64 pages , Policy Press , 2006-01-01 This accessible report explores why and how person-centred planning has spread from learning disability services to influence the whole of adult social care. The recent emphasis on self-directed support in adult social care makes this a timely overview of the origins of person-centred planning. The study describes how person-centred p...[Read More]
448 pages , Random House , 2019-06-11 A riveting, urgent account of the explorers and scientists racing to understand the rapidly melting ice sheet in Greenland, a dramatic harbinger of climate change “Jon Gertner takes readers to spots few journalists or even explorers have visited. The result is a gripping and important book.”—Elizabeth Kolbert, Pulitzer Prize–...[Read More]
364 pages , Cambridge University Press , 1998 The first in a new series, this volume focuses on the Konza Prairie in northeastern Kansas and synthesizes over 15 years of research in pristine tallgrass prairie.
384 pages , Macmillan , 2009-11-10 When South African conservationist Lawrence Anthony was asked to accept a herd of "rogue" wild elephants on his Thula Thula game reserve in Zululand, his common sense told him to refuse. But he was the herd's last chance of survival: they would be killed if he wouldn't take them. In order to save their lives, Anthony took them in. In th...[Read More]