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  1. Global Justice and the Politics of Information

    The struggle over knowledge

    By Sky Croeser

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    The global social justice movement attempts to build a more equitable, democratic, and environmentally sustainable world. However, this book argues that actors involved need to recognise knowledge - including scientific and technological systems - to a greater extent than they presently do. The...

    Published September 8th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Adult Attachment Patterns in a Treatment Context

    Relationship and narrative

    By Sarah Daniel

    Attachment theory posits that the need for attachment is a life-long phenomenon that becomes especially relevant in times of crisis or trauma. When adults experience illness, accidents, assaults, psychological difficulties or losses, their attachment-behavioural systems are activated, motivating...

    Published September 8th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Treating Self-Destructive Behaviors in Trauma Survivors

    A Clinician’s Guide, 2nd Edition

    By Lisa Ferentz

    Treating Self-Destructive Behaviors in Trauma Survivors, 2nd ed, is a book for clinicians who specialize in helping trauma survivors and, during the course of treatment, find themselves unexpectedly confronted with client disclosures of self-destructive behaviors, including self-mutilation and...

    Published September 7th 2014 by Routledge

  4. International Perspectives on Elder Abuse

    Edited by Amanda Phelan

    Series: Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

    Elder abuse has been increasingly recognised over the past ten years in many countries and progress has been made in both understanding and addressing the issue. This volume provides a much-needed international overview of the topic. Opening with an examination of what elder abuse is, Amanda Phelan...

    Published August 26th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Touch in Sports Coaching and Physical Education

    Fear, Risk and Moral Panic

    Edited by Heather Piper

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    In our increasingly risk-averse society, touch and touching behaviours between professionals and children have become a fraught issue. In sports coaching and physical education, touching young sports performers and participants has, in some contexts, come to be redefined as dubious and dangerous....

    Published August 25th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 contemporary debates about its relevance and practicality. Evidence-based Practice in...

    Published August 19th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Conscience and Self-Conscious Emotions in Adolescence

    An integrative approach

    By Frans Schalkwijk

    The consequences of apparent moral failings in an individual are something that can be seen frequently in the media and in everyday life. One issue that is rarely addressed in public discussion about someone’s ‘lack of conscience’ is any thought as to how the conscience actually functions. In The...

    Published August 17th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 to help students working with young people become competent and ethical practitioners,...

    Published August 13th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Dignity and Old Age

    By Rose Dobrof, Robert Disch, Harry R Moody

    Open up Dignity and Old Age, and you’ll find a wealth of thoughtful suggestions for how you and others can gain more respect and admiration for your relatives, neighbors, and patients who are in the latter stages of life. You’ll examine the word “dignity” as it relates to the world’s...

    Published August 11th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Latinos in an Aging World

    Social, Psychological, and Economic Perspectives

    By Ronald J. Angel, Jacqueline L. Angel

    Series: Textbooks in Aging

    This book fosters a deeper understanding of the growing Latino elderly population and the implications on society. It examines post-WWII demographic and social changes and summarizes research from sociology, psychology, economics, and public health to shed light on the economic, physical, and...

    Published July 31st 2014 by Routledge