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Responding to youth violence through youth work

by Mike Seal & Pete Harris

Drawing on the findings of a two-year European research project, this book presents a new model for responding meaningfully and effectively the 'problem' of how to respond to violence involving young people...


School Social Work

Without Apology: Writings on Abortion in Canada

by Shannon Stettner

Without Apology gathers the voices of activists, feminists, and scholars as well as abortion providers and clinic support staff alongside the stories of women whose experience with abortion is more personal....


Class, inequality and community development

by Mae Shaw & Marjorie Mayo

This book, the second title in the Rethinking Community Development series, argues for the centrality of class analysis and its associated divisions of power to any discussion of the potential benefits of community...


Intimate Violence and Abuse in Families

The Age of Longevity: Re-Imagining Tomorrow for Our New Long Lives

by Rosalind C. Barnett & Caryl Rivers

With longer life spans, adult vigor can be extended well into the ninth decade of life. What does this mean for us as individuals and as a society? From re-imagining the workplace to rethinking marriage, sex,...


Catching Homelessness: A Nurse's Story of Falling Through the Safety Net

by Josephine Ensign

Catching Homelessness is the compelling true story of a nurse's work with-and young adult passage through-homelessness.


Group Work with Populations At-Risk

A Practical Introduction to Restorative Practice in Schools: Theory, Skills and Guidance

by Bill Hansberry & Margaret Thorsborne

Proven to reduce bad behaviour and exclusions, and encourage happier, safer school environments, restorative justice is an effective approach to conflict resolution. Suitable for education settings from preschool...


The Strength to Say No

by Rekha Kalindi & Mouhssine Ennaimi

The true story of one girl who said "no" to tradition, and the effect it had upon a nationIn a remote village in Bengal, 11-year-old Rekha and her large family lived by rolling handmade cigarettes. She frequently...


Queer Aging

Island Story

by J.D. Taylor

What is life like on this island? With a tent and a rusty bike, J.D. Taylor set off to find out.

No other subject has spilt so much ink as Britain today. But whilst assuming a monopoly on national identity, a...


Environmental Action in Eastern Europe: Responses to Crisis: Responses to Crisis

by Barbara Jancar-Webster

The environmental crisis in Eastern Europe - air and water pollution, toxic waste dumps, and unsafe nuclear facilities - has been vividly documented since the revolution of 1989. Not only did the communist states...


China's Economic Dilemmas in the 1990s: The Problem of Reforms, Modernisation and Interdependence

by The Joint Economic Committee

Most students of contemporary China are familiar with the Joint Economic Committee studies on China, which have appeared periodically since 1967. This is the most recent study in the series (released in April,...


Rail Transit Station Area Development: Small Area Modeling in Washington DC: Small Area Modeling in Washington DC

by Richard T Green & David M. James

A study of past and prospective business development around rail transit stations in the Washington DC area. Washington has one of the very few new and extensive rail transit systems in America, although expectations...


Asia: Case Studies in the Social Sciences - A Guide for Teaching: Case Studies in the Social Sciences - A Guide for Teaching

by Myron L. Cohen

The material in this study is covered by Myron L. Cohen on religion and family organization in China; John R. Bowen on family, kinship, and Islam in Indonesia; Robert W. Hefner on hierarchy and stratification...


University-Linked Retirement Communities: Student Visions of Eldercare

by Leon A Pastalan & Benyamin Schwarz

University-Linked Retirement Communities focuses on the special attributes of a retirement community designed as an integral part of a university. It discusses the theoretical and practical aspects of such a...


Narcissistic parenting in an insecure world: A history of parenting culture 1920s to present

by Harry Hendrick

Harry Hendrick shows how broader social changes, including neoliberalism, feminism, the collapse of the socialdemocratic ideal, and the 'new behaviourism', have led to the rise of the anxious and narcissistic...


Poverty As My Teacher: Learning to Create Sustainable Family Communities

by Robert E Miller, Daniel Raphael & Michael Hamers

Poverty As My Teacher describes the birth of the initiative: Leading the Way Out of Global Poverty® with Sustainable Family Communities® which are designed with the economic and social/cultural factors necessary...


Reconstructing retirement: Work and welfare in the UK and USA

by David Lain

This assessment of the prospects for work and retirement at age 65plus in the UK and US is essential reading for researchers, students and practitioners interested in the late careers and the future of retirement....