E-books: Health and Social Care

  • Human Development from Middle Childhood to Middle Adulthood: Growing Up to be Middle-Aged book cover

    Human Development from Middle Childhood to Middle Adulthood

    Growing Up to be Middle-Aged

    By Lea Pulkkinen

    This seminal work focuses on human development from middle childhood to middle adulthood, through analysis of the research findings of the groundbreaking Jyväskylä Longitudinal Study of Personality and Social Development (JYLS). The JYLS project, which began in 1968, has generated extensive…

    eBook – 2017-06-26
    Psychology Press

  • European Social Problems book cover

    European Social Problems

    Edited by Stuart Isaacs

    European Social Problems is the first book to examine social issues in Europe from the perspective of the social sciences. It considers many of these social problems following the UK’s ‘leave’ vote. Key topics examined here include: immigration; multiculturalism and religion; health;…

    eBook – 2017-06-26
    Routledge

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Forensic Psychology in Secure Settings book cover

    The Routledge International Handbook of Forensic Psychology in Secure Settings

    Edited by Jane L. Ireland, Carol A. Ireland, Martin Fisher, Neil Gredecki

    The Routledge International Handbook of Forensic Psychology in Secure Settings is the first volume to identify, discuss and analyse the most important psychological issues within prisons and secure hospitals. Including contributions from leading researchers and practitioners from the UK, US,…

    eBook – 2017-06-26
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Mary D. Sheridan's Play in Early Childhood: From Birth to Six Years book cover

    Mary D. Sheridan's Play in Early Childhood

    From Birth to Six Years, 4th Edition

    By Justine Howard

    Mary D. Sheridan’s Play in Early Childhood is a classic introductory text to play and development – key topics for all those who work with young children. Drawing on the most up-to-date evidence, it explains how children’s play develops and how they develop as they play. With over 100…

    eBook – 2017-06-26
    Routledge

  • Vulnerability and Marginality in Human Services book cover

    Vulnerability and Marginality in Human Services

    By Mark Henrickson, Christa Fouché

    Vulnerability has traditionally been conceived as a dichotomised status, where an individual by reason of a personal characteristic is classified as vulnerable or not. However, vulnerability is not static, and most, if not all, people are vulnerable at some time in their lives. Similarly,…

    eBook – 2017-06-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Female-Perpetrated Sex Abuse: Knowledge, Power, and the Cultural Conditions of Victimhood book cover

    Female-Perpetrated Sex Abuse

    Knowledge, Power, and the Cultural Conditions of Victimhood

    By Sherianne Kramer

    Female-Perpetrated Sex Abuse is a groundbreaking study into gender, sexuality and victimhood. It examines the cultural conditions of possibility for FSA victimhood as a means to advance contemporary critical understandings of the role of gender and sexuality as instruments of modern power. As the…

    eBook – 2017-06-26
    Routledge
    Concepts for Critical Psychology

  • Professional Identity and Social Work book cover

    Professional Identity and Social Work

    Edited by Stephen A. Webb

    How are identities formed among social workers, many of whom perform complex, challenging and ambiguous public sector functions on a regular basis? Why does identity come to matter for professional social work? This book, the first of its kind in the field, examines professional identity in…

    eBook – 2017-06-26
    Routledge Academic

  • Risk Analysis and Management – Trends, Challenges and Emerging Issues: Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Risk Analysis and Crisis Response (RACR 2017), June 5-9, 2017, Ostrava, Czech Republic book cover

    Risk Analysis and Management – Trends, Challenges and Emerging Issues

    Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Risk Analysis and Crisis Response (RACR 2017), June 5-9, 2017, Ostrava, Czech Republic

    Edited by Ales Bernatik, Chongfu Huang, Olivier Salvi

    This book collects the papers presented at the 6th International Conference on Risk Analysis and Crisis Response (RACR-2017) held in Ostrava/Prague, Czech Republic, on June 5-9, 2017, organized by VSB-Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic. The overall theme of the sixth international…

    eBook – 2017-06-26
    CRC Press
    Communications in Cybernetics, Systems Science and Engineering – Proceedings

  • Reaffirming Juvenile Justice: From Gault to Montgomery book cover

    Reaffirming Juvenile Justice

    From Gault to Montgomery

    By Alida V. Merlo, Peter J. Benekos

    This book will expand students’ knowledge and understanding of the evolution of juvenile justice in the last 50 years. Designed to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the landmark case In re Gault, which the U.S. Supreme Court decided in 1967, the authors provide a brief history of juvenile…

    eBook – 2017-06-26
    Routledge

  • Social Work and Research in Advanced Welfare States book cover

    Social Work and Research in Advanced Welfare States

    Edited by Kjeld Hogsbro, Ian F Shaw

    The aim of this book is to exemplify the ways in which social work and research develop in ‘advanced’ welfare states – countries where public spending is relatively high as a proportion of GNP. While such countries have traditionally been associated with Scandinavian countries in particular, and…

    eBook – 2017-06-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • HIV/AIDS in India: Voices from the Margins book cover

    HIV/AIDS in India

    Voices from the Margins

    By Sunita Manian

    India ranks third in the number of people living with HIV/AIDS globally. The country has high levels of poverty and inequality, poor healthcare infrastructure, especially away from the metropolitan areas, and a legacy of colonialism that bequeathed laws criminalizing non-heteronormative sexualities…

    eBook – 2017-06-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • A Definitive Guide to Behavioural Safety book cover

    A Definitive Guide to Behavioural Safety

    By Tim Marsh

    This book makes the case that far too much work undertaken under the banner of ‘behavioural safety’ is overly person-focused. ‘If you can walk on hot coals, you can do anything – so be safe’ needs to be dismissed out of hand, but also more advanced techniques based on coaching and empowerment fail…

    eBook – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

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