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    The Middle of Everywhere

    Helping Refugees Enter the American Community

    by Mary Pipher ...
    Narrated by Karen White ...


    14 hours 19 min

    Over the past decade, Mary Pipher has been a great source of wisdom, helping us to better understand our family members. Now she connects us with the newest members of the American family-refugees. In cities all over the country, refugees arrive daily. Lost Boys from Sudan, survivors from Kosovo, families fleeing Afghanistan and Vietnam: they come with nothing but the desire to experience the ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Transition to Common Work

    Building Community at The Working Centre

    Narrated by Graham Yeates ...


    7 hours 47 min

    Part 2: Community EngagementChapter 4 The VirtuesJoe Mancini and Stephanie ManciniThe Working Centre has integrated the virtues into its organizational philosophy because the sharing of goods and the building of cooperation is fundamental for relationships and friendship. The virtues are illustrated through stories that describe their role in The Working Centre’s development. ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Thriving Child

    The Science Behind Reducing Stress and Nurturing Independence


    11 hours 35 min

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of The Thriving Child by Dr William Stixrud and Ned Johnson, read by Kaleo Griffith.As parents we all want the best for our child, but so often we give in to societal pressures which can result in us over-managing every aspect of their lives leaving them overwhelmed, over-scheduled and lacking motivation. This can terrifyingly lead to mental health problems ... Read more

    $20.83 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    White Privilege Unmasked

    How to Be Part of the Solution

    by Judy Ryde ...
    Narrated by Fenella Fudge ...


    6 hours 56 min

    A primer on understanding white privilege, with strategies for breaking down race barriers in professional organizations.All white people understand cultural differences from a platform of relative privilege, affecting their personal and professional interactions. How should they respond when confronted with this knowledge? This introductory book looks at the concept of whiteness, and shows how ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Altenpflege mit Herz

    Ganz im Sinne des Betroffenen

    Narrated by Armin Dallapiccola ...


    6 hours 58 min

    Die Pflege von Menschen, die auf diese angewiesen sind, ist einer der wichtigsten Dienstleistungsbereiche in unserer Gesellschaft, da die Familien heutzutage kaum mehr in der Lage sind, dies für ihre betroffenen Angehörigen zu leisten. Umso wichtiger zu wissen, dass diejenigen, die sich um einen selbst oder die lieben Verwandten kümmern, dies mitunter genauso liebevoll tun, wir man sich das ... Read more

    $27.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Psychodynamic Counselling in Action

    Narrated by Greg Patmore ...
    series Counselling in Action series


    8 hours 56 min

    This substantially revised fifth edition of a classic text includes an updated preface, new content on the therapeutic relationship, substantially revised chapters on the middle phase of counselling and reflections on the influence of other modalities and shared aspects of practice across approaches. Each chapter now includes an annotated Further Reading section to help deepen knowledge and ... Read more

    $72.71 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Pouvoir Du Sacrifice

    by Gabriel Agbo ...
    Narrated by Agbo ...


    4 hours 7 min

    Les sacrifices sont puissants. Très puissants! L’homme le plus riche, l'homme le plus fort, l'homme et la femme les plus bénis, le plus sage, les plus grands rois, les prophètes les plus puissants étaient tous des hommes et des femmes de sacrifice. Ils ont tout donné, tout risqué pour leur peuple, l'humanité et Dieu, afin d'atteindre leurs objectifs et réaliser des exploits dont même l'éternité ... Read more

    $13.48 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Public Option

    How to Expand Freedom, Increase Opportunity, and Promote Equality


    7 hours 51 min

    Whenever you go to your local public library, send mail via the post office, or visit Yosemite, you are taking advantage of a longstanding American tradition: the public option. Some of the most useful and beloved institutions in American life are public options-yet they are seldom celebrated as such. These government-supported opportunities coexist peaceably alongside private options, ensuring ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Woman Who Saved the Children

    by Clare Mulley ...
    Narrated by Clare Mulley, Joely Richardson ...


    13 hours 55 min

    This is an unconventional biography of an unconventional woman. Eglantyne Jebb moved from drawing rooms to war zones, often defying expectation and at times breaking the law. Although not fond of individual children, she founded Save the Children and originated the revolutionary concept of children's human rights. Clare Mulley brings to life the brilliant, charismatic, passionate and compassionate ... Read more

    $55.41 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Ringkampf für eine bessere Pflege

    Mit einem Beitrag von Hermann Ulferts


    6 hours 26 min

    Der Pflegeberuf ist einer der wichtigsten überhaupt, Pflegekräfte leisten in Krankenhäuser, Alten- und Pflegeheimen sowie auch im ambulanten Bereich unschätzbare Dienste. Umso bedenklicher ist der schlechte Stand dieser Berufsgruppe hierzulande. Mangelnde Anerkennung, schlechte Bezahlung und schwierige Arbeitsbedingungen machen die Pflege unattraktiv, was nicht nur zu Nachwuchsproblemen führt, ... Read more

    $28.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Life You Can Save

    by Peter Singer ...


    7 hours 19 min

    In this Tenth Anniversary Edition of The Life You Can Save, Peter Singer brings his landmark book up to date. In addition to restating his compelling arguments about how we should respond to extreme poverty, he examines the progress we are making and recounts how the first edition transformed the lives both of readers and the people they helped. Learn how you can be part of the solution, doing ... Read more

    $37.41 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Age of Dignity

    Preparing for the Elder Boom in a Changing America

    by Ai-jen Poo ...
    Narrated by Emily Woo Zeller ...


    5 hours 58 min

    By 2035, 11.5 million Americans will be over the age of eighty-five, more than double today's 5 million, living longer than ever before. To enable all of us to age with dignity and security in the face of this coming Age Wave, our society must learn to value the care of our elders. The process of building a culture that supports care is a key component to restoring the American dream, and, as Ai ... Read more

    $25.44 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Happiness Policy Handbook

    How to Make Happiness and Well-Being the Purpose of Your Government


    4 hours 15 min

    Authors are leaders in their field,Musikanski is the Executive Director of the Happiness Alliance,Rhonda Phillips is Dean of Purdue Honors CollegeJean Crowder is a consultant and former federal politicianPhillips and Rhonda are directors of the Happiness Alliance, a nonprofit that provides tools, resources and knowledge to policy makers and communitiesThis "happy trio" of authors are all extremely ... Read more

    $43.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    You'll Like It Here: The Story of Donald Vitkus--Belchertown Patient #3394

    Narrated by Ed Orzechowski ...


    7 hours 32 min

    Abandoned by his unwed mother during World War II, Donald Vitkus becomes a ward of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. He is 27 days old. Six years later as "Patient #3394," he is committed to Belchertown State School, where he is labeled a "moron" with an I.Q. of 41. Like hundreds of other institutions across the country, Belchertown is a de-humanizing environment of barred windows, locked doors, ... Read more

    $29.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    No Fixed Abode

    Life and Death Among the UK's Forgotten Homeless

    Narrated by Maeve McClenaghan ...


    10 hours 38 min

    ‘A sensitive exposé that illustrates the complexities of modern homelessness. Moving, poetic and as rousing as Orwell’ **– Cash Carraway, author of Skint Estate‘Urgent, gripping and devastating’ – The Secret Barrister**This book will finally give a face and a voice to those we so easily forget in our society. It will tell the highly personal, human and sometimes surprisingly uplifting stories of ... Read more

    $22.70 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    No Place To Go

    How Public Toilets Fail Our Private Needs

    by Lezlie Lowe ...
    Narrated by Amanda Wood ...


    6 hours 15 min

    This book is Number One in addressing the politics of where we're allowed to "go" in public.Adults don’t talk about the business of doing our business. We work on one assumption: the world of public bathrooms is problem- and politics-free. No Place To Go: How Public Toilets Fail our Private Needs reveals the opposite is true. No Place To Go is a toilet tour from London to San Francisco to Toronto ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Working at Relational Depth in Counselling and Psychotherapy


    10 hours 56 min

    Eagerly awaited by many counsellors and psychotherapists, this new edition includes an updated preface, new content on recent research and new developments and debates around relational depth, and new case studies.This groundbreaking text goes to the very heart of the therapeutic meeting between therapist and client. Focusing on the concept of 'relational depth', the authors describe a form of ... Read more

    $64.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Grief Works

    Stories of Life, Death and Surviving

    by Julia Samuel ...
    Narrated by Julia Samuel ...


    8 hours 41 min

    Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Grief Works, written and read by Julia Samuel.Death is the last taboo in our society, and grief is still profoundly misunderstood. So many of us feel awkward and uncertain around death, and shy away from talking honestly with family and friends. Grief Works is a compassionate guide that will inform and engage anyone who is grieving ... Read more

    $18.93 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Person-Centred Counselling in Action

    series Counselling in Action series


    12 hours 45 min

    It is now 25 years since the first edition of Person-Centred Counselling in Action appeared, offering the definitive exposition of the theory and practice of the person-centred approach. Since then the book has supported and inspired hundreds of thousands of trainees and practitioners worldwide.This important Fourth Edition maintains the book's accessibility, clarity and verve whilst incorporating ... Read more

    $70.11 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Behind Closed Doors

    Why We Break Up Families – and How to Mend Them

    by Polly Curtis ...
    Narrated by Polly Curtis, Penelope Rawlins ...


    'BRILLIANT . . . I LOVE THIS BOOK' LEMN SISSAY'EXTRAORDINARY' OLIVER BULLOUGH'EVERYONE SHOULD READ THIS BOOK' HILARY COTTAMMeet the mother whose children were taken away, and the father who fought for his son. Listen to the radical social worker, the judge, the lawyer. See inside the homes of foster carers, adoptive parents and children in care. Because behind closed doors, a scandal is ongoing... ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial


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    The Politics of Trauma

    Somatics, Healing, and Social Justice


    14 hours 40 min

    An essential tool for healers, therapists, activists, and survivors of trauma who are interested in a justice-centered approach to somatic transformationThe Politics of Trauma offers somatics with a social analysis. This book is for therapists and social activists who understand that trauma healing is not just for individuals--and that social change is not just for movement builders. Just as ... Read more

    $44.85 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Voces de Chernóbil

    Crónica del futuro


    14 hours 18 min

    La escritora bielorrusa Premio Nobel de Literatura 2015 da voz a aquellas personas que sobrevivieron al desastre de Chernóbil y que fueron silenciadas y olvidadas por su propio gobierno. Este libro les da la oportunidad de contar su historia.Chernóbil, 1986. «Cierra las ventanillas y acuéstate. Hay un incendio en la central. Vendré pronto.» Esto fue lo último que un joven bombero dijo a su esposa ... Read more

    $36.29 AUD or free with audiobook trial