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A Practical Introduction to Restorative Practice in Schools: Theory, Skills and Guidance

by Bill Hansberry & Margaret Thorsborne

Proven to reduce bad behaviour and exclusions, and encourage happier, safer school environments, restorative justice is an effective approach to conflict resolution. Suitable for education settings from preschool...

Island Story

by J.D. Taylor

What is life like on this island? With a tent and a rusty bike, J.D. Taylor set off to find out.

No other subject has spilt so much ink as Britain today. But whilst assuming a monopoly on national identity, a...

Narcissistic parenting in an insecure world: A history of parenting culture 1920s to present

by Harry Hendrick

Harry Hendrick shows how broader social changes, including neoliberalism, feminism, the collapse of the socialdemocratic ideal, and the 'new behaviourism', have led to the rise of the anxious and narcissistic...

Poverty As My Teacher: Learning to Create Sustainable Family Communities

by Robert E Miller, Daniel Raphael & Michael Hamers

Poverty As My Teacher describes the birth of the initiative: Leading the Way Out of Global Poverty® with Sustainable Family Communities® which are designed with the economic and social/cultural factors necessary...

Reconstructing retirement: Work and welfare in the UK and USA

by David Lain

This assessment of the prospects for work and retirement at age 65plus in the UK and US is essential reading for researchers, students and practitioners interested in the late careers and the future of retirement....

Grassroots youth work: Policy, passion and resistance in practice

by Tania De St Croix

This engaging book paints a picture of passionate grassroots youth workers, at a time when their practice is threatened by spending cuts, target cultures and market imperatives. Using interviews, dialogue and...

Ageing in SubSaharan Africa: Spaces and Practices of Care

by Jaco Hoffman & Katrien Pype

Indepth ethnographic analysis provides the panAfrican evidence and analysis needed to move forward debates about who and how to address the long term care needs of older people in SubSaharan Africa.

Disability and the welfare state in Britain: Changes in perception and policy 1948-79

by Jameel Hampton

The British Welfare State initially seemed to promise welfare for all, but excluded millions of disabled people. This book examines attempts in the subsequent three decades to reverse this exclusion. It also...

Our Better Angels: Stories of Disability in Life, Science, and Literature

by J David Smith

Do children and adults with disabilities enrich our lives? Far more than most people imagine.

Our Better Angels is a testament to the value of individuals with disabilities and the value that society could derive...

Hillbilly Elegy

by J. D. Vance

From a former marine and Yale Law School graduate, a powerful account of growing up in a poor Rust Belt town that offers a broader, probing look at the struggles of America’s white working class


Tackling child sexual abuse: Radical approaches to prevention, protection and support

by Sarah Nelson

This book will inspire policy makers, practitioners, academics and journalists to rediscover courage in tackling child sexual abuse. Sarah Nelson proposes new models for childcentred, perpetratorfocussed child...

Three Roads to Magdalena: Coming of Age in a Southwest Borderland, 1890-1990

by David Wallace Adams

“Someday,” Candelaria Garcia said to the author, “you will get all the stories.” It was a tall order, in Magdalena, New Mexico, a once booming frontier town where Navajo, Anglo, and Hispanic people have...

Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking

Interprofessional education and training

by John Carpenter & Helen Dickinson

A thorough introduction to IPE in health and social care for students. This second edition includes updates to research and policy contexts and provides an essential set of IPE 'do's and don'ts'.

To Members of Parliament and Others. Forty-five Years of Registration Statistics, Proving Vaccination to be Both Useless and Dangerous

by Alfred Russel Wallace

This early work by Alfred Russel Wallace was originally published in 1893 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'To Members of Parliament and Others. Forty-five Years of Registration...

Evaluating outcomes in health and social care

by Helen Dickinson & Janine O'Flynn

An essential resource for students, this bestselling textbook includes the latest research findings and contains more tools, frameworks and international examples of best practice to aid practitioners to more...

A Journey With Alzheimer's

by Brenda L Golden

A non-fiction, in-depth narrative, that chronicles the intertwined lives of father and daughter (the author) in twenty years of dealing with the effects of Alzheimer's disease.  Included is the gradual moving...

Social Work Science

by Ian Shaw

What is the role of science in social work practice and what does it add to research in the field? Ian Shaw threads together advances in modern technology, practice skills and evidence-based practice, the history...

Advancing Conversations: Aubrey De Grey - Advocate For An Indefinite Human Lifespan

by Douglas Lain & Aubrey de Grey

A line of interview books documenting conversations with artists, authors, philosophers, economists, scientists, and activists whose works are aimed at the future and at progress.

The biogerontologist Aubrey...

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