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Product Description: "Fragile families"―unmarried parents who struggle emotionally and financially―are one of the primary targets of the Healthy Marriage Initiative, a federal policy that has funded marriage education programs in nearly every state. These programs, which encourage marriage by teaching relationship skills, are predicated on the hope that married couples can provide a more emotionally and financially stable home for their children...read more

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9780231170307 | Columbia Univ Pr, December 20, 2016, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: "Fragile families"―unmarried parents who struggle emotionally and financially―are one of the primary targets of the Healthy Marriage Initiative, a federal policy that has funded marriage education programs in nearly every state.

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9780813571034 | Rutgers Univ Pr, December 9, 2016, cover price $85.00

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9780813571027 | Reprint edition (Rutgers Univ Pr, December 9, 2016), cover price $26.95

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Product Description: People across Canada's north have initiated unique community institutions to support a range of social-economic activities that are neither state-driven nor profit-oriented. Though crucial to the health and vibrancy of communities, this "third sector"-artistic, recreational, cultural, political, business, and economic development organizations-has only recently been studied...read more
By Jean-sebastien Boutet (contributor)

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9781772120875, titled "Care, Cooperation and Activism in Canada’s Northern Social Economy" | Univ of Alberta Pr, December 5, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: People across Canada's north have initiated unique community institutions to support a range of social-economic activities that are neither state-driven nor profit-oriented.

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Product Description: Sexuality and Its Disorders explores sexuality from an evolutionary perspective using powerful, real-life case studies to help readers provide effective guidance around issues relating to sexuality. Drawing on his 30 years of clinical experience and research, author Mike Abrams provides a comprehensive, evidence-based, and clinically-oriented text with cutting-edge coverage throughout...read more

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9781412978811 | Sage Pubns, November 15, 2016, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: Sexuality and Its Disorders explores sexuality from an evolutionary perspective using powerful, real-life case studies to help readers provide effective guidance around issues relating to sexuality.

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Product Description: While campus engagement with the local community is generally viewed in a positive light, in reality these collaborations are more complex. Presenting a variety of contemporary models and frameworks for community engagement, this book is distinguished by its unique emphasis on campus-community partnerships from the perspective of the community...read more

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9780826126221 | Springer Pub Co, October 15, 2016, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: While campus engagement with the local community is generally viewed in a positive light, in reality these collaborations are more complex.

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Product Description: 75 brief self-care reflections to help aid workers, activists, and volunteers renew purpose and achieve fulfillment. Heal from over-exhaustion, prevent burnout, and regain your motivation with these short readings from a psychologist who has spent many years in the field working in conflict and disaster areas...read more

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9781941529348 | Parallax Pr, October 4, 2016, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: 75 brief self-care reflections to help aid workers, activists, and volunteers renew purpose and achieve fulfillment.

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Product Description: Creating a safe and trusting environment is a pivotal concern within any professional setting. By increasing awareness and providing accurate information, misbehavior problems can more easily be prevented.Sexual Misconduct in the Education and Human Services Sector is a pivotal reference source for the latest scholarly research on effective guidelines and frameworks for ensuring appropriate professional conduct, and presents innovative methods for the proper training of employees...read more
By David Bateman (editor)

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9781522506577 | Idea Group Reference, August 31, 2016, cover price $190.00 | About this edition: Creating a safe and trusting environment is a pivotal concern within any professional setting.

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Product Description: Helping Relationships with Older Adults: From Theory to Practice examines the fundamental theoretical perspectives of the aging process with an emphasis on the healthy aspects of aging. Taking a comprehensive approach, author Adele Williams addresses various therapeutic methods as she highlights the strengths and resiliency of the older population...read more

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9781483344584 | Sage Pubns, August 2, 2016, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Helping Relationships with Older Adults: From Theory to Practice examines the fundamental theoretical perspectives of the aging process with an emphasis on the healthy aspects of aging.

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Product Description: What do we know about the mental health of inmates? What are the implications of what we know? Nathaniel J. Pallone characterizes opinion on these questions as falling into two broad camps: the “tender-hearted,” those who see an overlap between mental illness and criminal behavior, and are treatment-oriented; and the “tough-minded,” those who have little confidence in psychiatric categories, do not really accept arguments about diminished responsibility, and who feel the emphasis should be on punishment...read more

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9780887383830 | Transaction Pub, March 1, 1991, cover price $55.95 | About this edition: What do we know about the mental health of inmates?

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9781412863056 | Transaction Pub, July 31, 2016, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: What do we know about the mental health of inmates?

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Product Description: Despite widespread recognition that the majority of homeless women suffer from severe mental and emotional trauma, our healthcare system has essentially left them untreated other than to mask their symptoms with psychiatric drugs...read more

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9781626375611 | Lynne Rienner Pub, July 30, 2016, cover price $58.00 | About this edition: Despite widespread recognition that the majority of homeless women suffer from severe mental and emotional trauma, our healthcare system has essentially left them untreated other than to mask their symptoms with psychiatric drugs.

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Product Description: Applied Ethics and Decision Making in Mental Health covers ACA, APA, and AAMFT codes of ethics in an easy-to-read format that applies ethical standards to real-life scenarios.  Authors Michael Moyer and Charles Crews not only focus on the various aspects of legal issues and codes of ethics, but also include ethical decision making models and exploration into the philosophy behind ethical decision making...read more

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9781483349756 | Sage Pubns, July 26, 2016, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Applied Ethics and Decision Making in Mental Health covers ACA, APA, and AAMFT codes of ethics in an easy-to-read format that applies ethical standards to real-life scenarios.

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Product Description: The traditional lines of demarcation between service providers and service users are shifting. Professionals in managed service organizations are working to incorporate the voices of service users into their missions and the way they function, and service users, with growing access to knowledge, have taken on the semblances of professional expertise...read more
By Per K. Solvang (editor)

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9780231171526 | Columbia Univ Pr, July 12, 2016, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: The traditional lines of demarcation between service providers and service users are shifting.

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Product Description: PLAY. We all do it: wordplay, love play, role-play; we play cards, play sport, play the fool, and play around. And that’s just the grown-ups! It features in every aspect of our lives, whether we call it by that or another name. We all do it, but why do we do it? What does it mean to play and what, if any, difference does it make to our lives? Most crucially, and central to the theme of this book, is the question, ‘Does play have a positive impact on our health and wellbeing, and consequently a role in modern healthcare delivery?’ The contributors to this book provide a comprehensive overview of how play and play-based activities can be used throughout the adult lifespan to promote health and wellbeing within the context of healthcare service delivery for patients, their families and communities, and for the staff involved in their care...read more
By Julia Whitaker (editor)

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9781138931237 | Routledge, July 5, 2016, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: PLAY.

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9781138931244 | Reprint edition (Routledge, July 5, 2016), cover price $56.95 | About this edition: PLAY.

Product Description: Peace Support Operations: Nordic Perspectives brings together Nordic academics working in the field of peace support operations broadly defined. It contains a collection of articles that present different theoretical approaches to the study of peace support operations and contribute to enhance the knowledge of the Nordic countries’ participation in such operations...read more
By Eli Stamnes (editor)

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9780415449267 | 1 edition (Routledge, September 11, 2008), cover price $170.00 | About this edition: Peace Support Operations: Nordic Perspectives brings together Nordic academics working in the field of peace support operations broadly defined.

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9781138994829 | Routledge, June 30, 2016, cover price $47.95 | About this edition: Peace Support Operations: Nordic Perspectives brings together Nordic academics working in the field of peace support operations broadly defined.

Product Description: US enthusiasm for peace operations’ has fluctuated markedly in the post-Cold War era. In the early 1990s, the first Bush Administration’s interest in a "new world order" and the Clinton Administration’s policy of "assertive multilateralism" opened the door to direct engagement in Somalia and support to UN operations in the former Yugoslavia...read more
By Ian Johnstone (editor)

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9780123420084 | 1 edition (Routledge, November 4, 2008), cover price $155.00 | About this edition: US enthusiasm for peace operations’ has fluctuated markedly in the post-Cold War era.

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9781138993990 | Reprint edition (Routledge, June 30, 2016), cover price $47.95 | About this edition: US enthusiasm for peace operations’ has fluctuated markedly in the post-Cold War era.

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Product Description: Creative and cultural industries, broadly defined, are now considered by many policy makers across Europe at the heart of their national innovation and economic development agenda. Similarly, many European cities and regions have adopted policies to support and develop these industries and their local support infrastructures...read more
By Roberta Comunian (editor)

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9781138683648 | Routledge, May 23, 2016, cover price $155.00 | About this edition: Creative and cultural industries, broadly defined, are now considered by many policy makers across Europe at the heart of their national innovation and economic development agenda.

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Product Description: Integration is now a key expectation within the delivery of health and social care services in the UK and internationally. However, it still remains difficult to achieve and sustain in practice. Based on learning from successful, and unsuccessful, integrated care initiatives, this book is an invaluable guide for those responsible for leading, managing and delivering integrated care across health, social care and housing...read more

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9781849056465 | Singing Dragon, June 21, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Integration is now a key expectation within the delivery of health and social care services in the UK and internationally.

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Product Description: Davies review explores the history of transnational voluntary associations, commencing with general patterns before proceeding to cover the history of different sectors in turn, including humanitarianism, science, education, environment, feminism, race, health, human rights, labour, business, standards, professions, culture, peace, religion, and youth...read more

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9789004323599 | Brill Academic Pub, June 16, 2016, cover price $84.00 | About this edition: Davies review explores the history of transnational voluntary associations, commencing with general patterns before proceeding to cover the history of different sectors in turn, including humanitarianism, science, education, environment, feminism, race, health, human rights, labour, business, standards, professions, culture, peace, religion, and youth.

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Product Description: In The Age of Dignity, thought leader and activist Ai-jen Poo offers a wake-up call about the demographic reality that will affect us all. “We have more senior citizens in America today than we’ve had at any time in our history,” Poo writes, pointing out that more than 14 percent of our population is now over sixty-five; by 2030 that ratio will be one in five...read more

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9781620970386 | New Pr, February 3, 2015, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: By 2035, 11.

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9781620972014 | New Pr, June 7, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: In The Age of Dignity, thought leader and activist Ai-jen Poo offers a wake-up call about the demographic reality that will affect us all.

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Product Description: 'The authors have raised an important construct for all of us who work in the public sector regarding what underlies and directs the rapid advancement of technology solutions in developing and developed economies. . . DeMello and Furseth deserve credit for raising our awareness to the true driver behind the successful integration and acceptance of technology in this increasingly innovation-driven world: culture...read more

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9781783475377 | Edward Elgar Pub, May 25, 2016, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: 'The authors have raised an important construct for all of us who work in the public sector regarding what underlies and directs the rapid advancement of technology solutions in developing and developed economies.

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Product Description: The evidence-based strategies in this volume close the achievement gap among students from all sociological backgrounds. Designed according to local needs assessments, they provide the services, programs, initiatives, and relationships that are crucial for children's success in school and life...read more

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9780231160940 | Columbia Univ Pr, May 24, 2016, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: The evidence-based strategies in this volume close the achievement gap among students from all sociological backgrounds.

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9780231160957 | Columbia Univ Pr, May 24, 2016, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: The evidence-based strategies in this volume close the achievement gap among students from all sociological backgrounds.

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