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  • Careers in Child and Adolescent Development

    A Student's Guide to Working in the Field, 1st Edition

    By Kimberly A. Gordon Biddle, Aletha M. Harven, Cynthia Hudley

    Child and Adolescent Development is a rich and continuously evolving field that offers a wealth of career opportunities. Careers in Child and Adolescent Development is the first textbook to guide students along each step of the career path—from the levels of academic degrees and programs available,…

    Paperback – 2018-07-12
    Routledge

  • Human Growth and Development

    An Introduction for Social Workers, 2nd Edition

    By John Sudbery, Andrew Whittaker

    Social workers work with people at all stages of life, tackling a multitude of personal, social, health, welfare, legal and educational issues. As a result, all social work students need to understand human growth and development throughout the lifespan. This fully revised and expanded second…

    Paperback – 2018-07-11
    Routledge
    Student Social Work

  • Critical Care Assessment by Midwives

    1st Edition

    By Maureen Boyle, Judy Bothamley

    Over the last ten years, pregnancy has not only become more complicated for many women, but the traditional provision of general intensive care units has been reduced. To bridge this gap, critical care units, usually staffed by midwives, have been set up in many maternity units. This textbook is an…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge

  • The Sense of Hearing

    3rd Edition

    By Christopher J. Plack

    The Sense of Hearing is a truly accessible introduction to auditory perception, addressing the fundamental aspects of hearing. Thoroughly revised throughout, this edition reflects recent discoveries in the field, and includes additional coverage of the neural basis of hearing. The book introduces…

    Paperback – 2018-06-11
    Routledge

  • Environmental Health and Housing

    Issues for Public Health, 2nd Edition

    By Jill Stewart, Zena Lynch

    The second edition of Environmental Health and Housing has been completely updated to cover the contemporary issues in public health that have emerged in recent years. With a theory and practice approach to public health, this edition focuses more on population health, health protection and…

    Paperback – 2018-06-11
    Routledge

  • Principles of Research in Behavioral Science

    Fourth Edition, 4th Edition

    By Bernard E. Whitley, Jr., Mary E. Kite

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of research methods in the behavioral sciences, focusing primarily on the conceptual issues inherent in conducting research. It covers topics that are often omitted from other texts, including measurement issues, correlational research, qualitative…

    Hardback – 2018-06-05
    Routledge

  • The New Psychology of Health

    Unlocking the Social Cure, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Haslam, Jolanda Jetten, Tegan Cruwys, Genevieve Dingle, S. Alexander Haslam

    Why do people who are more socially connected live longer and have better health than those who are socially isolated? Why are social ties at least as good for your health as not smoking, having a good diet, and taking regular exercise? Why is treatment more effective when there is an alliance…

    Paperback – 2018-04-24
    Routledge

  • Implementing Occupation-centred Practice

    A Practical Guide for Occupational Therapy Practice Learning, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karina Dancza, Sylvia Rodger

    This practical text supports occupational therapy students and educators as they navigate the opportunities and challenges of practice learning. Reflecting contemporary and innovative occupation-centred practice, it sets out a step-by-step guide to using this knowledge across a range of settings.…

    Paperback – 2018-04-24
    Routledge

  • Gerontology: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Jennifer R. Sasser, Harry R. Moody

    Human aging is a complex, multi-faceted experience that unfolds over an entire lifetime. While human aging is universal, it is also wildly variable, shaped by individual, social, cultural, political, geographic and historical contexts. Gerontology: The basics explores the field of research,…

    Paperback – 2018-04-09
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology for Healthcare Students

    1st Edition

    By David Sturgeon

    This book provides a highly accessible introduction to anatomy and physiology. Written for students studying the subject for the first time, it covers the human body from the atomic and cellular levels through to all the major systems and includes chapters on blood, immunity and homeostasis.…

    Paperback – 2018-03-28
    Routledge

  • Readings for Diversity and Social Justice

    4th Edition

    Edited by Maurianne Adams, Warren J. Blumenfeld, D. Chase J. Catalano, Keri Dejong, Heather W. Hackman, Larissa E. Hopkins, Barbara Love, Madeline L. Peters, Davey Shlasko, Ximena Zuniga

    For nearly 20 years, Readings for Diversity and Social Justice has been the trusted, leading anthology to cover a wide range of social oppressions from a social justice standpoint. With full sections dedicated to racism, religious oppression, classism, ableism, youth and elder oppression, as well…

    Paperback – 2018-03-22
    Routledge

  • The Psychology of Sex

    1st Edition

    By Meg John Barker

    What can psychology teach us about sex? How do different bodies and brains respond sexually? How can we prevent people being stigmatised for their sexuality? The Psychology of Sex takes you on a tour through the different ways that psychologists have created and sustained certain understandings of…

    Paperback – 2018-03-15
    Routledge
    The Psychology of Everything

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