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  1. 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 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 7th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 3rd 2014 by Federation Press

  8. Towards a Contextual Psychology of Disablism

    By Brian Watermeyer

    Series: Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

    In recent years, disability studies has been driven by a model of disability which focuses on the social and economic oppression of disabled people. Although an important counterbalance to a pathologising medical model, the social model risks presenting an impoverished and disembodied view of...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Critical Approaches to Care

    Understanding Caring Relations, Identities and Cultures

    Edited by Chrissie Rogers, Susie Weller

    Series: Relationships and Resources

    What does ‘care’ mean in contemporary society? How are caring relationships practised in different contexts? What resources do individuals and collectives draw upon in order to care for, care with and care about themselves and others? How do such relationships and practices relate to broader social...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Social Policy

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Hugh Bochel, Guy Daly

    Published March 19th 2014 by Routledge