Taylor & Francis India: Health and Social Care

  • Cultural Disability Studies in Education: Interdisciplinary Navigations of the Normative Divide book cover

    Cultural Disability Studies in Education

    Interdisciplinary Navigations of the Normative Divide

    By David Bolt

    Over the last few decades disability studies has emerged not only as a discipline in itself but also as a catalyst for cultural disability studies and Disability Studies in Education. In this book the three areas become united in a new field that recognises education as a discourse between tutors…

    Paperback – 2018-08-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Preventing Infections in Personal Services: Tan to Tattoos and Beyond book cover

    Preventing Infections in Personal Services

    Tan to Tattoos and Beyond

    By Christian Lapensee, Syed Sattar

    This book comprehensively covers the prevention of infection in personal service settings based on technically sound information. The book emphasizes the proper selection, use and disposal of disinfectants and antiseptics for optimal effectiveness. It also emphasizes why human health risks from…

    Hardback – 2018-08-15 
    CRC Press

  • Geospatial Information System Use in Public Organizations book cover

    Geospatial Information System Use in Public Organizations

    Edited by Nicolas Valcik, Denis Dean

    This book shows how Global Information Systems (GIS) can be used for operations management in public institutions. It covers theory and practical applications, ranging from tracking public health trends to mapping transportation routes, to charting the safest handling of hazardous materials. Along…

    Hardback – 2018-08-15 
    Routledge

  • Population Health: Assessment, Meaningful Action, and Collaboration book cover

    Population Health

    Assessment, Meaningful Action, and Collaboration

    By Jay Bhatt, Dru Bhattacharya

    This book explores how practitioners can advance public health objectives in the three main areas of law, technology, and multisectoral collaboration. For example, there must be clear compliance with new Affordable Care Act and Patient Protection laws. All the while, strides must be taken to…

    Hardback – 2018-08-15 
    Routledge

  • Martial Arts and Well-being: Connecting communities and promoting health book cover

    Martial Arts and Well-being

    Connecting communities and promoting health

    By Carol Fuller, Viki Lloyd

    Martial Arts and Well-being explores how Martial Arts, such as Taijiquan, Karate and Judo, can contribute in important ways to health and well-being, as well as providing other, broader, social benefits. By using psychological theory related to ritual, perception and reality construction, the…

    Hardback – 2018-08-15 
    Routledge

  • Living well with frailty: from assets and deficits to resilience book cover

    Living well with frailty

    from assets and deficits to resilience

    By Shibley Rahman

    Increasingly, we question ‘what makes us healthy?’, as well as ‘what makes us ill?’. What does this shift mean for frailty? Almost wholly defined in negative terms, the term ‘frail’ tends to refer to a group of older people who are at highest risk of adverse outcomes such as falls, infections,…

    Paperback – 2018-08-15 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Disability in Southern Africa book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Disability in Southern Africa

    Edited by Tsitsi Chataika

    This comprehensive ground-breaking southern African-centred collection spans the breadth of disability research and practice. Reputable and emerging scholars, together with disability advocates adopt a critical and interdisciplinary stance to prove, challenge, and shift commonly held social…

    Hardback – 2018-08-12 
    Routledge

  • The British Betrayal of Childhood: Challenging Uncomfortable Truths and Bringing About Change book cover

    The British Betrayal of Childhood

    Challenging Uncomfortable Truths and Bringing About Change

    By Al Aynsley-Green

    In this highly topical book Sir Al Aynsley-Green questions why the outcomes for the UK’s children in health, education, social care, and poverty are the worst in the developed world, and shows with global comparisons, how UK government policy has been failing children on a grand scale. As a call to…

    Paperback – 2018-08-10 
    Routledge

  • The Biological Basis of Clinical Observations book cover

    The Biological Basis of Clinical Observations

    3rd Edition

    By William T. Blows

    Accurate clinical observations are fundamental to competent and safe healthcare practice. The Biological Basis of Clinical Observations gives readers the understanding needed to perform clinical observations accurately, make accurate judgements about the patient’s condition and make accurate…

    Paperback – 2018-08-08 
    Routledge

  • Risk in Social Work Practice: Current Issues book cover

    Risk in Social Work Practice

    Current Issues

    Edited by Andrew Whittaker, Brian Taylor

    The study of ‘risk’ in social work involves complex interplay between human behaviour, emotion, evidence of fact, professional values and organisational systems. This book brings together contributions from key social work researchers and theorists from the UK, USA, New Zealand and Italy, writing…

    Hardback – 2018-08-04 
    Routledge

  • Art, Play, and Narrative Therapy: Using Metaphor to Enrich Your Clinical Practice book cover

    Art, Play, and Narrative Therapy

    Using Metaphor to Enrich Your Clinical Practice

    By Lisa B. Moschini

    Art, Play, and Narrative Therapy shows mental health professionals how the blending of expressive arts, psychotherapy, and metaphorical communication can both support and enhance clinical practice. This book illuminates the ways in which metaphorical representations form who we are, how we interact…

    Paperback – 2018-08-02 
    Routledge

  • Art Therapy for Social Justice: Radical Intersections book cover

    Art Therapy for Social Justice

    Radical Intersections

    By Savneet K. Talwar

    Art Therapy for Social Justice seeks to open a conversation about the critical intersection of social change and social justice in private and public art therapy spaces. By moving the practice of art therapy beyond standard individualized treatment models, this informative new resource aims to…

    Paperback – 2018-08-01 
    Routledge

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