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Domestic Violence in Diverse Contexts: A Re-Examination of Gender

by Sarah Wendt & Lana Zannettino

Overwhelmingly, it is women who are the victims of domestic violence and this book puts women's experiences of domestic violence at its centre, whilst acknowledging their many diverse and complex identities....


The Golden Age of Probation: Mission V Market

by Roger Statham & Alan Bennett

The Golden Age of Probation is the first book on probation by those practitioners who became its leaders. A comprehensive account exploring culture, values and tensions. It looks at the dynamics of probation...


Play Therapy: A Comprehensive Guide to Theory and Practice

by Anne L. Stewart, David A. Crenshaw & Stuart Brown

This authoritative work brings together leading play therapists to describe state-of-the-art clinical approaches and applications. The book explains major theoretical frameworks and summarizes the contemporary...


Therapeutic Residential Care For Children and Youth: Developing Evidence-Based International Practice

by Hans Grietens, Erik Knorth & Richard Barth

Definitive and wide-ranging, this international review of therapeutic residential child care covers the latest research on how it works, how much it costs compared with the outcomes it delivers and how to deliver...


Eradicating Child Maltreatment: Evidence-Based Approaches to Prevention and Intervention Across Services

by BRUCE F. CHORPITA, Alayna Park & Harriet Ward

Examining whether it's possible to eradicate child maltreatment, this book draws on on global research and evidence-based practice across health, social welfare and education. It describes a range of current...


Child Welfare for the Twenty-first Century: A Handbook of Practices, Policies, & Programs

by Gerald P. Mallon & Peg McCartt Hess

The Adoption and Safe Families Act (ASFA), which became law in 1997, elicited a major shift in federal policy and thinking toward child welfare, emphasizing children’s safety, permanency, and well-being over...


The Third Floor

by Judi Loren Grace

A 15 year old girl, raised in a rural farming community is sent to an inner city to live and hide in a Home for unwed mothers. Written in the voice of the fifteen year old from letters saved from her best friend...


Twenty-Five Years of the Life Review: Theoretical and Practical Considerations

by Robert Disch

In this thought-provoking book, professionals in the field of aging examine the history and concept of the life review. The life review--a theory about the nature of the life cycle first presented in 1962--has...


One Nation under AARP: The Fight over Medicare, Social Security, and America's Future

by Frederick R. Lynch

This book provides a fresh and even-handed account of the newly modernized AARP (formerly the American Association of Retired Persons)-the 40-million member insurance giant and political lobby that continues...


Aging in Rural Places: Policies, Programs, and Professional Practice

by MSW Kristina Hash PhD & PhD Elaine Jurkowski MSW

Research documents that rural elders are poorer, live in less adequate housing, and have far fewer health and service options available to them than their urban counterparts, yet there is a critical lack of...


Not Fade Away: A Memoir of Senses Lost and Found

by Rebecca Alexander & Sascha Alper

Even a darkening world can be brilliantly lit from within.

Born with a rare genetic mutation called Usher Syndrome type III, Rebecca Alexander has been simultaneously losing both her sight and hearing since she...


Understanding Changes in Poverty

by Gabriela Inchauste & João Pedro Azevedo

The 2015 Millennium Development Goal to cut in half the share of the world's population living in extreme poverty was met with time to spare. By 2013, the percentage of developing-country populations living...


Nursing Orders: Nursing, Articulation Work and Health Service Delivery: Hospitals, Organisation and Healthcare

by Davina Allen

Nursing is typically understood, and understands itself, as a care-giving occupation. It is through its relationships with patients - whether these are absent, present, good, bad or indifferent - that modern...


Professionalism, Boundaries and the Workplace

by Nigel Malin

Professionalism, Boundaries and the Workplace is a practical text that examines a range of sensitive issues concerned with managing and maintaining professional boundaries between worker and client. It uses...


Physical Change and Aging, Sixth Edition: A Guide for the Helping Professions

by Sue V., PhD Saxon & FT Mary Jean Etten EdD

"[This book] has been honed into an elegant compendium. This outstanding work should be widely read -- it is perhaps the best example of an integrative approach to gerontology." Score: 94, 4 stars --Doody's...


Masculinities in the Criminological Field: Control, Vulnerability and Risk-Taking

by Ingrid Lander, Signe Ravn & Nina Jon

This volume both problematizes and renders visible conceptions and norms regarding male behaviour and masculinities, showing how these affect the criminological field through providing a theoretically sound...


Eventful Bodies: The Cosmopolitics of Illness

by Michael Schillmeier

Disrupting, questioning and altering the taken-for-granted 'cosmos' of everyday life, the experiences of illness challenge the different ways in which social normalcy is remembered, maintained and expected....


Autism Spectrum Disorders in Adolescents and Adults: Evidence-Based and Promising Interventions

by Matt Tincani & Andy Bondy

Bringing together leading experts, this book presents effective practices for helping people with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) to thrive in adulthood. As individuals with ASD mature, their needs change as...


Obesity, Eating Disorders and the Media

by Karin Eli & Stanley Ulijaszek

How do the media represent obesity and eating disorders? How are these representations related to one another? And how do the news media select which scientific findings and policy decisions to report? Multi-disciplinary...


The Australian Country Girl: History, Image, Experience

by Catherine Driscoll

In Australia, 'country girl' names a field of experiences and life-stories by girls and women who have grown up outside of the demographically dominant urban centres. It also names a set of ideas about Australia...