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  1. Disabled People and the Right to Life

    The Protection and Violation of Disabled People’s Most Basic Human Rights

    Edited by Luke Clements, Janet Read

    The most basic of human rights, the right to life, is the focus of this book. 'Human rights' has increasingly come to be seen as a significant framework, both to aid understanding of the experiences of those who face oppression, and to underpin social, legal and political measures to counter it....

    Published January 17th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Humanitarian Aid in Post-Soviet Countries

    An Anthropological Perspective

    By Laëtitia Atlani-Duault

    Series: Central Asian Studies

    An anthropologist among aid workers. Her objective: to study that exotic tribe, humanitarian and development workers, along with their state and non-state partners, as they "export democracy" to post-soviet countries of Central Asia and the Caucasus. Her method: to join the tribe for ten years....

    Published December 17th 2007 by Routledge

  3. Health, Risk and Vulnerability

    Edited by Alan Petersen, Iain Wilkinson

    The concept of risk is one of the most suggestive terms for evoking the cultural character of our times and for defining the purpose of social research. Risk attitudes and behaviours are understood to comprise the dominant experience of culture, politics and society in our times. Health, Risk and...

    Published October 31st 2007 by Routledge

  4. Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Nursing and Midwifery

    Towards a Critical Social Science

    Edited by Jon Adams, Philip Tovey

    This book explores the historical, social, political and cultural facets of integration between complementary and alternative medicine and nursing/midwifery. It examines the ever-expanding integration in relation to: the role and conceptualization of the patient the role and responsibilities...

    Published October 25th 2007 by Routledge

  5. The History of Gay People in Alcoholics Anonymous

    From the Beginning

    By Audrey Borden

    The History of Gay People in Alcoholics Anonymous documents and honors the ways thousands of LGBT people have carried Alcoholics Anonymous' message. This illuminating chronicle includes interviews and documents that detail the compelling history, recovery, and wisdom of gay people in AA....

    Published October 12th 2007 by Routledge

  6. Caregiving with Pride

    Edited 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, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) communities has received little attention. Caregiving...

    Published October 10th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Social Group Work with Cardiac Patients

    By Maurice Scott Fisher

    Series: Haworth Social Work in Health Care

    Develop a comprehensive understanding of cardiac disease process Cardiovascular problems are on the rise in America. Care providers need to understand the overall clinical and statistical significance these life-changing events have to patients and families alike. Social Group Work with Cardiac...

    Published October 2nd 2007 by Routledge

  8. Trauma and Dissociation in Convicted Offenders

    Gender, Science, and Treatment Issues

    Edited by Kathryn Quina, Laura Brown

    Better understand the men and women most affected by trauma in our society Convicted offenders quite often are found to have a history of trauma. Trauma and Dissociation in Convicted Offenders: Gender, Science, and Treatment Issues provides a comprehensive look at the connection between complex...

    Published August 30th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Social Work Practice in Community-Based Health Care

    By Marcia Egan, Goldie Kadushin

    Make sure your practice skills are up-to-date with the changes brought on by managed careAs a result of escalating costs, the focus of health care in the United States has shifted from inpatient, hospital-based care to outpatient care in the community. Social Work Practice in Community-Based Health...

    Published June 20th 2007 by Routledge

  10. HIV Treatment Adherence

    Challenges for Social Services

    Edited by Lana Sue Ka'opna, Nathan L. Linsk

    Learn the latest social service interventions to promote HIV medication adherenceHighly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART) can significantly improve the health outcomes of people living with HIV. Still, benefits rely on the steady adherence to the medication regimen as prescribed. Social Work...

    Published June 6th 2007 by Routledge