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  • Essentials of Dementiaby Shibley Rahman; Robert Howard; Karen Harrison Dening

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2018; US$ 29.95

    To provide high quality dementia care, professionals need to be both knowledgeable about dementia and skilled in the provision of care. This book is an introductory reference guide that will help students, professionals and practitioners develop their skills and expertise to better respond to the needs of people with dementia. It sets out information... more...

  • Teaching Empathy and Conflict Resolution to People with Dementiaby Cameron Camp; Linda Camp

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2018; US$ 19.95

    The way in which dementia is understood and treated is changing, with a growing focus on the individual's experience and person-centred approaches to care. Introducing a new model of dementia care that reflects on the role of a person with dementia within a community and their relationships, this guide for professional and family caregivers demonstrates... more...

  • Giving Children a Voiceby Sam Frankel

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2018; US$ 27.95

    This book promotes the potential for children to advocate for themselves. Providing five simple steps, it demonstrates how to create an environment in which the authentic voice and opinions of the child are heard and to build platforms to help amplify that voice. more...

  • Street-Frequenting Young People in Fijiby Patrick Vakaoti

    Springer International Publishing 2018; US$ 52.56

    This book, uncovers the lived experiences of street-frequenting young people in Fiji.  Typically viewed as ‘out of place’, these young people disturb what it means to be young and Fijian.  Despite their marginal existence, they through their activities demonstrate the need to belong.  The book adopts a critical postmodern perspective to explore this... more...

  • Crip Timesby Robert McRuer

    NYU Press 2018; US$ 30.00

    Contends that disability is a central but misunderstood element of global austerity politics.    Broadly attentive to the political and economic shifts of the last several decades, Robert McRuer asks how disability activists, artists and social movements generate change and resist the dominant forms of globalization in an age of austerity, or... more...

  • Screen Adaptations and the Politics of Childhoodby Robyn McCallum

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2018; US$ 97.80

    This book features a cutting edge approach to the study of film adaptations of literature for children and young people, and the narratives about childhood those adaptations enact. Historically, film media has always had a partiality for the adaptation of ‘classic’ literary texts for children. As economic and cultural commodities, McCallum points... more...

  • Gomaby Theodore Trefon; Noël Kabuyaya

    Zed Books 2018; US$ 24.95

    A vivid and inspiring account of a Congolese city at the centre of international aid efforts, as told through the everyday struggles of its people. more...

  • Family Group Conferencing with Children and Young Peopleby Darrell Fox

    Springer International Publishing 2018; US$ 122.25

    Family Group Conferences are seen as a progressive and influential form of practice in child welfare across the globe. This book examines and identifies variations in independent advocacy provision offered to young people and their families in relation to undertaking a FGC, and discusses how these can impact the outcomes both positively and negatively... more...

  • Lost Connectionsby Johann Hari

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2018; US$ 10.99

    From the New York Times bestselling author of Chasing the Scream , a radically new way of thinking about depression and anxiety What really causes depression and anxiety – and how can we really solve them? Award-winning journalist Johann Hari suffered from depression since he was a child and started taking anti-depressants when he was a teenager.... more...

  • New Directions in Children’s Welfareby Sharon Pinkney

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2018; US$ 97.80

    This book makes a distinctive contribution to reflections on what child-centred practice means in the complex area of child welfare. With a theoretical framework informed by insights from a number of disciplinary perspectives, the author pays particular attention to psychosocial, emotional, sensory and spatial influences. The book applies its ideas... more...