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  • Routledge Handbook of Disability Law and Human Rights

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Blanck, Eilionóir Flynn

    This handbook provides a comprehensive and authoritative state-of-the-art review of the current and emerging research and policy on disability law. Bringing together a team of respected and experienced experts, the handbook offers a range of jurisdictional and multidisciplinary perspectives. The…

    Hardback – 2016-07-14
    Routledge

  • Health Promotion in Midwifery

    Principles and Practice, Third Edition, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Jan Bowden, Vicky Manning

    Health Promotion in Midwifery explores the principles of health promotion within the practical context of midwifery. It clearly outlines and discusses the midwife’s role in health promotion, linking theory and practice. The third edition of this evidence-based text covers essential topics such as…

    Paperback – 2016-07-12
    Routledge

  • Youth Work Process, Product and Practice

    Creating an authentic curriculum in work with young people, 2nd Edition

    By Jon Ord

    Youth Work Process and Practice provides an overview of the central concerns in youth work today, exploring what youth work actually consists in and developing an authentic theoretical framework for practice. This accessible textbook places the role of the curriculum and idea of practice as a…

    Paperback – 2016-06-27
    Routledge

  • Green Exercise

    Linking Nature, Health and Well-being, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jo Barton, Rachel Bragg, Carly Wood, Jules Pretty

    The concept of Green Exercise has now been widely adopted and implies a synergistic health benefit of being active in the presence of nature. This book provides a balanced overview and synthesis text on all aspects of Green Exercise and integrates evidence from many different disciplines including…

    Paperback – 2016-06-23
    Routledge

  • Sociology: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Ken Plummer

    A lively, accessible and comprehensive introduction to the diverse ways of thinking about social life, Sociology: The Basics (second edition) examines: The scope, history and purpose of sociology. Ways of understanding society and ‘the social’. The state of the world we live in today. Suffering…

    Paperback – 2016-06-16
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Mothers Surviving Child Sexual Abuse

    1st Edition

    By Carol-Ann Hooper

    Despite increased recognition of the high incidence of child sexual abuse, little attention has so far been paid to the women on whom children primarily depend for care adn protection - their mothers. Informed by theory and research on other situations involving loss, secrecy and moral dilemmas, as…

    Paperback – 2016-06-15
    Routledge

  • Supporting Women for Labour and Birth

    A Thoughtful Guide, 1st Edition

    By Nicky Leap, Billie Hunter

    Fear of childbirth, the increasing use of epidurals and soaring caesarean section rates are the focus of much apprehension, debate, and controversy in contemporary maternity care. Across the world, support in labour has been shown to reduce obstetric interventions and improve outcomes for…

    Paperback – 2016-06-13
    Routledge

  • Mental Health Social Work in Context

    2nd Edition

    By Nick Gould

    This new edition of Mental Health Social Work in Context continues to be an authoritative, evidence based introduction to an area of specialism chosen by many social work students. Grounded in the social models of mental health particularly relevant to qualifying social workers, but also…

    Paperback – 2016-06-03
    Routledge
    Student Social Work

  • Correctional Counseling and Rehabilitation

    9th Edition

    By Patricia Van Voorhis, Emily J. Salisbury

    Correctional Counseling and Rehabilitation, 9th ed., presents foundations of correctional intervention, including overviews of the major systems of therapeutic intervention, diagnosis of mental illness, and correctional assessment and classification. Now fully updated to reflect DSM-5, its detailed…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Audio Description

    A practical guide, 1st Edition

    By Louise Fryer

    An Introduction to Audio Description is the first comprehensive, user-friendly student guide to the theory and practice of audio description, or media narration, providing readers with the skills needed for the effective translation of images into words for the blind and partially-sighted.   A wide…

    Paperback – 2016-05-05
    Routledge
    Translation Practices Explained

  • Introduction to Social Entrepreneurship

    1st Edition

    By Teresa Chahine

    Social entrepreneurship is a revolution occurring around the world today. People from all walks of life are developing and implementing innovative, effective, and sustainable solutions in response to social and environmental challenges. These solutions include products, services, and interventions…

    Hardback – 2016-05-03
    CRC Press

  • The Philosophy of Well-Being

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Guy Fletcher

    Well-being occupies a central role in ethics and political philosophy, including in major theories such as utilitarianism. It also extends far beyond philosophy: recent studies into the science and psychology of well-being have propelled the topic to centre stage, and governments spend millions on…

    Paperback – 2016-04-26
    Routledge

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