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New and Published Books

  1. Gender Justice and Development: Vulnerability and Empowerment

    Volume II

    Edited by Eric Palmer

    Vulnerability and empowerment are central concepts of contemporary development theory and ethics. Vulnerability associated with human interdependence is a wellspring of values in care ethics, while vulnerability arising from social problems demands remedy, of which empowerment is frequently the...

    Published March 24th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Abuse and Violence Towards Young Children

    Perspectives on Research and Policy

    Edited by Roy Evans

    Levels of violence, abuse and neglect in early childhood are reported internationally as having reached epidemic proportions. The prevalence of all forms of violence to children has been difficult to establish, particularly in low and middle income countries. However, even in countries with a high...

    Published March 11th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Active Ageing in Asia

    Edited by Alan Walker, Christian Aspalter

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social Welfare in Asia

    East Asian societies are changing rapidly, and one of the most important facets of this transformation is population the ageing. of society. "Active ageing" is one of the few concepts available today to effectively address the problems arising from a highly-aged and, particularly in East Asia,...

    Published December 16th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Alcohol and the Adult Brain

    Edited by Jenny Svanberg, Adrienne Withall, Brian Draper, Stephen Bowden

    Series: Current Issues in Neuropsychology

    The research literature on the impact of alcohol on the brain has seen a rapid expansion in recent years. Alcohol and the Adult Brain presents an up-to-date overview of some of the issues relevant to understanding and working with people with cognitive impairment as a result of chronic alcohol use....

    Published December 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. Knowledge Mobilisation and the Social Sciences

    Research Impact and Engagement

    Edited by Jon Bannister, Irene Hardill

    Series: Contemporary Issues in Social Science

    The essays presented in this volume examine knowledge mobilisation and its relation to research impact and engagement. The social sciences matter because they can help us to understand and address the complex challenges confronting society. This is particularly true in an era of significant...

    Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Suicides in Prison

    By Alison Liebling

    First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 9th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Public Service Values

    By Richard C. Box

    Public Service Values is written for both graduate and undergraduate courses in public affairs. It should be valuable reading in any course where discussion of public service values will enrich the learning experience and offer a guide to professional practice. The text explores the meaning and...

    Published September 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 11th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 11th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 8th 2014 by Routledge