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- Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95
The provision of assistive technology is an important individual and collective service of the welfare state. The state plays a significant role towards linking users and products, and the matching of devices and users is both a science and an art. However, many people feel it is stigmatising to use individually designed assistive technologies as... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 36.46
Die empirische Studie beschäftigt sich mit Erziehungserfahrungen und dem Wohlbefinden von 10- bis 18-Jährigen. Gefragt wird, inwiefern in der Spätmoderne Beschleunigung und Optimierung Auswirkungen auf das Wohlbefinden von Heranwachsenden haben und auf welche Weise sie von Mutter und Vater mit einer Erziehung des Beratens unterstützt... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 16.95
Some children find it difficult to understand and manage their feelings. This picture book helps children aged 5+ understand why they might experience particular feelings, and offers suggestions for things to do when they are overloaded with emotion. Suitable for all children, particularly those with attachment issues or developmental disabilities. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 24.95
The questions and concerns that arise when a relative with an intellectual disability is diagnosed with dementia can be overwhelming. This understanding guide acknowledges and answers questions on the progression of dementia, medication, short-term and long-term care plans, and presents need-to-know information in an accessible way. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 24.95
Hospital workers are increasingly expected to have the knowledge and skills to care for people with dementia. This best-practice guide presents key information and strategies for working with people with dementia in hospitals to manage common issues. With a focus on person-centred care, this is an essential resource for healthcare staff. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 87.78
This book discusses and analyses the ways in which fatherhood is in transition in contemporary and globalized society. The authors identify and examine fathering practices in relation to hegemonic and marginal patterns of masculinity, the concept of heteronormativity and sexuality, and patterns of segregation, class and national differences. Contextualised... more...
- Springer New York 2017; US$ 94.37
Psychological, social, and spiritual care is as important as physical care at the end of life. Yet caregivers often feel ill-equipped to give that nonphysical care. This book shows how to do it. The book addresses all caregivers who attend dying patients: doctors, nurses, chaplains, clergy in the pastorate, social workers,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 58.52
What are hard and soft individualisms? In this detailed ethnography of three communities in Manhattan and Queens, Kusserow interviews parents and teachers (from wealthy to those on welfare) on the types of hard and soft individualisms they encourage in their children and students. American Individualisms explores the important issue of class differences... more...
- Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 130.17
This book is the first one in which basic demographic models are rigorously formulated by using modern age-structured population dynamics, extended to study real-world population problems. Age structure is a crucial factor in understanding population phenomena, and the essential ideas in demography and epidemiology cannot be understood without mathematical... more...
- Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 54.99
Unique to Human Behavior and the Social Environment, Micro Level is the focus on trauma and resilience in its exploration of human behavior across the life span. Illustrations are drawn from the arts as well as recent brain research from recent biological research. more...