Social welfare & social services

    Counseling Transgender and Non-Binary Youth

    By Irwin Krieger

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    An informed guide to supporting and working with transgender and non-binary youth. Topics of discussion include gender identity, sexuality, transitioning and mental health. Additional resources and suggested reading lists make this an essential reference for all professionals who counsel transgender youth.

    Police in Africa

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    Often overlooked by journalists and scholars, the police forces of the African continent are a significant and little-studied phenomenon. This book seeks to redress that lacuna

    Learning and Volunteering Abroad for Development

    By Rebecca Tiessen

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    Learning/volunteer abroad programmes provide opportunities for cross-cultural understanding, partnership-building, and cooperative development, but there are also significant structural challenges and inequality of opportunity issues that result from these partnerships between host organizations in the Global South and learning/volunteer abroad for development LVA4D participants from the Global North. Learning and Volunteering...

    Neuroscience and Psychology of Meditation in Everyday Life

    By Dusana Dorjee

    Paperback £19.43

    Neuroscience and Psychology of Meditation in Everyday Life addresses essential and timely questions about the research and practice of meditation as a path to realization of human potential for health and well-being. Balancing practical content and scientific theory, the book discusses long-term effects of six meditation practices: mindfulness, compassion, visualization-based...

    Social Policy and Social Work

    By Steve Cunningham

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    This book introduces policy and shows how it has changed and evolved over time, how it reflects changes in society, and how it is applied to everyday practice.

    Violence and Maltreatment in Intimate Relationships

    By Cindy L. Miller-Perrin

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    This is an introduction to the topic of family violence, including various forms of physical, sexual, and psychological abuse that occur within intimate relationships. The authors Cindy L. Miller-Perrin, Robin D. Perrin, and Claire M. Renzetti provide succinct coverage of child physical, sexual, and psychological maltreatment as well as child...

    Developing Resilience

    By Michael Neenan

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    Revised edition of the author's Developing resilience, 2009.

    Obama\'s welfare legacy: An assessment of US anti-poverty policies

    By Anne Daguerre

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    Using new research, Anne Daguerre examines Obama's legacy on welfare and antipoverty policies, focusing in particular on the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families TANF and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program SNAP.

    Volunteer

    By Lonely Planet

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    When the Unacceptable Becomes the Norm

    By Bill Lawrence

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    When the Unacceptable Becomes the Norm is an essential guide for any person looking to place a relative in care or already in the care system.

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