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Publishing in March
Women of powerTorild Skard
Half a century of female presidents and prime ministers worldwide
This unique book presents all 73 female presidents and prime ministers from around the world, from 1960 (when the first was elected) to 2010, through a series of fascinating case studies that discuss the motives, achievements and life stories of these women of power.
Paperback price: £28.99
Child development and the brainRob Abbott, Esther Burkitt
Packed full of images, case studies, reflection points, this accessibly written textbook is designed to introduce undergraduate students on social science courses to the science behind the brain.
Paperback price: £19.99
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans health inequalitiesJulie Fish, Kate Karban
International perspectives in social work
Bringing together international research in social work, this book examines key concepts including the social determinants of health (SDoH) and human rights approaches to LGBT health.
Paperback price: £26.99
- Adam Dinham, Matthew Francis
This valuable book is the first to bring together theory and policy with analysis of key areas of the public realm to explore what religious literacy is, why it is needed and what might be done about it. It is aimed at academics, policy-makers and practitioners interested in the continuing presence of religion and belief in the public sphere.
Hardback price: £70.00