domestic Violence

by John Devaney, Carolina Överlien, Stephanie Holt & Gloria Kirwan et al.

This book offers a critical overview of established and emerging manifestations of domestic violence across Europe. It describes how countries within and outside the EU are responding to the problem in policy,...


Revealing the Inner World of Traumatized Children

by Francia Kinchington, Christine Bradley, John Diamond & Dr Alistair Cooper et al.

Bringing together the latest research and theory about a child's inner world and the impact of the world around them, this is a guide to understanding and responding to the emotional needs of traumatized children....


Using Solution Focused Practice with Adults in Health and Social Care

by Judith Milner & Steve Myers

Solution focused practice offers proven ways of helping adults overcome a range of life difficulties, from physical and mental illness to learning disability and the challenges of old age. This book outlines...


Responding to Child to Parent Violence and Abuse

by Declan Coogan

Providing an authoritative overview of the growing phenomena of child to parent violence - a feature in the daily life of increasing numbers of families - this book outlines what we know about it, what is effective...


Another Way Forward

by Dede Feldman

Another Way Forward: Grassroots Solutions from New Mexico offers hope to anyone discouraged by the nation’s inability to tackle problems like poverty and health care. Award-winning author and former Senator...


The Chinese Connection

by Peggy Barnes

After being told, “You’re stupid and incapable of achieving anything,” by her ex-husband, Peggy decided she would do something different.

“But what?” she asked herself and set off for the public library...


The Power of Positive Parenting

by Matthew R. Sanders & Trevor G. Mazzucchelli

Safe, nurturing, and positive parent-child interactions lay the foundations for healthy child development. How children are raised in their early years and beyond affects many different aspects of their lives,...


The Oxford Handbook of Stigma, Discrimination, and Health

by Brenda Major, John F. Dovidio & Bruce G. Link

Stigma leads to poorer health. Edited by Brenda Major, John F. Dovidio, and Bruce G. Link, The Oxford Handbook of Stigma, Discrimination, and Health provides compelling evidence from various disciplines in support...


Community Engagement Best Practices Across the Disciplines

by Heather K. Evans

This book is a reference to administrators and educators at institutions of higher learning who are thinking about taking serious steps to link their educational mission to helping their surrounding communities....


Prescription for the People

by Fran Quigley

In Prescription for the People, Fran Quigley diagnoses our inability to get medicines to the people who need them and then prescribes the cure. He delivers a clear and convincing argument for a complete shift...


Rainbow People: Supporting the Disabled to Become Enabled

by Barbara Woodward

We live in a world of individual differences. Yet when you take a closer look at anyone at all, you find that, essentially, we are all the same. This book tells you why that is. 

The author shares with you the...