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  • Design for Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Emmanuel Tsekleves, Rachel Cooper

    One of the most complex global challenges is improving wellbeing and developing strategies for promoting health or preventing ‘illbeing’ of the population. The role of designers in indirectly supporting the promotion of healthy lifestyles or in their contribution to illbeing has emerged. This…

    Hardback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge
    Design for Social Responsibility

  • The Return of Epidemics

    Health and Society in Peru During the Twentieth Century, 1st Edition

    By Marcos Cueto

    Historians have long recognized epidemics to be a significant, though sometimes hidden, factor in the fortunes of societies and civilizations. The study of epidemics heightens our understanding of relationships between economic systems and living conditions. It illuminates the ideologies and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge
    The History of Medicine in Context

  • Handbook of the Sociology of Death, Grief, and Bereavement

    A Guide to Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Neil Thompson, Gerry R. Cox

    The Handbook of the Sociology of Death, Grief, and Bereavement sets issues of death and dying in a broad and holistic social context. Its three parts explore classical sociology, developments in sociological thought, and the ways that sociological insights can be useful across a broad spectrum of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-03
    Routledge

  • The Social Context of Birth

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Caroline Squire

    Midwives and other health care professionals need to have a deep understanding of the various lives childbearing women live in order to support them insightfully and practise in a nuanced manner. The Social Context of Birth has been revised, updated and enlarged to provide an essential…

    Paperback – 2017-04-06
    Routledge

  • Community-Based Research on LGBT Aging

    1st Edition

    Edited by Brian De Vries, Catherine F. Croghan

    The study of LGBT aging is in its infancy. In the absence of federal data on this often hidden population, community groups and organizations from across the country have taken it upon themselves to understand and assess the needs of this first cohort to reach later life in a time of LGBT public…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • Abuse and Violence Towards Young Children

    Perspectives on Research and Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roy Evans

    Levels of violence, abuse and neglect in early childhood are reported internationally as having reached epidemic proportions. The prevalence of all forms of violence to children has been difficult to establish, particularly in low and middle income countries. However, even in countries with a high…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • Gender Justice and Development: Local and Global

    Volume I, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christine Koggel, Cynthia Bisman

    It is now generally accepted by development theorists and policy-makers that the popular policies of reducing or eliminating social welfare programs over the past several decades have increased inequalities and injustices throughout the world. The authors in this collection focus on the gendered…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • A Socio-cultural Perspective on Patient Safety

    1st Edition

    By Justin Waring

    Edited by Emma Rowley

    This edited volume of original chapters brings together researchers from around the world who are exploring the facets of health care organization and delivery that are sometimes marginal to mainstream patient safety theories and methodologies but offer important insights into the socio-cultural…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    CRC Press

  • The Costs of Caring

    Families with Disabled Children, 1st Edition

    By Sally Baldwin

    First published in 1985, this book considers the financial consequences of parents and other relatives caring for severely disabled children at home. At the time of publication little reliable information was available on the costs incurred by ‘informal carers’, which this book set to rectify. The…

    Paperback – 2017-03-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Children and Disability

  • Normalisation in Practice

    Residential Care for Children with a Profound Mental Handicap, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andy Alaszewski, Bie Nio Ong

    First published in 1990, this book was the first informed study to focus on care within the voluntary sector. Written with the child in mind, it is a sensitive work which explores the administration, strategy, and problems facing carers in children’s homes, at that time. Centring on small,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Children and Disability

  • A Single Door

    Social Work with the Families of Disabled Children, 1st Edition

    By Caroline Glendinning

    First published in 1986, this study explores the increased public concern with policies of ‘community care’ and their effects on informal carers, at that time. It looks at the widespread evidence that one particular group of informal carers- parents looking after their severely disabled child- lack…

    Paperback – 2017-03-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Children and Disability

  • Disabling Policies?

    A Comparative Approach to Education Policy and Disability, 1st Edition

    By Gillian Fulcher

    First published in 1989, this book is about integrating or mainstreaming policies, looking specifically at how to improve circumstances for schoolchildren with disabilities or handicaps, and their teachers. The author draws on her experiences, both within and outside the academic institution, to…

    Paperback – 2017-03-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Children and Disability

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