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Addressing Racial Disproportionality and Disparities in Human Services: Multisystemic Approaches

by Rowena Fong, Alan Dettlaff & Joyce James

The issue of racial disproportionality in the child welfare system, particularly as it impacts African-American children and families, has long been a concern to practitioners and policymakers. However, disproportionality...


Rhetorical Touch: Disability, Identification, Haptics

by Shannon Walters & Thomas W. Benson

Rhetorical Touch argues for an understanding of touch as a rhetorical art by approaching the sense of touch through the kinds of bodies and minds that rhetorical history and theory have tended to exclude. In...


Level 1 Introduction to Health & Social Care and Children & Young People's Settings

by Corinne Barker

Make real progress with this introduction which guides you through your course with easy-to-read language and helpful images.

Suitable for all awarding bodies and written by experts currently teaching Level...


The Healthy Country?: A History of Life & Death in New Zealand

by Alistair Woodward & Tony Blakely

Did Maori or Europeans live longer when Captain James Cook arrived in New Zealand in 1769? Why were Pakeha New Zealanders the healthiest, longest-lived people on the face of the globe for 80 years—and why...


Moving Health Sovereignty in Africa: Disease, Governance, Climate Change

by John J. Kirton, Andrew F. Cooper & Franklyn Lisk

Today's era of intense globalization has unleashed dynamic movements of people, pathogens, and pests that overwhelm the static territorial jurisdictions on which the governance provided by sovereign states and...


Creative Interventions with Traumatized Children, Second Edition: Creative Arts and Play Therapy, eds Malchiodi and Crenshaw

by Cathy A. Malchiodi & Bruce D. Perry

A trusted, bestselling resource, this volume demonstrates a range of creative approaches for facilitating children's emotional reparation and recovery from trauma. Experts in play, art, music, movement, and...


Ending Extreme Inequality: An Economic Bill of Rights to Eliminate Poverty

by Scott Myers-Lipton

Poverty and inequality are at record levels. Today, forty-seven million Americans live in poverty, while the median is in decline. The top 20 percent now controls 89 percent of all wealth. These conditions have...


The Myth Of The Undeserving Poor - A Christian Response to Poverty in Britain Today

by Martin Charlesworth & Natalie Williams

When you think of poverty in Britain today, do you picture innocent children going without food or scroungers lounging on the sofa all day watching TV and cheating on benefits claims? For Christians, what we...


The Social Work Assignments Handbook: A Practical Guide for Students

by Sarah Foote, Anne Quinney & Matt Taylor

The Social Work Assignments Handbook is the complete guide to preparing for, carrying out and writing up a social work assignment or project. Designed to support students through their assignments from beginning...


Older People in Modern Society

by Anthea Tinker

Older People in Modern Society is an established classic text in its field and through subsequent editions its reputation and that of its author has grown. In this fourth and renamed edition, Anthea Tinker synthesises...


A Prelude to a Kiss and Other Plays

by Craig Lucas

A new collection featuring some of Lucas' bext known work.


Handbook of the Neuroscience of Aging

by Patrick R. Hof & Charles V. Mobbs

A single volume of 85 articles, the Handbook of the Neurobiology of Aging is an authoritative selection of relevant chapters from the Encyclopedia of Neuroscience, the most comprehensive source of neuroscience...


Community Economic Development and Social Work

by Margaret S Sherraden

In Community Economic Development and Social Work, you'll find innovative theoretical approaches to the newly emerging field of community economic development (CED). You'll see how community leaders, residents,...


Before You Say Yes ...: A Guide to the Pleasures and Pitfalls of Volunteer Boards

by Doreen Pendgracs

In conversational style, Doreen Pendgracs shares valuable information from 25 years experience sitting on various boards. She leads the reader through the intricacies of management style, board etiquette, and...


Dyslexia: A Beginner's Guide

by Nicola Brunswick

Winston Churchill, Andy Warhol, Walt Disney, Tom Cruise, Agatha Christie, Pablo Picasso. All famous and successful in their chosen professions. All dyslexic. Around 5 to 15% of speakers of alphabetic languages...


Caregiving with Pride

by Karen I. Frediksen-Goldsen

Groundbreaking information for caregivers-and those receiving care

It is more common now than ever before for partners, family members, and friends to provide informal care, yet caregiving in the lesbian, gay,...


Evidence-based Practice in Social Work: Development of a New Professional Culture

by Haluk Soydan & Lawrence A. Palinkas

The role of evidence-based practice is one of most central and controversial issues in social work today. This concise text introduces key concepts and processes of evidence-based practice whilst engaging with...


Inequality and the 1%

by Danny Dorling

Since the great recession hit in 2008, the 1% has only grown richer while the rest find life increasingly tough. The gap between the haves and the have-nots has turned into a chasm. While the rich have found...


Domestic Violence in Diverse Contexts: A Re-Examination of Gender

by Sarah Wendt & Lana Zannettino

Overwhelmingly, it is women who are the victims of domestic violence and this book puts women's experiences of domestic violence at its centre, whilst acknowledging their many diverse and complex identities....


The Golden Age of Probation: Mission V Market

by Roger Statham & Alan Bennett

The Golden Age of Probation is the first book on probation by those practitioners who became its leaders. A comprehensive account exploring culture, values and tensions. It looks at the dynamics of probation...