Sociology



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A Practical Guide to Intensive Interaction

A Practical Guide to Intensive Interaction

Nind, Melanie
Communication Intensive Interaction provides simple yet highly effective techniques for communicating with people with severe learning disabilities. The authors, pioneers of Intensive Interaction and leading experts in the field, have produced a highly practical, accessible guide which draws on the latest thinking and practice. The guide is suitable for anyone new to Intensive Interaction, and those with some experience, including: - Direct care...

$70.00




A Practical Guide to Program Evaluation Planning: Theory and Case Examples

A Practical Guide to Program Evaluation Planning: Theory and Case Examples

Holden, Debra J.
"A Practical Guide to Program Evaluation Planning: Theory and Case Examples" provides a step-by-step process to guide evaluators in planning a comprehensive, yet feasible, program evaluation - from start to design - within any context. No book currently on the market delineates the required steps for preparing to conduct an evaluation. The co-editors of this text developed a model to guide the complex process of planning for program evaluations...

$65.00




A Sociology of Food and Nutrition: The Social Appetite

A Sociology of Food and Nutrition: The Social Appetite

Germov, John
A Sociology of Food and Nutrition examines the social context of food and nutrition by exploring the socio-cultural, political, economic, and philosophical factors that influence food production, distribution and consumption. Leading authors in the field provide a contemporary analysis of the social factors that underlie food choice.

$110.00




A Sociology of Food and Nutrition: The Social Appetite

A Sociology of Food and Nutrition: The Social Appetite

Germov, John
A Sociology of Food and Nutrition: The Social Appetite explores the socio-cultural, political, economic and philosophical facts influencing food production, distribution and consumption. This interdisciplinary text encourages students to question, reflect and apply their understanding of health and nutrition.The fourth edition explores current trends in the sociological study of food including alcohol consumption and production, world hunger and...

$125.00




A Sociology of Mental Health and Illness

A Sociology of Mental Health and Illness

Rogers, Anne
How do we understand mental health problems in their social context? A former BMA Medical Book of the Year award winner, this book provides a sociological analysis of major areas of mental health and illness. The book considers contemporary and historical aspects of sociology, social psychiatry, policy and therapeutic law to help students develop an in-depth and critical approach to this complex subject. New developments for the fifth edition...

$90.00




Aboriginal Primary Health Care: An Evidence-based Approach

Aboriginal Primary Health Care: An Evidence-based Approach

Couzos, Sophie
Aboriginal Primary Health Care, 3rd edition is Australia's definitive guide to best-practice management of the major health problems facing Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islanders. This authentic and authoritative text assists health practitioners, policy-makers and communities to influence health determinants, advocate for and overcome inertia to change, and strengthen health care provision within a human rights context. Proceeds from...

$160.00




African Exodus: The Origins of Modern Humanity

African Exodus: The Origins of Modern Humanity

Stringer, Chris
The theory of an African genesis for modern humanity is one of the most controversial in science. It is based on a revolution in the history and anthropology of early humans, and this work puts the debate into its historical context.

$45.00




Aging Our Way: Independent Elders, Interdependent Lives

Aging Our Way: Independent Elders, Interdependent Lives

Loe, Meika
America is quickly going grey. There are more Americans alive today over the age of 80 than ever before in our history; by 2030, that number is expected to almost triple. But when we discuss how long people live, we must also consider how well they live. Aging Our Way follows the everyday lives of 30 elders (ages 85-102) living at home and mostly alone to understand how they create and maintain meaningful lives for themselves. Through extensive...

$35.00




Always the Fat Kid: The Truth About the Enduring Effects of Childhood Obesity

Always the Fat Kid: The Truth About the Enduring Effects of Childhood Obesity

Warren, Jacob
Childhood obesity in the United States has tripled in a generation.But while debates continue over the content of school lunches and the dangers of fast food, we are just beginning to recognize the full extent of the long-term physical, psychological, and social problems that overweight children will endure throughout their lives. Most dramatically, children today have a shorter life expectancy than their parents, something never beforeseen in...

$45.00




An Illustrated History of the Treaty of Waitangi

An Illustrated History of the Treaty of Waitangi

Orange, Claudia
This account begins before the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840 and tells the story to the present day. This edition covers the challenges and settlements of the last decade of the 20th century, and includes photographs, paintings and drawings. C

$40.00





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