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  • When Police Kill (English, Hardback) Franklin E Zimring

    Franklin Zimring compiles data from federal records, crowdsourced research, and investigative journalism to provide a comprehensive, fact-based picture of how, when, where, and why police use deadly force. He offers prescriptions for how federal, state, and local governments could reduce killings at minimum cost without risking officers' lives.

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  • The Fear of 13 (English, Paperback) Nick Yarris

    'Somewhere in each of us is the blackest pit from which few ever return. I had found mine.' Found guilty of the rape and murder of a woman he had never met, Nick Yarris was sentenced to death. With appeal after appeal failing he spent twenty-two years waiting to die. This is the true and amazing story of how he survived Death Row.

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  • One Last Job (Paperback) Tom Pettifor, Nick Sommerlad

    The life story of Brian Reader, Britain's most prolific burglar. Branded The Master - and a Gentleman Thief - Brian is a true character from the old school of British crime. With exclusive access to those closest to him, and with his jailing earlier this year, this marks the end of the era of big set-piece raids.

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  • The Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Toolbox a Workbook for Clients and Clinicians (English, Paperback) Jeff Riggenbach

    Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) is the most empirically supported form of treatment for a broad range of psychological problems. The CBT Toolbox is not a “one strategy fits all” book or approaches. Rather, you will receive exercises that integrate research with practical application for specific symptom sets with the necessary depth to create meaningful change. The CBT Toolbox will provide you...

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  • Motorcycle Roadcraft: The Police Rider's Handbook (English, Paperback) Penny Mares, Phillip Coyne

    Supersedes previous edition (1996, 18th impression 2011, ISBN 9780113411436). PDF will also available (ISBN 9780117082199)

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  • Chasing the Scream (Paperback) Johann Hari

    THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Drugs are not what we think they are. Addiction is not what we think it is. And the war on drugs is not what we see on our TV screens. In Chasing the Scream, Johann Hari shares his discoveries through the riveting true stories he uncovered on a 30,000-mile journey - from the founder of the war on drugs who stalked and killed Billie Holiday, to a transgender crack...

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  • Kisses from Katie (Paperback) Katie Davis, Beth Clark

    An inspirational tale of one young American's decision to serve the Lord by living with and loving the people of Uganda.

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  • Conflict is Not Abuse (English, Paperback) Sarah Schulman

    Sarah Schulman illuminates the differences between Conflict and Abuse in this revelatory book that addresses the contemporary culture of scapegoating.

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  • Sandtray Therapy (English, Paperback) Linda E. Homeyer, Daniel S. Sweeney

    Sandtray Therapy is an essential book for professionals and students interested in incorporating this unique modality into work with clients of all ages. The third edition includes information on integrating neurological aspects of trauma and sandtray, updates per the DSM-V, and a new chapter on normative studies of the use of sandtray across the lifespan. As in previous editions, readers will...

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  • Assata (English, Paperback) Assata Shakur

    In her own words, the incredible story of one of the greatest living revolutionaries.

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  • Why Does He Do That? (English, Paperback) Lundy Bancroft

    "He doesn't mean to hurt me-he just loses control." "He can be sweet and gentle." "He's scared me a few times, but he never hurts the children-he's a great father." "He's had a really hard life..." Women in abusive relationships tell themselves these things every day. Now they can see inside the minds of angry and controlling men-and change their own lives. In this groundbreaking book, a...

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  • Are Prisons Obsolete? (English, Paperback) Angela Davis

    Since the 1980s prison construction and incarceration rates in the U.S. have been rising exponentially, evoking huge public concern about their proliferation, their recent privatisation and their promise of enormous profits. But these prisons house hugely disproportionate numbers of people of colour, betraying the racism embedded in the system, while studies show that increasing prison sentences...

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  • Rescue Me (English, Hardback) Richard Phibbs, Richard Jonas

    For three years, fashion and portrait photographer Richard Phibbs has donated his services to the Humane Society of New York, making portraits of dogs up for adoption as part of the Manhattan shelter’s work to find them all forever homes. The best of his photographs are featured in this simple and moving album, along with the story of each dog on its journey from often-shocking circumstances of...

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  • The Resilient Practitioner (English, Paperback) Thomas M. Skovholt, Michelle J. Trotter-Mathison

    Therapists and other helping professionals work in highly demanding fields and can suffer from burnout, compassion fatigue, and secondary stress. The third edition of The Resilient Practitioner guides students and practitioners toward their own personal balance between caring for themselves and caring for others. This new edition includes a new chapter on models of resiliency, an updated self-care...

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  • Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care Level 5 (English, Paperback) P. J. Calpin, Eleanor Langridge

    The ideal resource to support Level 5 candidates building on leadership and managerial skills. The full-colour course book will cover the essential knowledge for the core units, providing engaging case studies and offering advice on assessment and career advancement. All units are written by experienced practitioners and trainers.

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  • First Steps in Counselling (English, Paperback) Pete Sanders

    With over 100,000 copies sold, 'First Steps in Counselling' sets the standard for approachable, entry-level texts, mapping out the ground for those with little or no prior experience. The fourth edition brings this best-selling text up-to-date for today's introductory students.

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  • Writing Empirical Research Reports (English, Paperback) Fred Pyrczak

    • Designed for students who will be writing research proposals, reports, theses, and dissertations. • The 15 chapters cover 191 guidelines for effective scientific writing. The guidelines are fully illustrated with easy-to-follow examples. • The guidelines describe the types of information that should be included, how this information should be expressed, and where various types of information...

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  • Raising a Secure Child (English, Paperback) Kent Hoffman, Glen Cooper

    Today's parents are constantly pressured to be perfect. But in striving to do everything right, we risk missing what children really need for lifelong emotional security. Now the simple, powerful "Circle of Security" parenting strategies that Kent Hoffman, Glen Cooper, and Bert Powell have taught thousands of families are available in self-help form for the first time. Readers learn how to protect and nurture babies through teens while fostering their independence--and what emotional needs a child may be expressing with difficult behavior. Vivid stories and unique practical tools offer insight into how our own upbringing affects our parenting style (and what to do about it). Healthy attachment requires self-understanding, flexibility, and the willingness to make and learn from mistakes. This book shows parents they already have what it takes.

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  • Person-Centred Counselling in Action (English, Paperback) Brian Thorne, Dave Mearns

    This bestselling book maintains the accessibility and verve of previous editions while incorporating new developments in the person-centred approach. John McLeod joins authors Dave Mearns and Brian Thorne to contribute an exciting new chapter on research relevant to the person-centred field.

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  • An Emotionally-Focused Workbook for Couples (English, Paperback) Veronica Kallos-Lilly, Jennifer Fitzgerald

    This workbook is intended for use with couples who want to enhance their emotional connection or overcome their relationship distress. It is recommended for use with couples pursuing Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT). It closely follows the course of treatment and is designed so that clinicians can easily integrate guided reading and reflections into the therapeutic process. The material is...

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