Health and Social Care Products

  • Drinking Water Safety

    Scientific, Toxicological and other Principles for Chemicals Guidelines, 1st Edition

    By Eugenio Vilanova Gisbert, Miguel A. Sogorb, Jorge Estevez

    National and international regulations specify limits of critical substances for controlling water safety by sanitary authorities. However, the scientific basis behind the regulations is not explained. Drinking Water Safety works to elucidate the scientific aspects in water regulation, so that the…

    Hardback – 2020-03-15 
    CRC Press

  • Disrupting Whiteness in Social Work

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jim Ife, Sonia M. Tascón

    Focussing on the epistemic: the way in which knowledge is understood, constructed, transmitted and used, this book shows the way social work knowledge has been constructed from within a white western paradigm, and the need for a critique of whiteness within social work at this epistemic level.…

    Hardback – 2020-03-15 
    Routledge

  • Insane Society: A Sociology of Mental Health

    1st Edition

    By Peter Morrall

    This book critiques the connection between Western society and madness, scrutinizing if and how societal insanity affects the cause, construction, and consequence of madness. Looking beyond the affected individual to their social, political, economic, ecological, and cultural context, this book…

    Hardback – 2020-02-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Paradoxes in Nurses’ Identity, Culture and Image

    The Shadow Side of Nursing, 1st Edition

    By Margaret McAllister, Donna Lee Brien

    This book examines some of the more disturbing representations of nurses in popular culture, to understand nursing’s complex identities, challenges and future directions. It critically analyses disquieting representations of nurses who don’t care, who kill, who inspire fear or who do not comply…

    Hardback – 2020-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Nursing and Midwifery

  • Mental Wellbeing and Psychology

    The Role of Art and History in Self Discovery and Creation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sue Barker

    This book aims to unpack not only the philosophical and psychological need to understand ourselves but also how, through an exploration of historical archives and artistic creativity, we can build self-identify and self-esteem to improve a sense of wellbeing for ourselves and those for whom we care…

    Hardback – 2020-01-30 
    Routledge
    Advances in Mental Health Research

  • Sexual Citizenship and Disability

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

    By Julia Bahner

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

    Hardback – 2020-01-28 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Birthing Outside the System

    The Canary in the Coal Mine, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hannah Dahlen, Bashi Hazard, Virginia Schmied

    This book investigates why women choose ‘birth outside the system’ and makes connections between women’s right to choose where they birth and violations of human rights within maternity care systems. Choosing to birth at home can force women out of mainstream maternity care, despite research…

    Hardback – 2020-01-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Nursing and Midwifery

  • Economic and Social Rights Law

    Incorporation, Justiciability and Principles of Adjudication, 1st Edition

    By Katie Boyle

    This book develops principles of adjudication to facilitate accountability for violations of Economic and Social Rights. Economic and Social Rights engage with areas relating to social justice and their violation tends to impact on the most vulnerable members of society. Taking the UK as a case…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Understanding and Reducing Prison Violence

    An Integrated Social Control-Opportunity Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Benjamin Steiner, John Wooldredge

    Understanding and Reducing Prison Violence considers both the individual and prison characteristics associated with violence perpetration and violent victimization among both prison inmates and staff. Prison violence is not a random process; rates of violence vary across prisons and the odds of…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Intersections of Mothering

    Feminist Accounts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carole Zufferey, Fiona Buchanan

    This book presents new interdisciplinary and intersectional research about women as mothers, highlighting that alternative accounts of mothering can challenge normative societal assumptions and broaden understandings of women as mothers, mothering and motherhoods. Mothering occurs within unequal…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Research in Motherhood

  • Due Process Protections for Youth

    Defense Counsel Policies and Disparity in the Juvenile Justice System, 1st Edition

    By Emily K. Pelletier

    This monograph illuminates the connections between juvenile defense policies and the racially disparate impact of the juvenile justice system. The limited data that exist on youth in the juvenile justice system consistently depict disparate contact and outcomes for black youth across the system.…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Juvenile Justice and Delinquency

  • Eco-activism and Social Work

    New Directions in Leadership and Group Work, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dyann Ross, Martin Brueckner, Marilyn Palmer, Wallea Eaglehawk

    Social work is called upon to shift from a human-centric bias to an ecological ethical sensibility by embracing love as integral to their justice mission and by extending the idea of social justice to include environmental and species justice. This book presents the love ethic model as a way to do…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Ashgate
    Indigenous and Environmental Social Work

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