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  1. International Perspectives on Elder Abuse

    Edited by Amanda Phelan

    Series: Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

    Elder abuse has been increasingly recognised over the past ten years in many countries and progress has been made in both understanding and addressing the issue. This volume provides a much-needed international overview of the topic. Opening with an examination of what elder abuse is, Amanda Phelan...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Reflections on Feminist Family Therapy Training

    By Michele Bograd, Kaethe Weingarten

    Although feminist family therapy has been gaining recognition and followers in recent years, little is known about the variety of experiences, philosophies, and private learnings of feminist practitioners. Reflections on Feminist Family Therapy Training utilizes first-person accounts, theory, and...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Prostitution in the Community

    Attitudes, Action and Resistance

    By Sarah Kingston

    Series: Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

    Prostitution often causes significant anxiety for communities. These communities have been known to campaign against its presence in ‘their’ neighbourhoods, seeking the removal of street sex workers and their male clients. Although research and literature has begun to explore prostitution from the...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Understanding Penal Practice

    Edited by Ioan Durnescu, Fergus McNeill

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    Criminological and penological scholarship has in recent years explored how and why institutions and systems of punishment change – and how and why these changes differ in different contexts. Important though these analyses are, this book focuses not so much on the changing nature of institutions...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Gender Justice and Development: Local and Global

    Volume I

    Edited by Christine Koggel, Cynthia Bisman

    It is now generally accepted by development theorists and policy-makers that the popular policies of reducing or eliminating social welfare programs over the past several decades have increased inequalities and injustices throughout the world. The authors in this collection focus on the gendered...

    Published April 17th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 April 17th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Therapeutic Relationship

    Innovative Investigations

    Edited by Hadas Wiseman, Orya Tishby

    The therapeutic relationship has been recognized by psychotherapy researchers and clinicians alike as playing a central role in the process and outcome of psychotherapy. This book presents innovative investigations of the therapeutic relationship focusing on various relationship mechanisms as they...

    Published April 17th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Child Hunger and Human Rights

    International Governance

    By Clair Apodaca

    Child Hunger and Human Rights: International Governance applies the human rights theory of legal obligation to the problem of child malnutrition and investigates whether duty-bearers have fulfilled their obligations to protect, respect and provide. This book includes moral, economic, political and...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Transforming Addiction

    Gender, Trauma, Transdisciplinarity

    Edited by Lorraine Greaves, Nancy Poole, Ellexis Boyle

    Addiction is a complex problem that requires more nuanced responses. Transforming Addiction advances addictions research and treatment by promoting transdisciplinary collaboration, the integration of sex and gender, and issues of trauma and mental health. The authors demonstrate these shifts and...

    Published April 8th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Supervision for Forensic Practitioners

    By Jason Davies

    Series: Issues in Forensic Psychology

    Forensic practitioners work in a diverse range of settings, with a wide variety of groups and with a large number of agencies. Their work, whilst rewarding, is challenging, demanding and often undertaken in highly stressful situations. Ensuring that the workforce is trained and supported is...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge