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  • Educational Standards for Nurses: With Other Addresses on Nursing Subjects book cover

    Educational Standards for Nurses

    With Other Addresses on Nursing Subjects, 1st Edition

    By Isabel Hampton Robb

    Originally published in 1907, this title was one of several influential textbooks on nursing written by Isabel Hampton Robb, a nursing theorist. The first superintendent of nurses at Johns Hopkins School of Nursing she helped to found key organizations for nurses in the USA. Her work in nursing has…

    Paperback – 2020-03-14 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Care Management in Social and Primary Health Care: The Gateshead Community Care Scheme book cover

    Care Management in Social and Primary Health Care

    The Gateshead Community Care Scheme, 1st Edition

    By David Challis, John Chesterman, Rosemary Luckett, Karen Stewart

    This title was first published in 2003: This book provides an evaluation of the Gateshead Community Care Scheme which was devised as an alternative to residential and hospital care for frail elderly people. An important feature of the scheme was the decentralization of control of resources to…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • The Mental Basis of Responsibility book cover

    The Mental Basis of Responsibility

    1st Edition

    By Walter Glannon

    This title was first published in 2002: This book is an analysis of the ways in which mental states ground attributions of responsibility to persons. Particular features of the book include: attention to the agent’s epistemic capacity for beliefs about the foreseeable consequences of actions and…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Cost-Benefit Analysis in Urban & Regional Planning book cover

    Cost-Benefit Analysis in Urban & Regional Planning

    1st Edition

    By John A. Schofield

    Originally published in 1987, Cost-Benefit Analysis in Urban and Regional Planning, outlines the theory and practice of cost-benefit analysis (CBA) in the context of urban and regional planning. The theory of CBA is developed with examples to illustrate the principles, it also deals with details of…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Planning

  • A Question of Choice: Bioethical Reflections on a Spiritual Response to the Technological Imperative book cover

    A Question of Choice

    Bioethical Reflections on a Spiritual Response to the Technological Imperative, 1st Edition

    By Pamela McGrath

    First published in 1997, this book contributes to our understanding of the way our society responds to issues of death and dying. The trans-disciplinary research which informs this discussion is situated in the disciplines of bioethics and palliative care. Postmodern notions of discourse and power…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Designs for Living: A Comparative Approach to Normalisation for the New Millennium book cover

    Designs for Living

    A Comparative Approach to Normalisation for the New Millennium, 1st Edition

    By Steven Carnaby

    First published in 1999, this volume explores how the principle of normalisation informs British learning disability services by instructing them to help service users acquire behaviours and characteristics which are as 'culturally normative as possible'. While many studies have attempted…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Coping with Homelessness: Issues to be Tackled and Best Practices in Europe book cover

    Coping with Homelessness

    Issues to be Tackled and Best Practices in Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dragana Avramov

    First published in 1999. The phenomenon of homelessness is not new, but it has only recently been perceived as a social problem in European Member States. Even in the early 1990s little was known about the paths in and out of homelessness. This volume presents the papers arising from EUROHOME:…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Community Approaches to Child Welfare: International Perspectives book cover

    Community Approaches to Child Welfare

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lena Dominelli

    Published in 1999, Community Approaches to Child Welfare is written by both practitioners and academics to explore ways in which community-based, preventative approaches to child welfare can be used to support families experiencing behavioural problems with children or undergoing difficulties in…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Development Sustainability Through Community Participation: Mixed Results from the Philippine Health Sector book cover

    Development Sustainability Through Community Participation

    Mixed Results from the Philippine Health Sector, 1st Edition

    By Joaquin L. Gonzalez

    Published in 1998, this is a very timely book, especially with the current global concern for sustaining socio-economic development projects through increased civil society participation. The author warns development practitioners and scholars to be careful about over prescribing community…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Complex Policy Planning: The Government Strategic Management of the Social Care Market book cover

    Complex Policy Planning

    The Government Strategic Management of the Social Care Market, 1st Edition

    By Philip Haynes

    First published in 1999, this book examines recent developments in the application of chaos and complexity theory to the applied social sciences and the implications for the government planning of social care services. The study argues that there are fundamental limitations to traditional…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Family Centred Group Care: Model Building book cover

    Family Centred Group Care: Model Building

    1st Edition

    By Frank Ainsworth

    Published in 1997, this study focused on building and empirically validating a model of family centred group care. This is an alternative to the traditional model of group child care that is primarily child centred and which reflects the notion of group care as a substitute for parental care. The…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • At the Verge of Inclusiveness: A Study of Learning Support in Post-Compulsory Education book cover

    At the Verge of Inclusiveness

    A Study of Learning Support in Post-Compulsory Education, 1st Edition

    By Chris Hewitson

    Published in 1998, this book provides an analysis of the development of learning support for students with special needs from the 1970s to the present. Based on case study research the book examines the complexities of defining special needs and considers ways in which marginalization of students…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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