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Case Studies in Marriage and Family Therapy (2nd Edition) The authors believe that prospective counselors must learn from the experience of practicing counselors. This enjoyable-to-read, inexpensive casebook offers nineteen live marriage and family therapy case studies that exemplify the major approaches taken to marriage and family counseling. The nineteen contributors provide real-life data about their counseling sessions, their decision-making process, their personal feelings, and even their mistakes. A common organization for each case study f…

The Wife of Bath (Case Studies in Contemporary Criticism)Adopted at more than 1,000 colleges and universities, Bedford/St. Martin’s innovative Case Studies in Contemporary Criticism series has introduced more than a quarter of a million students to literary theory and earned enthusiastic praise nationwide. Along with an authoritative text of a major literary work, each volume presents critical essays, selected or prepared especially for students, that approach the work from several contemporary critical perspectives, such as gender criticism and cultu…

Case Studies in Child, Adolescent, and Family TreatmentA detailed look at how to apply clinical theories to social work practice Thinking through real-life cases to make connections between theory and practice is a crucial element of social work education. Now in its Second Edition, Case Studies in Child, Adolescent, and Family Treatment contains a wide range of cases described in rich detail by practitioners, scholars, and researchers. Chapters represent contexts and approaches across the social work spectrum, so students will get to glimpse into …

Strangers in a Not-So-Strange Land: Indian American Immigrants in the Global Age (Case Studies in Cultural Anthropology)This text is a case study of the Asian Indians in the United States. Almost unheard of three decades ago and almost nonexistent in the United States in the 1970s, this community is, on the average, the highest educated and claims the highest average family income of any ethnic community in North America. They are part of and representative of the new kind of immigrant coming to America. This text delves into the subject of immigration by focusing on how the immigration of highly educated and pro…

Case Studies in Family ViolenceSince the publication of the first edition in 1991, there has been substantial progress in our understanding of the etiology and associated features of domestic violence. As in the first edition, this book elucidates and highlights the complex multidisciplinary issues facing clinicians who work with family violence cases. Each chapter combines two illustrative cases with a broader discussion of the issues that are encountered by clinicians working with families that engage in abuse or neg…

Katun: A Twenty-Year Journey with the Maya (Case Studies in Cultural Anthropology)The focus of this case study is the changing social and economic structure of the henequen zone in northwest Yucatan, Mexico, with special attention paid to women’s economic participation. The henequen zone is unique in that it has been dominated by hacienda and state-controlled monocrop production since the colonial era. In recent years, this system of production has deteriorated. Since the author’s first fieldwork in the 1970’s, the area has faced economic decline as the henequen (sisal used f…

Collaborating with Families: A Case Study ApproachA supplementary casebook for courses in Collaboration/Consultation and Families in Special Education. This engaging new text presents real stories of 10 families with children who have special needs. Each is written by a family member, in his or her own words, with minimal author involvement. The stories reflect people from across the country, from different income levels, diverse racial and ethnic groups, and families with children of various ages with various disabilities. The case study appro…

Partners in Christ: A Conservative Case for EgalitarianismThe Bible says that women should keep silent in church and that they should pray and prophesy. It calls wives the weaker partner and says that men and women are equal. When it comes to understanding what Scripture says about men and women, those on both sides of the debate can and do marshal strong evidence from the Bible. Why are they able to do this? John Stackhouse boldly contends it is because Scripture in fact says both things. Does the Bible contradict itself then? Not so. Rather, in th…

With No Direction Home: Homeless Youth on the Road and In the Streets (Case Studies on Contemporary Social Issues)This book gives voice to the homeless youth and is rich with material on their everyday lives, including living conditions and street experiences. The case study’s strength lies in its ethnographic methodology, which combines direct observations and qualitative interviews. Ethnography is particularly important in describing populations and social environments that are hidden from normal observation, and is indispensable when exploring emerging phenomena, such as the formative fictive kin network…

Fulbe Voices: Marriage, Islam, And Medicine In Northern Cameroon (Westview Case Studies in Anthropology)Fulbe Voices is based on everyday conversations in the West African village of Domaayo, Cameroon, where men and women struggle with the multiple cultural contradictions and social tensions emerging from their varied perspectives as farmers and entrepreneurs, schoolboys and elders, married and free women, rulers and ruled, Muslim scholars and spirit workers. Though sharing many terms of debate, Fulbe persons passionately argue about Muslim ideals and “pagan” practices, about Fulbe tradition an…