E-books: Health and Social Care

  • Cultural Safety,Healthcare and Vulnerable Populations: A Critical Theoretical Perspective book cover

    Cultural Safety,Healthcare and Vulnerable Populations

    A Critical Theoretical Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Lucy Mkandawire-Valhmu

    Culturally safe healthcare is rapidly challenging previous notions of cultural competency or cultural sensitivity in healthcare provision. The increasing number of vulnerable populations means healthcare must be given by a healthcare provider who has developed a social consciousness in relation to…

    eBook – 2018-06-14
    Routledge

  • Healthy Ageing: A Capability Approach to Inclusive Policy and Practice book cover

    Healthy Ageing

    A Capability Approach to Inclusive Policy and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Christine Stephens, Mary Breheny

    What does it mean to age well? This important new book redefines what ‘successful’ ageing means, challenging the idea that physical health is the only criteria to gauge the ageing process and that an ageing population is necessarily a burden upon society. Using Sen’s Capability Approach as a…

    eBook – 2018-06-14
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • Adolescent Mental Health: Prevention and Intervention book cover

    Adolescent Mental Health

    Prevention and Intervention, 2nd Edition

    By Terje Ogden, Kristine Amlund Hagen

    Adolescence is a period characterized by both increased susceptibility to risks and new-found strength to withstand them. Whilst most young people are well equipped to manage the changes associated with growing up, other maladjusted and marginalized adolescents already have, or are at…

    eBook – 2018-06-14
    Routledge
    Adolescence and Society

  • Life at Home for People with a Dementia book cover

    Life at Home for People with a Dementia

    1st Edition

    By Ruth Bartlett, Tula Brannelly

    Life at Home for People with a Dementia provides an evidence-based and readable account of improving life at home for people with a dementia and their families. There are estimated to be 47 million people with a dementia worldwide, the majority of whom will live, or want to live, in their own home.…

    eBook – 2018-06-14
    Routledge

  • Liberal Child Welfare Policy and its Destruction of Black Lives book cover

    Liberal Child Welfare Policy and its Destruction of Black Lives

    1st Edition

    By James G. Dwyer

    How can we end the inter-generational cycle of poverty and dysfunction in the US's urban ghettos? This ground-breaking and controversial book is the first to provide a child-centered perspective on the subject by combining a wealth of social science information with sophisticated normative…

    eBook – 2018-06-14
    Routledge

  • Vegetarian Nutrition and Wellness book cover

    Vegetarian Nutrition and Wellness

    1st Edition

    Edited by Winston J. Craig

    A large amount of research effort goes into assessing the health benefits of a plant-based diet, resulting from human desire to consume a more sustainable diet that is less destructive of the earth’s natural resources. In addition, a growing number of people are choosing the vegan or total…

    eBook – 2018-06-13
    CRC Press

  • Leadership in Child and Family Practice book cover

    Leadership in Child and Family Practice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Margarita Frederico, Maureen Long, Nadine Cameron

    This edited collection situates the wellbeing and safety of vulnerable children as the focus of leadership. It provides a guide to theories and practice of leadership for those who want to make a difference to the lives of these children and their families. Drawing on the experience of a highly…

    eBook – 2018-06-13
    Routledge

  • It's My Life Now: Starting Over After an Abusive Relationship book cover

    It's My Life Now

    Starting Over After an Abusive Relationship, 3rd Edition

    By Meg Kennedy Dugan, Roger R. Hock

    Now in its third edition, It’s My Life Now is a guide for survivors who have left an abusive relationship. It addresses—in clear, non-threatening language—various issues associated with abuse and violence, including post-relationship emotions, psychological impact, dealing with children, personal…

    eBook – 2018-06-13
    Routledge

  • Mobile Communications and Public Health book cover

    Mobile Communications and Public Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marko Markov

    This book represents a comprehensive overview of the distribution of the various forms of mobile communications devices, with increasing variations and intensities that constitute a serious hazard to both the biosphere and mankind. Contributors stress the lack of controls over mobile communication…

    eBook – 2018-06-13
    CRC Press

  • Posttraumatic Growth: Theory, Research, and Applications book cover

    Posttraumatic Growth

    Theory, Research, and Applications, 1st Edition

    By Richard G. Tedeschi, Jane Shakespeare-Finch, Kanako Taku, Lawrence G. Calhoun

    Posttraumatic Growth reworks and overhauls the seminal 2006 Handbook of Posttraumatic Growth. It provides a wide range of answers to questions concerning knowledge of posttraumatic growth (PTG) theory, its synthesis and contrast with other theories and models, and its applications in diverse…

    eBook – 2018-06-12
    Routledge

  • Understanding the Emotional Needs of Children in the Early Years book cover

    Understanding the Emotional Needs of Children in the Early Years

    1st Edition

    By Tricia Johnson

    This accessible book focuses on the emotional needs, experiences and development of young children, exploring the role of the practitioner in ensuring that each and every child feels loved, supported and safe; able to develop secure attachments and flourish in the first five years and beyond.…

    eBook – 2018-06-12
    Routledge

  • Wisdom, Attachment, and Love in Trauma Therapy: Beyond Evidence-Based Practice book cover

    Wisdom, Attachment, and Love in Trauma Therapy

    Beyond Evidence-Based Practice, 1st Edition

    By Susan Pease Banitt

    Wisdom, Attachment, and Love in Trauma Therapy focuses on the creation of the therapist as healing presence rather than technique administrator—in other words, how to be rather than what to do. Trauma survivors need wise therapists who practice with the union of intellect, knowledge, and intuition.…

    eBook – 2018-06-12
    Routledge

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