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  • The Right Way to be Crippled and Nakedby Sheila Black; Michael Northen; Annabelle Hayse

    Cinco Puntos Press 2017; US$ 19.99

    When you?re disabled, you don?t have to be naked to be naked. more...

  • Disability and U.S. Politics: Participation, Policy, and Controversy [2 volumes]by Dana Baker

    ABC-CLIO 2017; US$ 138.00

    Disability policy is no longer an area that can be adequately addressed within major areas of public policy such as welfare, health, labor, and education. Disability has come of age in recent decades with an increasing number of disabled citizens across all demographic populations; advocates strive to advance diversity as a central tenet of democratic... more...

  • The World-Ending Fireby Wendell Berry

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 28.19

    'Wendell Berry is the most important writer and thinker that you have (probably) never heard of. He is an American sage' -James Rebanks, author of The Shepherd's Life Wendell Berry is 'something of an anachronism'. He began his life as the old times and the last of the old-time people were dying out, and continues to this day in the old... more...

  • Child Abuse and Neglect in Ugandaby David Kaawa-Mafigiri; Eddy Walakira

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 96.75

    This book provides a unique perspective on addressing issues of various forms of violence against children from scholars within their own country. Bringing together cross-disciplinary expertise, this volume addresses a vast range of topics related to child abuse and neglect in Uganda.   Exploring areas from the protection of street children... more...

  • Enhancing Health and Wellbeing in Dementiaby Shibley Rahman; Sube Banerjee; Lisa Rodrigues; Lucy Frost

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 34.95

    Focusing on how to support the wellbeing of people with dementia in care homes and home care, this book highlights the foundations of high quality care. Based on the latest research and evidence, the book tackles head on the barriers to excellent dementia care, and engages with the latest initiatives that promote health and wellbeing. more...

  • Frightened, Disturbed, Dangerous?by Bo Hejlskov Elvén; Sophie Abild McFarlane

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 19.95

    Patients in psychiatric care can behave in ways that can be alarming for staff, and difficult to respond to. The authors of this practical and imaginative book explain why patients may behave in these ways, and offer a toolkit of ways to respond effectively and kindly. With many everyday examples of how to keep the space positive and safe, and patients... more...

  • Confused, Angry, Anxious?by Bo Hejlskov Elvén; Charlotte Agger; Iben Ljungmann

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 19.95

    Working with older people in care can be challenging and frustrating, especially when they behave in ways that seem irrational, aggressive, or unreasonably repetitive, and nothing you can do seems to help. The authors of this useful and practical book explain how to understand the difficult and annoying ways in which older people in care can behave,... more...

  • Global Families, Inequality and Transnational Adoptionby Riitta Högbacka

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 87.00

    This book looks at the simultaneous processes of making and un-making of families that are part of the adoption practice. Whereas most studies on transnational adoption concentrate on the adoptive family, the author identifies not only the happy occasion when a family gains a child, but also the sorrow and loss of the child to its family of origin.... more...

  • The Soul of the Indianby Charles A. Eastman

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2017; US$ 0.99

    Eastman was a Native American physician, writer, national lecturer, and reformer. He was of Santee Sioux and Anglo-American ancestry. Active in politics and issues on American Indian rights, he worked to improve the lives of youths, and founded 32 Native American chapters of the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA). He also helped found the Boy... more...

  • Fostering Mixed Race Childrenby Fiona Peters

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 87.00

    The ?mixed race? classification is known to be a factor of disadvantage in children?s social care and this fastest growing population is more likely than any other ethnic group to experience care admission. How does knowledge of ?mixedness? underpin policy and practice? How, when and why is the classification ?mixed? a disadvantage? Through narrative... more...