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  • Policy Analysis as Problem Solving

    A Flexible and Evidence-Based Framework, 1st Edition

    By Rachel Meltzer, Alex Schwartz

    Drawing extensively from real-life cases, Policy Analysis as Problem Solving helps students develop the analytic skills necessary to advise government officials and nonprofit executives on a wide range of policy issues. Unlike other texts, Policy Analysis as Problem Solving employs a pragmatic,…

    Paperback – 2018-12-18
    Routledge

  • Pursuing Justice

    Traditional and Contemporary Issues in Our Communities and the World, 3rd Edition

    By Ralph A. Weisheit, Frank Morn

    Pursuing Justice, Third Edition, examines the issue of justice by considering the origins of the idea, formal systems of justice, current global issues of justice, and ways in which justice might be achieved by individuals, organizations, and the global community. Part I demonstrates how the…

    Paperback – 2018-12-17
    Routledge

  • Counselling Skills for Social Workers

    1st Edition

    By Hilda Loughran

    Counselling skills are very powerful. Really listening and providing compassionate empathy without judging is a core part of social work practice with service users. This book provides a theoretically informed understanding of the core skills required to provide counselling interventions that work…

    Paperback – 2018-12-10
    Routledge
    Student Social Work

  • Integrating Health Humanities, Social Science, and Clinical Care

    A Guide to Self-Discovery, Compassion, and Well-being, 1st Edition

    By Anna-leila Williams

    The health humanities are widely understood as a way to cultivate perspective, compassion, empathy, professional identity, and self-reflection among health professional students. This innovative book links humanities themes, social science domains, and clinical practice to invite self-discovery and…

    Paperback – 2018-12-03
    Routledge

  • Child and Adolescent Psychology

    Typical and Atypical Development, 1st Edition

    By Stephen von Tetzchner

    Child and Adolescent Psychology provides an accessible and thorough introduction to human development by integrating insights from typical and atypical development. This integration cements understanding since the same processes are involved. Knowledge about atypical development informs the…

    Paperback – 2018-11-26
    Routledge

  • Researching Gender, Violence and Abuse

    Theory, Methods, Action, 1st Edition

    By Nicole Westmarland, Hannah Bows

    Feminist research on gender, violence and abuse has been an area of academic study since the late 1970s, and has increased exponentially over this time on a global scale. Although situated in a predominantly qualitative tradition, research in the field has developed to include quantitative and…

    Paperback – 2018-11-22
    Routledge

  • Environmental Health Engineering in the Tropics

    Water, Sanitation and Disease Control, 3rd Edition

    By Sandy Cairncross, Sir Richard Feachem

    This fully updated third edition of the classic text, widely cited as the most important and useful book for health engineering and disease prevention, describes infectious diseases in tropical and developing countries, and the effective measures that may be used against them.  The infections…

    Paperback – 2018-11-21
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

  • Working More Creatively with Groups

    4th Edition

    By Jarlath Benson

    In this classic text Jarlath Benson presents the basic and essential knowledge required to set up and work with a group. He looks at how to plan and lead a group successfully and how to intervene skilfully. As well as covering the different stages in the life of a group, the book emphasizes the…

    Paperback – 2018-11-20
    Routledge

  • Aging in the Family

    1st Edition

    By George E. Dickinson, Brenda S. Sanders

    With a rapidly aging population throughout the world, the issue of larger percentages of older adults has repercussions for both policy and the job market. Whether a university student about to seek a full-time job or a caregiver for an older person, Aging in the Family should enhance the reader’s…

    Paperback – 2018-11-16
    Routledge

  • Death, Dying, and Bereavement in a Changing World

    2nd Edition

    By Alan R. Kemp

    In this introductory text on thanatology, Alan Kemp continues to take on the central question of mortality: the centrality of death coupled with the denial of death in the human experience. Drawing from the work of Ernest Becker, Death, Dying, and Bereavement in a Changing World provides a…

    Paperback – 2018-11-14
    Routledge

  • Manipulative Tenants

    Bacteria Associated with Arthropods, 1st Edition

    Edited by Einat Zchori-Fein, Kostas Bourtzis

    In the English edition of his landmark book Endosymbiosis of Animals with Plant Microorganisms (1965), Professor Paul Buchner, probably the most prominent founder of systematic symbiosis research, wrote: “I too soon fell victim to the spell of this subject, and from 1911 on devoted myself to it.”…

    Paperback – 2018-11-14
    CRC Press
    Frontiers in Microbiology

  • An Introduction to Radiation Protection

    7th Edition

    By Alan Martin, Sam Harbison, Karen Beach, Peter Cole

    This highly-readable account of the nature of the hazards presented by ionizing radiation and the methods of protection is an ideal introductory text for those new to the field, and for the non-specialist. The seventh edition continues to cover the technical principles underlying the control of…

    Paperback – 2018-11-12
    CRC Press

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