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  • The Multi-generational and Aging Workforceby Ronald J. Burke; Cary Cooper; Alexander-Stamatios Antoniou

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    The workforce is aging as people live longer and healthier lives, and mandatory retirement has become a relic of the past. Though workforces have always contained both younger and older employees the age range today has expanded, and the generational gap has become more distinct. This book advocates the need for talented employees of all ages as a... more...

  • Towns and Cities: Function in Formby Mr Julian Hart; Professor Matthew Carmona

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 104.95

    Challenging existing assumptions about how our towns and cities are structured and formed, Julian Hart provides an engaging and thought-provoking alternative theory of urban design. This is not urban design in the sense of the practice of design; rather it is a theory of the form of the town at all scales - why towns and cities happen to be structured... more...

  • Norbert Elias's Lost Researchby Dr Henrietta O'Connor; Mr John Goodwin; Professor David Chalcraft

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    Based on the re-discovery of a lost sociological project led by Norbert Elias at the University of Leicester, this book re-visits the project: The Adjustment of Young Workers to Work Situations and Adult Roles. Norbert Elias's Lost Research makes use of the interview booklets documenting the lives of nearly 900 Leicester school leavers at the time,... more...

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Black Sociologyby Assoc Prof Edward V. Wallace; Professor Earl Wright II

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 149.95

    The Ashgate Research Companion to Black Sociology provides the most up to date exploration and analysis of research focused on Blacks in America. Beginning with an examination of the project of Black Sociology, it offers studies of recent events, including the ?Stand Your Ground? killing of Trayvon Martin, the impact of Hurricane Katrina on emerging... more...

  • Children on Screenby Frederick Levy

    OBERON BOOKS Ltd 2015; US$ 17.99

    A guidebook for child and teen actors and their parents on the UK and US TV and Film industries from top Hollywood talent manager Frederick Levy. ? Training ? The Tools (Headshots, CV) ? The Players (Agents, Managers) ? Audi tions ? Booking the Job ? Working on set ? Publicity ? Child Labor Laws ? Education ? Parents in the Biz... more...

  • Imagining Autismby Sonya Freeman Loftis

    Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 27.99

    A disorder that is only just beginning to find a place in disability studies and activism, autism remains in large part a mystery, giving rise to both fear and fascination. Sonya Freeman Loftis?s groundbreaking study examines literary representations of autism or autistic behavior to discover what impact they have had on cultural stereotypes, autistic... more...

  • The Mental Capacity Act 2005by Robert E. Brown; Paul Barber; Debbie Martin

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 43.00

    Written in a style accessible to all professionals, this fully updated Third Edition has been revised and enlarged to incorporate revisions to the Mental Health Act Code of Practice 2015 and the crucial impact of the Supreme Court decisions in the Cheshire West cases. more...

  • Nothing about us, without us!by Christine Bryden

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 26.95

    Advocating for dementia for 20 years, Christine Bryden has been instrumental in ensuring that people with dementia are included in discussions about the condition and how to manage and think about it. This collection of her hard-hitting and inspiring insider presentations demands 'nothing about us, without us!' and promotes self-advocacy and self-reflection.Provocative... more...

  • Qigong for Wellbeing in Dementia and Agingby Stephen Rath; LauRha Frankfort; The Natural Healing Research Foundation

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 24.95

    This book presents easy-to-follow Qigong exercises and key nutritional information that can help older people, who may be frail or have limited mobility, to improve and maintain their health and mobility, and to address symptoms associated with dementia. Accompanying illustrations and online videos will guide you through each exercise. more...

  • People with Dementia Speak Outby Lucy Whitman; Graham Stokes

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 24.95

    In this book, contributors from a wide range of backgrounds reflect on their experiences of living with dementia, and what impact the condition has had on their lives. This timely collection offers a much-needed opportunity to hear the voices of people with dementia, as they demystify the condition and break down stigma and stereotypes. more...