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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...


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...


Feminisms in Social Work Research: Promise and possibilities for justice-based knowledge

by Stéphanie Wahab, Ben Anderson-Nathe & Christina Gringeri

Social work as a profession and academic discipline has long centered women and issues of concern to women, such as reproductive rights, labor rights, equal rights, violence and poverty. In fact, the social...


Changing Social Attitudes Toward Disability: Perspectives from historical, cultural, and educational studies

by David Bolt

Whilst legislation may have progressed internationally and nationally for disabled people, barriers continue to exist, of which one of the most pervasive and ingrained is attitudinal. Social attitudes are often...


Understanding Aging and Diversity: Theories and Concepts

by Patricia Kolb

The demographic phenomena of increased life expectancy, increasing global population of older adults, and a larger number of older people as a proportion of the total population in nations throughout the world...


Sport, Coaching and Intellectual Disability

by David Hassan, Sandra Dowling & Roy McConkey

There are more opportunities than ever before for young people with disabilities to participate in sport and adapted physical education. For example, there are more than 3.7 million athletes worldwide aligned...


Comprehensive Care for HIV/AIDS: Community-Based Strategies

by Teresa L. Scheid

A comprehensive health care system consists of services that are coordinated and integrated along the full continuum of care. For HIV patients, this includes physical health care, infectious disease management,...


Philosophies and Practices of Emancipatory Nursing: Social Justice as Praxis

by Paula N. Kagan, Marlaine C. Smith & Peggy L. Chinn

This anthology presents the philosophical and practice perspectives of nurse scholars whose works center on promoting nursing research, practice, and education within frameworks of social justice and critical...


Responding to Youth Crime in Hong Kong: Penal Elitism, Legitimacy and Citizenship

by Michael Adorjan & Wing Hong Chui

A society's response to youth crime reveals much about its broader cultural values, social circumstances, and political affairs. This book examines reactions and policy responses to youth delinquency and crime...


Disability, Spaces and Places of Policy Exclusion

by Karen Soldatic, Hannah Morgan & Alan Roulstone

Geographies of disability have become a key research priority for many disability scholars and geographers. This edited collection, incorporating the work of leading international disability researchers, seeks...


Social Work, the Media and Public Relations (Routledge Revivals)

by Bob Franklin & Nigel Parton

Over the past few decades, relationships between social workers and the media have become increasingly challenging. Social workers feel aggrieved by media reporting of their profession and believe that journalists...


Medical Geography (Routledge Revivals): Progress and Prospect

by Michael Pacione

Geographers have for a long time contributed much valuable detailed data on the geographical patterns of disease and health care delivery to the medical world. On its first publication in 1985, this edited collection...


The Memory of Sound: 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...


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...


En mission

by Élisabeth Carrier & Capitol Reader

This ebook consists of a summary of the ideas, viewpoints and facts presented by Robert Timberg in his book “John McCain: An American Odyssey”. This summary offers a concise overview of the entire book in...


The Wages of Relief: Cities and the Unemployed in Prairie Canada, 1929-39

by Eric Strikwerda

The Wages of Relief examines the Depression experiences of three municipal governments-Edmonton, Saskatoon, and Winnipeg-and the individuals and families who relied on them for unemployment relief through the...


Working with Vulnerable Adults

by Bridget Penhale & Jonathan Parker

This text provides an understanding of current professional practice in social and health care, examining abuse of vulnerable adults and the ways in which social policy, welfare services and practitioners may...