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  • Routledge Handbook of Social, Economic, and Criminal Justice book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Social, Economic, and Criminal Justice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cliff Roberson

    This authoritative volume explores different perspectives on economic and social justice and the challenges presented by and within the criminal justice system. It critically discusses key concerns involved in realizing economic and social justice, including systemic issues in economic and social…

    Paperback – 2019-12-16 
    Routledge

  • Adoption Law and Human Rights: International Perspectives book cover

    Adoption Law and Human Rights

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Kerry O'Halloran

    In recent decades, there have been many changes to adoption law and practice, such as a sharp decline in the voluntary relinquishment of children, an increase in the number consigned to public care, and an abrupt decrease in those made available on an intercountry basis. Additionally, human rights…

    Paperback – 2019-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Health Policy in Britain: The Politics and Organization of the National Health Service book cover

    Health Policy in Britain

    The Politics and Organization of the National Health Service, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Ham

    Covers Britain's National Health Service, its policy, and structure.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-05 
    Routledge

  • Mental Illness in the Workplace: Psychological Disability Management book cover

    Mental Illness in the Workplace

    Psychological Disability Management, 1st Edition

    By Henry G. Harder, Shannon Wagner, Josh Rash

    The extent of mental illness concerns in the workforce is becoming increasingly apparent. Stress, depression, anxiety, workplace bullying and other issues are costing businesses billions every year in lost productivity, poor treatments and employee retention. Unless appropriately addressed, issues…

    Paperback – 2019-12-04 
    Routledge

  • Care Communication: Making a home in a Japanese eldercare facility book cover

    Care Communication

    Making a home in a Japanese eldercare facility, 1st Edition

    By Peter Backhaus

    This book studies communication in institutional eldercare. It is based on audio-recorded interactions between residents and staff in a Japanese care facility. The focus is on the morning care routines, which include getting the residents out of bed and ready for the day. Combining quantitative and…

    Paperback – 2019-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Marriage Trafficking: Women in Forced Wedlock book cover

    Marriage Trafficking

    Women in Forced Wedlock, 1st Edition

    By Kaye Quek

    This book examines the traffic in women for marriage, a phenomenon that has been largely overlooked in international efforts to address the problem of human trafficking. In contrast to current international and state-based approaches to trafficking, which tend to focus on sex trafficking and…

    Paperback – 2019-11-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Gender and Global Politics

  • The Handbook of Social Work and Social Development in Africa book cover

    The Handbook of Social Work and Social Development in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mel Gray

    All recent books on international social work mention Africa only briefly and few engage with the broader field of development studies. This book focuses solely on the unique African context engaging with issues relating to social work and development more broadly thus enabling a deeper examination…

    Paperback – 2019-10-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Ethics and Medical Decision-Making book cover

    Ethics and Medical Decision-Making

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Freeman

    This title was first published in 2001: Ethical thinking about medical decision-making has roots deep in history. This collection of contemporary essays by leading international scholars traces the development of modern bioethics and explores the theory and current issues surrounding this widely…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Family Centres and their International Role in Social Action: Social Work as Informal Education book cover

    Family Centres and their International Role in Social Action

    Social Work as Informal Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Warren-Adamson

    This title was first published in 2001: Family centre practice is one of the success stories of the past twenty years. As well as contributing creative ideas to centre practice this important edited collection highlights the role of practitioners as developmental or informal educationalists.…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Tackling Social Exclusion in Europe: The Contribution of the Social Economy book cover

    Tackling Social Exclusion in Europe

    The Contribution of the Social Economy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roger Spear, Jacques Defourny, Jean-Louis Laville

    This title was first published in 2001. This book is the result of an international study by leading economists and sociologists from across Europe and North America. The response of the new social economy (primarily voluntary and co-operative sectors) to social exclusion and employability in the…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Community Health Needs in South Africa book cover

    Community Health Needs in South Africa

    1st Edition

    By Ntombenhle Protasia Khoti Torkington

    This title was first published in 2000:  Although the apartheid regime has now been abolished there is still a great deal of work to be done in order to eliminate the disadvantages it created for the health of black people at both micro and macro levels. This book presents the findings of a…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Confronting Icarus: A Psycho-social Perspective on Haematological Malignancies book cover

    Confronting Icarus: A Psycho-social Perspective on Haematological Malignancies

    1st Edition

    By Pam McGrath

    This title was first publihsed in 2000:  Confronting Icarus, is the first book to bring together all of the original research that has been published to date on the psycho-social aspects of Haematological malignancies. This is a practical book to be used by health care practitioners and…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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