International Health and Social Care

New Titles and Key Backlist

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  1. Global Health

    An Introduction to Current and Future Trends

    By Kevin McCracken, David R. Phillips

    The health of human populations around the world is constantly changing and the health profiles of most nations in the early twenty-first century global health landscape are unrecognizable compared with those of just a century ago. This book examines and explains these health changes and considers...

    Published June 6th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Key Themes in Public Health

    By Miranda Thurston

    ‘The growth of public health courses aimed at undergraduates has created a new need for textbooks that are appropriate and stimulating. Miranda Thurston has succeeded in producing something which strikes the right note. It is wide ranging in scope without being superficial and is accessible to the...

    Published June 11th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Social Work

    A Reader

    Edited by Viviene E. Cree

    Series: Student Social Work

    What are the key ideas that underpin social work practice? This inspiring Reader brings together some of the most significant ideas which have informed social work practice over the last forty years. Exploring these fundamental ideas, the book includes commentaries that allow the reader to...

    Published November 16th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Practice-Based Research in Social Work

    A Guide for Reluctant Researchers

    By Sarah-Jane Dodd, Irwin Epstein

    This unique textbook explores practice-based research (PBR), using numerous practice examples to actively encourage and engage students and practitioners to embrace research as a meaningful support for their practice. Whilst evidence-based practice gives practitioners access to information about "...

    Published November 3rd 2011 by Routledge

  5. A Handbook of Children and Young People's Participation

    Perspectives from Theory and Practice

    Edited by Barry Percy-Smith, Nigel Thomas

    A Handbook of Children and Young People's Participation brings together key thinkers and practitioners from diverse contexts across the globe to provide an authoritative overview of contemporary theory and practice around children’s participation. Promoting the participation of children and young...

    Published August 10th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Generational Intelligence

    A Critical Approach to Age Relations

    By Simon Biggs, Ariela Lowenstein

    The question of communication and understanding between different generations is emerging as a key issue for the twenty-first century. The advent of ageing populations may lead to increased conflict or solidarity in society, and provokes a profound ambivalence both in public and in the private...

    Published April 3rd 2011 by Routledge

  7. Health Equity, Social Justice and Human Rights

    By Ann Taket

    Important links between health and human rights are increasingly recognised and human rights can be viewed as one of the social determinants of health. Furthermore, a human rights framework provides an excellent foundation for advocacy on health inequalities, a value-based alternative to views of...

    Published April 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  8. European Union Public Health Policy

    Regional and global trends

    Edited by Scott L. Greer, Paulette Kurzer

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    Ranging from influence over world trade laws affecting health to population health issues such as obesity to the use of comparative data to affect policy, the EU’s public health policies are increasingly important, visible, expensive and effective. They also provide an invaluable case study for...

    Published December 4th 2012 by Routledge