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  • Sexual Citizenship and Disability

    Understanding Sexual Support in Policy, Practice and Theory, 1st Edition

    By Julia Bahner

    What does ‘sexual citizenship’ mean in practice for people with mobility impairments who may need professional support to engage in sexual activity? The book explores this subject through empirical investigation based on case studies conducted in 4 countries- Sweden, England, Australia and the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Housing, Health and Well-Being

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Battersby, Véronique Ezratty, David Ormandy

    Housing is a social determinant of health and this book aims to provide a concise source of the theory and evidence on safe and healthy housing to inform students, academics, public and environmental health practitioners, and policy-makers, nationally and internationally. The book reviews the…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Environmental Health

  • Welcoming LGBT Residents

    A Practical Guide for Senior Living Staff, 1st Edition

    By Tim R. Johnston

    Welcoming LGBT Residents is the first comprehensive guide to working with LGBT older adults in senior living settings. The LGBT older adult population represents one of the fastest-growing subpopulations within our aging society. Despite the increasing demand for LGBT-affirming services there is…

    Paperback – 2019-10-14
    Routledge

  • The Privatization of Care

    The Case of Nursing Homes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pat Armstrong, Hugh Armstrong

    Nursing homes are where some of the most vulnerable live and work. In too many homes, the conditions of work make it difficult to make care as good as it can be. For the last eight years an international team from Germany, Sweden, Norway, the UK, the US and Canada have been searching for promising…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30
    Routledge
    Aging and Society

  • Family Experience of Brain Injury

    Surviving, Coping, Adjusting, 1st Edition

    By Jo Clark-Wilson, Mark Holloway

    Brain Injury not only affects its victim, but those around them. In many cases, relatives are often overlooked despite facing many obstacles accepting and adjusting to a new way of life. Family Experience of Brain Injury showcases a unique collaboration between relatives of brain injured…

    Paperback – 2019-09-24
    Routledge
    After Brain Injury: Survivor Stories

  • Traces of a Mobile Field

    Ten Years of Mobilities Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by James R Faulconbridge, Allison Hui

    This agenda-setting collection critically reflects upon a decade of contributions to the social scientific ‘mobilities turn’ in order to propose new trajectories for the future of this interdisciplinary research field. The chapters are all exemplars of how the past decade of research has opened up…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge

  • 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

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