By Robert J. Flynn, Raymond Lemay
By C. K. Kelly Martin
Natural. UNPLANNED. excellent. these have been Nick’s summer season plans ahead of Sasha stepped into the image. With the collateral harm from his mom and dad’ divorce nonetheless settling and Dani (his woman of the instant) up for almost something, issues are the very last thing he wishes. All that adjustments, although, whilst Nick runs into Sasha on the seashore in July. all of sudden he’s neck-deep in a courting and stunned to discover he doesn’t brain in the slightest degree. yet Nick’s international shifts back whilst Sasha breaks up with him. Then, weeks later, whereas Nick’s nonetheless reeling from the breakup, she turns up at his doorstep and tells him she’s pregnant. Nick unearths himself suffering once again to appreciate the lady he can’t cease taking care of, the woman who insists that it’s nonetheless over.
By Carol Packham
This publication explores the function of the employee in facilitating participation, studying and energetic engagement inside groups. targeting contemporary tasks to bolster citizen and group engagement, it presents assistance, frameworks and actions to assist in paintings with group participants, both as sorts of volunteers or as a part of self-help teams. environment group paintings as a tutorial method, the booklet additionally highlights dilemmas bobbing up from attainable interventions and offers suggestions for reflective, potent perform.
By David Pitcher
Kinship care - the care of youngsters via grandparents, different family members or buddies - is an immense a part of foster care, but there are special concerns that come up in care related to kinfolk instead of 'stranger' foster carers. This e-book takes an in-depth examine what is going on 'inside' kinship care. It explores the dynamics and relationships among kinfolk which are curious about kinship care, together with moms, grandparents, siblings and the broader relations. Chapters additionally talk about matters comparable to safeguarding, evaluation, treatment, encouraging permanence, placement breakdown, aid teams, and cultural matters. the ultimate a part of the ebook seems to be at kinship care from a global point of view, with examples from New Zealand, Australia, South Africa and the us. Drawing on quite a number theoretical views and with contributions from varied branches of kinship care, this e-book presents a useful evaluation of the problems concerned and the way to supply powerful help. it is going to be crucial interpreting for all these operating within the kinship care box, together with social staff, therapists, counsellors, psychologists and kinfolk legal professionals.
By Beth Mayall
Sixteen-year-old Amy dreads her kin holiday. together with her new stepfather within the photo, lifestyles seems like one huge unhappiness . . . till Amy discovers Mermaid Park, an previous vacationer spot the place women wearing excellent costumes practice underwater indicates. whilst Amy sees "mermaids" gliding in the course of the water, she is totally captivated, confident that if she may perhaps develop into considered one of them, the remainder of her lifestyles might be simply as appealing.
By Deborah Smith
Elgiva MacRoth is mesmerized by means of the boastful guy whose giant fortune is endangering the way forward for her tiny Scottish village. while she kidnaps him, he overwhelms her with ardour. How can she make him take into account that she's taken him prisoner merely to maintain her background?
By Cecily von Ziegesar
He uptown ladies are headed downtown as Serena and Jenny tackle their new outstanding roles as rock-star version girlfriends of recent York's most well-liked band, The Raves. in the meantime, Dan is simply too busy drowning his sorrows in empty bottles to note a mysterious French attractiveness who has a penchant for soiled, Jim Morrison-wannabe lead singers. Blair takes place of dwelling on the Plaza to contemplate her destiny. Will she develop into a gun-toting overseas secret agent or Manhattan's snobbiest society hostess? judgements are so tough! appears like every person wishes an afternoon off on the spa. And Senior Spa Day offers to serve up extra doses of scandal for brand new York's busiest private-school vixens.
By James Drisko, Tina Maschi
Content material research deals a accomplished review of the difference inside of content material research, besides certain descriptions of 3 methods present in the modern literature: uncomplicated content material research, interpretive content material research and qualitative content material research. This publication presents an inclusive, and thoroughly differentiated, exam of up to date content material research examine reasons and techniques. the sort of booklet isn't at the moment on hand. bankruptcy One examines the conceptual base and historical past of content material research, then the following 3 chapters research every one method of content material research extensive, utilizing short illustrative exemplar stories. all the technique chapters employs a constant define to assist readers evaluate and distinction the 3 diversified ways. bankruptcy five examines rigor in content material research and highlights steps to make sure the inner coherence of experiences. This booklet concludes with exploration of 2 full-length stories: bankruptcy 6 examines using content material research for advocacy and construction public knowledge to advertise human rights and social justice. bankruptcy 7 reports a full-length learn of older adults in criminal to element how content material research is finished and the way varied methods will be usefully mixed.