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Professionalism, Boundaries and the Workplace

by Nigel Malin

Professionalism, Boundaries and the Workplace is a practical text that examines a range of sensitive issues concerned with managing and maintaining professional boundaries between worker and client. It uses...


Physical Change and Aging, Sixth Edition: A Guide for the Helping Professions

by Sue V., PhD Saxon & FT Mary Jean Etten EdD

"[This book] has been honed into an elegant compendium. This outstanding work should be widely read ñ it is perhaps the best example of an integrative approach to gerontology." Score: 94, 4 stars ñ Doody's...


Masculinities in the Criminological Field: Control, Vulnerability and Risk-Taking

by Ingrid Lander, Signe Ravn & Nina Jon

Over recent decades criminological research has changed from a gender-blind discipline which equated crime with men and thus ignored questions about gender, to an approach that studied gender by showing statistical...


Eventful Bodies: The Cosmopolitics of Illness

by Michael Schillmeier

Disrupting, questioning and altering the taken-for-granted ‘cosmos’ of everyday life, the experiences of illness challenge the different ways in which social normalcy is remembered, maintained and expected....


Autism Spectrum Disorders in Adolescents and Adults: Evidence-Based and Promising Interventions

by Matt Tincani & Andy Bondy

Bringing together leading experts, this book presents effective practices for helping people with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) to thrive in adulthood. As individuals with ASD mature, their needs change as...


Obesity, Eating Disorders and the Media

by Karin Eli & Stanley Ulijaszek

How do the media represent obesity and eating disorders? How are these representations related to one another? And how do the news media select which scientific findings and policy decisions to report? Multi-disciplinary...


The Australian Country Girl: History, Image, Experience

by Catherine Driscoll

The Australian Country Girl: History, Image, Experience offers a detailed analysis of the experience and the image of Australian country girlhood. In Australia, 'country girl' names a field of experiences and...


In Their Own Hands: How Savings Groups Are Revolutionizing Development

by Kyla Jagger Neilan, Jeffrey Ashe & Frances Moore Lappe

Two and a half billion people worldwide, most of them desperately poor villagers, need a better way to save and to borrow. Even the most innovative banking institutions can’t reach them; savings groups can....


Togo : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Joint Staff Advisory Note

by International Monetary Fund. Afri 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...


Youth Work: Preparation for Practice

by Jason Wood, Sue Westwood & Gill Thompson

Professional practice is at the heart of youth work training but integrating the theory learned in class with the reality of placements can sometimes require extra support. This comprehensive textbook is designed...


Ageing, Technology and Home Care

by Maggie Mort, Christine Milligan, Celia Roberts & Ingunn Moser

This book focuses on home as a site of care, with new technologies and for elderly population. It pulls together findings from research in the social sciences and common knowledge of the actors themselves, especially...


The dynamics of patient organizations in Europe

by Madeleine Akrich, Vololona Rabeharisoa, Joao Nunes & Florence Paterson

Patient organizations today play a major role in the scientific, economic and political arenas. They have become the quasi-obliged partners of researchers, industrialists and political authorities. This book...


The Jungle: The Uncensored Original Edition

by Upton Sinclair

Upton Sinclair (1878-1968) achieved popularity in the first half of the 20th century, acquiring particular fame for THE JUNGLE. It exposed conditions in the U.S. meat-packing industry, causing a public uproar...


Supporting People with Intellectual Disabilities Experiencing Loss and Bereavement: Theory and Compassionate Practice

by Mandy Parks, Helena Priest & Philip Dodd

This authoritative edited text looks at how diverse and complicated experiences of loss can be for people with Intellectual Disabilities (ID). It discusses current theory, practice issues in health and care...


Vital Conversations: Improving Communication Between Doctors and Patients

by Dennis Rosen

The health-care system in the United States is by far the most expensive in the world, yet its outcomes are decidedly mediocre in comparison to those of other countries. Poor communication between doctors and...


Social Media in Social Work Education

by Joanne Westwood

An up-to-date guide to the effective use of social media in social work education


Body Respect: What Conventional Health Books Get Wrong, Leave Out, and Just Plain Fail to Understand about Weight

by Linda Bacon & Lucy Aphramor

Mainstream health science has let you down.

Weight loss is not the key to health, diet and exercise are not effective weight-loss strategies and fatness is not a death sentence.

You’ve heard it before: there’s...


Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Perfectionism

by Roz Shafran, Sarah J. Egan & Tracey D. Wade

This practical resource provides an evidence-based framework for treating clients struggling with perfectionism, whether as the main presenting problem or in conjunction with depression, eating disorders, anxiety...


The Forgotten Ones: A Sociological Study of Anglo and Chicano Retardates

by Anne-Marie Henshel

In The Forgotten Ones, originally published in 1972, Anne-Marie Henshel examines the lives of a group of persons living within the community who had been diagnosed at one time or another as mentally retarded....


CREATING A REAL WEALTH ECONOMY: From Phantom Wealth to a Wiser Future for All Humanity

by Finley Eversole, Riane Eisler & John Perkins

This is the book I wish could have been in the hands of Occupy Wall Street activists in the fall of 2011. --From the Introduction REAL WEALTH as defined here: "The time has come for humanity to realize the real...