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  • Disability Studies and the Environmental Humanitiesby Sarah Jaquette Ray; Jay Sibara; Stacy Alaimo

    UNP - Nebraska 2017; US$ 70.00

    Although scholars in the environmental humanities have been exploring the dichotomy between ?wild? and ?built? environments for several years, few have focused on the field of disability studies, a discipline that enlists the contingency between environments and bodies as a foundation of its scholarship. On the other hand, scholars in disability... more...

  • The Evolution of Human Co-operationby Charles Stanish

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 88.00

    This book explains the evolution of human cooperation in tribal societies using insights from game theory, ethnography and archaeology. more...

  • Queer Cityby Peter Ackroyd

    Random House 2017; US$ 23.96 US$ 20.00

    In Queer City Peter Ackroyd looks at London in a whole new way ? through the history and experiences of its gay population. In Roman Londinium the city was dotted with lupanaria (?wolf dens? or public pleasure houses), fornices (brothels) and thermiae (hot baths). Then came the Emperor Constantine, with his bishops, monks and missionaries.... more...

  • Embracing Touch in Dementia Careby Luke Tanner; Danuta Lipinska

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 29.95

    Providing clear answers for one of the most taboo challenges facing dementia care professionals today, this book instructs carers on how to re-evaluate their use of physical contact to create a more effective, person-centred care system, through training exercises on consent and non-verbal communication. more...

  • Positive Communicationby Robin Dynes

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 39.95

    The effects of social interaction and engagement with older people have been proven to considerably improve quality of life and emotional wellbeing. This book comes packed with ready-to-use activities for groups of older people, aimed at connecting individuals, developing their self-esteem, and encouraging personal expression and independence.The activities... more...

  • The Sum of Small Thingsby Elizabeth Currid-Halkett

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 29.95 US$ 27.25

    How the leisure class has been replaced by a new elite, and how their consumer habits affect us all In today?s world, the leisure class has been replaced by a new elite. Highly educated and defined by cultural capital rather than income bracket, these individuals earnestly buy organic, carry NPR tote bags, and breast-feed their babies. They care... more...

  • Social Work and Mental Healthby Malcolm Golightley; Robert Goemans

    SAGE Publications 2017; US$ 23.00

    A clear and accessible introduction to the complex issues surrounding mental health. more...

  • My Beautiful Struggleby Jordan Bone

    Orion 2017; US$ 10.99

    A girl with her whole life ahead of her. A terrible accident. An inspiring story of triumph over trauma. Aged 15, Jordan was a happy-go-lucky girl; having fun with friends and loving life. In one fateful moment, everything changed. A car accident left her paralysed from the chest down and shocked her into deep depression. She was on the... more...

  • Rural Tourism and Enterpriseby A. Oriade; P. Robinson

    CABI 2017; US$ 65.00

    Marketing and management processes across industries can be very similar, but contexts vary where political intervention, public interest and local sustainability are involved. The rural business setting is especially intricate due to the assortment of different business opportunities, ranging from traditional agriculture, to tourism enterprise and... more...

  • Rethinking Modern Prostheses in Anglo-American Commodity Cultures, 1820-1939by Claire L. Jones

    Manchester University Press 2017; US$ 110.00

    A collection of essays examining the development and commodification of prostheses in Britain and America that occurred during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, due to the shift to standardized industrial manufacturing and associated market growth. more...