Taylor & Francis India: Social Work Theory

  • Affect in Relation: Families, Places, Technologies book cover

    Affect in Relation

    Families, Places, Technologies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Birgitt Röttger-Rössler, Jan Slaby

    Decades of research on affect and emotion have brought out the paramount importance of affective processes for human lives. Affect in Relation brings together perspectives from social science and cultural studies to analyze the formative, subject constituting potentials of affect and emotion.…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Affective Societies

  • Birth and Death: Experience, Ethics, Politics book cover

    Birth and Death

    Experience, Ethics, Politics, 1st Edition

    By Kath Woodward, Sophie Woodward

    Usually conceived in opposition to each other – birth as a hopeful beginning, death as an ending – this book brings them into dialogue with each other to argue that both are central to our experiences of being in the world and part of living. Written by two authors, this book takes an…

    Paperback – 2019-12-13
    Routledge

  • Interpersonal Violence: Differences and Connections book cover

    Interpersonal Violence

    Differences and Connections, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marita Husso, Tuija Virkki, Marianne Notko, Helena Hirvonen, Jari Eilola

    From early modernity to today, society has encountered various forms of interpersonal violence. Through exploration of particular areas within Europe and Russia to Africa, America and Asia, this collection presents both differences and connections among various forms of interpersonal violence in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Humanist Realism for Sociologists book cover

    Humanist Realism for Sociologists

    1st Edition

    By Terry Leahy

    Recent critiques treat humanism as a mistaken value framework. Indeed, the concept of human nature is in fact essential for sociology, but is often being denied at the same time as it appears without acknowledgement.While classic authors can show us how to connect an ethics with a concept of human…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Reciprocal Relationships and Well-being: Implications for Social Work and Social Policy book cover

    Reciprocal Relationships and Well-being

    Implications for Social Work and Social Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maritta Törrönen, Carol Munn-Giddings, Laura Tarkiainen

    A sense of participation and opportunities to share and participate in activities or groups that are important to them are crucial factors in human wellbeing. This book provides a robust empirical and theoretical analysis of reciprocity and its implications for social work and social policy…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Social Work and Sociology: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives book cover

    Social Work and Sociology: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

    1st Edition

    Edited by Irene Levin, Marit Haldar, Aurélie Picot

    Discussing the relationship between social work and sociology, this book explores how the two have become more and more divided, moving from one single discipline, to two separate, but related, fields. Both sociology and social work focus on social problems, social structure, social integration and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-12
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Religion, Spirituality and Social Work book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Religion, Spirituality and Social Work

    1st Edition

    Edited by Beth R. Crisp

    This international volume provides a comprehensive account of contemporary research, new perspectives and cutting-edge issues surrounding religion and spirituality in social work. The introduction introduces key themes and conceptual issues such as understandings of religion and spirituality as…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Critical Realism for Welfare Professions book cover

    Critical Realism for Welfare Professions

    1st Edition

    Edited by Monica Kjørstad, May-Britt Solem

    As a discipline, social work needs an inclusive metatheory for both research and practice that goes beyond positivism and constructivism. This is the first book to present and discuss how critical realism can contribute to a more useful and realistic approach to both research and practice in social…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Critical Ethics of Care in Social Work: Transforming the Politics and Practices of Caring book cover

    Critical Ethics of Care in Social Work

    Transforming the Politics and Practices of Caring, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bob Pease, Anthea Vreugdenhil, Sonya Stanford

    This book argues that the concept of care is a political and a moral concept. As such, it enables us to examine moral and political life through a radically different lens. The editors and contributors to the book argue that care has the potential to interrogate relationships of power and to be a…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Social Work and Research in Advanced Welfare States book cover

    Social Work and Research in Advanced Welfare States

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kjeld Hogsbro, Ian F Shaw

    The aim of this book is to exemplify the ways in which social work and research develop in ‘advanced’ welfare states – countries where public spending is relatively high as a proportion of GNP. While such countries have traditionally been associated with Scandinavian countries in particular, and…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Homelessness and Social Work: An Intersectional Approach book cover

    Homelessness and Social Work

    An Intersectional Approach, 1st Edition

    By Carole Zufferey

    Drawing on intersectional theorising, Homelessness and Social Work highlights the diversities and complexities of homelessness and social work research, policy and practice. It invites social work students, practitioners, policy makers and academics to re-examine the subject by exploring how…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Systems Theory for Social Work and the Helping Professions book cover

    Systems Theory for Social Work and the Helping Professions

    1st Edition

    By Werner Schirmer, Dimitris Michailakis

    Social systems occur in many contexts of social work. This book provides an easy-to-read introduction to systems thinking for social workers who will encounter social problems in their professional practice or academic research. It offers new insights and fresh perspectives on this familiar topic…

    Paperback – 2019-04-02
    Routledge

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