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  • Learning Disability and Inclusion Phobia: Past, Present, Future book cover

    Learning Disability and Inclusion Phobia

    Past, Present, Future

    By C. F. Goodey

    The social position of learning disabled people has shifted rapidly over the last 20 years, from long-stay institutions, first into community homes and day centres, and now to a currently emerging goal of "ordinary lives" for individuals using person-centred support and personal budgets. These…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

  • Towards Human Rights in Residential Care for Older Persons: International Perspectives book cover

    Towards Human Rights in Residential Care for Older Persons

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Helen Meenan, Nicola Rees, Israel Doron

    People are leading significantly longer lives than previous generations did, and the proportion of older people in the population is growing. Residential care for older people will become increasingly necessary as our society ages and, we will require more of it. At this moment in time, the rights…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • The Complete Guide to ADHD: Nature, Diagnosis, and Treatment book cover

    The Complete Guide to ADHD

    Nature, Diagnosis, and Treatment

    By Katerina Maniadaki, Efhymios Kakouros

    This exciting new resource offers a comprehensive guide to ADHD, the most frequently diagnosed neurodevelopmental disorder and one of the most researched areas in child mental health. It brings together high-level research with the latest scholarship and applies them to practice, providing a unique…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20
    Routledge

  • The Liminal Worker: An Ethnography of Work, Unemployment and Precariousness in Contemporary Greece book cover

    The Liminal Worker

    An Ethnography of Work, Unemployment and Precariousness in Contemporary Greece

    By Manos Spyridakis

    The Liminal Worker examines the experience of work, employment, employment insecurity and precariousness in a context of high unemployment and welfare state crisis in modern Greece. A theoretically-informed, anthropological exploration of the notion of work in contemporary western society and its…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20
    Routledge
    Urban Anthropology

  • The Intimate Lives of Disabled People book cover

    The Intimate Lives of Disabled People

    By Kirsty Liddiard

    Disabled people are routinely assumed to lack the capabilities and capacities to embody and experience sexuality and desire, as well as the agency to love and be loved by others, and build their own families, if they so choose. Centring on the sexual, intimate and erotic lives of disabled people,…

    Hardback – 2017-12-19
    Routledge

  • Understanding and Responding to Child Sexual Exploitation book cover

    Understanding and Responding to Child Sexual Exploitation

    Edited by Helen Beckett, Jenny Pearce

    The issue of child sexual exploitation (CSE) has received intense scrutiny in recent years, following a number of high profile legal cases, serious case reviews and inquiries. This has resulted in increasing expectations that those working in the field will know how to appropriately manage and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-19
    Routledge Academic

  • International Safeguards for Children in Sport: Developing and Embedding a Safeguarding Culture book cover

    International Safeguards for Children in Sport

    Developing and Embedding a Safeguarding Culture

    By Daniel Rhind, Frank Owusu-Sekyere

    Safeguarding should be a central concern for any sports organisation working with children or young people. This significant new study examines the development, implementation and impact of the International Safeguards for Children in Sport; a set of guidelines drawn up by a working group of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Ethics, Meaning, and Market Society book cover

    Ethics, Meaning, and Market Society

    By Laszlo Zsolnai

    This book explores the underlying causes of the pervasive dominance of ‘unethics’ in contemporary affairs in economics, business, and society. It is argued that the state of unethics is related to the overexpansion of market and market values in all spheres of social life and human activities. A…

    Hardback – 2017-12-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Business and Management

  • Reading Groups, Libraries and Social Inclusion: Experiences of Blind and Partially Sighted People book cover

    Reading Groups, Libraries and Social Inclusion

    Experiences of Blind and Partially Sighted People

    By Eileen Hyder

    Reading groups have grown rapidly in popularity and continue to be a significant cultural phenomenon. Reading groups in public libraries, linked to the learning and social inclusion agenda, have expanded to include a wide range of groups within society, including people with visual impairments (…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge

  • The Responsive Museum: Working with Audiences in the Twenty-First Century book cover

    The Responsive Museum

    Working with Audiences in the Twenty-First Century

    By Caroline Lang, John Reeve

    What is the relationship today between museums, galleries and learning? The Responsive Museum interrogates the thinking, policies and practices that underpin the educational role of the museum. It unravels the complex relationship of museums with their publics, and discusses today's challenges and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Medical Play Therapy and Child Life: Interventions in Clinical and Medical Settings book cover

    Handbook of Medical Play Therapy and Child Life

    Interventions in Clinical and Medical Settings

    Edited by Lawrence C. Rubin

    The Handbook of Medical Play Therapy and Child Life brings together the voices and clinical experiences of dedicated clinical practitioners in the fields of play therapy and child life. This volume offers fresh insights and up to date research in the use of play with children, adolescents, and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-14
    Routledge

  • Poverty and Low Income in the Nordic Countries book cover

    Poverty and Low Income in the Nordic Countries

    By Björn Gustafsson, Peder J. Pedersen

    This title was first published in 2000:  The Nordic Council and the Nordic Council of Ministers decided in 1994 to initiate and finance a comparative study to understand better the structure and development of poverty in five Nordic countries, (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden).…

    Hardback – 2017-12-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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