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Facilitating Meaningful Contact in Adoption and Fostering: A Trauma-Informed Approach to Planning, Assessing and Good Practice

by Louis Sydney & Elizabeth Price

How can contact in adoption and fostering be tailored to the individual child? This book provides assessment frameworks that reflect what attachment, neuroscience and trauma tell us about children's needs. The...


Improving Access to Further and Higher Education for Young People in Public Care: European Policy and Practice

by Claire Cameron & Sonia Jackson

Across Europe young people in care are around five times less likely to attend tertiary education than those who have not been in care. Drawing extensively on a substantial three-year long research project led...


Creativity and Innovation in Business and Beyond

by Leon Mann & Janet Chan

Creativity and Innovation in Business and Beyond illustrates the ways in which creativity spurs innovation - not only in the realms of business and management, where the innovation is regularly acknowledged...


Innovative Interventions in Child and Adolescent Mental Health

by Christine Lynn Norton

Innovative Interventions in Child and Adolescent Mental Health is a unique composite of the literature on various innovative interventions for children and adolescents, and provides a developmental and neurobiological...


The Limits of Gendered Citizenship

by El?bieta H Oleksy & Jeff Hearn

This collection responds to the need to re-evaluate the very important concept of citizenship in light of recent feminist debates. In contrast to the dominant universalizing concepts of citizenship, the volume...


The Memory of Sound: Preserving the Sonic Past: Preserving the Sonic Past

by Seán| Street

This book explores the connections between sound and memory across all electronic media, with a particular focus on radio. Street explores our capacity to remember through sound and how we can help ourselves...


Snapshot Americana

by Jeff Musillo

Is it possible to look in all directions?


Building Excellence: The Rewards and Challenges of Integrating Research into the Undergraduate Curriculum

by Catherine N. Dulmus & Karen M. Sowers

Social work curriculum changes that really work.

The Boyer Report and the Council on Social Work Education have placed expectations on universities and social work programs to make sure undergraduate students...


Strong Families Around the World: Strengths-Based Research and Perspectives

by John Defrain & Sylvia Asay

The strengths of families from culture to culture, when compared to each other, are remarkably similar and give us common ground around the world upon which to unite and develop mutual understanding. Strengths-Based...


A New Look at Community-Based Respite Programs: Utilization, Satisfaction, and Development

by Rhonda J.V. Montgomery

Explore new frontiers in Alzheimer's support systems!

When Congress authorized the Alzheimer's Disease Demonstration Grants to States program in 1990, no one knew how effective the program would prove to be....


Health Expectations for Older Women: International Perspectives

by Sarah B. Laditka

Explore international trends in health and longevity--with a special focus on older women!This essential book examines the latest research on life expectancy and “active life expectancy”--the number of years...


Creating Communities for Addiction Recovery: The Oxford House Model

by Leonard A. Jason, Joseph R. Ferrari & Margaret Davis

Learn to create a positive research/action alliance similar to that of DePaul University and the Oxford House community

This book reviews important research conducted in a 13-year collaborative partnership between...


Plural Loves: Designs for Bi and Poly Living

by Serena Anderlini-D'Onofrio

When limitations are removed from loving (and from lovemaking), new worlds of possibility are opened. This book presents insiders’ viewpoints on bisexual/polyamorous living!

With historical and theoretical...


Accreditation of Employee Assistance Programs

by R Paul Maiden

Explore the evolution, development, and applications of accreditation standards for employee assistance programs!

Accreditation ensures private or public sector organizations that an employee assistance program...


Disability, Culture and Identity

by Sheila Riddell & Nick Watson

First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


International Analysis Poverty

by Peter Townsend

First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Rescued Lives: The Oxford House Approach to Substance Abuse: The Oxford House Approach to Substance Abuse

by Leonard A. Jason, Bradley D. Olson & Karen J. Foli

An effective treatment to help those with addictions

Victims of drug addiction, chronic illness, and mental illness all too often are overwhelmed with the affliction called hopelessness. Oxford Houses succeed...


Literacy, Play and Globalization: Converging Imaginaries in Children's Critical and Cultural Performances

by Carmen L. Medina & Karen E. Wohlwend

This book takes on current perspectives on children's relationships to literacy, media, childhood, markets and transtionalism in converging global worlds. It introduces the idea of multi-sited imaginaries to...


Public Policy and the Old Age Revolution in Japan

by Scott Bass, Masato Oka & Jill Norton

Thirty years ago, when compared to the U.S., England, France, and Sweden, Japan had the lowest life expectancy for males and females. Today, Japan has the highest life expectancy and is the world's most rapidly...


Contemporary Research on Sex Work

by Jeffrey T. Parsons

Gain important insight and a broader perspective on where, why, and how sex workers conduct their business

For years, the focus of sex work research has been on street-based male and female sex workers and the...