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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. The Routledge Companion to Education

    Edited by James Arthur, Andrew Peterson

    Who are the key thinkers in education? What are the hot topics in education? Where will education go from here? The Routledge Companion to Education presents the most comprehensive, up-to-date guide available to the key theories, themes and topics in education. Forty specially commissioned chapters...

    Published October 16th 2011 by Routledge

  10. The Transformation of Children’s Services

    Examining and debating the complexities of inter/professional working

    Edited by Joan Forbes, Cate Watson

    Can we imagine different ways of working together to secure better outcomes for children and families? What are the complex issues that underlie the apparently simple call for ‘joined-up’ services? Children’s services in many countries around the world are being transformed as part of the call for...

    Published September 29th 2011 by Routledge