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Hot Pants: Do it Yourself Gynecology

by Lisa Vinebaum & Isabelle Gauthier

Hot Pants, long an underground classic, offers great basic sexual health information along with tried and true herbal treatments for common gynecological problems. "Patriarchy sucks," the authors begin. "It's...


Facilitating Spiritual Reminiscence for People with Dementia: A Learning Guide

by Elizabeth MacKinlay & Corinne Trevitt

Putting research into practice, this book presents a practical guide to spiritual reminiscence with older people living with dementia. Clear, step-by-step instructions for planning and hosting sessions are accompanied...


The Hunchback in Hellenistic and Roman Art

by Lisa Trentin

The subject of deformity and disability in the ancient Greco-Roman world has experienced a surge in scholarship over the past two decades. Recognizing a vast, but relatively un(der)explored, corpus of evidence,...


Young Enough To Change The World: Stories of kids and teens who turned their dreams into action

by Michael R. Connolly & Brie K. Goolbis

Many young people today yearn to make a positive difference in the worldâ€"and not just when they're grown up. Presented with an opportunity and support, they have the ability to do that. Alexander the Great,...


A Practical Guide to the Mental Capacity Act 2005: Putting the Principles of the Act Into Practice

by Jakki Cowley, Matthew Graham & Alex Ruck Keene

A practical guide for health and social care professionals on the Mental Capacity Act 2005, enabling more informed and effective practice.


Educating Children and Young People in Care: Learning Placements and Caring Schools

by Sonia Jackson, Claire Cameron & Graham Connelly

Bringing together research and practice on the theme of the educational well-being of children in care, this book aims to help professionals to improve these children's potential for educational attainment.


When Parents Part: How Mothers and Fathers Can Help Their Children Deal with Separation and Divorce

by Penelope Leach

From the acclaimed, best-selling author of Your Baby & Child and one of the world’s leading experts on child development and parenting, a practical, comprehensively researched guide to doing the best for...


Adolescents in Public Housing: Addressing Psychological and Behavioral Health

by Von E. Nebbitt

Adolescents in Public Housing incorporates data from multiple public-housing sites in large U.S. cities to shine much-needed light on the symptoms and behaviors of African American youth living in non–HOPE...


Pro-Voice: How to Keep Listening When the World Wants a Fight

by Aspen Baker

Dialogue, Not DogmaWhen Aspen Baker had an abortion at the age of twenty-four, she felt caught between the warring pro-life and pro-choice factions, with no safe space to share her feelings. In this hopeful...


Dark secrets of childhood: Media power, child abuse and public scandals

by Fred Powell & Margaret Scanlon

This ground-breaking book explores the relationship between the media, child abuse and shifting adult-child power relations which, in Western countries, has spawned an ever-expanding range of laws, policies...


Families of Virtue: Confucian and Western Views on Childhood Development

by Erin M. Cline

Families of Virtue reads a range of thinkers and scientists, from ancient Greek and Chinese philosophers to contemporary feminist ethicists and attachment theorists, to articulate the critical role of the parent-child...


The Autistic Holocaust: The Reason Our Children Keep Getting Sick

by Jon E. Mica

Stressing that autism is a major public health crisis of unequalled proportions, this book accuses the federal government of refusing to acknowledge it as such and having a corrupt and morally unsound relationship...


CACHE Level 3 Preparing to Work in Home-based Childcare

by Sheila Riddall-Leech

Learn how to combine outstanding care and successful business management with the only book that supports CACHE's new Childminding qualification

Packed with examples, photos and practical advice, this book addresses...


Video Enhanced Reflective Practice: Professional Development through Attuned Interactions

by Jo Birbeck, Emma Cartwright & Nancy Ferguson

This edited book presents the applications, theory and research behind Video Enhanced Reflection Practice, a professional development tool which enables professionals and trainees to analyse their own practice...


Sight Unseen: Gender and Race Through Blind Eyes

by Ellyn Kaschak

Sight Unseen reveals the cultural and biological realities of race, gender, and sexual orientation from the perspective of the blind. Through ten case studies and dozens of interviews, Ellyn Kaschak taps directly...


Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic

by Sam Quinones

Over the past fifteen years, enterprising sugar cane farmers in the small county of Xalisco on the west coast of Mexico have created a unique distribution system that has brought black tar heroin--the cheapest,...


Social work and the transformation of adult social care: Perpetuating a distorted vision?

by Mark Lymbery & Karen Postle

Essential reading for students, this book uses a problem based learning approach through the application of case studies to explain the transformation agenda and the implications for adult health and social...


Looking Away: Inequality, Prejudice and Indifference in New India

by Harsh Mander

This feeble blemished light, this dawn mangled by night, this is not the morning we had all so longed for... -Faiz Ahmed Faiz In the two decades since the early 1990s, when India confirmed its allegiance to...


The Culture of Mental Illness and Psychiatric Practice in Africa

by Emmanuel Akyeampong, Allan G. Hill & Arthur Kleinman

In many African countries, mental health issues, including the burden of serious mental illness and trauma, have not been adequately addressed. These essays shed light on the treatment of common and chronic...


The Social Basis of Community Care (Routledge Revivals)

by Martin Bulmer

Care for the elderly, disabled and mentally-ill within and by the community forms a vital part of current social policy. Martin Bulmer argues that this policy is inadequately thought out and rests on a series...