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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 40 new and published books in the subject of Community Social Work — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Participation in Community Work

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Anne Karin Larsen, Vishanthie Sewpaul, Grete Oline Hole

    Participation is a key community work method and this text critically engages with its theoretical and conceptual underpinnings before drawing on international examples and perspectives. Including real-life case studies of participatory practice, this book will challenge and inspire all those...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Youth Work

    Preparation for Practice

    By Jason Wood, Sue Westwood, Gill Thompson

    Professional practice is at the heart of youth work training but integrating the theory learned in class with the reality of placements can sometimes require extra support. This comprehensive textbook is designed to help students working with young people become competent and ethical practitioners,...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Building a Better Man

    A Blueprint for Decreasing Violence and Increasing Prosocial Behavior in Men

    By William Seymour, Ramel Smith, Héctor Torres

    Building a Better Man presents a theory and science based discussion of masculinity in modern America, but it also does much more than that—it interweaves a diverse group of compelling personal stories with an exploration of aggression and masculinity in the socialization of boys and men. Where...

    Published June 25th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Human Capacity for Transformational Change

    Harnessing the collective mind

    By Valerie A. Brown, John A. Harris

    Pressures for transformational change have become a regular feature of most fields of human endeavour. Master-thinkers and visionaries alike have reframed existing divisions as connecting relationships, bringing together as dynamic systems the supposed opposites of parts and wholes, stability and...

    Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Charities in the Non-Western World

    The Development and Regulation of Indigenous and Islamic Charities

    Edited by Rajeswary Ampalavanar Brown, Justin Pierce

    Series: Routledge Charities Studies Series

    This book looks at the operation of indigenous charities at a regional, localised and global level. Chapters focus on the adaptation, accountability and operation of charities across a wide range of jurisdictions from China to Indonesia, Thailand, Iran, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Lebanon and Turkey....

    Published December 9th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Prostitution in the Community

    Attitudes, Action and Resistance

    By Sarah Kingston

    Series: Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

    Prostitution often causes significant anxiety for communities. These communities have been known to campaign against its presence in ‘their’ neighbourhoods, seeking the removal of street sex workers and their male clients. Although research and literature has begun to explore prostitution from the...

    Published October 4th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Governance, Development, and Social Work

    Edited by Chathapuram S. Ramanathan, Subhabrata Dutta

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development and Society

    This book explores how many issues related to development and governance –including migration, disaster management, environmental justice, peace and security, sustainability, public-private partnerships, and terrorism – impact the practice of social work. It takes a global, comparative...

    Published September 17th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Facilitating Challenging Groups

    Leaderless, Open, and Single Session Groups

    By Nina W. Brown

    Groups— like the people in them—come in all forms, and often they don’t fit a standard mold. Single-session, leaderless, and open groups are three of the most common kinds of nonstandard groups, but participants and facilitators of these kinds of groups have few, if any, resources at their disposal...

    Published August 21st 2013 by Routledge

  9. Progressive Community Organizing

    Reflective Practice in a Globalizing World, 2nd Edition

    By Loretta Pyles

    The second edition of Progressive Community Organizing offers a concise intellectual history of community organizing and social movements while also providing practical tools geared toward practitioner skill building. Drawing from social-constructionist, feminist and critical traditions,...

    Published July 25th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Practising Social Inclusion

    Edited by Ann Taket, Beth R. Crisp, Melissa Graham, Lisa Hanna, Sophie Goldingay, Linda Wilson

    Practising Social Inclusion presents what we know about what works, and why, in promoting social inclusion and practising in a socially inclusive way. Contributing to the growing debates on social inclusion, this book moves beyond discussion of who it is that is socially excluded and the processes...

    Published June 25th 2013 by Routledge