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  • Life After a Rare Brain Tumour and Supplementary Motor Area Syndrome: Awake Behind Closed Eyes book cover

    Life After a Rare Brain Tumour and Supplementary Motor Area Syndrome

    Awake Behind Closed Eyes, 1st Edition

    By Alex Jelly, Adel Helmy, Barbara A. Wilson

    This book offers a personal insight into the experience of Alex Jelly, a professional fundraiser who developed a rare brain tumour, a papillary meningioma, which was successfully removed. She was left with Supplementary Motor Area Syndrome and associated problems including motor and speech…

    Paperback – 2019-12-18
    Routledge
    After Brain Injury: Survivor Stories

  • The Handbook of Social Work and Social Development in Africa book cover

    The Handbook of Social Work and Social Development in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mel Gray

    All recent books on international social work mention Africa only briefly and few engage with the broader field of development studies. This book focuses solely on the unique African context engaging with issues relating to social work and development more broadly thus enabling a deeper examination…

    Paperback – 2019-12-18
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Towards a Global Femicide Index: Counting the Costs book cover

    Towards a Global Femicide Index

    Counting the Costs, 1st Edition

    By Sandra Walklate, Kate Fitz-Gibbon, Jude McCulloch, JaneMaree Maher

    Increasingly there is global attention on the prevalence of women’s deaths resulting from intimate partner violence. Campaigns such as ‘Counting Dead Women’ in Australia, the ‘Femicide Census’ in England, the Canadian Femicide Observatory, and the emergence of family violence death review teams…

    Hardback – 2019-12-17
    Routledge
    Criminology in Focus

  • Contemporary Perspectives on Social Work in Acquired Brain Injury book cover

    Contemporary Perspectives on Social Work in Acquired Brain Injury

    1st Edition

    Edited by Grahame K. Simpson, Francis K. Yuen

    Contemporary Perspectives is the first book to address social work practice in the field of brain injury (BI). Contributions are written by social work authors from around the world, and highlight the diversity of social work practice and theory within this field. Chapters range from practice…

    Paperback – 2019-12-17
    Routledge

  • Gerontological Social Work in Action: Anti-Oppressive Practice with Older Adults, their Families, and Communities book cover

    Gerontological Social Work in Action

    Anti-Oppressive Practice with Older Adults, their Families, and Communities, 1st Edition

    By Wendy Hulko, Shari Brotman, Louise Stern, Ilyan Ferrer

    Gerontological Social Work in Action introduces "anti-oppression gerontology" (AOG), a critical approach to social work with older adults, their families, and communities. AOG principles are applied to direct and indirect practice and a range of topics of relevance to social work practice in the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-16
    Routledge

  • The Role of Voluntary Organisations in Social Welfare book cover

    The Role of Voluntary Organisations in Social Welfare

    1st Edition

    By Hugh W Mellor

    Originally published in 1985 The Role of Voluntary Organisations in Social Welfare considers the voluntary sector as a provider of social welfare. The book asks the fundamental questions for those involved in social welfare: what should the role of this voluntary sector be, and what should its…

    Paperback – 2019-12-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Welfare and the State

  • Welfare and the Welfare State: Central Issues Now and in the Future book cover

    Welfare and the Welfare State

    Central Issues Now and in the Future, 2nd Edition

    By Bent Greve

    The welfare state is still very much central in people’s everyday lives. The welfare state is at the same time contested and debated, and has often been argued to be in a crisis not only in the wake of the financial crisis. Welfare and welfare states used to be a national issue and prerogative.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-16
    Routledge

  • Children of Incarcerated Parents: Challenges and Promise book cover

    Children of Incarcerated Parents

    Challenges and Promise, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marian S. Harris, J. Mark Eddy

    This book highlights the myriad factors that can impact the children of incarcerated parents. It is no secret that the United States continues to be the leading nation for the incarceration of men and women, and this this large prison population includes approximately 120,000 incarcerated mothers…

    Paperback – 2019-12-16
    Routledge

  • Birth and Death: Experience, Ethics, Politics book cover

    Birth and Death

    Experience, Ethics, Politics, 1st Edition

    By Kath Woodward, Sophie Woodward

    Usually conceived in opposition to each other – birth as a hopeful beginning, death as an ending – this book brings them into dialogue with each other to argue that both are central to our experiences of being in the world and part of living. Written by two authors, this book takes an…

    Paperback – 2019-12-13
    Routledge

  • Group Work Stories Celebrating Diversity book cover

    Group Work Stories Celebrating Diversity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Malekoff

    Group Work Stories Celebrating Diversity is a most timely book about group work practice and education that highlights the theme of diversity, which encompasses acceptance and respect for various dimensions of difference. Dimensions of diversity include race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-13
    Routledge

  • Activism and Rhetoric: Theories and Contexts for Political Engagement book cover

    Activism and Rhetoric

    Theories and Contexts for Political Engagement, 2nd Edition

    Edited by JongHwa Lee, Seth Kahn

    The second edition of this formative collection offers analysis of the work rhetoric plays in the principles and practices of today’s culture of democratic activism. Editors JongHwa Lee and Seth Kahn—and their diverse contributors working in communication and composition studies both within and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Grieving Child in the Classroom: A Guide for School-Based Professionals book cover

    The Grieving Child in the Classroom

    A Guide for School-Based Professionals, 1st Edition

    By Sue Trace Lawrence

    The Grieving Child in the Classroom integrates the latest research on children’s bereavement and adapts it for use in the classroom. Chapters tackle the neurological, cognitive, emotional, and social effects of childhood grief and demonstrate the ways in which those reactions can manifest in the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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