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  • Vulnerability and Marginality in Human Services book cover

    Vulnerability and Marginality in Human Services

    By Mark Henrickson, Christa Fouché

    Vulnerability has traditionally been conceived as a dichotomised status, where an individual by reason of a personal characteristic is classified as vulnerable or not. However, vulnerability is not static, and most, if not all, people are vulnerable at some time in their lives. Similarly,…

    Hardback – 2017-06-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Reaffirming Juvenile Justice: From Gault to Montgomery book cover

    Reaffirming Juvenile Justice

    From Gault to Montgomery

    By Alida V. Merlo, Peter J. Benekos

    This book will expand students’ knowledge and understanding of the evolution of juvenile justice in the last 50 years. Designed to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the landmark case In re Gault, which the U.S. Supreme Court decided in 1967, the authors provide a brief history of juvenile…

    Paperback – 2017-06-02 
    Routledge

  • European Social Problems book cover

    European Social Problems

    Edited by Stuart Isaacs

    European Social Problems is the first book to examine social issues in Europe from the perspective of the social sciences. It considers many of these social problems following the UK’s ‘leave’ vote. Key topics examined here include: immigration; multiculturalism and religion; health;…

    Paperback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Health Care Economics book cover

    Health Care Economics

    By John B. Davis, Robert McMaster

    The analytical approach of standard health economics has so far failed to sufficiently account for the nature of care.  This has important ramifications for the analysis and valuation of care, and therefore for the pattern of health and medical care provision. This book sets out an alternative…

    Paperback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Economics

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Forensic Psychology in Secure Settings book cover

    The Routledge International Handbook of Forensic Psychology in Secure Settings

    Edited by Jane L. Ireland, Carol A. Ireland, Martin Fisher, Neil Gredecki

    The Routledge International Handbook of Forensic Psychology in Secure Settings is the first volume to identify, discuss and analyse the most important psychological issues within prisons and secure hospitals. Including contributions from leading researchers and practitioners from the UK, US,…

    Hardback – 2017-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Mary D. Sheridan's Play in Early Childhood: From Birth to Six Years book cover

    Mary D. Sheridan's Play in Early Childhood

    From Birth to Six Years, 4th Edition

    By Justine Howard

    Mary D. Sheridan’s Play in Early Childhood is a classic introductory text to play and development – key topics for all those who work with young children. Drawing on the most up-to-date evidence, it explains how children’s play develops and how they develop as they play. With over 100…

    Paperback – 2017-05-30 
    Routledge

  • Human Development from Middle Childhood to Middle Adulthood: Growing Up to be Middle-Aged book cover

    Human Development from Middle Childhood to Middle Adulthood

    Growing Up to be Middle-Aged

    By Lea Pulkkinen

    This seminal work focuses on human development from middle childhood to middle adulthood, through analysis of the research findings of the groundbreaking Jyväskylä Longitudinal Study of Personality and Social Development (JYLS). The JYLS project, which began in 1968, has generated extensive…

    Paperback – 2017-05-23
    Psychology Press

  • Private Troubles or Public Issues?: Challenges for Social Work Research book cover

    Private Troubles or Public Issues?

    Challenges for Social Work Research

    Edited by Walter Lorenz, Ian Shaw

    This book bears testimony to the value of a progressive form of academisation of social work education in most European countries, including former communist countries which had to re-establish social work education. It also manifests the confidence of contributors in belonging to a serious…

    Hardback – 2017-05-23
    Routledge

  • Participatory Visual Methodologies in Global Public Health book cover

    Participatory Visual Methodologies in Global Public Health

    Edited by Claudia Mitchell, Marni Sommer

    Participatory Visual Methodologies in Global Public Health focuses on the use of participatory visual methodologies such as photovoice, participatory video (including cellphilming or the use of cell phones to make videos), drawing and mapping in public health research. These approaches are modes of…

    Hardback – 2017-05-23
    Routledge

  • Addressing Loneliness: Coping, Prevention and Clinical Interventions book cover

    Addressing Loneliness

    Coping, Prevention and Clinical Interventions

    Edited by Ami Sha'ked, Ami Rokach

    This is a volume on loneliness and what can be done to address its pain. While most books simply describe loneliness from one author’s point of view, this volume includes a comprehensive review of the literature and employs top researchers in the field discuss their own research findings,…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18
    Psychology Press
    Researching Social Psychology

  • Youth and Inequality in Education: Global Actions in Youth Work book cover

    Youth and Inequality in Education

    Global Actions in Youth Work

    Edited by Michael Heathfield, Dana Fusco

    The transition to adulthood for many is mediated by class, culture, and local/global influences on identity. This volume analyzes the global injustices that create inequities and restrict future opportunities for young people during this transitional time, including poverty, unemployment, human…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Educational Equality and Diversity

  • Military Veteran Psychological Health and Social Care: Contemporary Issues book cover

    Military Veteran Psychological Health and Social Care

    Contemporary Issues

    Edited by Jamie Hacker Hughes

    When servicewomen and men leave the armed forces, their care transfers to the statutory and third sector where the quality and provision of services can vary enormously. This edited book, encompassing a range of perspectives, from service user to professional, provides a comprehensive overview of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge

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