Textbooks: Health and Social Care

  • Class and Everyday Life: Critiques and Practices book cover

    Class and Everyday Life

    Critiques and Practices

    By Kirsteen Paton

    Why is social class still important in the twenty-first century, and in what ways? This text challenges claims that class is ‘dead’ by exploring how it comes to manifest itself in our everyday lives, whether in the bedroom or the gym, on social media sites or in the music charts. Taking a…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology for Healthcare Students book cover

    Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology for Healthcare Students

    By David Sturgeon

    This book provides a highly accessible introduction to anatomy and physiology. Written for students studying the subject for the first time, it covers the human body from the atomic and cellular levels through to all the major systems and includes chapters on blood, immunity and homeostasis.…

    Paperback – 2017-11-21 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Child Development: Psychological Perspectives and Applications book cover

    Understanding Child Development

    Psychological Perspectives and Applications, 2nd Edition

    By Sara Meadows

    Understanding Child Development introduces the main areas of developmental psychology in childhood. Drawing on content which first appeared in ‘Understanding Child Development’, published in 1986, the book includes new bases of evidence and offers an interdisciplinary approach to the subject.…

    Paperback – 2017-11-17 
    Routledge

  • Essential Theories, Ideas and Skills for Effective Social Work Practice: An Integrative Workbook book cover

    Essential Theories, Ideas and Skills for Effective Social Work Practice

    An Integrative Workbook

    By Raquel Warley

    This workbook-style primer guides students in giving visible form to the major principles of social work practice: namely, professional ethics, therapeutic engagement, assessment, treatment planning, treatment, and termination. This book offers theoretical material in addition to 60 practical and…

    Paperback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Analyzing Health Data in R for SAS Users book cover

    Analyzing Health Data in R for SAS Users

    By Monika Maya Wahi, Peter Seebach

    Analyzing Health Data in R for SAS Users is aimed at helping health data analysts who use SAS accomplish some of the same tasks in R. It is targeted to public health students and professionals who have a background in biostatistics and SAS software, but are new to R. For professors, it is useful…

    Hardback – 2017-11-01 
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • The Sociology of Epigenetics: A New Biopolitical Paradigm for the Twenty-First Century book cover

    The Sociology of Epigenetics

    A New Biopolitical Paradigm for the Twenty-First Century

    By Maurizio Meloni

    Epigenetics is now the liveliest area of biology, with far-reaching consequences. This book brings together social study of science, sociology of knowledge, and the history of science to advance the study of epigenetics as a new critical frontier. It offers a panoramic, accessible, and…

    Paperback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Environmental Policy and Public Health, Second Edition book cover

    Environmental Policy and Public Health, Second Edition

    By Barry L. Johnson, Maureen Y. Lichtveld

    The book describes both current and emerging environmental hazards to human and related ecosystem health and discusses policies and their public health foundations. Public health concerns are presented as their nexus with ecosystem concerns. Current hazards described include air pollution, impure…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    CRC Press

  • Research Methods in Education book cover

    Research Methods in Education

    8th Edition

    By Louis Cohen, Lawrence Manion, Keith Morrison

    This thoroughly updated eighth edition of the long-running bestseller Research Methods in Education covers the whole range of methods employed by educational research at all stages. Its five main parts cover: the context of educational research; research design; methodologies for educational…

    Paperback – 2017-10-20 
    Routledge

  • Rules of the Game: Lessons from the Field of Community Change book cover

    Rules of the Game

    Lessons from the Field of Community Change, 2nd Edition

    By Mark S. Homan

    Concise, empowering, and inspirational, this introduction to promoting change offers practical knowledge, and features more than 150 guidelines brought to life with down-to-earth, often humorous language. Replete with the wisdom of more than four decades of experience in the field, Mark S. …

    Paperback – 2017-10-11 
    Routledge

  • Health Behavior Change: Theories, Methods and Interventions book cover

    Health Behavior Change

    Theories, Methods and Interventions

    By Andrew Prestwich, Mark Conner, Jared Kenworthy

    We live in an era where people live longer but also suffer from more chronic illnesses. Yet these two issues present not only significant challenges to healthcare professionals, but also governments seeking cost-effective ways to manage their health and social care budgets. Encouraging people to…

    Paperback – 2017-10-05 
    Routledge

  • Social Work Theory and Methods: The Essentials book cover

    Social Work Theory and Methods

    The Essentials

    Edited by Neil Thompson, Paul Stepney

    This gateway text lays the foundations for a thorough knowledge of the theory and methods that social workers need. Pulling together the work of a team of experts, this book uses the innovative “theorizing practice” approach, rather than the traditional “applying theory to practice” approach,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-04 
    Routledge

  • Simply Psychology book cover

    Simply Psychology

    4th Edition

    By Michael W. Eysenck

    Simply Psychology, fourth edition, is an engaging and reader-friendly introduction to the key principles of psychology. Organized around the major approaches to the subject, it covers biological, developmental, social, and cognitive psychology, as well as individual differences. Supported by a…

    Paperback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge

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