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Connecting Childhood and Old Age in Popular Media

by Vanessa Joosen

Contributions by Gökçe Elif Baykal, Lincoln Geraghty, Verónica Gottau, Vanessa Joosen, Sung-Ae Lee, Cecilia Lindgren, Mayako Murai, Emily Murphy, Mariano Narodowski, Johanna Sjöberg, Anna Sparrman, Ingrid...


Giving Children a Voice: A Step-by-Step Guide to Promoting Child-Centred Practice

by Sam Frankel

This book promotes the potential for children to advocate for themselves. Providing five simple steps, it demonstrates how to create an environment in which the authentic voice and opinions of the child are...


Protecting Children and Adults from Abuse After Savile: What Organisations and Institutions Need to Do

by Marcus Erooga, Ethel Quayle & Anne-Marie McAlinden

The high profile reporting of child sexual abuse carried out by Jimmy Savile over decades has had far reaching-consequences, raising public awareness and concern, yet we continue to uncover new cases of institutional...


Eugenics and other Evils

by Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Before he has turned over half-a-dozen pages of Mr. Chesterton's book, the reader will feel as if he had been out in a high wind. Not, of course, the cold, steady-blowing north-easter that turns your clothes...


Giving Children a Voice

by Sam Frankel

How do you ensure that children's voices and ideas are heard and valued in relation to the settings that form part of their everyday lives? Presenting an easy to adopt step-by-step framework, this book argues...


Protecting Children and Adults from Abuse After Savile

by Marcus Erooga, Hilary Shaw, Karen Baker & Joan Tabachnick et al.

The high profile reporting of child sexual abuse carried out by Jimmy Savile over decades has made a huge impact, raising public awareness and concern, and yet we continue to uncover new cases of institutional...


Violence, Restorative Justice and Forgiveness

by Marilyn Armour & Mark S. Umbreit

A groundbreaking book founded on extensive original research, designed to determine how restorative dialogue works, and the role of forgiveness within it. The research involved interviews with 20 victims who...


Crip Times: Disability, Globalization, and Resistance

by Robert McRuer

Contends that disability is a central but misunderstood element of global austerity politics.  Broadly attentive to the political and economic shifts of the last several decades, Robert McRuer asks how disability...


Social by Nature

by Catherine Bliss

Sociogenomics has rapidly become one of the trendiest sciences of the new millennium. Practitioners view human nature and life outcomes as the result of genetic and social factors. In Social by Nature, Catherine...


Rural Child Welfare Practice

by Joanne Riebschleger & Barbara J. Pierce

Rural Child Welfare Practice provides students and practitioners with case studies about rural people as a diverse group. Drawn from real stories of rural child welfare practice, this text displays lessons learned...


Fall or Fly

by Wendy Welch

Chaos. Frustration. Compassion. Desperation. Hope. These are the five words that author Wendy Welch says best summarize the state of foster care in the coalfields of Appalachia. Her assessment is based on interviews...


Participant Recruitment and Retention in Intervention and Evaluation Research

by Audrey L. Begun PhD, Lisa K. Berger PhD & Laura L. Otto-Salaj PhD

This practical "how to" guide integrates a comprehensive, interdisciplinary review of literature, alongside a wealth of the authors' combined research experience, into a framework for behavioral health and other...


Scarlet A

by Katie Watson

Although Roe v. Wade identified abortion as a constitutional right 45 years ago, it still bears stigma--a proverbial scarlet A. Millions of Americans have participated in or benefited from an abortion, but few...


Law Enforcement in the Age of Black Lives Matter

by Dwayne A. Mack, Sandra E. Weissinger, Shakira A. Kennedy & Nayeli Y. Chavez-Dueñas et al.

There is a reason why people claim great respect for officers of the law: the job, by description, is hard—if not deadly. It takes a certain kind of person to accept the consequences of the job— seeing the...


Critical Service Learning Toolkit

by Annette Johnson, Cassandra McKay-Jackson & Giesela Grumbach

Critical Service Learning Toolkit offers a strengths-based, interdisciplinary approach to promoting social competence while enhancing emotional and academic skill development. Designed as a user-friendly guide...


The Oxford Handbook of Eating Disorders

by W. Stewart Agras & Athena Robinson

The Oxford Handbook of Eating Disorders provides current insights from established experts into the phenomenology, epidemiology, prevention, and treatment of eating disorders. Fully revised to reflect new DSM-5...


Assessment in Counseling

by Richard S. Balkin & Gerald A. Juhnke

Students often experience assessment courses, and subsequently the textbooks used for the course, as a statistics-heavy class accompanied by an encyclopedia of a variety of assessments. Assessment in Counseling...


Grand Challenges for Social Work and Society

by Rowena Fong, James Lubben & Richard P. Barth

The Grand Challenges for Social Work Initiative (GCSWI), which is spearheaded by the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare (AASWSW), represents a major endeavor for the entire field of social work....


Living Racism

by Derrick R. Brooms, Theresa Rajack-Talley, Clarence R. Talley & Thomas J. Mowen et al.

Living Racism is based on the premise that race and racism are well-entrenched elements of US society. The contributors of this volume argue that race and racism are more than mere concepts; instead, they see...


Happy Abortions

by Erica Millar

  • A radical criticism of choice rhetoric.

  • Significant and novel argument: that abortion is configured as a bad choice at the same time as it is accepted as a choice.

  • Reveals the conflicting and contradictory elements...