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  • Science, Technology and the Ageing Society

    1st Edition

    By Tiago Moreira

    Ageing is widely recognised as one of the social and economic challenges in the contemporary, globalised world, for which scientific, technological and medical solutions are continuously sought. This book proposes that science and technology also played a crucial role in the creation and…

    Paperback – 2018-07-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Mental Health Screening and Monitoring for Children in Care

    A Short Guide for Children's Agencies and Post-adoption Services, 1st Edition

    By Michael Tarren-Sweeney

    Mental Health Screening and Monitoring for Children in Care provides a concise, step-by-step guide for children’s agencies on how to carry out mental health screening and monitoring for children and adolescents growing up in alternative care. Michael Tarren-Sweeney outlines unique universal mental…

    Paperback – 2018-07-19
    Routledge

  • Cultural Disability Studies in Education

    Interdisciplinary Navigations of the Normative Divide, 1st Edition

    By David Bolt

    Over the last few decades disability studies has emerged not only as a discipline in itself but also as a catalyst for cultural disability studies and Disability Studies in Education. In this book the three areas become united in a new field that recognises education as a discourse between tutors…

    Paperback – 2018-07-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Life at Home for People with a Dementia

    1st Edition

    By Ruth Bartlett, Tula Brannelly

    Life at Home for People with a Dementia provides an evidence-based and readable account of improving life at home for people with a dementia and their families. There are estimated to be 47 million people with a dementia worldwide, the majority of whom will live, or want to live, in their own home.…

    Paperback – 2018-06-26
    Routledge

  • Cultural Safety,Healthcare and Vulnerable Populations

    A Critical Theoretical Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Lucy Mkandawire-Valhmu

    Culturally safe healthcare is rapidly challenging previous notions of cultural competency or cultural sensitivity in healthcare provision. The increasing number of vulnerable populations means healthcare must be given by a healthcare provider who has developed a social consciousness in relation to…

    Paperback – 2018-06-21
    Routledge

  • Healthy Ageing

    A Capability Approach to Inclusive Policy and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Christine Stephens, Mary Breheny

    What does it mean to age well? This important new book redefines what ‘successful’ ageing means, challenging the idea that physical health is the only criteria to gauge the ageing process and that an ageing population is necessarily a burden upon society. Using Sen’s Capability Approach as a…

    Paperback – 2018-06-11
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • Understanding the Emotional Needs of Children in the Early Years

    1st Edition

    By Tricia Johnson

    This accessible book focuses on the emotional needs, experiences and development of young children, exploring the role of the practitioner in ensuring that each and every child feels loved, supported and safe; able to develop secure attachments and flourish in the first five years and beyond.…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge

  • The Gay Science

    Intimate Experiments with the Problem of HIV, 1st Edition

    By Kane Race

    Since the onset of the HIV epidemic, the behaviour of men who have sex with men has been subject to intense scrutiny on the part of the behavioural and sociomedical sciences. What happens when we consider the work of these sciences to be not merely descriptive, but also constitutive of the…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge

  • Leadership in Child and Family Practice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Margarita Frederico, Maureen Long, Nadine Cameron

    This edited collection situates the wellbeing and safety of vulnerable children as the focus of leadership. It provides a guide to theories and practice of leadership for those who want to make a difference to the lives of these children and their families. Drawing on the experience of a highly…

    Paperback – 2018-06-05
    Routledge

  • Posttraumatic Growth

    Theory, Research, and Applications, 1st Edition

    By Richard G. Tedeschi, Jane Shakespeare-Finch, Kanako Taku, Lawrence G. Calhoun

    Posttraumatic Growth reworks and overhauls the seminal 2006 Handbook of Posttraumatic Growth. It provides a wide range of answers to questions concerning knowledge of posttraumatic growth (PTG) theory, its synthesis and contrast with other theories and models, and its applications in diverse…

    Paperback – 2018-05-30
    Routledge

  • Fat

    2nd Edition

    By Deborah Lupton

    In contemporary western societies, the fat body has become a focus of stigmatizing discourses and practices aimed at disciplining, regulating and containing it. Despite the fact that in many western countries fat bodies outnumber those that are thin, fat people are still socially marginalized, and…

    Paperback – 2018-05-23
    Routledge

  • Body Work

    Youth, Gender and Health, 1st Edition

    By Julia Coffey

    The rise of the health, beauty and fitness industries in recent years has led to an increased focus on the body. Body image, gender and health are issues of long-standing concern in sociology and in youth studies, but a theoretical and empirical focus on the body has been largely missing from this…

    Paperback – 2018-05-18
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

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