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101+ Careers in Gerontology, Second Edition

by C. Joanne Grabinski, MA, ABD, FAGHE & Kelly Niles-Yokum, PhD, MPA

<i>"101+ Careers is rich with useful information. I highly recommend the book for any student, emerging, or re-careering professional exploring their options for a career in gerontology and the resources they may need to go about pursuing ...

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A Criminological Imagination

Essays on Justice, Punishment, Discourse

by Pat Carlen

<p>A Criminological Imagination contains a selection of key articles from Pat Carlen's research studies of magistrates' courts and women's imprisonment together with a range of other articles on social control, discourse analysis, ideology, ...

ISBN: 9781351578103

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A General Introduction to Psychoanalysis

by Sigmund Freud

<p>Sigmund Freud's detailed analysis of the human psyche.</p> ...

ISBN: 1230001980684

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A Practical Guide to Community Mobilization Techniques

by Iqbal Shah

<p data-version='1.1'>The book contains practical community mobilization tools and techniques for beginners, mid-level and senior NGOs staffs that ensure proper understanding of modern day systematic interventions of NGOs operation. This booklet

ISBN: 9781386701835

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A TALE FROM THE HARD SIDE

BASED ON A TRUE STORY

by MICHAEL W

<p>THANK YOU IN ADVANCE FOR READING MY EBOOK, A TALE FROM THE HARD SIDE - A TRUE STORY THAT'S UNBELIEVABLY A EASY READ. PLEASE DO NOT JUDGE A BOOK BY IT'S COVER. BEST REGARDS - MW</p> ...

ISBN: 1230001512786

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Affected Labour in a Café Culture

The Atmospheres and Economics of 'Hip' Melbourne

by Alexia Cameron

<p>What does it mean to work in the ‘hip’ postmodern economy? This book develops the concept of ‘affected labour’ within Melbourne, Australia. Through the lens of café and bar culture, the book provides an ethnographic investigation into the ...

ISBN: 9781351214247

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Aging America and Transportation

Personal Choices and Public Policy

by Joseph Coughlin, PhD & Lisa D'Ambrosio, PhD

<p>&quot;Recommended.&quot;--<strong>CHOICE: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries</strong></p> <p>&quot;Coughlin and DíAmbrosioís edited volume is a welcome contribution to highlighting this issue for gerontologists. The collection is an ...

ISBN: 9780826123169

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Assessing Adoptive Parents, Foster Carers and Kinship Carers, Second Edition

Improving Analysis and Understanding of Parenting Capacity

by Kim Golding, Julie Selwyn, Ben Gurney-Smith & others

Assessing prospective adoptive parents, foster carers, kinship carers and special guardians is an extremely complex task, and one that happens within a pressurized time frame. Currently, assessments draw substantially on interviews, which can ...

ISBN: 9781784504564

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Authority in Social Casework: The Commonwealth and International Library: Social Work Division

by Foren, Robert

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ISBN: 9781483153162

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Breaking the Chains of Capitalism, An Evolutionary Journey to True Freedom (Color)

by Marco D'Anna

<p>This book offers for consideration an integrated social economic structure and technical solution capable of ending the predatory evolution of our species. This book also explains the primary factor responsible for the most preventable ...

ISBN: 9780990957010

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Building a House in Heaven

Pious Neoliberalism and Islamic Charity in Egypt

by Mona Atia

<DIV><p><BR>Charity is an economic act. This premise underlies a societal transformation—the merging of religious and capitalist impulses that Mona Atia calls “pious neoliberalism.” Though the phenomenon spans religious lines, Atia makes the ...

ISBN: 9781452939834

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Care, Cooperation and Activism in Canada's Northern Social Economy

by Jennifer Alsop, Matthew Beaudoin, Jean-Sébastien Boutet & others

People across Canada’s North have created vibrant community institutions to serve a wide range of social and economic needs. Neither state-driven nor profit-oriented, these organizations form a relatively under-studied third sector of the ...

ISBN: 9781772121100

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Casework in Context: A Basis for Practice

by Tilbury, D. E. F.

Casework in Context: A Basis for Practice discusses the methodologies and techniques utilized in social case studies. The book also covers the specific applications of caseworks, along with some issues that can be encountered while in the ...

ISBN: 9781483187709

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Child Development

by Michael Little

<p>This book provides a good foundation for understanding influences on children’s health and development. The volume brings together in a single reference source the world’s leading thinkers on children’s health and development. It sets out the

ISBN: 9781351952422

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Child of Mine

by Marianne Edwins

<p>Marianne Edwins' early life was a downward spiral of disasters: broken relationships, unplanned pregnancies, severe financial hardships and faithless men, in an environment of crime, violence and misogyny. Increasingly her life lacked hope, ...

ISBN: 9781911086581

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Child Welfare in the United States

Challenges, Policy, and Practice

by Sylvia Mignon, MSW, PhD

<p>Distinguished by its critical perspective, this book delivers a balanced and comprehensive examination of the child welfare system in the United States today. In a clear and accessible style, it outlines key issues, reviews the history of the

ISBN: 9780826126474

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Children and Residential Care in Europe

by Madge, Nicola

Originally published in 1994, this ebook looks broadly at children and child care services, especially residential child care, in 13 European Union countries, to give an overview of national similarities and differences and identify key areas of

ISBN: 9781905818594

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Children in State Care

by June Thoburn

<p>This volume brings together a selection of the most influential and informative English language refereed journal articles on children in out-of-home care, their birth relatives and carers. The articles, which include empirical research and ...

ISBN: 9781351952330

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Children: Noble Causes or Worthy Citizens?

by Karl Eric Knutsson

<p>Since the International Year of the Child in 1979, advocacy for children has intensified. The Convention on the Rights of the Child has propelled this advocacy decisively into the midst of the political debate over human rights. Attempts to ...

ISBN: 9781351952279

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Closing Children's Homes: An End to Residential Child care?

by Berridge, David

This ebook reports on the unprecedented and radical step taken by Warwickshire Social Services Department when, in 1986, it closed the last of its children's homes. ...

ISBN: 9781905818990

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