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NEW DIRECTIONS IN THE STUDY OF LATE

by Susan H. Mcfadden & Mark Brennan

Examine the questions of “how,” “what,” and “why” associated with religiousness and spirituality in the lives of older adults!

New Directions in the Study of Late Life Religiousness and Spirituality explores...


HUSITA7-THE 7TH INTERNATIONAL CONFE: Digital Inclusion-Building A Digital Inclusive Society

by C. K. Law, Yu Cheung Wong & John Yat Chu Fung

In today's information society, to make a real and lasting impact on human welfare takes applications of information technology aimed at enhancing access to all. HUSITA7-The 7th International Conference of Human...


Lives Interrupted: The Unwanted Pregnancy Dilemma

by Jeanne G Miller

After the shock of discovering that you are pregnant and don't want to be or have just been given the diagnosis that there will be a medical situation with you pregnancy, what are your options for your pregnancy,...


Child Welfare for the Twenty-first Century: A Handbook of Practices, Policies, & Programs

by Gerald P. Mallon & Peg McCartt Hess

The Adoption and Safe Families Act (ASFA), which became law in 1997, elicited a major shift in federal policy and thinking toward child welfare, emphasizing children’s safety, permanency, and well-being over...


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...


Defiant Teens, Second Edition: A Clinician's Manual for Assessment and Family Intervention

by Russell A. Barkley & Arthur L. Robin

This authoritative manual presents an accessible 18-step program widely used by clinicians working with challenging teens. Steps 1-9 comprise parent training strategies for managing a broad range of problem...


Islamic Republic of Iran: Selected Issues Paper

by International Monetary Fund. Midd Dept.

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after...


Commodified Bodies: Organ Transplants and the Organ Trade: Organ Transplantation and the Organ Trade

by Oliver Decker

Commodified Bodies examines the social practice of organ transplantation and trafficking and scrutinises the increasingly neoliberal tendencies in the medical system. It analyses phenomena such as the denomination...


Disclosure and Identity in Health and Illness

by Mark Davis & Lenore Manderson

Disclosure is a frequently used but rarely interrogated concept in health and social welfare. Abuse, disability, sexuality and health status can be 'disclosed' to peers and professionals, and on some occasions,...


Theorising Disablism and Ableism: A Critical Disability Studies Perspective: Theorising disablism and ableism

by Dan Goodley

In this ground-breaking new work, Dan Goodley makes the case for a novel, distinct, intellectual, and political project - dis/ability studies - an orientation that might encourage us to think again about the...


WOMEN, AGING, AND AGEISM

by Evelyn R Rosenthal

Here is a unique text that examines the lives of middle-aged and old women. Women, Aging and Ageism, in response to the lack of literature that focuses on aging women, presents timely and definitive research...


Dementia and Aging Adults with Intellectual Disabilities: A Handbook

by Matthew P. Janicki & Arthur J. Dalton

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


Clinical Epiphanies in Marital and Family Therapy: A Practitioner's Casebook of Therapeutic Insights, Perceptions, and Breakthroughs

by David A Baptiste

How would you handle these situations? Check your expertise against the approaches presented here!This fascinating collection shows how a practicing therapist handled clients stuck in the therapeutic process....


Community-Based Systems of Long-Term Care

by Rick T. Zawadski

An enlightening review of the successes and failures of several federally funded community-based projects that offered elderly persons an alternative to nursing home care. Policymakers, caregivers, and students...


Handbook of Group Activities for Impaired Adults

by Elsbeth Martindale & Scott Cabot Willis

Here is a one-of-a-kind resource for professionals who prepare and lead group activities for impaired older adults. Filling a crucial gap in the field of clinical gerontology, this invaluable guide provides...


How to Get Families More Involved in the Nursing Home: Four Programs That Work and Why

by Tammy La Brake

Health care providers and social workers at nursing homes may feel they have little time to design programs for the family members of their residents, yet you will learn in How to Get Families More Involved...


The Caregivers: A Support Group's Stories of Slow Loss, Courage, and Love

by Nell Lake

A moving, intimate, and compassionate book that chronicles the experiences of a group of long-term caregivers and illuminates critical issues of old age, end-of-life care, medical reform, and social policy

In...


A Cosmopolitan Journey?: Difference, Distinction and Identity Work in Gap Year Travel

by Helene Snee

What do young people get out of gap years? A wide range of 'official' sources acknowledge gap years as a way of becoming a global citizen and more employable at the same time. Instead of automatically assuming...


Queering Fat Embodiment

by Cat Pausé, Jackie Wykes & Samantha Murray

Shedding light on the ways in which fat embodiment is lived, experienced, regulated and (re)produced across a range of cultural sites and contexts, Queering Fat Embodiment destabilises established ideas about...


Health and Inequality: Applying Public Health Research to Policy and Practice

by Angela M. Tod & Julia Hirst

How can research on the social determinants of health be translated into real life public health practice? Challenging the research-practice gap, this text shows readers from a range of professions how their...