Health & Well-Being

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Fatal Consumption

Rethinking Sustainable Development

UBC Press

Taking the slogan "think globally, act locally" to heart, the contributors to this book offer both an understanding of the present and hope for a sustainable future.

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Care Services for Later Life

Transformations and Critiques

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Social and demographic changes have led to traditional areas of welfare being transformed. The contributors to this book take a critical look at the current situation and assess the implications for future practice. They debate the assumptions and values underlying established welfare programmes and consider the case for change.

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Geronticide

Killing the Elderly

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Drawing on a variety of historical, contemporary, anthropological and literary sources, this book considers the present day debates about the sanctity of elderly lives and the question of euthanasia. The book shows that killing the elderly, voluntarily or involuntarily, has been a feature of many societies, from the primitive to the present day.

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Fragile Success

Ten Autistic Children, Childhood to Adulthood Second Edition

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book presents 10 longitudinal case studies of individuals with autism and discusses the nature of childhood autism and teaching children with autism. It provides the test results and information about the subjects' lives, the quality of their lives at the end of the study, what kinds of jobs they held, and the social interactions they had.

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Healing Arts

The History of Art Therapy

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

As well as providing an authoritative history of art therapy, it covers such diverse topics as the philosophy of art therapy, the way attitudes to insanity have changed, the role of art therapy in the context of post-war rehabilitation and the treatment of tuberculosis patients, Surrealism, and Britain's first therapeutic community.

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Integrative Approaches to Supervision

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The contributors to this informative book consider the nature of a supervision and examine the ways in which it can be further defined and developed. Drawing together practical and theoretical perspectives, Integrative Approaches to Supervision examines the contribution that supervision can make within both organisational and individual settings.

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