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  • Our Children and Other Animalsby Matthew Cole; Kate Stewart

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Focusing on the socialization of the human use of other animals as resources in contemporary Western society, this book explores the cultural reproduction of human-nonhuman animal relations in childhood. With close attention to the dominant practices through which children encounter animals and mainstream representations of animals in children's... more...

  • From Silence to Protestby Didier Chabanet; Frédéric Royall

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    The editors of this book examine social movement scholars’ use of contemporary concepts and paradigms in the study of protest as they analyse the extent to which these tools are valid (or not) in very different regional - and thus political or cultural - contexts. The chapters cover examples including urban riots in France and in Great Britain,... more...

  • Disability and Social Movementsby Rachel Carling-Jenkins

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    This book provides the reader with a ground-breaking understanding of disability and social movements. By describing how disability is philosophically, historically, and theoretically positioned, Carling-Jenkins is able to then examine disability relationally through an evaluation of the contributions of groups engaged in similar human rights struggles.... more...

  • Supporting Disabled People with their Sexual Livesby Tuppy Owens

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 29.95

    A straight-talking guide to helping disabled people fulfil their sexual lives, covering sexual needs, difficulties disabled people experience and communication. How professionals can support disabled people with sex is covered, and a chapter on the law is included. Essential reading for practitioners working with or supporting disabled people. more...

  • Developing Excellent Care for People Living with Dementia in Care Homesby Pete Calveley; Jason Corrigan; Sue Goldsmith; Caroline Baker

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 29.95

    The award-winning PEARL programme has been proven to dramatically increase the wellbeing of people with dementia living in care homes. This concise and accessible guide describes the key criteria of the programme, and explains how dementia care practitioners and managers can implement them in their own care homes to achieve excellence. more...

  • Rusty Comes Homeby Ruskin Bond

    Penguin Books Ltd 2014; Not Available

    Rusty Comes Home chronicles Rusty's exploits after his return from London, as he explores Delhi, Dehra and the small, dusty town of Shahganj before settling down in Mussoorie, making his living as a writer, revelling in his beloved hills. This collection contains some captivating stories about Rusty's friends and fleeting acquaintances, about human... more...

  • Families in Rehabilitation Counselingby Michael Millington; Irmo Marini

    Springer Publishing Company 2014; US$ 75.00

    Presents an innovative family-based approach to rehabilitation counseling that can be put to use immediately!. While the family has traditionally been a secondary consideration in rehabilitation, this graduate text presents an innovative approach to rehabilitation counseling that focuses on the family as the center of a person-centered model, rather... more...

  • Diversity Explosionby William H. Frey

    Brookings Institution Press 2014; US$ 24.00

    At its optimistic best, America has embraced its identity as the world's melting pot. Today it is on the cusp of becoming a country with no racial majority, and new minorities are poised to exert a profound impact on U.S. society, economy, and politics. In April 2011 a New York Times headline announced, "Numbers of Children of Whites Falling... more...

  • Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Volume 35, 2015by Manfred Diehl; Hans-Werner Wahl

    Springer Publishing Company 2014; US$ 125.00

    How do individuals perceive the experience of aging? Can this perception predict such developmental outcomes as functional health or mortality? The 35th volume of ARGG encompasses the most current and fruitful research findings about the subjective experience of aging and describes how they fit within a theoretical framework. It reflects a new and... more...

  • Sustainable Community Developmentby Fuchaka Waswa; Christine Ruth Saru Kilalo; Dominic Mwambi Mwasaru

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    Community development has lately gained much prominence, but the emphasis has remained on the economic and social welfare of communities, rather than the environment. By focusing on 'sustainable' development in Kenya, this study shows the importance of integrating ecological concerns in socio-economic and cultural development processes. more...