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  • Indigenous Children’s Participation in Law and Policy Development

    ‘Just Ask Us. Come and See Us’

    By Holly Doel-Mackaway

    The participation of Indigenous children and young people, when carried out in a culturally and age-appropriate way and based on free, prior and informed consent, is an invaluable resource capable of empowering children and young people and informing Indigenous related legislation and policy. This…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Incarcerating Motherhood

    The Enduring Harms of First Short Periods of Imprisonment on Mothers

    By Isla Masson

    The longevity of the harm caused by first time incarceration is still unknown, especially when the time spent in prison is minimal and when that person has dependent children. With large numbers of female prisoners currently serving short sentences in the UK, many of whom are primary caregivers, we…

    Hardback – 2018-11-12 
    Routledge Academic

  • Reproductive Geographies

    Politics, Place and Bodies

    Edited by Maria Fannin, Marcia England, Helen Hazen

    The book provides a geographical lens on questions of reproduction, fertility and birth in a world where procreation increasingly turns into a global endeavour. It explores the role that mobility, place and embodiment play in women and men’s experiences of fertility and birth, and evidences…

    Hardback – 2018-11-08 
    Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

  • Childhood Abuse, Body Shame, and Addictive Plastic Surgery

    The Face of Trauma.

    By Mark B Constantian

    Why are some people simply unable to accept their appearance –and what drives some to pursue multiple elective procedures? Abuse, Body Shame, and Addictive Plastic Surgery offers an exploration of the psychopathology surgeons sometimes encounter when seemingly excellent surgical candidates‘…

    Paperback – 2018-11-01 

  • Group Work on the Edge

    Working with Marginalized People

    By Neil Hall

    Group work is a key intervention method in social work across many different settings and Group Work On The Edge introduces its theoretical basis and fundamental skills. Exploring how ‘tidy’ theory can be applied to working in 'messy' – flexible or informal – settings, it also gives specific…

    Paperback – 2018-11-01 

  • Supervision in Clinical Practice

    A Practitioner's Guide, 3rd Edition

    By Joyce Scaife

    Paperback – 2018-11-01 

  • Body Problems

    Running and Living Long in a Fast-Food Society, 2nd Edition

    By Ben Agger

    This much expanded new edition explores the relationship between the body and society in a fast-food society. Agger focuses on issues of food, exercise, work, dieting, eating disorders, fashion, bariatric and cosmetic surgery, and health. The new edition updates examples and statistics throughout…

    Paperback – 2018-11-01 
    Framing 21st Century Social Issues

  • Routledge Handbook on the Politics of Global Health

    Edited by Richard Parker, Jonathan Garcia

    In the early twenty-first century, key public health issues and challenges have taken center stage on the global scene, and health has been placed at the heart of our collective aspirations for human development and wellbeing. But significant debate exists not only about the causes, but also about…

    Hardback – 2018-11-01 

  • Living with Epilepsy

    By Sallie Baxendale

    Encephalitis is an under recognised and under researched condition. Its sudden onset and diverse long lasting effects mean that the illness challenges people’s understanding and coping resources. This book combines scholarly research and professional insights into encephalitis with ‘the insider…

    Paperback – 2018-11-01 
    After Brain Injury: Survivor Stories

  • Impressionable Biologies

    From the Archaeology of Plasticity to the Sociology of Epigenetics

    By Maurizio Meloni

    Today environmental epigenetics and microbiomics are significantly contributing to a reconfiguration of the body as profoundly permeable to its surroundings and extensively shaped by environmental factors. These views of biological plasticity represent an important discontinuity with the bounded…

    Paperback – 2018-11-01 

  • Empowerment and Control in the Australian Welfare State

    A Critical Analysis of Australian Social Policy Since 1972

    By Philip Mendes

    Welfare states can have both social care (humanitarian) and social control (oppressive) functions. This book makes the case for an alternative participatory and decentralized welfare state model that would prioritize social care by empowering and supporting welfare service users at a local…

    Hardback – 2018-10-31 
    Social Welfare Around the World

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