• Older People and Migration: Challenges for Social Work book cover

    Older People and Migration

    Challenges for Social Work, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Lawrence, Sandra Torres

    With neo-liberal resource rationing, and the onus of cost shifting from the state to individuals, families, and communities, migration issues can add a further layer of complexity to the question of caring for the elderly. By presenting examples from a variety of contexts and countries, this book…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • Caring for the Mentally Handicapped Child book cover

    Caring for the Mentally Handicapped Child

    1st Edition

    By David Wilkin

    First published in 1979, this book concerns itself primarily with the mothers of mentally handicapped children. It discusses the problems of assistance that they may have experienced from their families, the community, or the available services. Whilst arguing for far more support for mothers when…

    Paperback – 2017-05-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Children and Disability

  • Partners in Palliative Care: Enhancing Ethics in Care at the End-of-Life book cover

    Partners in Palliative Care

    Enhancing Ethics in Care at the End-of-Life, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mary Beth Morrissey, Bruce Jennings

    The Collaborative for Palliative Care ("Collaborative") is a grassroots consortium of public and private organizations that came together in 2005 for the purposes of studying the increasing need for palliative care and the methods for such care. It has grown from a small fledgling group to a…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge

  • Organisational Capacity Building in Health Systems book cover

    Organisational Capacity Building in Health Systems

    1st Edition

    By Niyi Awofeso

    Capacity building – which focuses on understanding the obstacles that prevent organisations from realising their goals, while promoting those features that help them to achieve measurable and sustainable results – is vital to improve the delivery of health care in both developed and developing…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

  • Powerful Occupational Therapists: A Community of Professionals, 1950-1980 book cover

    Powerful Occupational Therapists

    A Community of Professionals, 1950-1980, 1st Edition

    By Christine Olga Peters

    Powerful Occupational Therapists examines the life and times of a small group of occupational therapy leaders and scholars in a post-1950s America, to market their profession as one of increasing importance. Participating in the 1950s rehabilitation, the 1960s equal rights, and the 1970s women’s…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

  • The Value of Transnational Medical Research: Labour, Participation and Care book cover

    The Value of Transnational Medical Research

    Labour, Participation and Care, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ann H. Kelly, P. Wenzel Geissler

    What is the value of medical research? With contributions from anthropologists, sociologists and activists, this approach brings into focus the forms of value – social, epistemic, and economic – that are involved in medical research practices and how these values intersect with everyday living.…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge

  • Community-Based Research on LGBT Aging book cover

    Community-Based Research on LGBT Aging

    1st Edition

    Edited by Brian De Vries, Catherine F. Croghan

    The study of LGBT aging is in its infancy. In the absence of federal data on this often hidden population, community groups and organizations from across the country have taken it upon themselves to understand and assess the needs of this first cohort to reach later life in a time of LGBT public…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • Who is Nursing Them? It is Us: Neoliberalism, HIV/AIDS, and the Occupational Health and Safety of South African Public Sector Nurses book cover

    Who is Nursing Them? It is Us

    Neoliberalism, HIV/AIDS, and the Occupational Health and Safety of South African Public Sector Nurses, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer R. Zelnick, Charles Levenstein, Robert Forrant, John Wooding

    This book explores the impacts of HIV/AIDS and neoliberal globalization on the occupational health of public sector hospital nurses in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. The story of South African public sector nurses provides multiple perspectives on the HIV/AIDS epidemic-for a workforce that played a…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
    Routledge
    Work, Health and Environment Series

  • Researching with Feeling: The Emotional Aspects of Social and Organizational Research book cover

    Researching with Feeling

    The Emotional Aspects of Social and Organizational Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mike Broussine, Caroline Clarke, Linda Watts

    Why should researchers be interested in their feelings and emotions as they carry out research? Emotion is what it is to exist, to be human, and is present in every sphere of our lives. All activities are infused with emotion, even those that are constructed as ‘rational’, because rationality…

    Paperback – 2017-03-15
    Routledge

  • Abortion in the USA and the UK book cover

    Abortion in the USA and the UK

    1st Edition

    By Colin Francome

    Recent years have revealed the different experiences of abortion in the UK and the USA. The United States has a higher abortion rate accompanied by a higher political profile for the issue. In fact, one of George W. Bush's first acts in 2001 was to ban American funding for overseas organizations…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge

  • Suffering Narratives of Older Adults: A Phenomenological Approach to Serious Illness, Chronic Pain, Recovery and Maternal Care book cover

    Suffering Narratives of Older Adults

    A Phenomenological Approach to Serious Illness, Chronic Pain, Recovery and Maternal Care, 1st Edition

    By Mary Beth Quaranta Morrissey

    In Suffering Narratives of Older Adults, Mary Beth Quaranta Morrissey turns to the traditions of phenomenology, humanistic psychology and social work to provide an in-depth exploration of the deep structure of the suffering experience. She draws upon the notion of maternal holding to develop an…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

  • On the Politics of Ignorance in Nursing and Health Care: Knowing Ignorance book cover

    On the Politics of Ignorance in Nursing and Health Care

    Knowing Ignorance, 1st Edition

    By Amelie Perron, Trudy Rudge

    Ignorance is mostly framed as a void, a gap to be filled with appropriate knowledge. In nursing and health care, concerns about ignorance fuel searches for knowledge expected to bring certainty to care provision, preventing risk, accidents, or mistakes. This unique volume turns the focus on…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

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