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  • The Politics of Evidence

    From evidence-based policy to the good governance of evidence

    By Justin Parkhurst

    The Open Access version of this book, available at http://www.tandfebooks.com/, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 3.0 license. There has been an enormous increase in interest in the use of evidence for public policymaking, but the vast…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

  • The Child with Spina Bifida

    By Elizabeth M. Anderson, Bernie Spain

    First published in 1977, this book focuses on the disability of spina bifida in children. Children with the condition frequently suffer with severe physical handicaps such as lower limb paralysis and incontinence, as well as intellectual impairment. It can be difficult for the families of these…

    Paperback – 2017-05-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Children and Disability

  • Supervision in Social Work

    Contemporary Issues

    Edited by Liz Beddoe, Jane Maidment

    Supervision is currently a "hot topic" in social work. The editors of this volume, both social work educators and researchers, believe that good supervision is fundamental to the development and maintenance of effective practice in social work. Supervision is seen as a key vehicle for continuing…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

  • Advances in Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

    By Susan S Rose, Eleanor F Branch

    Enhance your rehabilitation program with this authoritative volume. Experts from the Department of Physical Therapy of Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina, explore the most current developments in cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation. Reading this highly practical volume will…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge

  • Critical and Creative Research Methodologies in Social Work

    By Lia Bryant

    Social work research is concerned with complex social issues closely connected to communities of people who are marginalized and oppressed. This volume develops critical and creative research methodologies that place questions of social justice at their centre and take innovative approaches to…

    Paperback – 2017-03-30
    Routledge

  • Development of Culture, Welfare States and Women's Employment in Europe

    By Birgit Pfau-Effinger

    This refreshing volume introduces a theory for explaining cross-national differences in the social practice of women (and men) in the areas of family and employment. This provides a theoretical framework for the ensuing comprehensive cross-national analysis of the degree and forms of labour market…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge

  • Suffering Narratives of Older Adults

    A Phenomenological Approach to Serious Illness, Chronic Pain, Recovery and Maternal Care

    By Mary Beth Quaranta Morrissey

    In Suffering Narratives of Older Adults, Mary Beth Quaranta Morrissey turns to the traditions of phenomenology, humanistic psychology and social work to provide an in-depth exploration of the deep structure of the suffering experience. She draws upon the notion of maternal holding to develop an…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

  • On the Politics of Ignorance in Nursing and Health Care

    Knowing Ignorance

    By Amelie Perron, Trudy Rudge

    Ignorance is mostly framed as a void, a gap to be filled with appropriate knowledge. In nursing and health care, concerns about ignorance fuel searches for knowledge expected to bring certainty to care provision, preventing risk, accidents, or mistakes. This unique volume turns the focus on…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

  • Exploring Evidence-based Practice

    Debates and Challenges in Nursing

    Edited by Martin Lipscomb

    Despite sustained debate and progress the evolving thing that is evidence based nursing or practice (EBP) continues to dangle a variety of conceptual and practical loose threads. Moreover, when we think about what is being asked of students and registered or licenced practitioners in terms of&…

    Paperback – 2017-01-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

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