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By John McManus
Coal mining in Fife has an industrial history of four hundred years, although, in the East Neuk of Fife, despite many accessible and shallow deposits, the industry is long inactive. John McManus provides a survey of the geology and a history of the socio-economic factors that led to the rise...
An edited volume that explores the ethical, methodological and practical challenges in conducting child protection research with deaf and disabled children and young people.
Adequate and affordable housing provision is one of the key elements of a functioning democracy. Modern political approaches to housing are driving the management of social housing in particular directions while failing to ensure housing supply in the private rented sector. The author reviews housing provision and suggests policy improvements.
By Kate Norman
An evaluation of social support to transgender people relating to gender identity, gender transition, discrimination and mental health, leading to consideration of the niche for transgender people in a bi-gendered society, and of the developing socialization of transgender which counter-balances the consequences of its initial medicalization.
The volcanoes of Europe offer dramatic landscapes, intriguing geological and geographical characteristics, and compelling histories of their interaction with those who have chosen to live on and near them. This new colour illustrated edition presents a wealth of up-to-date material in a comprehensive and thoroughly researched introduction.
Explores the issues of risk and resilience in health and social care across the age spectrum and analyses the underpinning concepts.
Migration is a much debated issue. The increase in numbers and diversity of migrants is recognised as posing significant challenges for social and public policies. These trends have significant implications for access to public services including health and social care services.
School Leadership summarizes current thinking about leadership in schools and suggests ways forward. School leadership is set in its social context. The book is required reading for head teachers and for those aspiring to leadership roles in schools.
Examines the crucial role of nurses and other public health professionals in child protection.