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  1. Dis/ability Studies

    Theorising disablism and ableism

    By Dan Goodley

    In this ground-breaking new work, Dan Goodley makes the case for a novel, distinct, intellectual, and political project – dis/ability studies – an orientation that might encourage us to think again about the phenomena of disability and ability. Drawing on a range of interdisciplinary areas,...

    Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Human Capacity for Transformational Change

    Harnessing the collective mind

    By Valerie A. Brown, John A. Harris

    Pressures for transformational change have become a regular feature of most fields of human endeavour. Master-thinkers and visionaries alike have reframed existing divisions as connecting relationships, bringing together as dynamic systems the supposed opposites of parts and wholes, stability and...

    Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Baby and the Couple

    Understanding and treating young families

    By Elisabeth Fivaz-Depeursinge, Diane A. Philipp

    The Baby and the Couple provides an insider’s view on how infant communication develops in the context of the family and how parents either work together as a team or struggle in the process. The authors present vignettes from everyday life as well as case studies from a longitudinal research...

    Published April 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Autism: Exploring the Benefits of a Gluten- and Casein-Free Diet

    A practical guide for families and professionals

    By Paul Whiteley, Mark Earnden, Elouise Robinson

    Autism was once considered a rare condition, but increasing numbers of children are being diagnosed as being on the autism spectrum, making it one of the most common and often challenging childhood developmental diagnoses. While experts around the globe strive to unravel and truly understand how...

    Published April 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Making of Criminal Justice Policy

    By Sue Hobbs, Christopher Hamerton

    This new textbook will provide students of criminology with a better understanding of criminal justice policy and, in doing so, offers a framework for analysing the social, economic and political processes that shape its creation. The book adopts a policy-oriented approach to criminal justice,...

    Published April 15th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Treating Chronically Traumatized Children

    Don't let sleeping dogs lie!

    By Arianne Struik

    Professionals working with traumatized children are often asked whether it would be better to ‘let sleeping dogs lie’, because the child may not be ready to discuss their experiences, and out of fear that they may become further distressed or disturbed. In Treating Chronically Traumatized Children,...

    Published April 15th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Why Won't My Teenager Talk to Me?

    By John Coleman

    "It’s easier to be a brain surgeon than a really good parent!" No one finds it easy to be a parent of a teenager. How strict or easy-going should you be? What is the best way to support a teenager who is pushing you away? What do you do if homework is being ignored, or if a young person is up half...

    Published April 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. A Practical Guide to Congenital Developmental Disorders and Learning Difficulties

    By Judith P. Hudson

    To give children with congenital developmental conditions that manifest special learning needs and specific disabilities their best chance to succeed, early identification and appropriate interventions and support, is necessary. This text highlights what to look for when there are concerns about a...

    Published April 8th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Routledge International Handbook of Social Justice

    Edited by Michael Reisch

    In a world where genocide, hunger, poverty, war, and disease persist and where richer nations often fail to act to address these problems or act too late, a prerequisite to achieving even modest social justice goals is to clarify the meaning of competing discourses on the concept. Throughout...

    Published April 4th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Social Work with Indigenous Communities

    A human rights approach, 2nd Edition

    By Linda Briskman

    In Social Work with Indigenous Communities - A human rights approach, Linda Briskman, social worker, academic and author of the acclaimed book The Black Grapevine – Aboriginal Activism and the Stolen Generations, throws down the gauntlet to practitioners and students of social work, challenging...

    Published April 4th 2014 by Federation Press