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  • Teacher Management in China: The Transformation of Educational Systems book cover

    Teacher Management in China

    The Transformation of Educational Systems, 1st Edition

    By Eva Huang, John Benson, Ying Zhu

    Education has long been highly valued in China, and continues to be highly valued, both by the state, which appreciates the value of education for maintaining China's economic rise, and by parents, who, affected by the One Child Policy, devote a large proportion of their incomes to their one…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • The Angola Prison Seminary: Effects of Faith-Based Ministry on Identity Transformation, Desistance, and Rehabilitation book cover

    The Angola Prison Seminary

    Effects of Faith-Based Ministry on Identity Transformation, Desistance, and Rehabilitation, 1st Edition

    By Michael Hallett, Joshua Hays, Byron R. Johnson, Sung Joon Jang, Grant Duwe

    Corrections officials faced with rising populations and shrinking budgets have increasingly welcomed "faith-based" providers offering services at no cost to help meet the needs of inmates. Drawing from three years of on-site research, this book utilizes survey analysis along with life-history…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03

  • Domestic Violence Perpetrators: Evidence-Informed Responses book cover

    Domestic Violence Perpetrators

    Evidence-Informed Responses, 1st Edition

    By John Devaney, Anne Lazenbatt

    Domestic violence is a serious, widespread public, social and health problem that affects the lives of many women, children and men. There is also evidence to suggest it has one of the highest rates of recidivism. This comprehensive book provides an overview of what the research tells us about the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Learning Disability and Inclusion Phobia: Past, Present, Future book cover

    Learning Disability and Inclusion Phobia

    Past, Present, Future, 1st Edition

    By C. F. Goodey

    The social position of learning disabled people has shifted rapidly over the last 20 years, from long-stay institutions, first into community homes and day centres, and now to a currently emerging goal of "ordinary lives" for individuals using person-centred support and personal budgets. These…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

  • Towards Human Rights in Residential Care for Older Persons: International Perspectives book cover

    Towards Human Rights in Residential Care for Older Persons

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helen Meenan, Nicola Rees, Israel Doron

    People are leading significantly longer lives than previous generations did, and the proportion of older people in the population is growing. Residential care for older people will become increasingly necessary as our society ages and, we will require more of it. At this moment in time, the rights…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • The Liminal Worker: An Ethnography of Work, Unemployment and Precariousness in Contemporary Greece book cover

    The Liminal Worker

    An Ethnography of Work, Unemployment and Precariousness in Contemporary Greece, 1st Edition

    By Manos Spyridakis

    The Liminal Worker examines the experience of work, employment, employment insecurity and precariousness in a context of high unemployment and welfare state crisis in modern Greece. A theoretically-informed, anthropological exploration of the notion of work in contemporary western society and its…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Urban Anthropology

  • Reading Groups, Libraries and Social Inclusion: Experiences of Blind and Partially Sighted People book cover

    Reading Groups, Libraries and Social Inclusion

    Experiences of Blind and Partially Sighted People, 1st Edition

    By Eileen Hyder

    Reading groups have grown rapidly in popularity and continue to be a significant cultural phenomenon. Reading groups in public libraries, linked to the learning and social inclusion agenda, have expanded to include a wide range of groups within society, including people with visual impairments (…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15

  • The Responsive Museum: Working with Audiences in the Twenty-First Century book cover

    The Responsive Museum

    Working with Audiences in the Twenty-First Century, 1st Edition

    By Caroline Lang, John Reeve

    What is the relationship today between museums, galleries and learning? The Responsive Museum interrogates the thinking, policies and practices that underpin the educational role of the museum. It unravels the complex relationship of museums with their publics, and discusses today's challenges and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15

  • Disability and Qualitative Inquiry: Methods for Rethinking an Ableist World book cover

    Disability and Qualitative Inquiry

    Methods for Rethinking an Ableist World, 1st Edition

    By Ronald J. Berger, Laura S. Lorenz

    This groundbreaking text makes an intervention on behalf of disability studies into the broad field of qualitative inquiry. Ronald Berger and Laura Lorenz introduce readers to a range of issues involved in doing qualitative research on disabilities by bringing together a collection of scholarly…

    Paperback – 2017-11-22

  • Youth and Disability: A Challenge to Mr Reasonable book cover

    Youth and Disability

    A Challenge to Mr Reasonable, 1st Edition

    By Jenny Slater

    In this ground-breaking book, Jenny Slater uses the lens of ’the reasonable’ to explore how normative understandings of youth, dis/ability and the intersecting identities of gender and sexuality impact upon the lives of young dis/abled people. Although youth and disability have separately been…

    Paperback – 2017-11-22

  • Existentialism and Social Work book cover

    Existentialism and Social Work

    1st Edition

    By Neil Thompson

    Existentialism and Social Work provides a clearly-expressed and well-argued exposition of Sartrean existentialism as a theory base for social work practice. It introduces the key concepts and themes of the philosophy and relates them to social welfare theory and practice. Existentialism is a…

    Paperback – 2017-10-27

  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Aging: The Role of Gerontological Social Work book cover

    Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Aging

    The Role of Gerontological Social Work, 1st Edition

    Edited by Noell L Rowan, Nancy L Giunta

    This edited collection emphasizes the role of social work practice and research related to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) aging. It highlights LGBT aging from a gerontological social work perspective by incorporating key values of the profession such as cultural competence, dignity,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26

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