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  • Transnationalising Reproduction: Third Party Conception in a Globalised World book cover

    Transnationalising Reproduction

    Third Party Conception in a Globalised World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roisin Ryan Flood, Jenny Gunnarsson Payne

    Third party conception is a growing phenomenon and provokes a burgeoning range of ethical, legal and social questions. What are the rights of donors, recipients and donor conceived children? How are these reproductive technologies regulated? How is kinship understood within these new family forms?…

    Paperback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge

  • Ethnomorality of Care: Migrants and their Aging Parents book cover

    Ethnomorality of Care

    Migrants and their Aging Parents, 1st Edition

    By Agnieszka Radziwinowiczówna, Anna Rosińska, Weronika Kloc-Nowak

    What happens when the parents of migrants age and need care in mobile and aging societies? Ethnomorality of Care acts as a window in sharing how physical distance challenges family-centered elderly care by juxtaposing transnational families with non-migrant families. A novel approach that explores…

    Paperback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge

  • Childhood Abused: Protecting Children Against Torture, Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment and Punishment book cover

    Childhood Abused

    Protecting Children Against Torture, Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment and Punishment, 1st Edition

    By Geraldine Van Bueren

    First published in 1998, this book seeks to consider the application of international human rights standards to situations where children are at risk of torture and other forms of ill-treatment. Each of the contributors authoritatively examines torture, cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment and…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The NHS in Scotland: The Legacy of the Past and the Prospect of the Future book cover

    The NHS in Scotland

    The Legacy of the Past and the Prospect of the Future, 1st Edition

    By Chris Nottingham

    First published in 2000, this volume considers the past and present of the NHS in Scotland since its inception in 1948. It features specialists in history, nursing, medicine and sociology. The contributors tackle topics including nurses in 1948, historical reviews of the NHS both in 1948 and up…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Philosophy of Mathematics and Natural Laws: Another Copernican Revolution book cover

    The Philosophy of Mathematics and Natural Laws

    Another Copernican Revolution, 1st Edition

    By Noel Curran

    First published in 1997, this title is a sequel to Dr Noel Curran's first book The Logical Universe: The Real Universe (published by Ashgate under the Avebury imprint, 1994). The philosophy of mathematics in this book is based on ideas of Sir William Rowan Hamilton on the ordinal character of…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Social Assessment Theory and Practice: A Multi-Disciplinary Framework book cover

    Social Assessment Theory and Practice

    A Multi-Disciplinary Framework, 1st Edition

    By Derek Clifford

    First published in 1998, Social Assessment Theory and Practice provides an innovative and comprehensive theoretical and practical basis for social assessment. It examines both multi-disciplinary and multi-professional issues in social assessment and is based on perspectives drawn from all the major…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Social Policy and the Labour Market book cover

    Social Policy and the Labour Market

    1st Edition

    By Philip R. de Jong, Theodore R. Marmor

    First published in 1997, this volume examines why, while mature welfare states are being trimmed and privatised, new social welfare arrangement are implemented in formerly communist and newly industrialised countries. The papers in this volume bring together these different worlds, but also…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Social Work Services and Patient Decision Making book cover

    Social Work Services and Patient Decision Making

    1st Edition

    By Patricia Hansen

    First published in 1998, this timely study of an American acute care hospital examines decision making by patients and their families along with a cost analysis of social work services. The first part focuses on the patient’s experience of acute hospital care and the second part examines the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Sick From Work: The Body in Employment book cover

    Sick From Work

    The Body in Employment, 1st Edition

    By Paul Bellaby

    First published in 1999, this aims to shift the balance from current concerns about individual behaviour and its health effects to an understanding of the social factors that shape both circumstances and behaviour conducive to health. Its focus is the fact that organized work in paid employment is…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Single-Case Evaluation by Social Workers book cover

    Single-Case Evaluation by Social Workers

    1st Edition

    By Mansoor A.F. Kazi

    First published in 1998, this is the first definitive text on single-case evaluation in Britain. This is a method of evaluation research which enables progress to be determined by comparing different phases in the life of a single client, group or system. It can also determine the extent to which…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Social Consequences of Facial Disfigurement book cover

    The Social Consequences of Facial Disfigurement

    1st Edition

    By Michael J. Hughes

    First published in 1998, this volume recognises that the face is important in human relationships and a facially impaired person is therefore disadvantaged. In this study the causes and social consequences of facial disfigurement are considered, the means whereby people adapt to revised appearance…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Social Services Crisis of the 1990s: Strategies for Sustainable Systems in Tanzania book cover

    The Social Services Crisis of the 1990s

    Strategies for Sustainable Systems in Tanzania, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Kajumulo Tibaijuka

    First published in 1998, this volume represents the outcome of a seminar as part of the continuing efforts of the Convocation of the University of Dar es Salam to maintain a dialogue with the Government of Tanzania on its socio-economic problems. Its aim was to underscore heightened public concern…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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