E-books: Health and Social Care

  • Different Childhoods: Non/Normative Development and Transgressive Trajectories book cover

    Different Childhoods

    Non/Normative Development and Transgressive Trajectories

    Edited by Lindsay O'Dell, Charlotte Brownlow, Hanna Bertilsdotter-Rosqvist

    Different Childhoods: Non/Normative Development and Transgressive Trajectories opens up new avenues for exploring children’s development as contextual, provisional and locally produced, rather than a unitary, universal and consistent process. This edited collection frames a critical exploration of…

    eBook – 2017-10-05
    Routledge

  • Diversion in Youth Justice: What Can We Learn from Historical and Contemporary Practices? book cover

    Diversion in Youth Justice

    What Can We Learn from Historical and Contemporary Practices?

    By Roger Smith

    Diversion in youth justice is a subject of enduring interest. It concerns the processes by which decisions are made about whether or not to prosecute young offenders, and this book explores the continuing debates and historical developments which shape these processes. The treatment of young…

    eBook – 2017-10-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Ethics and Medical Decision-Making book cover

    Ethics and Medical Decision-Making

    Edited by Michael Freeman

    This title was first published in 2001: Ethical thinking about medical decision-making has roots deep in history. This collection of contemporary essays by leading international scholars traces the development of modern bioethics and explores the theory and current issues surrounding this widely…

    eBook – 2017-10-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Family Centres and their International Role in Social Action: Social Work as Informal Education book cover

    Family Centres and their International Role in Social Action

    Social Work as Informal Education

    Edited by Chris Warren-Adamson

    This title was first published in 2001: Family centre practice is one of the success stories of the past twenty years. As well as contributing creative ideas to centre practice this important edited collection highlights the role of practitioners as developmental or informal educationalists.…

    eBook – 2017-10-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Realising Participation: Elderly People as Active Users of Health and Social Care book cover

    Realising Participation

    Elderly People as Active Users of Health and Social Care

    By Kathryn Roberts, Tom Chapman

    This title was first published in 2001: During the last twenty years government rhetoric in the UK has increasingly advocated that statutory health and social care services should regard and treat recipients as 'consumers' in the same way as companies and organizations in the private sector. This…

    eBook – 2017-10-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Organisation Development in Health Care: Strategic Issues in Health Care Management book cover

    Organisation Development in Health Care

    Strategic Issues in Health Care Management

    By Huw T.O. Davies, Mo Malek

    Edited by Rosemary K. Rushmer

    This title was first published in 2002: Health systems across the globe face similar problems: controlling costs while maintaining or improving health care quality and access. Notwithstanding the unprecedented health system reforms of the past decades, many outstanding problems remain in these…

    eBook – 2017-10-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Stroke, Body Image, and Self Representation: Psychoanalytic and Neurological Perspectives book cover

    Stroke, Body Image, and Self Representation

    Psychoanalytic and Neurological Perspectives

    By Catherine Morin

    Stroke, Body Image, and Self Representation provides a psychoanalytic reading of the subjective difficulties encountered by patients who have suffered a stroke. The book is based on the words of stroke patients and on their self-portraits, which are then compared with the words and portraits of…

    eBook – 2017-10-04
    Routledge

  • Fertility, Health and Lone Parenting: European Contexts book cover

    Fertility, Health and Lone Parenting

    European Contexts

    Edited by Fabienne Portier-Le Cocq

    In Europe, the percentage of lone-parent families has risen from 14% to 19% between 1996 and 2012. Only in Greece and Finland did the rates fall, while in Denmark and the Republic of Ireland the rise has reached or exceeded 10 percent. As of 2017, there are 2.9 million lone parents with…

    eBook – 2017-10-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • 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 – 2017-10-03
    CRC Press

  • Supervision in Social Work: Contemporary Issues book cover

    Supervision in Social Work

    Contemporary Issues

    Edited by Liz Beddoe, Jane Maidment

    Supervision is currently a "hot topic" in social work. The editors of this volume, both social work educators and researchers, believe that good supervision is fundamental to the development and maintenance of effective practice in social work. Supervision is seen as a key vehicle for continuing…

    eBook – 2017-10-02
    Routledge

  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Aging: The Role of Gerontological Social Work book cover

    Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Aging

    The Role of Gerontological Social Work

    Edited by Noell L Rowan, Nancy L Giunta

    This edited collection emphasizes the role of social work practice and research related to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) aging. It highlights LGBT aging from a gerontological social work perspective by incorporating key values of the profession such as cultural competence, dignity,…

    eBook – 2017-10-02
    Routledge

  • HIV Scale-Up and the Politics of Global Health book cover

    HIV Scale-Up and the Politics of Global Health

    Edited by Nora J Kenworthy, Richard Parker

    The global expansion of HIV programming (HIV "scale-up") and the growth of global health in the past decade reshaped politics, power, civic relations, and citizen subjectivities in countries across the globe. This book draws on interdisciplinary research from numerous sites in the Global South to…

    eBook – 2017-10-02
    Routledge

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