E-books: Health and Social Care

  • The Outlaw Biker Legacy of Violence book cover

    The Outlaw Biker Legacy of Violence

    1st Edition

    By Thomas Barker

    Outlaw bikers represent a very small percentage of motorcycle riders who join motorcycle clubs, but they receive disproportionate attention due to their mystique, unconventional behavior, and violence. Although the outlaw biker phenomenon started in the United States, it has since spread throughout…

    eBook – 2018-04-24
    Routledge

  • Who Cares?: The Great British Health Debate book cover

    Who Cares?

    The Great British Health Debate, 1st Edition

    By Gareth Mallon

    First Published in 2018. CRC Press is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an Informa company. This book looks behind the headlines and explains in a simple, straightforward way, what has happened to our NHS, and what future waits in store.…

    eBook – 2018-04-19
    CRC Press

  • Screening in Disease Prevention: What Works? book cover

    Screening in Disease Prevention

    What Works?, 1st Edition

    By Walter W Holland, Susie Stewart

    Screening for disease has become a widely accepted concept in health care. Screening in Disease Prevention takes a critical look at the practice of screening throughout the various stages of life. The book highlights three current challenges: the increasing consumer, media and commercial focus on…

    eBook – 2018-04-19
    CRC Press

  • Food Bank Nations: Poverty, Corporate Charity and the Right to Food book cover

    Food Bank Nations

    Poverty, Corporate Charity and the Right to Food, 1st Edition

    By Graham Riches

    In the world’s most affluent and food secure societies, why is it now publicly acceptable to feed donated surplus food, dependent on corporate food waste, to millions of hungry people? While recognizing the moral imperative to feed hungry people, this book challenges the…

    eBook – 2018-04-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Culturally Competent Compassion: A Guide for Healthcare Students and Practitioners book cover

    Culturally Competent Compassion

    A Guide for Healthcare Students and Practitioners, 1st Edition

    By Irena Papadopoulos

    Bringing together the crucially important topics of cultural competence and compassion for the first time, this book explores how to practise ‘culturally competent compassion’ in healthcare settings – that is, understanding the suffering of others and wanting to do something about it using…

    eBook – 2018-04-17
    Routledge

  • Increasing Resilience in Police and Emergency Personnel: Strengthening Your Mental Armor book cover

    Increasing Resilience in Police and Emergency Personnel

    Strengthening Your Mental Armor, 1st Edition

    By Stephanie M. Conn

    Increasing Resilience in Police and Emergency Personnel illuminates the psychological, emotional, behavioral, and spiritual impact of police work on police officers, administrators, emergency communicators, and their families. Author Stephanie Conn, a clinician and researcher as well as a former…

    eBook – 2018-04-17
    Routledge

  • The Use of Force in Criminal Justice book cover

    The Use of Force in Criminal Justice

    1st Edition

    By Richard M. Hough

    The Use of Force in Criminal Justice addresses the how, why, and when of utilizing force against citizens in a democracy. This is the first true textbook on this topic, offering students and instructors a balanced, research-based approach to understanding the use of force in law enforcement, as…

    eBook – 2018-04-17
    Routledge

  • Sexuality and Intellectual Disabilities: A Guide for Professionals book cover

    Sexuality and Intellectual Disabilities

    A Guide for Professionals, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Maxwell Triska

    This book provides a concise overview of sexuality and gender identity in clients with intellectual disabilities for therapists, social workers, educators, and healthcare providers. It captures the social, political, and legal environment of the late 2010s and bridges the gap between research and…

    eBook – 2018-04-17
    Routledge

  • Collaborative Practice for Public Health book cover

    Collaborative Practice for Public Health

    1st Edition

    By Dawne Gurbutt

    Collaborative Practice for Public Health encourages individuals to consider the opportunities and impacts of working in public health as well as the gains that can be made by working collaboratively. Chapters explore some of the sociological issues that underpin the practice of public health and…

    eBook – 2018-04-17
    Routledge
    CAIPE Collaborative Practice Series

  • Psychodynamic Interventions in Pregnancy and Infancy: Clinical and Theoretical Perspectives book cover

    Psychodynamic Interventions in Pregnancy and Infancy

    Clinical and Theoretical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Björn Salomonsson

    Psychodynamic Interventions in Pregnancy and Infancy builds on Björn Salomonsson’s experiences as a psychoanalytic consultant working with parents and their babies. Emotional problems during the perinatal stages can arise and be observed and addressed by a skilled midwife, nurse or health visitor.…

    eBook – 2018-04-17
    Routledge

  • Animal-Assisted Interventions for Emotional and Mental Health: Conversations with Pioneers of the Field book cover

    Animal-Assisted Interventions for Emotional and Mental Health

    Conversations with Pioneers of the Field, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cynthia K. Chandler, Tiffany L. Otting

    Animal-Assisted Interventions for Emotional and Mental Health provides a unique opportunity to learn from a variety of leaders in the field. Leading scholar Dr. Cynthia Chandler and colleague Dr. Tiffany Otting present interviews with pioneering experts from the U.S., U.K., Israel, India, and Hong…

    eBook – 2018-04-17
    Routledge

  • The Big Book of Blob Trees book cover

    The Big Book of Blob Trees

    2nd Edition

    By Pip Wilson, Ian Long

    The Big Book of Blob Trees features 70 different Blob trees that can be used as prompts to explore feelings. This unique collection of Blob trees with its range of different Blob characters is a fabulous way of opening up discussions about feelings and developing understanding of emotions, empathy…

    eBook – 2018-04-17
    Routledge
    Blobs

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