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The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child in Wales

by Jane Williams

This edited collection tells the story behind a ground-breaking Welsh law which reinforces the human rights of children and young people in Welsh devolved government, examines the impact of this law in selected...


Ask Me Why I Hurt: The Kids Nobody Wants and the Doctor Who Heals Them

by Randy Md Christensen

The unforgettable inspiring memoir of one extraordinary doctor who is saving lives in a most unconventional way Ask Me Why I Hurt is the touching and revealing first-person account of the remarkable work of...


Disability and Social Movements: Learning from Australian Experiences

by Rachel Carling-Jenkins

This book provides the reader with a ground-breaking understanding of disability and social movements. By describing how disability is philosophically, historically, and theoretically positioned, Carling-Jenkins...


Our Children and Other Animals: The Cultural Construction of Human-Animal Relations in Childhood

by Matthew Cole & Kate Stewart

Focusing on the socialization of the human use of other animals as resources in contemporary Western society, this book explores the cultural reproduction of human-nonhuman animal relations in childhood. With...


Unlikely Brothers

by John Prendergast & Michael Mattocks

“You don’t look like brothers . . .”

Peace activist and cofounder of the Enough Project, John Prendergast is known as a champion of human rights in Africa. 

But the not-so-public face of J.P. is the life...


Wealth and Democracy: How Great Fortunes and Government Created America's Aristocracy

by Kevin Phillips

For more than thirty years, Kevin Phillips' insight into American politics and economics has helped to make history as well as record it. His bestselling books, including The Emerging Republican Majority (1969)...


Families in Rehabilitation Counseling: A Community-Based Rehabilitation Approach

by Michael Millington Ph. D. & Irmo, PhD Marini

Presents an innovative family-based approach to rehabilitation counseling that can be put to use immediately!

While the family has traditionally been a secondary consideration in rehabilitation, this graduate...


Systems Theory and the Sociology of Health and Illness: Observing Healthcare

by Morten Knudsen & Werner Vogd

Modern societies and organizations are characterized by multiple kinds of observations, systems, or rationalities, rather than singular identities and clear hierarchies. This holds true for healthcare where...


The Elderly Uncooperative Patient

by T.L. Brink

An invaluable resource for the mental health professional who must deal with the uncooperative and difficult elderly patient.


Betrayal in Psychotherapy and Its Antidotes: Challenges for Patient and Therapist

by E Mark Stern

Betrayal in all its forms has been and is an ever present reality in every area of life--politics, business, and human relationships to name a few. Recent publications have chronicled the unethical actions of...


Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Fourth Edition: A Handbook for Diagnosis and Treatment

by Russell A. Barkley

Widely regarded as the standard clinical reference, this volume provides the best current knowledge about attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children, adolescents, and adults. The field's leading...


Eleanor H. Porter's <i>Pollyanna</i>: A Children's Classic at 100

by Roxanne Harde & Lydia Kokkola

A thorough examination of the context and impact of the irrepressibly optimistic literary darling


Genomics and the Reimagining of Personalized Medicine

by Richard Tutton

A rigorous, critical examination of the promises of genomics to transform the economics and delivery of medicine, Genomics and the Reimagining of Personalized Medicine examines the consequences of the shift...


Knowledge Partnering for Community Development

by Robyn Eversole

Effective community development means that many different stakeholders have to work together: governments, development organizations and NGOs, and most importantly, the people they serve. Knowledge Partnering...


The World Bank Group A to Z

by World Bank Group

The World Bank Group A to Z provides the most concise and essential information about the mission, policies, procedures, products, and services of the new World Bank Group. With more than 280 entries arranged...


Science and Pseudoscience in Clinical Psychology, Second Edition

by Scott O. Lilienfeld, Steven Jay Lynn & Jeffrey M. Lohr

This valued resource helps practitioners and students evaluate the merits of popular yet controversial practices in clinical psychology and allied fields, and base treatment decisions on the best available research....


What Works for Whom?, Second Edition: A Critical Review of Treatments for Children and Adolescents

by Peter Fonagy, David Cottrell & Jeannette Phillips

The standard reference in the field, this acclaimed work synthesizes findings from hundreds of carefully selected studies of mental health treatments for children and adolescents. Chapters on frequently encountered...


Screen-Smart Parenting: How to Find Balance and Benefit in Your Child's Use of Social Media, Apps, and Digital Devices

by Jodi Gold & Tory Burch

As a practicing child psychiatrist and mother of three, Jodi Gold has a unique understanding of both the mind-boggling benefits and the serious downsides of technology. Dr. Gold weaves together scientific knowledge...


Cognitive Therapy of Personality Disorders, Third Edition

by Aaron T. Beck, Denise D. Davis & Arthur Freeman

This widely used practitioner resource and training tool is the definitive work on understanding and treating personality disorders from a cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) perspective. The prominent editors...


Psychosocial Impact of Lupus: Social Work's Role and Function

by N. L. Beckerman & Charles Auerbach

With Lupus affecting more than 1.5 million Americans, predominantly women of childbearing age, there are many complex psychosocial challenges for the health care provider, the patient and the family. This book...