E-books: Health and Social Care

  • Donaldsons' Essential Public Health, Fourth Edition book cover

    Donaldsons' Essential Public Health, Fourth Edition

    By Liam J. Donaldson, Paul Rutter

    Donaldsons’ Essential Public Health has been in continuous print for 35 years, evolving through successive editions. This unrivalled record of success for a textbook of public health shows the enduring appeal of its content, style, and accessibility to generations of students and practitioners. For…

    eBook – 2017-08-28 
    CRC Press

  • Learning Everywhere on Campus: Teaching Strategies for Student Affairs Professionals book cover

    Learning Everywhere on Campus

    Teaching Strategies for Student Affairs Professionals

    Edited by Jane Fried, Ruth Harper

    Although student affairs practitioners play a key role in student learning, few are familiar with learning theories, the design of experiential education, or pedagogical theory. This edited collection describes programs in which student affairs professionals work independently or in collaboration…

    eBook – 2017-08-22
    Routledge

  • Digital Health: Critical and Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives book cover

    Digital Health

    Critical and Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives

    By Deborah Lupton

    The rise of digital health technologies is, for some, a panacea to many of the medical and public health challenges we face today. This is the first book to articulate a critical response to the techno-utopian and entrepreneurial vision of the digital health phenomenon. Deborah Lupton,…

    eBook – 2017-08-18
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • Social Work Practice with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People book cover

    Social Work Practice with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Gerald P. Mallon

    Although the vast majority of LGBT persons are healthy, resilient, and hardy individuals who do not seek social work intervention, some have been or will be clients in social work agencies. The third edition of Social Work Practice with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People updates this…

    eBook – 2017-08-16
    Routledge

  • Teaching Children with Challenging Behaviors: Practical Strategies for Early Childhood Educators book cover

    Teaching Children with Challenging Behaviors

    Practical Strategies for Early Childhood Educators

    Edited by Gayle Mindes

    Teaching Children with Challenging Behaviors provides early childhood educators with a guide to developmentally appropriate practice for working with children who exhibit challenging behaviors, as well as perspectives for experienced teachers to reflect upon best practices in today’s complex world.…

    eBook – 2017-08-15
    Routledge

  • Understanding the Sexual Betrayal of Boys and Men: The Trauma of Sexual Abuse book cover

    Understanding the Sexual Betrayal of Boys and Men

    The Trauma of Sexual Abuse

    Edited by Richard B. Gartner

    Understanding the Sexual Betrayal of Boys and Men: The Trauma of Sexual Abuse is an indispensable go-to book for understanding male sexual victimization. It has become increasingly clear since the 1980s that men and boys, like women and girls, are sexually abused and assaulted in alarming numbers.…

    eBook – 2017-08-15
    Routledge
    Psychoanalysis in a New Key Book Series

  • The Meat Crisis: Developing more Sustainable and Ethical Production and Consumption book cover

    The Meat Crisis

    Developing more Sustainable and Ethical Production and Consumption, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Joyce D'Silva, John Webster

    Meat and dairy production and consumption are in crisis. Globally, 70 billion farm animals are used for food production every year. It is well accepted that livestock production is a major contributor to greenhouse gas emissions. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)…

    eBook – 2017-08-15
    Routledge

  • Critical Realism for Welfare Professions book cover

    Critical Realism for Welfare Professions

    Edited by Monica Kjørstad, May-Britt Solem

    As a discipline, social work needs an inclusive metatheory for both research and practice that goes beyond positivism and constructivism. This is the first book to present and discuss how critical realism can contribute to a more useful and realistic approach to both research and practice in social…

    eBook – 2017-08-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Big Data, Surveillance and Crisis Management book cover

    Big Data, Surveillance and Crisis Management

    Edited by Kees Boersma, Chiara Fonio

    Big data, surveillance, crisis management. Three largely different and richly researched fields, however, the interplay amongst these three domains is rarely addressed. In this enlightening title, the link between these three fields is explored in a consequential order through a variety of…

    eBook – 2017-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Surveillance

  • Evidence-based Care for Breastfeeding Mothers: A Resource for Midwives and Allied Healthcare Professionals book cover

    Evidence-based Care for Breastfeeding Mothers

    A Resource for Midwives and Allied Healthcare Professionals, 2nd Edition

    By Maria Pollard

    Breastfeeding is a major public health issue. Breastmilk provides all the nutrients a baby needs for their first six months. Research studies also show that breastfeeding doesn’t just help to protect infants from infection, but has other benefits such as reducing obesity and can help protect…

    eBook – 2017-08-14
    Routledge

  • Disability: The Basics book cover

    Disability

    The Basics

    By Tom Shakespeare

    Disability: The Basics is an engaging and accessible introduction to disability which explores the broad historical, social, environmental, economic and legal factors which affect the experiences of those living with an impairment or illness in contemporary society. The book explores key…

    eBook – 2017-08-14
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Eating Disorders in Special Populations: Medical, Nutritional, and Psychological Treatments book cover

    Eating Disorders in Special Populations

    Medical, Nutritional, and Psychological Treatments

    Edited by Jonna Fries, Veronica Sullivan

    Eating disorders are among the most complex disorders to treat, typically requiring medical, nutritional, and psychotherapeutic interventions. High relapse rates and the sense of urgency to save lives and minimize or prevent lifelong problems present challenges for even the most seasoned treatment…

    eBook – 2017-08-10
    CRC Press

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