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  1. Transforming Asian Governance

    Rethinking assumptions, challenging practices

    Edited by M Ramesh, Scott Fritzen

    Series: Routledge Research On Public and Social Policy in Asia

    There are a multitude of hazards that confront attempts to change institutional or political orders in pursuit of good governance. Even seemingly technical prescriptions run up against local political and social realities which make their adoption difficult and, if adopted, require significant...

    Published June 13th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Improving Organizational Interventions For Stress and Well-Being

    Addressing Process and Context

    Edited by Caroline Biron, Maria Karanika-Murray, Cary Cooper

    This book brings together a number of experts in the field of organizational interventions for stress and well-being, and discusses the importance of process and context issues to the success or failure of such interventions. The book explores how context and process can be incorporated into...

    Published May 20th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Population Mental Health

    Evidence, Policy, and Public Health Practice

    Edited by Neal Cohen, Sandro Galea

    Series: Routledge Studies in Public Health

    Over the last century public health efforts, such as immunization, safer food practices, public health education and promotion, improved sanitation, and water purification have been very successful in eradicating and controlling a host of diseases. The result has been a dramatic improvement in...

    Published May 16th 2012 by Routledge

  4. World-Regional Social Policy and Global Governance

    New Research and Policy Agendas in Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America

    Edited by Bob Deacon, Maria Cristina Macovei, Luk Van Langenhove, Nicola Yeates

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    This volume explores the case for and the prospects of the development of world-regional social policies as integral elements of a pluralistic, equitable and effective system of global governance. Focusing on transnational regionalism, this book examines the trajectory and crossing over of the...

    Published February 27th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Professional Issues in Child and Youth Care Practice

    By Kiaras Gharabaghi

    This book provides an overview of the core professional issues in the field of child and youth care practice. The author explores themes ranging from relationships and the exploration of Self to career building and field-specific approaches to management. The book is written from a pragmatic...

    Published December 14th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Global Health Governance

    By Sophie Harman

    Series: Global Institutions

    In the light of scares about potential pandemics such as swine fever and avian flu, the issue of global health and its governance is of increasing concern to scholars and practitioners of medicine, public health, social work, and international politics alike. Providing a concise and informative...

    Published December 12th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Health Economics

    An Industrial Organization Perspective

    By Xavier Martinez-Giralt, Pedro Barros

    Research in Health Economics has developed into a separate discipline during the last 25 years. All this intense research activity has come about through the teaching of courses on health economics, mostly at graduate level. However, the Industrial Organization aspects of the health care...

    Published November 22nd 2011 by Routledge

  8. Controversies and Disputes in Disability and Rehabilitation

    Edited by Roland Meinert, Francis Yuen

    Although the field of disability services and societal understanding of disability issues have advanced in recent decades there remain controversial subjects and unresolved disputes. These cover a wide spectrum from legislation impacting the entire disability community such as the ADA, to culture...

    Published November 3rd 2011 by Routledge

  9. Routledge Handbook of Critical Criminology

    Edited by Walter S. DeKeseredy, Molly Dragiewicz

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The Routledge Handbook of Critical Criminology is a collection of original essays specifically designed to offer students, faculty, policy makers, and others an in-depth overview of the most up-to-date empirical, theoretical, and political contributions made by critical criminologists around the...

    Published October 25th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Surviving Identity

    Vulnerability and the Psychology of Recognition

    By Kenneth McLaughlin

    Series: Concepts for Critical Psychology

    Today, political claims are increasingly made on the basis of experienced trauma and inherent vulnerability, as evidenced in the growing number of people who identify as a "survivor" of one thing or another, and also in the way in which much political discourse and social policy assumes the...

    Published October 23rd 2011 by Routledge