E-books: Health and Social Care

  • Enhancing Healthcare and Rehabilitation: The Impact of Qualitative Research book cover

    Enhancing Healthcare and Rehabilitation

    The Impact of Qualitative Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher M. Hayre, Dave J. Muller

    Summary Description This book is primarily a celebration of the qualitative work undertaken internationally by a number of experienced researchers. It also focuses on developing the use of qualitative research for health and rehabilitative practitioners by recognizing its value methodologically…

    eBook – 2019-03-29
    CRC Press
    Rehabilitation Science in Practice Series

  • Intimate Partner Violence: New Perspectives in Research and Practice book cover

    Intimate Partner Violence

    New Perspectives in Research and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth A. Bates, Julie C. Taylor

    Since the 1970s the issue of intimate partner violence (IPV) has been explained through the patriarchal desire of men to control and dominate women, but this gendered perspective limits both our understanding of IPV and its treatment. Intimate Partner Violence: New Perspectives in Research and…

    eBook – 2019-03-28
    Routledge

  • Supervision in Clinical Practice: A Practitioner's Guide book cover

    Supervision in Clinical Practice

    A Practitioner's Guide, 3rd Edition

    By Joyce Scaife

    This fully updated edition of Supervision in Clinical Practice: A Practitioner’s Guide is packed with practical examples from personal and professional experience. Since the publication of the first two editions, health and social care organisations have become increasingly risk averse, resources…

    eBook – 2019-03-27
    Routledge

  • Play and playfulness for public health and wellbeing book cover

    Play and playfulness for public health and wellbeing

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alison Tonkin, Julia Whitaker

    The role of play in human and animal development is well established, and its educational and therapeutic value is widely supported in the literature. This innovative book extends the play debate by assembling and examining the many pieces of the play puzzle from the perspective of public health.…

    eBook – 2019-03-22
    Routledge

  • Systems Theory for Social Work and the Helping Professions book cover

    Systems Theory for Social Work and the Helping Professions

    1st Edition

    By Werner Schirmer, Dimitris Michailakis

    Social systems occur in many contexts of social work. This book provides an easy-to-read introduction to systems thinking for social workers who will encounter social problems in their professional practice or academic research. It offers new insights and fresh perspectives on this familiar topic…

    eBook – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Yoga for Trauma Recovery: Theory, Philosophy, and Practice book cover

    Yoga for Trauma Recovery

    Theory, Philosophy, and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Lisa Danylchuk

    Yoga for Trauma Recovery outlines best practices for the growing body of professionals trained in both yoga and psychotherapy and addresses the theoretical foundations that tie the two fields. Chapters show how understanding the safe and effective integration of trauma-informed yoga and somatic…

    eBook – 2019-03-20
    Routledge

  • A Guide to Research Utilization: A Guide to Research Utilization book cover

    A Guide to Research Utilization

    A Guide to Research Utilization, 1st Edition

    By George Peter Cernada

    Aims to describe why and how applied research carried out in a national public health program sometimes influenced program action in the field - and sometimes did not. This title presents and analyses a number of modified case studies to draw some practical lessons and to provide a theoretical…

    eBook – 2019-03-19
    Routledge

  • Sociomedical Health Indicators book cover

    Sociomedical Health Indicators

    1st Edition

    By Jack Elinson, Athilia E Siegmann

    Includes a series of fact-filled articles aimed at replacing blind faith in the effectiveness of health services with objective standards for health care delivery. This title is intended for various health care practitioners.…

    eBook – 2019-03-19
    Routledge

  • An International Perspective: An International Perspective book cover

    An International Perspective

    An International Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Vicente Navarro, Daniel M. Berman

    While the health effects of many aspects of life, from diet to marital status, have been extensively explored, little study has been made of the health effects of work. Covering such topics as on-the-job dangers, the role of unions in worker protection, and occupational health in both developed and…

    eBook – 2019-03-19
    Routledge
    Policy, Politics, Health and Medicine Series

  • Progress in Preventing AIDS?: Dogma, Dissent and Innovation - Global Perspectives book cover

    Progress in Preventing AIDS?

    Dogma, Dissent and Innovation - Global Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By David Ross Buchanan, George Peter Cernada

    Originally published in the "International Quarterly of Community Health Education", this work presents twenty-one chapters about the state of HIV/AIDS prevention programs in a global context.…

    eBook – 2019-03-19
    Routledge

  • Health and Medical Care in the U.S.: A Critical Analysis book cover

    Health and Medical Care in the U.S.

    A Critical Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Vicente Navarro

    A collection of papers that challenge the conventional analyses of the problems facing health, medicine and medical care in Western societies in general, and North America in particular.…

    eBook – 2019-03-19
    Routledge
    Policy, Politics, Health and Medicine Series

  • Trauma and Resilience in the Lives of Contemporary Native Americans: Reclaiming our Balance, Restoring our Wellbeing book cover

    Trauma and Resilience in the Lives of Contemporary Native Americans

    Reclaiming our Balance, Restoring our Wellbeing, 1st Edition

    By Hilary N. Weaver

    Indigenous Peoples around the world and our allies often reflect on the many challenges that continue to confront us, the reasons behind health, economic, and social disparities, and the best ways forward to a healthy future. This book draws on theoretical, conceptual, and evidence-based…

    eBook – 2019-03-18
    Routledge

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