Paperbacks Direct: Health and Social Care

  • Education for Childbirth and Parenthood book cover

    Education for Childbirth and Parenthood

    1st Edition

    By Elizabeth R. Perkins

    Originally published in 1980, the setting of this book is in the practicalities of teaching on labour wards, in antenatal clinics and in child health clinics. In such settings, health education about childbirth and parenthood is often an explicit, and always implicit, task for the health…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Deafness, Development and Literacy book cover

    Deafness, Development and Literacy

    1st Edition

    By Alec Webster

    Originally published in 1986. Deafness is not just a deprivation of sound, but a barrier to normal social interaction and learning. There are likely to be children with some degree of hearing loss in every primary classroom, so it is important that teachers know how to help them. This book gives a…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Participation in Health and Welfare Services: Professional Concepts and Lived Experience book cover

    Participation in Health and Welfare Services

    Professional Concepts and Lived Experience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Arne H. Eide, Staffan Josephsson, Kjersti Vik

    Today, healthy ageing and active, meaningful lives are core values and aims for international and national health policies. Health services are challenged to ensure that the recipients of their services are active participants in their own care and beyond. Participation allows patients to become…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge

  • Routledge International Handbook of Critical Mental Health book cover

    Routledge International Handbook of Critical Mental Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bruce M.Z. Cohen

    The Routledge International Handbook of Critical Mental Health offers the most comprehensive collection of theoretical and applied writings to date with which students, scholars, researchers and practitioners within the social and health sciences can systematically problematise the practices,…

    Paperback – 2019-04-08 
    Routledge

  • The Resettlement of Sex Offenders after Custody: Circles of Support and Accountability book cover

    The Resettlement of Sex Offenders after Custody

    Circles of Support and Accountability, 1st Edition

    By David Thompson, Terry Thomas

    Circles of Support and Accountability is a voluntary initiative that assists people with convictions for sexual offences to resettle in the community. People leaving prison with such convictions often have difficulties in resettling. They carry the burden of the conviction itself, which may be both…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Violence, Sex Offenders, and Corrections book cover

    Violence, Sex Offenders, and Corrections

    1st Edition

    By Rose Ricciardelli, Dale C. Spencer

    Sex offenders remain the most hated group of offenders, subject to a myriad of regulations and punishments beyond imprisonment, including sex offender registries, chemical and surgical castration, and global positioning electronic monitoring systems. While aspects of their experiences of…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Policing Hate Crime: Understanding Communities and Prejudice book cover

    Policing Hate Crime

    Understanding Communities and Prejudice, 1st Edition

    By Gail Mason, JaneMaree Maher, Jude McCulloch, Sharon Pickering, Rebecca Wickes, Carolyn McKay

    In a contemporary setting of increasing social division and marginalisation, Policing Hate Crime interrogates the complexities of prejudice motivated crime and effective policing practices. Hate crime has become a barometer for contemporary police relations with vulnerable and marginalised…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Women's Transitions from Prison: The Post-Release Experience book cover

    Women's Transitions from Prison

    The Post-Release Experience, 1st Edition

    By Rosemary Sheehan, Chris Trotter

    Women continue to be one of the fastest growing groups of offenders with an increasing group of women involved in the criminal justice system around the world. Whilst internationally women comprise a low percentage of the total prison population, there is an escalating use of custody inextricably…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Diversion in Youth Justice: What Can We Learn from Historical and Contemporary Practices? book cover

    Diversion in Youth Justice

    What Can We Learn from Historical and Contemporary Practices?, 1st Edition

    By Roger Smith

    Diversion in youth justice is a subject of enduring interest. It concerns the processes by which decisions are made about whether or not to prosecute young offenders, and this book explores the continuing debates and historical developments which shape these processes. The treatment of young…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Participatory Visual Methodologies in Global Public Health book cover

    Participatory Visual Methodologies in Global Public Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Claudia Mitchell, Marni Sommer

    Participatory Visual Methodologies in Global Public Health focuses on the use of participatory visual methodologies such as photovoice, participatory video (including cellphilming or the use of cell phones to make videos), drawing and mapping in public health research. These approaches are modes of…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21 
    Routledge

  • Private Troubles or Public Issues?: Challenges for Social Work Research book cover

    Private Troubles or Public Issues?

    Challenges for Social Work Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Walter Lorenz, Ian Shaw

    This book bears testimony to the value of a progressive form of academisation of social work education in most European countries, including former communist countries which had to re-establish social work education. It also manifests the confidence of contributors in belonging to a serious…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21 
    Routledge

  • Children, Young People and Care book cover

    Children, Young People and Care

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Horton, Michelle Pyer

    The very notions of childhood and youth are intimately connected to contemporary norms, practices and spaces of care, caring and care-giving. The provision of care is widely figured as both the primary responsibility of parents, carers and practitioners who work with children and young people, and…

    Paperback – 2019-03-14 
    Routledge

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