Health and Social Care Products

  • Sustainable Diets

    How Ecological Nutrition Can Transform Consumption and the Food System, 1st Edition

    By Pamela Mason, Tim Lang

    How can huge populations be fed healthily, equitably and affordably while maintaining the ecosystems on which life depends? The evidence of diet’s impact on public health and the environment has grown in recent decades, yet changing food supply, consumer habits and economic aspirations proves…

    Paperback – 2017-03-27
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Human Development and Family Studies

    1st Edition

    By Bridget A. Walsh, Lydia DeFlorio, Melissa M. Burnham, Dana A. Weiser

    Introduction to Human Development and Family Studies is the first text to introduce human development and family studies (HDFS) as inextricably linked areas of study, giving students a complex yet realistic view of individuals and families. Pioneers of research paradigms have acknowledged that the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-23
    Psychology Press

  • Toward Justice

    Broadening the Study of Criminal Justice, 1st Edition

    By Kristi Holsinger, Lori Sexton

    Designed as a text for Criminal Justice and Criminology capstone courses, Toward Justice encourages students to engage critically with conceptions of justice that go beyond the criminal justice system, in order to cultivate a more thorough understanding of the system as it operates on the ground in…

    Paperback – 2017-03-21
    Routledge

  • Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing

    The craft of caring, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Mary Chambers

    This new edition of a bestselling, evidence-based textbook provides a comprehensive overview of psychiatric and mental health nursing. Keeping service users and their recovery at the centre of care, the holistic approach will help nurses to gain the tools and understanding required to work in this…

    Paperback – 2017-03-20
    Routledge

  • Disaster Mental Health Interventions

    Core Principles and Practices, 1st Edition

    By James Halpern, Karla Vermeulen

    Disaster Mental Health Interventions uses DSM-5 diagnostic criteria and the latest research to help build disaster mental health intervention skills that will last a lifetime. Students and emerging professionals across the fields of mental health counseling, social work, school counseling,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-16
    Routledge

  • Social Policy for Effective Practice

    A Strengths Approach, 4th Edition

    By Rosemary Kennedy Chapin

    For use as a text in foundations generalist social policy courses, either at the baccalaureate or master’s level, this book examines the process of defining need, analyzing social policy, and developing new policy. A clear philosophical base and a common theoretical framework underlie the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-16
    Routledge
    New Directions in Social Work

  • Research Design in Aging and Social Gerontology

    Quantitative, Qualitative, and Mixed Methods, 1st Edition

    By Joyce Weil

    Research Design in Aging and Social Gerontology provides a review of methodological approaches and data-collection methods commonly used with older adults in real-life settings. It addresses the role of normative age-related sensory, cognitive, and functional changes, as well as the influence of…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08
    Routledge
    Textbooks in Aging

  • Animal-Assisted Therapy in Counseling

    3rd Edition

    By Cynthia K. Chandler

    The third edition of Animal-Assisted Therapy in Counseling is the most comprehensive book available dedicated to training mental health practitioners in the performance of animal assisted therapy in counseling (AAT-C). New to this edition is discussion of the human-animal relational theory, a new…

    Paperback – 2017-02-21
    Routledge

  • Engaging Bioethics

    An Introduction With Case Studies, 1st Edition

    By Gary Seay, Susana Nuccetelli

    Engaging Bioethics: An Introduction with Case Studies draws students into this rapidly changing field, helping them to actively untangle the many issues at the intersection of medicine and moral concern. Presuming readers start with no background in philosophy, it offers balanced, philosophically…

    Paperback – 2017-02-16
    Routledge

  • Smart Technologies in Healthcare

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bruno Bouchard

    Assistive technologies for the old and people with disabilities is now a very active field of research. It also constitutes a very profitable market (expected to reach US $60 billion p.a. by 2018). The book covers key aspects of this important field and provides guidelines for developing assistive…

    Hardback – 2017-02-13
    CRC Press

  • The Practice of Generalist Social Work

    4th Edition

    By Marla Berg-Weger, Julie Birkenmaier

    The fourth edition of The Practice of Generalist Social Work continues to teach students to apply micro, macro, and mezzo social work skills. This new edition strengthens the connection between the three levels of practice and is fully updated to the 2015 EPAS. This edition also contains more…

    Paperback – 2017-02-09
    Routledge
    New Directions in Social Work

  • Research with Children

    Perspectives and Practices, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Pia Christensen, Allison James

    The entirely revised third edition of Research with Children forms a unique resource book on the methodology of childhood research with a core emphasis on theory driven practices. As in the previous two editions, this edition presents particular standpoints in the field, whilst also reflecting the…

    Paperback – 2017-01-19
    Routledge

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