E-books: Health and Social Care

  • Child and Adolescent Psychology: Typical and Atypical Development book cover

    Child and Adolescent Psychology

    Typical and Atypical Development, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Von Tetzchner

    Child and Adolescent Psychology provides an accessible and thorough introduction to human development by integrating insights from typical and atypical development. This integration cements understanding since the same processes are involved. Knowledge about atypical development informs the…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge

  • Empowerment and Control in the Australian Welfare State: A Critical Analysis of Australian Social Policy Since 1972 book cover

    Empowerment and Control in the Australian Welfare State

    A Critical Analysis of Australian Social Policy Since 1972, 1st Edition

    By Philip Mendes

    This book explores the tensions between the competing social rights and social control functions of the modern Australian welfare state. By critically examining the history and rhetoric of the Australian welfare state from 1972 to the present day, and using the author’s long-standing research on…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Social Welfare Around the World

  • Communicating Pain: Exploring Suffering through Language, Literature and Creative Writing book cover

    Communicating Pain

    Exploring Suffering through Language, Literature and Creative Writing, 1st Edition

    By Stephanie Potocka de Montalk

    Combining critical research with memoir, essay, poetry and creative biography, this insightful volume sensitively explores the lived experience of chronic pain. Confronting the language of pain and the paradox of writing about personal pain, Communicating Pain is a personal response to the…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

  • So You Want to Teach Clinical?: A Guide for New Nursing Clinical Instructors book cover

    So You Want to Teach Clinical?

    A Guide for New Nursing Clinical Instructors, 1st Edition

    By Laura A. Jaroneski, Lori A. Przymusinski

    Teaching nursing students in a clinical setting with patients differs greatly from teaching in a classroom. It can be a daunting task if one is not prepared and mentored. This book provides a concise and accessible guide for nursing instructors leading students in the healthcare agency for the…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge

  • Development Sustainability Through Community Participation: Mixed Results from the Philippine Health Sector book cover

    Development Sustainability Through Community Participation

    Mixed Results from the Philippine Health Sector, 1st Edition

    By Joaquin L. Gonzalez

    Published in 1998, this is a very timely book, especially with the current global concern for sustaining socio-economic development projects through increased civil society participation. The author warns development practitioners and scholars to be careful about over prescribing community…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Family Centred Group Care: Model Building book cover

    Family Centred Group Care: Model Building

    1st Edition

    By Frank Ainsworth

    Published in 1997, this study focused on building and empirically validating a model of family centred group care. This is an alternative to the traditional model of group child care that is primarily child centred and which reflects the notion of group care as a substitute for parental care. The…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • A Question of Choice: Bioethical Reflections on a Spiritual Response to the Technological Imperative book cover

    A Question of Choice

    Bioethical Reflections on a Spiritual Response to the Technological Imperative, 1st Edition

    By Pamela McGrath

    First published in 1997, this book contributes to our understanding of the way our society responds to issues of death and dying. The trans-disciplinary research which informs this discussion is situated in the disciplines of bioethics and palliative care. Postmodern notions of discourse and power…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Environment, Health and Population Displacement: Development and Change in Mozambique's Diarrhoeal Disease Ecology book cover

    Environment, Health and Population Displacement

    Development and Change in Mozambique's Diarrhoeal Disease Ecology, 1st Edition

    By Andrew E. Collins

    First published in 1998, this book contributes to our understanding of emergent and resurgent infectious diseases and health ecology in developing areas through detailed spatial and temporal analysis of recent cholera and bacillary dysentery epidemics in Mozambique. The book examines the influence…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Meeting the Challenge?: Young People Leaving Care in Northern Ireland book cover

    Meeting the Challenge?

    Young People Leaving Care in Northern Ireland, 1st Edition

    By John Pinkerton, Ross McCrea

    Published in 1999. Preparation for leaving care and aftercare support, are increasingly important concerns for child care practitioners, policy makers and researchers in the UK. There are now practice imperatives and a clear legal mandate for work in both areas. This Northern Ireland study…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Reproductive Health and Infectious Disease in the Middle East book cover

    Reproductive Health and Infectious Disease in the Middle East

    1st Edition

    By Robin Barlow, Joseph W. Brown

    First published in 1998, this book covers a variety of health issues in the contemporary Middle east. Its thirteen chapters, contributed by a total of 23 authors and co-authors, reflect several different disciplines relevant for health studies, including epidemiology, economics and anthropology. In…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Prevention and Early Intervention with Children in Need book cover

    Prevention and Early Intervention with Children in Need

    1st Edition

    By Michael Little, Kevin Mount

    First published in 1999, this volume examines how, in the middle of the nineteenth century, Dr John Snow is reputed to have wrenched the handle from a street pump in central London, forcing people in the neighbourhood to change their drinking habits and so preventing them from…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Public Health Policies in the European Union book cover

    Public Health Policies in the European Union

    1st Edition

    By Walter Holland, Elias Mossialos, Bernard Merkel

    First published in 1999, this volume recognises that the role and status of public health in Europe has again become increasingly recognized and features contributions on various nations within the European Community. This is not only in individual countries but also in the policies of the European…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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