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  • African Americans and Homeschooling

    Motivations, Opportunities and Challenges, 1st Edition

    By Ama Mazama, Garvey Musumunu

    Despite greater access to formal education, both disadvantaged and middle-class black students continue to struggle academically, causing a growing number of black parents to turn to homeschooling. This book is an in-depth exploration of the motivations behind black parents’ decision to educate…

    Paperback – 2016-11-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Myth and the Human Sciences

    Hans Blumenberg's Theory of Myth, 1st Edition

    By Angus Nicholls

    This is the first book-length critical analysis in any language of Hans Blumenberg’s theory of myth. Blumenberg can be regarded as the most important German theorist of myth of the second half of the twentieth century, and his Work on Myth (1979) has resonated across disciplines ranging from…

    Paperback – 2016-11-10
    Routledge
    Theorists of Myth

  • Development in an Era of Neoliberal Globalization

    1st Edition

    Edited by Henry Veltmeyer

    This book analyses the progress and failures of capitalist development against the backdrop of an increasingly globalised world economy organised on neoliberal principles. It brings together eminent writers on the political economy of international development such as Kari Polanyi-Levitt, Norman…

    Paperback – 2016-11-08
    Routledge
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • Performance Evaluation in the Human Services

    1st Edition

    By Simon Slavin, Wayne Matheson, Kenneth Millar, Cornelius Van Dyk

    Performance Evaluation in the Human Services is a practical, specific book for managers on how to conduct performance evaluations. The book moves beyond the traditional rating scale and focuses on a new model involving the employee in the evaluation process. It stresses the need for evaluation…

    Paperback – 2016-10-26
    Routledge

  • Jameson, Althusser, Marx

    An Introduction to 'The Political Conscious', 1st Edition

    Edited by William C. Dowling

    Frederic Jameson is widely regarded as one of the most original and influential Marxist critics of the last decades. His most controversial work, The Political Unconscious, had an enormous impact on literary criticism and cultural studies. In Jameson, Althusser, Marx, first published in 1984,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-17
    Routledge

  • Group Work Practice in a Troubled Society

    Problems and Opportunities, 1st Edition

    By Roselle Kurland, Robert Salmon

    This book presents the wide range and diversity of effective group work practice in today’s troubled society. Representing the best in current practice, chapters discuss modern group work and contain rich examples of practice and theory. Group Work Practice in a Troubled Society examines the social…

    Paperback – 2016-10-17
    Routledge

  • Life After Ninety

    1st Edition

    By Michael Bury, Anthea Holme

    In Life After Ninety Micheal Bury and Anthea Holme have surveyed and interviewed 200 individuals, living at home and in institutions, to examine old age stereotypes and present a unique picture of the health, quality of life, and social circumstances of the very old. Longevity and the factors which…

    Paperback – 2016-10-17
    Routledge

  • Capturing the Power of Diversity

    1st Edition

    By Marvin D Feit, John S Wodarski, John H Ramey, Aaron R Mann

    This stimulating book explores the many ways in which social group workers approach diversity. Capturing the Power of Diversity represents a range of interests and approaches to the challenges faced by group workers throughout the world. It illustrates the complexity, creativity, and excitement of…

    Paperback – 2016-10-17
    Routledge

  • Social Work in Ambulatory Care

    New Implications for Health and Social Services, 1st Edition

    By Gary Rosenberg

    The contributing authors of this volume--respected authorities on health care and social work--describe the shift from hospital based care to ambulatory patient and family focused community based services. Social Work in Ambulatory Care assists readers who need to develop, plan, and implement new…

    Paperback – 2016-10-17
    Routledge

  • From Prevention to Wellness Through Group Work

    1st Edition

    By Joan K Parry

    Offering some of the most advanced thinking and practice in the arena of social work with groups, From Prevention to Wellness Through Group Work synthesizes the discussions and findings from the Annual Symposium of the Association for the Advancement of Social Work with Groups (AASWG). Gathered…

    Paperback – 2016-10-17
    Routledge

  • The Philosophy of Marx

    1st Edition

    By William Leon McBride

    This book, first published in 1977, presents for the first time a serious and systematic assessment of Marx primarily as a philosopher. It considers all major aspects of Marx’s theory – its methodology, its ontological dimensions, its approaches to the descriptions of history and of societies and…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14
    Routledge

  • The Ethical Foundations of Marxism

    1st Edition

    By Eugene Kamenka

    The Ethical Foundations of Marxism, first published in 1962 and corrected and revised for a 1972 edition, examines carefully and critically the origin, precise nature and subsequent role of Marx’s ethical beliefs. Drawing freely on Marx’s still largely untranslated philosophical works and drafts…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14
    Routledge

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