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Soundscapes of Wellbeing in Popular Music

by Gavin J. Andrews, Paul Kingsbury & Robin Kearns

Popular music has become increasingly embedded in complex and often contradictory discourses of wellbeing. For instance, some new genres and sub-cultures of popular music are associated with violence, drug-use,...


Emerging Market Local Currency Bond Yields and Foreign Holdings in the Post-Lehman Period: A Fortune or Misfortune?

by Christian Ebeke & Yinqiu Lu

The paper shows that foreign holdings of local currency government bonds in emerging market countries (EMs) have reduced bond yields but have somewhat increased yield volatility in the post-Lehman period. Econometric...


Addiction in Human Development: Developmental Perspectives on Addiction and Recovery

by Bruce Carruth & Jacqueline Wallen

Find fresh perspectives on the treatment of addictions and effective methods for helping recovering alcohol and drug abusers in this valuable book!Addiction in Human Development provides practical strategies...


Aging and God: Spiritual Pathways to Mental Health in Midlife and Later Years

by William M Clements & Harold G Koenig

This important book examines the relationship between religion and mental health throughout the life cycle, with a special emphasis on later life. It asserts that successful aging is possible regardless of physical...


The Mediation of Poverty: The News, New Media, and Politics

by Joanna Redden

The Mediation of Poverty examines the impact of digital technologies on poverty politics in Canada and the United Kingdom. As the first transnational comparison of poverty coverage, this book provides several...


Gerontological Social Work Supervision

by Carlton Munson, Ann Burack Weiss & Frances C Brennan

This unique book clearly depicts a need for supervision in gerontological social work settings and provides a framework for approaching supervision. Grounded in two distinct bodies of literature, social work...


Simple and Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: Strategies for Comprehensive Treatment in Clinical Practice

by Mary Beth williams & John F Sommer Jr.

Discover the latest treatment strategies from the leading experts in the field of trauma!This unique book, by the authors of the classic Handbook of Post-Traumatic Therapy, provides the “how to” of clinical...


Family Treatment of Personality Disorders: Advances in Clinical Practice

by Malcolm M Macfarlane

Help families cope with the impact of personality dysfunction!

Family Treatment of Personality Disorders: Advances in Clinical Practice examines the application of marital and family therapy approaches to the...


Gerontological Social Work Practice: Issues, Challenges, and Potential

by Enid Opal Cox, Rosemary Chapin & Elizabeth Kelchner

What are the challenges facing gerontological social workers-today and in the near future?

This book gives you an essential overview of the role, status, and potential of gerontological social work in aging...


Pain, Normality, and the Struggle for Congruence: Reinterpreting Residential Care for Children and Youth

by James P Anglin

Learn what children living in group homes need most!

Pain, Normality, and the Struggle for Congruence: Reinterpreting Residential Care for Children and Youth presents the results of a 14-month study of 10 staffed...


Enhancing Primary Care of Elderly People

by F. Ellen Netting & Frank G. Williams

First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Death Education and Research: Critical Perspectives

by William G Warren

A critical review of research and reflection in the area of death, with special emphasis on death education. Thought-provoking, often controversial reviews of and reactions to the current general domain of death...


Feminist Theories and Social Work: Approaches and Applications

by Carlton Munson & Christine Flynn Saulnier

This invaluable guidebook accomplishes what many others on feminist theory do not. It reviews both the theories and the applications of the field. Too frequently, books and articles tend to focus on one or two...


Social Services for Senior Gay Men and Lesbians

by Jean K Quam

Social Services for Senior Gay Men and Lesbians is an important new reference that provides those in the helping professions with practical information on how to work with the older gay and lesbian population....


Employee Assistance Programs in Managed Care

by William Winston & Norman Winegar

Make sense of the managed care systems that dominate the world of EAP professionals and programs today!Employee Assistance Programs in Managed Care gives you a valuable overview of modern employee assistance...


The Uses of Reminiscence: New Ways of Working with Older Adults

by Mark Kaminsky

The meaning and value of reminiscence in the lives of elders is beautifully explored.


A Mutual-Aid Model for Social Work with Groups

by Dominique Moyse Steinberg

Group work is a popular and widely-used social work method. Focusing particularly on the central role of mutual aid in effective group work, this fully updated text presents the theoretical base, outlines core...


Food Security: Statistical Methods and Applications

by Suresh Babu, S.N. Gajanan & Prabuddha Sanyal

Food insecurity, the lack of access at all times to the food needed for an active and healthy life, continues to be a growing problem as populations increase while the world economy struggles. Formulating effective...


Sitting Together: Essential Skills for Mindfulness-Based Psychotherapy

by Susan M. Pollak, Thomas Pedulla & Ronald D. Siegel

This practical guide helps therapists from virtually any specialty or theoretical orientation choose and adapt mindfulness practices most likely to be effective with particular patients, while avoiding those...


Men Still at Work: Professionals Over Sixty and On the Job

by Elizabeth F. Fideler

Men Still at Work explores the reasons many men are continuing to work well beyond the traditional retirement age. In today’s challenging economy, they are the second-fastest growing group of workers (just...