Textbooks: Health and Social Care

  • Policy Analysis and Evidence-Based Decision-Making book cover

    Policy Analysis and Evidence-Based Decision-Making

    By Alex Schwartz, Rachel Meltzer

    Drawing extensively from actual cases, Policy Analysis and Evidence-Based Decision-Making helps students develop the analytic skills necessary to advise government officials and nonprofit executives on a wide range of policy issues. The book provides succinct but thorough discussions of the key…

    Paperback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Environmental Health Engineering in the Tropics: Water, Sanitation and Disease Control book cover

    Environmental Health Engineering in the Tropics

    Water, Sanitation and Disease Control, 3rd Edition

    By Sandy Cairncross, Richard Sir Feachem

    This fully updated third edition of this classic text, widely cited as the most important and useful book for health engineering and disease prevention, describes infectious diseases in tropical and developing countries, and the measures that may be used effectively against them.  The…

    Paperback – 2018-11-28 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

  • Group Work on the Edge: Working with Marginalized People book cover

    Group Work on the Edge

    Working with Marginalized People

    By Neil Hall

    Group work is a key intervention method in social work across many different settings and Group Work On The Edge introduces its theoretical basis and fundamental skills. Exploring how ‘tidy’ theory can be applied to working in 'messy' – flexible or informal – settings, it also gives specific…

    Paperback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Body Problems: Running and Living Long in a Fast-Food Society book cover

    Body Problems

    Running and Living Long in a Fast-Food Society, 2nd Edition

    By Ben Agger

    This much expanded new edition explores the relationship between the body and society in a fast-food society. Agger focuses on issues of food, exercise, work, dieting, eating disorders, fashion, bariatric and cosmetic surgery, and health. The new edition updates examples and statistics throughout…

    Paperback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge
    Framing 21st Century Social Issues

  • Impressionable Biologies: From the Archaeology of Plasticity to the Sociology of Epigenetics book cover

    Impressionable Biologies

    From the Archaeology of Plasticity to the Sociology of Epigenetics

    By Maurizio Meloni

    Today environmental epigenetics and microbiomics are significantly contributing to a reconfiguration of the body as profoundly permeable to its surroundings and extensively shaped by environmental factors. These views of biological plasticity represent an important discontinuity with the bounded…

    Paperback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Child and Adolescent Psychology: Typical and Atypical Development book cover

    Child and Adolescent Psychology

    Typical and Atypical Development

    By Stephen Von Tetzchner

    Child and Adolescent Psychology provides an accessible and thorough introduction to human development by integrating insights from typical and atypical development. This integration cements understanding since the same processes are involved. Knowledge about atypical development informs the…

    Paperback – 2018-10-22 
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Radiation Protection, Seventh Edition book cover

    An Introduction to Radiation Protection, Seventh Edition

    By Alan Martin, Sam Harbison, Karen Beach, Peter Cole

    This highly-readable account of the nature of the hazards presented by ionizing radiation and the methods of protection is an ideal introductory text for those new to the field, and for the non-specialist. The seventh edition continues to cover the technical principles underlying the control of…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18 
    CRC Press

  • Physical Activity: A Multi-disciplinary Introduction book cover

    Physical Activity

    A Multi-disciplinary Introduction

    Edited by Nick Draper, Gareth Stratton

    Physical activity and its relationship to health is one of the great issues of our age. The causes of, and solutions to, physical inactivity are complex and multi-dimensional, and therefore the subject needs to be studied and understood from a variety of perspectives. This is the first textbook to…

    Paperback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge

  • 100 Cases in UK Paramedic Practice book cover

    100 Cases in UK Paramedic Practice

    By Christoph Schroth, Peter Phillips

    Pre-hospital care plays an increasingly important part in contemporary healthcare delivery and the skills of paramedics, emergency medical technicians and emergency care assistants are a vital part of this. This case book supports readers to develop the necessary assessment and decision-making…

    Paperback – 2018-10-08 
    Routledge
    100 Cases in Healthcare

  • Health Economics: An International Perspective book cover

    Health Economics

    An International Perspective, 4th Edition

    By Barbara McPake, Charles Normand, Samantha Smith, Anne Nolan

    Health Economics: An International Perspective is the only textbook to provide a truly international, comparative treatment of health economics. Offering an analysis of health systems across borders, the fourth edition of this key text has been fully updated and revised to take account of changes…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Intensive Care Nursing: A Framework for Practice book cover

    Intensive Care Nursing

    A Framework for Practice, 4th Edition

    By Philip Woodrow

    Especially written for qualified nurses working in intensive care nursing units, this comprehensive text has been developed to be as accessible as possible. This fourth edition has been revised throughout to ensure the evidence-base is completely up-to-date and the content reflects contemporary…

    Paperback – 2018-09-21 
    Routledge

  • Disability Definitions, Diagnoses, and Practice Implications: An Introduction for Counselors book cover

    Disability Definitions, Diagnoses, and Practice Implications

    An Introduction for Counselors

    By Julie Smart

    This introductory text defines and describes disability, while providing concrete practice guidelines and recommendations for students in the fields of counseling, social work, and the helping professions. Various specialty areas are explored in detail, including marriage and family counseling,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-17 
    Routledge

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