• Routledge International Handbook of Qualitative Nursing Research book cover

    Routledge International Handbook of Qualitative Nursing Research

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cheryl Tatano Beck

    Qualitative research, once on the fringes, now plays a central part in advancing nursing and midwifery knowledge, contributing to the development of the evidence base for healthcare practice. Divided into four parts, this authoritative handbook contains over forty chapters on the state of the art…

    Paperback – 2015-08-18
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Clinical Supervision: Fundamental International Themes book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Clinical Supervision

    Fundamental International Themes, 1st Edition

    Edited by John R. Cutcliffe, Kristiina Hyrkas, John Fowler

    The Routledge Handbook of Clinical Supervision provides a global ‘state of the art’ overview of clinical supervision, presenting and examining the most comprehensive, robust empirical evidence upon which to base practice. This authoritative volume builds on a previous volume, Fundamental Themes in…

    Paperback – 2015-08-13
    Routledge

  • Environmental Gerontology: What Now? book cover

    Environmental Gerontology

    What Now?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rick J. Scheidt, Benyamin Schwarz

    Environmental gerontology – the research on aging and environment – evolved during the late 1960s, when the domain became a relevant topic due to societal concerns with the problems of housing for elderly people. The field proliferated during the 1970s and 1980s, and remains viable and active today…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
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  • Care Ethics: New Theories and Applications book cover

    Care Ethics

    New Theories and Applications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christine M. Koggel, Joan Orme

    The ethic of care has developed to become a body of theory that has expanded from its roots in social psychology to many other disciplines in the social sciences as well as the humanities. This work on care has informed both theory and practice by generating complex accounts of care ethics for…

    Paperback – 2015-07-18
    Routledge

  • International Perspectives on Elder Abuse book cover

    International Perspectives on Elder Abuse

    1st Edition

    Edited by Amanda Phelan

    Elder abuse has been increasingly recognised over the past ten years in many countries and progress has been made in both understanding and addressing the issue. This volume provides a much-needed international overview of the topic. Opening with an examination of what elder abuse is, Amanda Phelan…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

  • Treating Personality Disorder: Creating Robust Services for People with Complex Mental Health Needs book cover

    Treating Personality Disorder

    Creating Robust Services for People with Complex Mental Health Needs, 1st Edition

    Edited by Naomi Murphy, Des McVey

    This book considers personality disorders and how they are treated within the institutional context of prisons and hospitals and offers practical guidance on assessment, formulation and integrated treatment planning. Treating Personality Disorder offers contributions from professionals in…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge

  • Power and Welfare: Understanding Citizens' Encounters with State Welfare book cover

    Power and Welfare

    Understanding Citizens' Encounters with State Welfare, 1st Edition

    By Nanna Mik-Meyer, Kaspar Villardsen

    In the welfare provision of today, power takes both the shape of juridical sanctions and of attractive offers for self-development. When state institutions punish criminals, remove children at risk, or enforce sanctions upon welfare recipients the question of power is immediately urgent. It is less…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

  • Family Support and Family Caregiving across Disabilities book cover

    Family Support and Family Caregiving across Disabilities

    1st Edition

    Edited by George H.S. Singer, David E. Biegel, Patricia Conway

    Family members provide the majority of care for individuals with disabilities in the United States. Recognition is growing that family caregiving deserves and may require societal support, and evidence-based practices have been established for reducing stress associated with caregiving. Despite the…

    Paperback – 2014-07-17
    Routledge

  • Caring and Well-being: A Lifeworld Approach book cover

    Caring and Well-being

    A Lifeworld Approach, 1st Edition

    By Kathleen Galvin, Les Todres

    Something is missing in contemporary health and social care. Health and illness is often measured in policy documents in economic terms, and clinical outcomes are enmeshed in statistical data, with the patient’s experience left to one side. This stimulating book is concerned with how to humanise…

    Paperback – 2014-06-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Towards a Contextual Psychology of Disablism book cover

    Towards a Contextual Psychology of Disablism

    1st Edition

    By Brian Watermeyer

    In recent years, disability studies has been driven by a model of disability which focuses on the social and economic oppression of disabled people. Although an important counterbalance to a pathologising medical model, the social model risks presenting an impoverished and disembodied view of…

    Paperback – 2014-03-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Perspectives on Care at Home for Older People book cover

    Perspectives on Care at Home for Older People

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christine Ceci, Kristín Björnsdóttir, Mary Ellen Purkis

    Demographic and epidemiological changes mean that frail older people have come to be seen as an expensive problem for health care systems. The challenge for professionals and policy-makers is to find ways to respond to the coming crisis by delivering high-quality care in the home. This collection…

    Paperback – 2013-05-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

  • A History of Apprenticeship Nurse Training in Ireland book cover

    A History of Apprenticeship Nurse Training in Ireland

    1st Edition

    By Gerard Fealy

    Based on new research using previously unpublished sources, this compelling text is an in-depth study of the history of nurse education in Ireland, presenting a new authoritative account of the history of the traditional system of training in Ireland. Introduced as part of the reforms of hospital…

    Paperback – 2012-11-15
    Routledge

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