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  • Work and Wellbeing in the Nordic Countries

    Critical Perspectives on the World's Best Working Lives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helge Hvid, Eivind Falkum

    The Nordic countries have the world's best working life. Unlike in many other countries, global competition has not created inequality, uncertainty, long working hours, standardization and restrictive managerial control. The main reason for this lies in the way interests are expressed and conflicts…

    Hardback – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • Tackling Health Inequalities

    Reinventing the Role of Environmental Health, 1st Edition

    By Surindar Kishen Dhesi

    Although environmental health has received some recognition as a field which can positively impact on the social determinants of health, it remains little known outside its immediate sphere of influence. There is also limited literature available to support the potential impact of the profession in…

    Hardback – 2018-11-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Environmental Health

  • Non-Religious Pastoral Care

    A Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    By David Savage

    This ground-breaking book is a guide to non-religious pastoral care practice in healthcare, prisons, education, and the armed forces in the UK. It brings a new perspective to our understanding of care services traditionally offered by chaplaincy departments. The book charts the progress from a…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • Living with Frailty

    From Assets and Deficits to Resilience, 1st Edition

    By Shibley Rahman

    Increasingly, we question ‘what makes us healthy?’, as well as ‘what makes us ill?’. What does this shift mean for frailty? Almost wholly defined in negative terms, the term ‘frail’ tends to refer to a group of older people who are at highest risk of adverse outcomes such as falls, infections,…

    Paperback – 2018-08-20
    Routledge

  • Transnational Social Work and Social Welfare

    Challenges for the Social Work Profession, 1st Edition

    Edited by Beatrix Schwarzer, Ursula Kämmerer-Rütten, Alexandra Schleyer-Lindenmann, Yafang Wang

    The underlying frame of social work is the nation state, and it is from within the state that welfare strategies and social policies are devised and implemented. However, post-colonialism, globalisation, migration and the associated implications for human rights, social justice and social welfare…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • The Common Good and Ecological Integrity

    Human Rights and the Support of Life, 1st Edition

    Edited by Laura Westra, Janice Gray, Antonio D'Aloia

    Proponents of the concept of ecological integrity argue that it is a necessary component of global governance on which the sustainable future of the planet and its inhabitants depends. This book presents the latest research and current thinking on the role of ecological integrity in…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Perspectives on Behavioural Interventions in Palliative and End-of-Life Care

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca S Allen, Brian D Carpenter, Morgan K. Eichorst

    The challenges faced by individuals and families at the end of life are still incredibly diverse, and many behavioural interventions and clinical approaches have been developed to address this great diversity of experiences in the face of dying and death, helping providers to care for their clients…

    Hardback – 2018-06-14
    Routledge
    Aging and Mental Health Research

  • Urban Allotment Gardens in Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Bell, Runrid Fox-Kämper, Nazila Keshavarz, Mary Benson, Silvio Caputo, Susan Noori, Annette Voigt

    Although urban allotment gardening dates back to the nineteenth century, it has recently undergone a renaissance of interest and popularity. This is the result of greater concern over urban greenspace, food security and quality of life. This book presents a comprehensive, research-based overview of…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • Addressing the Sexual Rights of Older People

    Theory, Policy and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Catherine Barrett, Sharron Hinchliff

    There is growing evidence that the sexual rights of older people are not being met. One reason, perhaps the main reason, relates to the way that old age is viewed. In many cultures, being old is associated with decline and disease, which positions older people as dependent and powerless.…

    Paperback – 2017-11-02
    Routledge

  • Bodies and Suffering

    Emotions and Relations of Care, 1st Edition

    By Ana Dragojlovic, Alex Broom

    This book is a critical response to a range of problems – some theoretical, others empirical – that shape questions surrounding the lived experience of suffering. It explores how moral and ethical questions of personal suffering are experienced, contested, negotiated and institutionalised. Bodies…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

  • Health Care Economics

    1st Edition

    By John B. Davis, Robert McMaster

    The analytical approach of standard health economics has so far failed to sufficiently account for the nature of care.  This has important ramifications for the analysis and valuation of care, and therefore for the pattern of health and medical care provision. This book sets out an alternative…

    Paperback – 2017-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Economics

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