Textbooks: Health and Social Care

  • 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, 4th 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 wealth…

    Paperback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge

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

    Health Behavior Change

    Theories, Methods and Interventions

    By Andrew Prestwich, Mark Conner, Jared Kenworthy

    By the 2030s, there is a genuine possibility that industrialized nations will see average life expectancies exceeding 90 years of age. This has been attributed, in part, to increases in health promoting behaviors such as healthy eating and reductions in health risk behaviors such as smoking.…

    Paperback – 2017-09-25 
    Routledge

  • Research Methods: The Basics: 2nd edition book cover

    Research Methods: The Basics

    2nd edition

    By Nicholas Walliman

    Research Methods: The Basics is an accessible, user-friendly introduction to the different aspects of research theory, methods and practice. This second edition provides an expanded resource suitable for students and practitioners in a wide range of disciplines including the natural sciences,…

    Paperback – 2017-09-19 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Social Work Practice with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People book cover

    Social Work Practice with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Gerald P. Mallon

    Although the vast majority of LGBT persons are healthy, resilient, and hardy individuals who do not seek social work intervention, some have been or will be clients in social work agencies. The third edition of Social Work Practice with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People updates this…

    Paperback – 2017-08-25 
    Routledge

  • Disability: The Basics book cover

    Disability

    The Basics

    By Tom Shakespeare

    Disability: The Basics is an engaging and accessible introduction to disability which explores the broad historical, social, environmental, economic and legal factors which affect the experiences of those living with an impairment or illness in contemporary society. The book explores key…

    Paperback – 2017-08-22 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Designing Experiments and Analyzing Data: A Model Comparison Perspective, Third Edition book cover

    Designing Experiments and Analyzing Data

    A Model Comparison Perspective, Third Edition

    By Scott E. Maxwell, Harold D. Delaney, Ken Kelley

    Designing Experiments and Analyzing Data: A Model Comparison Perspective (3rd edition) offers an integrative conceptual framework for understanding experimental design and data analysis. Maxwell, Delaney, and Kelley first apply fundamental principles to simple experimental designs followed by an…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15 
    Routledge

  • Evidence-based Care for Breastfeeding Mothers: A Resource for Midwives and Allied Healthcare Professionals book cover

    Evidence-based Care for Breastfeeding Mothers

    A Resource for Midwives and Allied Healthcare Professionals, 2nd Edition

    By Maria Pollard

    Breastfeeding is a major public health issue. Breastmilk provides all the nutrients a baby needs for their first six months. Research studies also show that breastfeeding doesn’t just help to protect infants from infection, but has other benefits such as reducing obesity and can help protect…

    Paperback – 2017-08-09 
    Routledge

  • To Heal Humankind: The Right to Health in History book cover

    To Heal Humankind

    The Right to Health in History

    By Adam Gaffney

    The "human right to healthcare" has had a remarkable rise. It is found in numerous international treaties and national constitutions, it is litigated in courtrooms across the globe, it is increasingly the subject of study by scholars across a range of disciplines, and—perhaps most importantly—it…

    Paperback – 2017-08-08 
    Routledge

  • Community Mental Health: Challenges for the 21st Century book cover

    Community Mental Health

    Challenges for the 21st Century, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Samuel J. Rosenberg, Jessica Rosenberg

    The newest edition of Community Mental Health continues to be at the leading edge of the field, providing the most up-to-date research and treatment models that encompass practice in community settings. Experts from a wide range of fields explore the major trends, best practices, and policy issues…

    Paperback – 2017-07-11 
    Routledge

  • Criminal Justice: An Introduction book cover

    Criminal Justice

    An Introduction, 3rd Edition

    By Peter Joyce

    This revised and expanded third edition offers a comprehensive and engaging introduction to the criminal justice system of England and Wales. Starting with an overview of the main theories of the causes of crime, this book explores and discusses the operation of the main criminal justice agencies…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Global Health: An Introduction to Current and Future Trends book cover

    Global Health

    An Introduction to Current and Future Trends, 2nd Edition

    By Kevin McCracken, David R. Phillips

    Global Health continues to provide readers with a comprehensive, up-to-date and thought-provoking outline and understanding of the constantly evolving global health landscape. In this new edition the authors have maintained the successful structure and organisation of the previous edition to…

    Paperback – 2017-06-19
    Routledge

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