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Citizenship and democracy figure prominently on education agendas around the world, in response to the considerable challenges facing many modern democracies. The approach taken in this edited compilation is to integrate three themes: Democratic Schooling, Teaching Controversial Issues and Accountability.
Doing Philosophy presents the basics: what philosophy is, how we can think, the nature of logic, in a straightforward style. The author takes the reader on a tour of exciting philosophical topics. The emphasis is that philosophy is accessible to anyone keen enough to try and do it and that...
The author examines theories of citizenship, capacity and choice when supporting vulnerable adults and uses the impact of the early implementation of the Adult Support and Protection Scotland Act 2007 as a model.
By Emma Miller
Emma Miller explores understandings of public service outcomes from the perspectives of service stakeholders, ranging from service users and carers to policy-makers, and emphasises the need for a common perspective. Two core outcomes paradigms are currently at play: the improving and the proving agendas.
By Gary Clapton
This volume summarises Scottish adoption and fostering practice and highlights where Scottish practice differs from elsewhere in the UK. Research findings that have UK-wide application, for example, the needs of post-care adults are discussed.
Covering topics as diverse as literary theory, translation and publishing, as well as dealing with the work of specific poets and writers, this collection highlights many of the themes of Gaelic literature in the 20th century and begins to explore the direction it is taking in the 21st century.
Much is known about the benefits to children of participating in sport. Less is understood about the potential risks faced by children in these settings. Providing new knowledge about the potential for harm to children this book will inform all those involved with children's sports as they develop practice designed...
Injury, unintentional or intentional, is the largest single cause of mortality in children. David H. Stone presents an introductory text for graduate and undergraduate students that summarises the key principles of injury prevention and discusses how these may be translated most effectively into practice.
Jonathan Edwards and Scotland brings together papers that, for the first time, consider the historic connections between the famous 18th century American theologian, philosopher, and revivalist Jonathan Edwards and Scottish religious and cultural history.