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  • Diverse Spaces of Childhood and Youth

    Gender and socio-cultural differences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ruth Evans, Louise Holt

    Diverse Spaces of Childhood and Youth focuses on the diverse spaces and discourses of children and youth globally. The chapters explore the influence of gender, age and other socio-cultural differences, such as race, ethnicity and migration trajectories, on the everyday lives of children and…

    Hardback – 2013-08-13

  • Men in the Lives of Young Children

    An international perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Deborah Jones, Roy Evans

    This book presents an international perspective on the involvement of men in the lives of young children across a range of differing contexts and from a number of disciplinary perspectives. It takes as a starting point the importance of positive male engagement with young children so as to ensure…

    Paperback – 2013-08-08

  • Economic Justice, Labor and Community Practice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Louise Simmons, Scott Harding

    Facing economic upheaval and growing inequality, people in local communities are fighting for economic justice. Coalitions from labor, grassroots community organizations, the faith community, immigrant communities and other progressive forces are emerging across the U.S. and Canada and winning…

    Paperback – 2013-08-08

  • A Guide to Psychological Understanding of People with Learning Disabilities

    Eight Domains and Three Stories, 1st Edition

    By Jenny Webb

    Who are the people we describe as having learning or intellectual disability? Many clinical psychologists working in a mental health setting are now encountering people with learning disabilities, in some cases for the first time. This book provides the background information and understanding…

    Paperback – 2013-07-26

  • Progressive Community Organizing

    Reflective Practice in a Globalizing World, 2nd Edition

    By Loretta Pyles

    The second edition of Progressive Community Organizing offers a concise intellectual history of community organizing and social movements while also providing practical tools geared toward practitioner skill building. Drawing from social-constructionist, feminist and critical traditions,…

    Paperback – 2013-07-25

  • A Special Scar

    The experiences of people bereaved by suicide, 1st Edition

    By Alison Wertheimer

    Every 85 minutes someone in the UK takes their own life and the suicide rate is currently the highest since 2004.  Society often reacts with unease, fear and even disapproval but what happens to those bereaved by a self-inflicted death? The reasons leading someone to take their own life are complex…

    Paperback – 2013-07-15
    Routledge Mental Health Classic Editions

  • Caribbean Healing Traditions

    Implications for Health and Mental Health, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patsy Sutherland, Roy Moodley, Barry Chevannes

    As Caribbean communities become more international, clinicians and scholars must develop new paradigms for understanding treatment preferences and perceptions of illness. Despite evidence supporting the need for culturally appropriate care and the integration of traditional healing practices into…

    Paperback – 2013-07-05

  • The Ethics of Sex and Alzheimer's

    1st Edition

    By John Portmann

    Hardback – 2013-06-21

  • Do Funerals Matter?

    The Purposes and Practices of Death Rituals in Global Perspective, 1st Edition

    By William G. Hoy

    Do Funerals Matter? is a creative interweaving of historical, sociocultural, and research-based perspectives on death rituals, drawing from myriad sources to create a picture of what death rituals have been; and where, especially in the Western world, they are going. Death educators, researchers,…

    Paperback – 2013-03-08

  • Becoming a Social Worker

    Global Narratives, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Viviene E. Cree

    This is a book about social workers and social work. It tells the story of the journey into and through social work of people from around the world living and working in social work today. We hear what has brought them into social work and what has kept them in it since. Their lively accounts…

    Paperback – 2013-01-16
    Student Social Work

  • When Parents Die

    Learning to Live with the Loss of a Parent, 3rd Edition

    By Rebecca Abrams

    The death of a parent marks an emotional and psychological watershed in a person's life. For children and teenagers, the loss of a parent if not handled sensitively can be a lasting trauma, and for adults too, a parent's death can be a tremendous blow. When Parents Die speaks to bereaved children…

    Paperback – 2012-12-06

  • Preventing Mental Ill-Health

    Informing public health planning and mental health practice, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Newton

    Is there any evidence that we can reduce the incidence of mental ill health? Is it possible to prevent recurrence of mental ill health? Aspirations to achieve both these goals have featured in mental health policy and practice for over 100 years. This comprehensive and accessible book draws on…

    Paperback – 2012-10-16

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