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Nowhere Else I Want to Be: A Memoir

by Carol D. Marsh

Carol D. Marsh founded, directed, and lived at Miriam's House, a Washington, DC, residence for homeless women living with AIDS. In this powerful memoir, Marsh recalls how she came to confront issues far removed...


Surviving Poverty

by Joan Maya Mazelis

Surviving Poverty carefully examines the experiences of people living below the poverty level, looking in particular at the tension between social isolation and social ties among the poor. Joan Maya Mazelis...


Conflict Resolution for the Helping Professions

by Allan Barsky

When people think of conflict, they often think of fights, wars, arguments, hot tempers, and hurtful consequences. Conflict Resolution for the Helping Professions provides helping professionals with the theory,...


Idealist's Survival Kit, The: 75 Simple Ways to Prevent Burnout

by Alessandra Pigni

75 brief self-care reflections to help aid workers, activists, and volunteers renew purpose and achieve fulfillment. 

Heal from over-exhaustion, prevent burnout, and regain your motivation with these short readings...


A Short Introduction to Attachment and Attachment Disorder, Second Edition

by Colby Pearce

Concise and easy-to-understand, this book provides an introduction to what attachment means and how to recognise attachment disorder in children. Colby Pearce explains how complex problems in childhood may stem...


The Radical Center: Middle Americans and the Politics of Alienation

by Donald I. Warren

This book is a mine of social research and an indispensible tool for anyone wishing to take the pulse of contemporary America.


Nothing Happens by Accident. There Is Always a Reason for It.: SHORT STORY # 47.  Nonfiction series #1 - # 60.

by Alla P. Gakuba

Nothing happens by accident. There is always a reason for it. That is: do not accept things what happened to you for granted. Instead, analyze and find reasons for it—and save yourself. To illustrate that...


Islam and social work: Culturally sensitive practice in a diverse world

by Sara Ashencaen Crabtree & Fatima Husain

This unique textbook enables social work practitioners to gain a deeper understanding of how Islamic principles inform and influence the lives of Muslim populations.


Behind from the Start

by Lenette Azzi-Lessing

Today there are nearly six million children under the age of five living in poverty in the world's richest country. Blanket statements are often tossed around in the political arena, public debate sphere, and...


Texas Law for the Social Worker: A 2016 Sourcebook (4th Edition)

by Vicki Hansen & J. Ray Hays

Provides social workers with key legal and policy issues specific to the state of Texas, including statutes (up through the 83rd Texas Legislative Session), case law, Attorney General Opinions and Open Records...


Towards the end of hunger

by Hector Maletta & Universidad del Pacífico

Hunger affects 800 million people, 11% of humankind. However, it is diminishing in absolute numbers and as a percentage of population as a result of slower population growth, economic development, and increasing...


Developing Cross-Cultural Measurement in Social Work Research and Evaluation

by Thanh Tran, Tam Nguyen & Keith Chan

Developing Cross-Cultural Measurement in Social Work Research and Evaluation, Second Edition is an applied practice-to-research text, with a focus on developing, assessing, and validating meaningful measurements...


Working with the Trauma of Rape and Sexual Violence: A Guide for Professionals

by Sue J. Daniels & Ivan Tyrrell

Inadequate responses to victims of rape or sexual violence can lead to further psychological trauma which damages their chances of recovery. Addressing key issues for people working with victims of sexual violence,...


Into a Raging Sea

by Tony Weaver & Andrew Ingram

The waters off South Africa’s coastline are regarded as some of the most dangerous on earth. Sudden changes in weather, rip currents and freak waves all play their part in putting humans in peril, which sometimes...


Nannies, migration and early childhood education and care: An international comparison of in-home childcare policy and practice

by Elizabeth Adamson

This book presents new empirical research about in-home child care in Australia, the United Kingdom and Canada, three countries where governments are pursuing new ways to support the recruitment of in-home childcare...


Creating a Culture of Accessibility in the Sciences

by Mahadeo A. Sukhai & Chelsea E. Mohler

Creating a Culture of Accessibility in the Sciences provides insights and advice on integrating students with disabilities into the STEM fields. Each chapter features research and best practices that are interwoven...


Off the Street: Legalizing Drugs

by W.A. Bogart & Sukanya Pillay

Across the world, the impacts on society of drug criminalization have been the same: the costs of controlling substance abuse through criminal law is just too high. Whatever the issues raised by legalization,...


Off the Street: Legalizing Drugs

by W.A. Bogart & Sukanya Pillay

Across the world, the impacts on society of drug criminalization have been the same: the costs of controlling substance abuse through criminal law is just too high. Whatever the issues raised by legalization,...


Never Enough

by Neil Gilbert

It is said that greed fuels capitalism and socialism feeds on envy. But what happens in a stable society when a successful economy generates material progress for one population sector, while simultaneously...


Creating and Negotiating Collaborative Spaces for Socially-Just Anti-Bullying Interventions for K-12 Schools

by Azadeh F. Osanloo, Cindy Reed & Jonathan P. Schwartz

A volume in New Directions in Educational Leadership: Innovations in Research, Teaching, and Learning

emotional, and intellectual well‐being and development of youth. Creating and Negotiating Collaborative...