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The Lost Children of Wilder: The Epic Struggle to Change Foster Care

by Nina Bernstein

In 1973 Marcia Lowry, a young civil liberties attorney, filed a controversial class-action suit that would come to be known as Wilder, which challenged New York City’s operation of its foster-care system....


Safeguarding Babies and Very Young Children from Abuse and Neglect

by Rebecca Brown, David Westlake & Harriet Ward

This book examines child protection issues in relation to babies and young children at risk of abuse. Based on a study which followed babies until they were 3 years old, it examines how safeguarding decisions...


Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation

Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction 2014

by Dan Fagin

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE • Winner of The New York Public Library’s Helen Bernstein Book Award • “A new classic of science reporting.”—The New York Times

The riveting true story of a small town...


And the Band Played On

by Randy Shilts

Upon it's first publication twenty years ago, And The Band Played on was quickly recognized as a masterpiece of investigatve reporting. An international bestseller, a nominee for the National Book Critics...


Boundary Issues and Dual Relationships in the Human Services

by Frederic G. Reamer

Should a therapist disclose personal information to a client, accept a client’s gift, or provide a former client with a job? Is it appropriate to exchange email or text messages with clients or correspond...


Clinician's Guide to Mind Over Mood

by Christine A. Padesky & Christine Greenberger

If you'd like to assign Mind Over Mood to your clients, but aren't sure about how to incorporate it into practice, you'll find the answers you need in Clinician's Guide to Mind Over Mood. This essential book...


Certified Rehabilitation Counselor Examination Preparation: A Concise Guide to the Rehabilitation Counselor Test

by Fong Chan & Malachy Bishop

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This user-friendly new study guide will help graduate students and professionals in rehabilitation counseling to prepare thoroughly for the CRC® examination. It provides a complete, detailed review of the...


Creative Questions about Abortion

by Kim Michaels

The purpose of this book is to raise a series of questions that go beyond the paradigms of both mainstream Christianity and materialistic science. In doing so, the book suggests an entirely new - non-confrontational...


A Thousand Small Sparrows: Amazing Stories of Kids Helping Kids

by Jeff Leeland & Marcus Brotherton

In 1992, Jeff and Kristi Leeland’s infant son, Michael, needed a bone marrow transplant. It cost $200,000 they didn’t have. That’s when Dameon, the most picked-on kid in the junior high where Jeff taught,...


The Price of Civilization: Reawakening American Virtue and Prosperity: Economics and Ethics After the Fall

by Jeffrey D. Sachs

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE GUARDIAN AND PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

 

“Succinct, humane, and politically astute . . . Sachs lays out a detailed path to reform, regulation,...


Paranoia & Heartbreak: Fifteen Years in a Juvenile Facility

by Jerome Gold

For fifteen years, Jerome Gold worked as a rehabilitation counselor in a prison for juveniles in Washington state. Throughout his time there, he kept a journal of his experiences with youths who had been incarcerated...


Handbook of Socialization, Second Edition: Theory and Research

by Joan E. Grusec & Paul D. Hastings

This highly regarded handbook remains the leading reference and advanced text on socialization. Bringing together foremost authorities, the volume reviews the breadth of current knowledge on socialization processes...


Sex and Sexualities in Contemporary Indonesia: Sexual Politics, Diversity, Representations and Health: Sexual Politics, Health, Diversity and Represen

by Linda Rae Bennett & Sharyn Graham Davies

Sex, sexuality and sexual relationships are hotly debated in Indonesia, triggering complex and often passionate responses. This innovative volume explores these issues in a variety of ways. It highlights historical...


Reframing Disability?: Media, (Dis)Empowerment, and Voice in the London Paralympics: Media, (Dis)Empowerment, and Voice in the 2012 Paralympics

by Daniel Jackson, Caroline E.M. Hodges & Mike Molesworth

The London 2012 Paralympic Games - the biggest, most accessible and best-attended games in the Paralympics' 64-year history - came with an explicit aim to "transform the perception of disabled people in society,"...


Disability, Health, and Happiness in the Shakespearean Body

by Sujata Iyengar

This book considers early modern and postmodern ideals of health, vigor, ability, beauty, well-being, and happiness, uncovering and historicizing the complex negotiations among physical embodiment, emotional...


In Plain Sight: Reflections on Life in Downtown Eastside Vancouver

by Leslie A. Robertson & Dara Culhane

A collection of seven life stories from women in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside who are seldom heard on their own terms.


Children's Literature, Domestication, and Social Foundation: Narratives of Civilization and Wilderness: Narratives of Civilization and Wilderness

by Layla AbdelRahim

This study of children's literature as knowledge, culture, and social foundation bridges the gap between science and literature and examines the interconnectedness of fiction and reality as a two-way road. The...


Family troubles?

by Jane Ribbens McCarthy & Carol-Ann Hooper

In this important, timely and thought-provoking publication, a wide range of contributors explore how troubles" feature in "normal families, and how the "normal features in "troubled" families.


Social entrepreneurship

by Robert Gunn & Christopher Durkin

This essential textbook provides an in-depth theoretical study of stakeholder engagement, financial options, leadership management and organizational challenges, and international case studies of real social...


Hearing the voices of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities: Inclusive community development

by Andrew Ryder & Sarah Cemlyn

This book charts Gypsies Romany and Travellers community activism, and the community and voluntary organisations which support them. It describes the communities' struggle for rights against a backdrop of intersectional...