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Assessing Culturally Informed Parenting in Social Work

Assessing Culturally Informed Parenting in Social Work

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Davis Kiima
February 23, 2021

This book explores how social workers incorporate issues of culture when evaluating the parenting competence of Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) parents and highlights the gap in how social workers assess safe parenting in BAME families. Drawing on a study that combined a phenomenological ...

Social Work, Young Migrants and the Act of Listening Becoming an Unaccompanied Child

Social Work, Young Migrants and the Act of Listening: Becoming an Unaccompanied Child

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Marcus Herz, Philip Lalander
February 23, 2021

This book is about 20 young unaccompanied refugees who have sought refuge in Europe and how they experience and try to navigate their new situations, including their contacts with social workers, friends and family members left behind. The book contains stories of powerlessness and frustration from...

Post-Anthropocentric Social Work Critical Posthuman and New Materialist Perspectives

Post-Anthropocentric Social Work: Critical Posthuman and New Materialist Perspectives

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Vivienne Bozalek, Bob Pease
December 22, 2020

This book seeks to trouble taken-for-granted assumptions of anthropocentrism and humanism in social work - that which perpetuates human privilege and human exceptionalism. The edited collection provides a different imaginary for social work by introducing ways of thinking otherwise, which challenge...

Rights-Based Community Practice and Academic Activism in a Turbulent World Putting Theory into Practice in Israel, Palestine and Jordan

Rights-Based Community Practice and Academic Activism in a Turbulent World: Putting Theory into Practice in Israel, Palestine and Jordan

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Jim Torczyner
December 21, 2020

Drawing on a theoretical model of coexistence premised on universality, reciprocity and inclusion, this book focusses on the development of academic social work programs and cross-border partnerships to promote social justice and peace in Israel, Palestine, and Jordan. Using the model of ...

Responsibilisation at the Margins of Welfare Services

Responsibilisation at the Margins of Welfare Services

1st Edition

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Kirsi Juhila, Suvi Raitakari, Christopher Hall
December 18, 2020

The impetus for this book is the shift in welfare policy in Western Europe from state responsibilities to individual and community responsibilities. The book examines the ways in which policies associated with advanced liberalism and New Public Management can be identified as influencing ...

Challenges, Opportunities and Innovations in Social Work Field Education

Challenges, Opportunities and Innovations in Social Work Field Education

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Ronnie Egan, Nicole Hill, Wendy Rollins
November 13, 2020

This book collates and analyses the current research, debates, opportunities and practices in social work field education into one volume and contextualises this material within the broader context of social work. Current concerns about risk and uncertainty in field education are explored from ...

Women, Vulnerabilities and Welfare Service Systems

Women, Vulnerabilities and Welfare Service Systems

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Marjo Kuronen, Elina Virokannas, Ulla Salovaara
October 09, 2020

This book studies welfare systems in Europe and beyond from the standpoint of women in vulnerable positions in society. These systems are under major transformations with new models of service delivery and management, austerity measures, requirements for cost-effectiveness, marketization, and the ...

Reforming Child Welfare in the Post-Soviet Space Institutional Change in Russia

Reforming Child Welfare in the Post-Soviet Space: Institutional Change in Russia

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Meri Kulmala, Maija Jäppinen, Anna Tarasenko, Anna Pivovarova
September 25, 2020

This book provides new and empirically grounded research-based knowledge and insights into the current transformation of the Russian child welfare system. It focuses on the major shift in Russia’s child welfare policy: deinstitutionalisation of the system of children’s homes inherited from the ...

The Challenge of Right-wing Nationalist Populism for Social Work A Human Rights Approach

The Challenge of Right-wing Nationalist Populism for Social Work: A Human Rights Approach

1st Edition

Carolyn Noble, Goetz Ottmann
July 15, 2020

Right-wing nationalist populism poses direct attacks on social tolerance, human rights discourse, political debates, the survival of the welfare state and its universal services, impacting on the roles of social work. This book demonstrates how right-wing nationalist populism can and must be ...

Critical Hospital Social Work Practice

Critical Hospital Social Work Practice

1st Edition

Daniel Burrows
April 30, 2020

Critical Hospital Social Work Practice sheds light on the fast-paced, high pressure role of the hospital social worker. At a time of public concern over the state of the NHS and the needs of a growing older population, the hospital social worker’s job is more important than ever. Yet, it is poorly ...

Social Work in a Glocalised World

Social Work in a Glocalised World

1st Edition

Mona Livholts, Lia Bryant
March 04, 2020

This engaging and timely volume contributes new knowledge to the rapidly emerging field of globalisation and social work. The volume brings together cutting-edge interdisciplinary scholarship from countries such as Australia, Finland, Japan, South Africa, the Philippines and Sweden. It proposes ‘...

International Perspectives on Social Work and Political Conflict

International Perspectives on Social Work and Political Conflict

1st Edition

Joe Duffy, Jim Campbell, Carol Tosone
October 29, 2019

International Perspectives on Social Work and Political Conflict provides an important basis for readers to recognise and understand the unique and specialist role that social workers have played and continue to play in international contexts of political conflict. Social workers make an important ...

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