Practice Development in Nursing and Healthcare explores the basis of practice development and its aims, implementation and impact on healthcare, to enable readers to be confident in their approaches to practice development.
This thought-provoking book provides a comprehensive exploration of the emerging fields of ecotherapy, ecopsychology and nature-based therapies. Written by a collection of leading experts, the book offers a unique examination of a range of theoretical perspectives and applies the latest research to this fast-developing area of therapeutic practice.
The book's pedagogical features, practical focus and cross disciplinary theoretical perspective makes this an interesting, accessible and interactive as well as a provocative textbook for students and researchers
With a strong focus on using less traditional forms of data the Third Edition provides a new perspective on issues such as the role of the researcher and the impact they have on data, and also considers the impact of social, cultural and political complexities across a range of disciplines.
In a post-apocalyptic world where no-one lives beyond their teenage years, the mysterious Roxanne arrives in Cyrus's village, fleeing the barbaric Zeds. She claims to be on a mission that can save them all, but can she be trusted? Cyrus joins her in her quest for the legendary Soterion, but the Zeds are determined to get there first.
Cyrus and the noble Constants have opened the Soterion vault containing the Long Dead's secrets of science, art and possibly even the cure to the mutation. Meanwhile, the barbaric Zeds are massing against them, determined to take the Soterion for themselves and destroy everything the Constants have built.
This volume honours the memory of Prof Alan Everitt who, in the 1960s-70s advanced the fruitful notion of the 'county community' during the 17th C. Taking into account over two decades of challenges to Everitt's assumptions, the present volume proposes some modifications of his influential hypotheses in the light of the best recent scholarship.
Provides guidance on how to teach English to language students with drama. This book covers the sector of teaching English language students using drama, plays and with theatre techniques. It also covers various subjects including how to plan class work, choosing appropriate texts, and working with students with theatrical techniques.
Frames colonial theology in the Caribbean as a form of witchcraft practice that bewitched Africans and later black colonial subjects, and discusses the continued impact of this bewitchment, namely in politics and anti-intellectualism in contemporary Black Pentecostal Church life, especially in the UK.
As sister of Henry III and aunt of the future Edward I, Eleanor de Montfort was at the heart of the bloody conflict between the Crown and the English barons. A woman of fiery nature, Eleanor worked tirelessly in supporting her husband's cause. Drawing on chronicles, letters and public records, this book reconstructs Eleanor's remarkable life.
A cutting text that offers a critical approach to current theories and practices of intercultural communication, and invites students and professionals to explore alternative concepts and to become aware of cultural prejudices.
This text is concerned with knowledge and how it is generated within complementary therapies: what kind of authority can be accorded to such knowledge; the nature of research agendas; and what ideas and skills are central to training and how they are transmitted.
The focus of this book is on three nineteenth century theorists, Henri Saint Simon, August Comte and Herbert Spencer. It builds a clear understanding of important concepts of this era, and provides a social and historical context to the formative ideas of the theorists.
Aims to challenge fundamentally the way health and social care professionals, supervisors and managers approach infection control and hygiene. This book reaches beyond a prescriptive approach to infection control behavior, examining the psychosocial forces that affect individual and group behaviors in practice.
This book engages with complex themes that link the role of education to identity and values. It challenges the current approaches to Islam and offers a new perspective for teachers and schools who are committed to developing an open and critical environment for learning.