Social Problems: Community, Policy, and Social Action

Social Problems: Community, Policy, and Social Action

Empower your students to become part of the solution.With a clear and upbeat voice, this thought-provoking overview of social problems challenges readers to understand and recognize social problems in their communities and inspires them to become part of the solution. The Fourth Edition of this popular book goes beyond the typical presentation of contemporary social problems and their consequences by emphasizing the importance and effectiveness of community involvement to achieve real solutions. With an overarching focus on social inequalities and policy, this proven text provides a platform for discussion that encourages critical thinking and inspires hope.

  • Brand: Brand: SAGE Publications, Inc
  • ASIN: 1452205434

Helping Skills: Facilitating Exploration, Insight, and Action

Helping Skills: Facilitating Exploration, Insight, and Action

This fourth edition of Clara Hill s popular textbook updates her comprehensive exploration of basic helping skills for undergraduate and first-year graduate students. Hill s three-stage model of helping clients involves exploration, insight, and action. The exploration stage helps clients explore their thoughts and feelings. The insight stage helps clients understand the reasons for their thoughts and feelings. The action stage helps clients make desired changes in their lives.Authoritative but highly accessible, the book describes the goals and theoretical foundations of the three stages, how helpers can learn and practice the skills used in each stage, general principles for ethical practice, and important cultural issues. Hill also challenges students to think about and discuss the process of becoming helpers and their reasons for doing so. New material in this edition includes Chapters on self-awareness and cultural awareness, a glossary, and aditional methods for challenging clients. A research summary at the end of every chapter highlighting a relevant empirical study. The companion website has been updated to offer students and instructors helpful resources. Two companion DVDs illustrate the three-stage model: Helping Skills in Practice and Dream Work in Practice.

  • Brand: Clara E Hill
  • ASIN: 1433816784

Biochemistry, 4th Edition

Biochemistry, 4th Edition

The "Gold Standard" in Biochemistry text books, Biochemistry 4e, is a modern classic that has been thoroughly revised. Don and Judy Voet explain biochemical concepts while offering a unified presentation of life and its variation through evolution. Incorporates both classical and current research to illustrate the historical source of much of our biochemical knowledge.

  • Brand: imusti
  • ASIN: 0470570954

Spring in Action, 4th Edition

Spring in Action, 4th Edition

Spring in Action, Fourth Edition continues the practical, hands-on style of the previous bestselling editions. Author Craig Walls has a special knack for crisp and entertaining examples that zoom in on the features and techniques really needed.The Spring framework is required knowledge for Java developers, and this edition brings readers up to speed with Spring 3.1 and then highlights some of the new Spring 3.2 features such as asynchronous Spring MVC Controllers. It also covers testing support for Spring MVC controllers and RestTemplate-based clients which enables a richer form of testing for controllers and clients without having to fire up a server or hitting an actual REST API—in other words no-network involved.

  • Brand: Unknown
  • ASIN: B01BGAAY76

Community Organizing and Development (4th Edition)

Community Organizing and Development (4th Edition)

This revised edition of a well-known and widely used text in community organizing and development fully examines the broad and changing political and social settings that influence actions; while portraying the infra-structure of social change -- the knowledge, personnel, and organizations -- that enable such work to be successfully accomplished.     The text brings together the practicalities of  organizing and development -- fund raising, working out news releases, running an organization, orchestrating political actions, academic knowledge -- and explains why various approaches work; as well as the values and ideologies that guide what is to be done.  It provides the foundations of organizing and development work and then describes how activists -- through following either a social confrontation model or an economic and social production approach -- can respond to economic and social problems.

  • ASIN: 0205408133

The Golden City: Book Three of the Fourth Realm Trilogy

The Golden City: Book Three of the Fourth Realm Trilogy

A world that exists in the shadow of our own . . . the thrilling conclusion to John Twelve Hawks's Fourth Realm trilogy, The Golden City is packed with the knife-edge tension, intriguing characters, and startling plot twists that made The Traveler and The Dark River international hits.John Twelve Hawks's previous novels about the mystical Travelers and the Brethren, their ruthless enemies, generated an extraordinary following around the world. The Washington Post wrote that The Traveler “portrays a Big Brother with powers far beyond anything Orwell could imagine . . .” and Publishers Weekly hailed the series as “a saga that's part A Wrinkle in Time, part The Matrix and part Kurosawa epic.” Internet chat rooms and blogs have overflowed with speculation about the final destiny of the richly imagined characters fighting an epic battle beneath the surface of our modern world.In The Golden City, Twelve Hawks delivers the climax to his spellbinding epic. Struggling to protect the legacy of his Traveler father, Gabriel faces troubling new questions and relentless threats. His brother Michael, now firmly allied with the enemy, pursues his ambition to wrest power from Nathan Boone, the calculating leader of the Brethren. And Maya, the Harlequin warrior pledged to protect Gabriel a...

  • Brand: John Twelve Hawks
  • ASIN: 1400079314

Technology in Action, Introductory (4th Edition)

Technology in Action, Introductory (4th Edition)

For introductory courses in computer concepts or computer literacy often including instruction in Microsoft Office.   A Computer Concepts Text Focused on Today’s Student! Technology in Action engages students by combining a unique teaching approach with rich companion media.  

  • ASIN: 0132402661

Dungeons & Dragons Monster Manual: Roleplaying Game Core Rules, 4th Edition

Dungeons & Dragons Monster Manual: Roleplaying Game Core Rules, 4th Edition

The second of three core rulebooks for the 4th Edition Dungeons & Dragons® Roleplaying Game.The Dungeons & Dragons Roleplaying Game has defined the medieval fantasy genre and the tabletop RPG industry for more than 30 years. In the D&D game, players create characters that band together to explore dungeons, slay monsters, and find treasure. The 4th Edition D&D rules offer the best possible play experience by presenting exciting character options, an elegant and robust rules system, and handy storytelling tools for the Dungeon Master.The Monster Manual presents more than 300 official Dungeons & Dragons Roleplaying Game monsters for all levels of play, from aboleth to zombie. Each monster is illustrated and comes with complete game statistics and tips for the Dungeon Master on how best to use the monster in D&D encounters.

  • Brand: Wizards of the Coast
  • ASIN: 0786948523

Principles of Soil Chemistry, Fourth Edition (Books in Soils, Plants, and the Environment)

Principles of Soil Chemistry, Fourth Edition (Books in Soils, Plants, and the Environment)

Learn the secrets of soil chemistry and its role in agriculture and the environment. Examine the fundamental laws of soil chemistry, how they affect dissolution, cation and anion exchange, and other reactions. Explore how water can form water-bridges and hydrogen bonding, the most common forces in adsorption, chelation, and more. Discover how electrical charges develop in soils creating electrochemical potentials forcing ions to move into the plant body through barriers such as root membranes, nourishing crops and plants. You can do all this and more with Principles of Soil Chemistry, Fourth Edition. Since the first edition published in 1982, this resource has made a name for itself as a textbook for upper level undergraduates and as a handy reference for professionals and scientists. This fourth edition reexamines the entire reach of soil chemistry while maintaining the clear, concise style that made previous editions so user-friendly. By completely revising, updating, and incorporating a decade’s worth of new information, author Kim Tan has made this edition an entirely new and better book. See what's new in the Fourth Edition Reexamines atoms as the smallest particle that will enter into chemical reactions by probing new advances testifying the presence of subatomic partic...

  • ASIN: 1439813922

Technology In Action (Taken from Technology In Action, Go! Complete, Fourth Edition)

Technology In Action (Taken from Technology In Action, Go! Complete, Fourth Edition)

  • ASIN: 0536438323
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