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  • Personalisation and End of Life Careby Helen Sanderson; Sarah Russell

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 42.95

    This practical and complete guide shows how care homes, hospitals and hospices can meet the increasing need for personalised end of life care. Highlighting all the key issues, the book shows step-by-step how personalised care can be achieved, with actual examples of how to empower individuals to make choices about their own end of life care. more...

  • Unconquerable: The Invictus Spiritby Boris Starling

    HarperCollins Publishers 2017; US$ 13.40

    ‘You are all Invictus, you are now ambassadors for the spirit of these games. Never stop fighting and do all you can to lift up everyone around you…’ more...

  • Encyclopedia of World Citiesby Immanuel Ness

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 158.00

    First Published in 2017. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an Informa company. more...

  • Pastoral Care and Intellectual Disabilityby Anna Katherine Shurley

    Baylor University Press 2017; US$ 29.95

    Every Christian is called to and gifted for ministry. The church can—and must—engage  all  of its members if it is to flourish fully. Far too often, persons with intellectual disabilities are excluded. While members with disability are often recipients of the church’s ministry, they are seldom given the opportunity to reciprocate: persons with disability... more...

  • Documentary and Disabilityby Catalin Brylla; Helen Hughes

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 95.56

    This edited collection of contributions from media scholars, film practitioners and film historians connects the vibrant fields of documentary and disability studies. Documentary film has not only played an historical role in the social construction of disability but continues to be a strong force for expression, inclusion and activism. Offering essays... more...

  • Factors in Studying Employment for Persons with Disabilityby Barbara Altman

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2017; US$ 124.95

    This collection examines less frequently anaylzed aspects of employment for persons with disabilities, offering a variety of approaches to the conceptualization of work, and how it differs across cultures, organizations, and types of disability. more...

  • Oh My God, What a Complete Aisling!by Emer McLysaght; Sarah Breen

    Gill Books 2017; US$ 5.99

    Emer McLysaght and Sarah Breen, the creators of the much-loved Aisling character and the popular Facebook page ‘Oh My God, What a Complete Aisling’, bring Aisling to life in their novel about the quintessential country girl in the big smoke. more...

  • Zwischen Autonomie und Verbundenheitby Ariane Bertogg

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 35.12

    Dieses Buch befasst sich mit Generationenbeziehungen im jungen Erwachsenenalter. Im Zentrum des Buches steht die emotionale Verbundenheit zwischen jungen Erwachsenen und ihren Müttern und Vätern. Anhand von Erkenntnissen aus der TREE-Studie in der Schweiz zeigt Ariane Bertogg, dass nicht nur die aktuelle Lebenslaufsituation bei der Aushandlung der... more...

  • Intellectual Disability and the Right to a Sexual Lifeby Simon Foley

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    One of the perennial political/philosophical questions concerns whether it is ever justifiable for a third party to paternalistically restrict an adult’s freedom to ensure their own, or society’s, best interests are protected. Wherever one stands on this debate it remains the case that, unlike their non-impaired contemporaries, many intellectually... more...

  • The Making of Blind Menby Robert A. Scott

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    The disability of blindness is a learned social role. The various attitudes and patterns of behavior that characterize people who are blind are not inherent in their condition but, rather, are acquired through ordinary processes of social learning. The Making of Blind Men is intended as a systematic and integrated overview of the blindness problem... more...