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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...

Community Care and Inclusion for People with an Intellectual Disability

by Robin Jackson

Community care is a concept which has shaped government policy, provision and practice for people with an intellectual disability for four decades. Standing in contrast to institutional care, which held sway...

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...

Into a Raging Sea: Great South African Rescues

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...

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...

Off the Street: Legalizing Drugs

by W.A. Bogart & Sukanya Pillay

The impact of drug criminalization on society has been the same across countries: the cost of controlling the substance by means of criminal law is just too high. Whatever the issues raised by legalization,...

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...

The short guide to aging and gerontology

by Kate de Medeiros

This compact, focused guide is perfect for students and others new to the field of gerontology. Features include further reading for each chapter, a glossary of key terms, and tables that provide easy reference...

Working with Violence and Confrontation Using Solution Focused Approaches: Creative Practice with Children, Young People and Adults

by Steve Myers, Judith Milner & Andrew Turnell

An authoritative, interdisciplinary book which outlines how solution focused practice is particularly effective in addressing violent behaviour in clients and service users, encompassing work with both adults...

A Guide to Graduate Programs in Counseling

Children's Rights: Today's Global Challenge

by John Wall

This accessible book provides the first overview of the global movement of children’s rights. It introduces readers to child rights in their theoretical, historical, cultural, political, and practical complexity....

Personhood, identity and care in advanced old age

by Paul Higgs & Chris Gilleard

Pushing forward new sociological theory, this book explores the theoretical and practical issues raised by ageing, and the associated problems of mental and physical frailty in later life.


Homelessness and Social Work: An Intersectional Approach

by Carole Zufferey

Drawing on intersectional theorising, Homelessness and Social Work highlights the diversities and complexities of homelessness and social work research, policy and practice. It invites social work students,...


by Charlie Quimby

A realtor's boom–and–bust town needs a boost and there's only one barrier to overcome—the people she’s supposed to help.

School Social Work

Globalization and the Health of Indigenous Peoples: From Colonization to Self-Rule

by Ahsan Ullah

In 70 countries worldwide, there is an estimated 370 million indigenous peoples, and their rich diversity of cultures, religions, traditions, languages and histories has been significant source of our scholarships....

Blackstone's Police Operational Handbook 2017

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....