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New and Published Books

  1. Theory and Practice of Dialogical Community Development

    International Perspectives

    By Peter Westoby, Gerard Dowling

    This book proposes that community development has been increasingly influenced and co-opted by a modernist, soulless, rational philosophy - reducing it to a shallow technique for ‘solving community problems’. In contrast, this dialogical approach re-maps the ground of community development practice...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Promoting Health and Well-being in Social Work Education

    Edited by Beth R. Crisp, Liz Beddoe

    Social work educators can play an important part in ensuring that the promotion of health and well-being is firmly on the social work agenda for service users, as well as for students and educators. Nevertheless, this has not been a priority within social work education and presents a challenge...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Why Love Matters

    How affection shapes a baby's brain, 2nd Edition

    By Sue Gerhardt

    Why Love Matters explains why loving relationships are essential to brain development in the early years, and how these early interactions can have lasting consequences for future emotional and physical health. This second edition follows on from the success of the first, updating the scientific...

    Published September 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Victimology (Routledge Revivals)

    The Victim and the Criminal Justice Process

    By Sandra L. Walklate

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1989, this book provides a comprehensive introduction to the study of the victims of crime and the way in which they are treated in society generally, and in the criminal justice process in particular. The study of victims of crime is important to academics, the wider community...

    Published August 20th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 August 1st 2014 by Routledge

  6. Family Support and Family Caregiving across Disabilities

    Edited by George H.S. Singer, David E. Biegel, Patricia Conway

    Family members provide the majority of care for individuals with disabilities in the United States. Recognition is growing that family caregiving deserves and may require societal support, and evidence-based practices have been established for reducing stress associated with caregiving. Despite the...

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Encyclopedia of Human Services

    Master Review and Tutorial for the Human Services-Board Certified Practitioner Examination (HS-BCPE)

    By Howard Rosenthal

    Dr. Howard Rosenthal, author of the best-selling counseling exam book of all time, the Encyclopedia of Counseling, has now created the Encyclopedia of Human Services: Master Review and Tutorial for the Human Services-Board Certified Examination (HS-BCPE). Helpers can read this book to snare the...

    Published July 1st 2014 by Routledge

  8. Quality of Life and Public Management

    Redefining Development in the Local Environment

    By John Whitelegg

    Quality of Life and Public Management explores the possibility for a dramatic and significant improvement in quality of life for all population groups and sub-groups in the UK. Strongly evidence-based, the book draws on case study data and comparisons into local and central government structure,...

    Published July 1st 2014 by Routledge

  9. Working with Young People in Secure Accommodation

    From chaos to culture, 2nd Edition

    By Jim Rose

    The detention of children and young people as a response to delinquent and antisocial behaviour remains a topical and controversial issue. In this new edition of Working with Young People in Secure Accommodation, Jim Rose provides an historical perspective on the topic of young people in custody...

    Published April 17th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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