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Faith and Fertility

Faith and Fertility

Attitudes Towards Reproductive Practices in Different Religions from Ancient to Modern Times

Edited by Eric Blyth and Ruth Landau

Faith and Fertility is a comprehensive collection of essays by academics and faith leaders. The reader is introduced to the cultural and religious understanding of fertility as it is practised among diverse international faith traditions. Each chapter is written in an accessible style, outlining each faith's history, core beliefs and values. more »

2009, Paperback: £21.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-535-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp
Faith, Stories and the Experience of Black Elders

Faith, Stories and the Experience of Black Elders

Singing the Lord's Song in a Strange Land

Anthony G. Reddie

Working through oral traditions, this book illustrates the importance of spirituality and the family in African-Caribbean culture. The author shows how inter-generational conversations, where elders share personal experiences and reflections from their life, educate the younger generation and contribute to their sense of identity. more »

2001, Paperback: £21.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-993-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 144pp
Faith, Values and Sex & Relationships Education

Faith, Values and Sex & Relationships Education

Simon Blake and Zarine Katrak

This book offers approaches and strategies for developing sex and relationships policy and practice to help workers engage with and understand the issues more »

2002, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 9781900990325, 245 x 170mm, 96pp
Families of Adults with Autism

Families of Adults with Autism

Stories and Advice for the Next Generation

Edited by Jane Johnson and Anne Van Rensselaer

The book is a collection of real-life stories of people on the autism spectrum growing up, as told by their families. Accounts explore the challenges that families of people with autism have faced, and the techniques they have used to improve the quality of their children's lives, from vitamins and dietary changes to intensive interaction. more »

2008, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-885-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp
Family Day Care

Family Day Care

International Perspectives on Policy, Practice and Quality

Edited by Ann Mooney and June Statham

Family day care or childminding plays a significant role in the provision of childcare in many countries, but is facing new challenges. Bringing together theory, research and knowledge from practice, this topical book presents a variety of informative perspectives on this important service. more »

2003, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-062-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp
Family Experiences of Bipolar Disorder

Family Experiences of Bipolar Disorder

The Ups, The Downs and the Bits In Between

Cara Aiken

Bipolar disorder(BP) can be a devastating illness, seriously affecting not only the person with bipolar but also family and friends. While most people are familiar with the terms 'manic depressive' and 'BP', there remains a lack of real understanding about the illness and many sufferers and their families can feel helpless, alone and misunderstood. more »

2010, Paperback: £13.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-935-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp
Family Relationships in Middle Childhood

Family Relationships in Middle Childhood

Alison Pike, Joanne Coldwell and Judy Dunn

Combining the perspectives of parents and young children aged 4-8, this book explores how family members relate to each other during 'middle childhood'. more »

2006, Paperback: £12.95/ $21.95
ISBN: 9781904787860, 245 x 170mm, 93pp
Family Support as Reflective Practice

Family Support as Reflective Practice

Edited by Pat Dolan, John Canavan and John Pinkerton

Contributors to this book provide international perspectives on core issues in family support. Providing a combination of clear theoretical frameworks and practical guidance, with clear 'how to' messages and a strong emphasis on evaluation, this book will be of interest to social workers working in all areas of family support. more »

2006, Paperback: £19.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-320-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 304pp
Family Support

Family Support

Direction from Diversity

Edited by John Canavan, Pat Dolan and John Pinkerton

The contributors to this topical volume explore the role of family support in promoting the welfare of children and their families. The book integrates concepts and experiences from an international perspective, different levels of analysis (society, community and family) and different loci of intervention. more »

2000, Paperback: £19.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-850-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp
Fathering Your Special Child

Fathering Your Special Child

A Book for Fathers or Carers of Children Diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome

Josie Santomauro
Illustrated by Carla Marino

Intended as a support tool in the initial period after diagnosis, this book addresses questions or concerns that Dad might have, such as 'How did my child get AS?,' and 'What happens now?'. Also included are poems, stories, illustrations, and activities to help Dad come to terms with and move forward from a diagnosis of AS. more »

2009, Paperback: £8.99/ $16.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-658-6, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 64pp
Feeling Like Crap

Feeling Like Crap

Young People and the Meaning of Self-Esteem

Nick Luxmoore

Feeling Like Crap explores how a young person's self is constructed, and what might help that self to feel more valued and confident. It demonstrates how listening to, engaging with and being respectful of young people can provide the support they need to help them repair their sense of self and offer them new possibilities and directions in life. more »

2008, Paperback: £13.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-682-1, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 160pp
The Feeling's Unmutual

The Feeling's Unmutual

Growing Up With Asperger Syndrome (Undiagnosed)

Will Hadcroft

This book offers a fresh insight into the experience of feeling 'unmutual' or misunderstood, and how this can result in bullying at school and in the workplace, escalating into social phobia, paranoia and obsessive behaviour. It illustrates some of the expressions of the Asperger condition and provides an accessible introduction to those new to AS. more »

2004, Paperback: £15.99/ $25.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-264-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp
Filling a Need While Making Some Noise

Filling a Need While Making Some Noise

A Music Therapist's Guide to Pediatrics

Kathy Irvine Lorenzato

This book is an inspiring and engaging nuts-and-bolts guide for music therapists who are interested in working in pediatrics. The author paints a vivid picture of what it's like to work, as a member of support staff in a teaching hospital, with children and families who are facing tremendous health challenges and engaging in music therapy. more »

2005, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-819-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 144pp
Final Chapters

Final Chapters

Writings About the End of Life

Edited by Roger Kirkpatrick

A collection of short stories and poems about death and dying. These moving and heartfelt pieces offer insights into the profound thoughts and emotions surrounding grief, bereavement, end of life and facing death. They offer readers the support of a shared experience, and the opportunity to open up about the difficult subject of death and dying. more »

2014, Paperback: £8.99/ $14.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-490-4, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 128pp
Finding a Different Kind of Normal

Finding a Different Kind of Normal

Misadventures with Asperger Syndrome

Jeanette Purkis

Jeanette Purkis spent her early life reacting violently against feelings of embarrassment, anger and confusion about her 'difference' from other people. She was unaware until adulthood that this could be a result of having Asperger Syndrome. Jeanette's remarkable life and her journey towards finding a different kind of normal is inspiring reading. more »

2006, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-416-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp

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