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  • The Politics of Evidence

    From evidence-based policy to the good governance of evidence, 1st Edition

    By Justin Parkhurst

    The Open Access version of this book, available at http://www.tandfebooks.com/, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 3.0 license. There has been an enormous increase in interest in the use of evidence for public policymaking, but the vast…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

  • Stroke, Body Image, and Self Representation

    Psychoanalytic and Neurological Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Morin

    Stroke, Body Image, and Self Representation provides a psychoanalytic reading of the subjective difficulties encountered by patients who have suffered a stroke. The book is based on the words of stroke patients and on their self-portraits, which are then compared with the words and portraits of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10
    Routledge

  • Different Childhoods

    Non/Normative Development and Transgressive Trajectories, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lindsay O'Dell, Charlotte Brownlow, Hanna Bertilsdotter-Rosqvist

    Different Childhoods: Non/Normative Development and Transgressive Trajectories opens up new avenues for exploring children’s development as contextual, provisional and locally produced, rather than a unitary, universal and consistent process. This edited collection frames a critical exploration of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10
    Routledge

  • Helping the Suicidal Person

    Tips and Techniques for Professionals, 1st Edition

    By Stacey Freedenthal

    Helping the Suicidal Person provides a highly practical toolbox for mental health professionals. The book first covers the need for professionals to examine their own personal experiences and fears around suicide, moves into essential areas of risk assessment, safety planning, and treatment…

    Paperback – 2017-09-22
    Routledge

  • A Critical Approach to Surrogacy

    Reproductive Desires and Demands, 1st Edition

    By Damien W Riggs, Clemence Due

    This comprehensive text makes an important contribution to the study of surrogacy, developing a novel theoretical framework through which to understand the broader social contexts as well as individual decisions at play within surrogacy arrangements. Drawing on empirical research conducted by the…

    Paperback – 2017-09-13
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • Eliminating Gender-Based Violence

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ann Taket, Beth R. Crisp

    While promoting access to resources and systems of support for those affected by gender-based violence is absolutely crucial, this new book focuses attention on the important question of how communities can take action to prevent violence and abuse. Using examples of current research and practice,…

    Paperback – 2017-09-11
    Routledge

  • Spirituality and Childbirth

    Meaning and Care at the Start of Life, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Crowther, Jenny Hall

    Highlighting aspects of birth often taken for granted, ignored or left silenced, this book questions the art and meaning of childbirth. Addressing spirituality in and around the start of life from a variety of thought-provoking perspectives, it examines the apparent paradox of impersonal…

    Paperback – 2017-09-11
    Routledge

  • Promoting Young People's Wellbeing through Empowerment and Agency

    A Critical Framework for Practice, 1st Edition

    By Lucy Maynard, Karen Stuart

    The terms ‘wellbeing’, ‘empowerment’ and ‘agency’ are common parlance in policy and practice with children, young people and families (CYPF), yet are often misused or not fully understood. Further, there is a disconnect between these abstract concepts and tangible practice with CYPF. This book…

    Paperback – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • The Aesthetic Experience of Dying

    The Dance to Death, 1st Edition

    By Veronica M. F. Adamson

    Structured around a personal account of the illness and death of the author’s partner, Jane, this book explores how something hard to bear became a threshold to a world of insight and discovery. Drawing on German Idealism and Jane’s own research in the area, The Aesthetic Experience of Dying looks…

    Paperback – 2017-09-06
    Routledge

  • Teaching Children with Challenging Behaviors

    Practical Strategies for Early Childhood Educators, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gayle Mindes

    Teaching Children with Challenging Behaviors provides early childhood educators with a guide to developmentally appropriate practice for working with children who exhibit challenging behaviors, as well as perspectives for experienced teachers to reflect upon best practices in today’s complex world.…

    Paperback – 2017-08-22
    Routledge

  • Digital Health

    Critical and Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Deborah Lupton

    The rise of digital health technologies is, for some, a panacea to many of the medical and public health challenges we face today. This is the first book to articulate a critical response to the techno-utopian and entrepreneurial vision of the digital health phenomenon. Deborah Lupton,…

    Paperback – 2017-08-22
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • Active Ageing and Demographic Change

    Challenges for social work and social policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Siniša Zrinščak, Susan Lawrence

    Although demographic change has been a widely discussed topic for decades, its scope, social impact and related policy responses leave us with many unresolved social issues. Demographic change is a reality for all European societies but the ways in which it is taking place differ from country to…

    Paperback – 2017-08-11
    Routledge

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