Social Work and Social Policy Products

  • Socioculturally Attuned Family Therapy

    Guidelines for Equitable Theory and Practice

    By Teresa McDowell, Carmen Knudson-Martin, J. Maria Bermudez

    Socioculturally Attuned Family Therapy addresses the need for socially responsible marriage and family therapy that infuses diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout theory and clinical practice. The text begins with a discussion of societal systems, diversity, and socially just practice. The…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04 
    Routledge

  • LGBTQ Youth in Foster Care

    Empowering Approaches for an Inclusive System of Care

    By Adam Mccormick, Kathryn Schmidt

    Representing an often overlooked population in social work literature, this book explores the experiences of LGBTQ youth as they navigate the child welfare system. Adam McCormick and Kathryn Schmidt examine the entirety of a youth’s experience, from referral into care, challenges to obtaining…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Ethics, Meaning and the Market Society

    By Laszlo Zsolnai

    This book explores the underlying causes of the pervasive dominance of ‘unethics’ in contemporary affairs in economics, business, ecology and society. It is argued that the state of unethics is related to the overexpansion of market and market values in all spheres of social life and human…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Business and Management

  • Uncovering the Crimes of Urbanisation

    Researching Corruption, Violence and Urban Conflict

    By Kristian Lasslett

    From the social cleansing of cities through to indigenous land struggles at the frontline of extraction megaprojects, planetary urbanisation is a contested process that is radically shaping social life and the sustainability of human civilisation. In this pioneering intervention, it is maintained…

    Hardback – 2017-11-27 
    Routledge
    Crimes of the Powerful

  • Negotiating Ageing

    Critical Narratives for Cultural Adaptation

    By Simon Biggs

    The demographic shift occurring as a result of an ageing international population brings with it the challenge of cultural adaptation as we begin to rethink the purpose of a long life, intergenerational relations, and the social connectedness and value of older adults. Solutions which have been…

    Hardback – 2017-11-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

  • Citizenship Inclusion and Intellectual Disability

    Biopolitics Post-Institutionalisation

    By Niklas Dr Altermark

    What happens when a group traditionally defined as lacking the necessary capacities of citizenship is targeted by government programs that have made ‘citizenship inclusion’ their main goal? Combining theoretical perspectives of political philosophy, social theory, and disability studies, this book…

    Hardback – 2017-11-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Administrative Data and Child Welfare Research

    Using Linked Data to Improve Child Welfare Research, Policy, and Practice

    Edited by Terry Shaw, Bethany R. Lee, Jill L. Farrell

    Every day, social service agencies collect millions of pieces of data about the children and families they serve. Agencies depend on this data to inform decision-making by personnel throughout the organization and to provide meaningful research and evaluation on program effectiveness and outcomes.…

    Hardback – 2017-11-20 
    Routledge

  • A Feminist Ethnography of Secure Wards for Women with Learning Disabilities

    Locked Away

    By Rebecca Fish

    What is life like for women with learning disabilities detained in a secure unit? This book presents a unique ethnographic study conducted in a contemporary institution in England. Rebecca Fish takes an interdisciplinary approach, drawing on both the social model of disability and intersectional…

    Hardback – 2017-11-17 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Career Guidance for Social Justice

    Contesting Neoliberalism

    Edited by Tristram Hooley, Ronald Sultana, Rie Thomsen

    This edited collection examines the intersections between career guidance, social justice and neo-liberalism. Contributors offer an original and global discussion of the role of career guidance in the struggle for social justice and evaluate the field from a diverse range of theoretical positions.…

    Hardback – 2017-11-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Education, Neoliberalism, and Marxism

  • Children of Incarcerated Parents

    Challenges and Promise

    Edited by Marian S. Harris, J. Mark Eddy

    This book highlights the myriad factors that can impact the children of incarcerated parents. It is no secret that the United States continues to be the leading nation for the incarceration of men and women, and this this large prison population includes approximately 120,000 incarcerated mothers…

    Hardback – 2017-11-16 
    Routledge

  • International Perspectives on Group Work

    Leadership, Practice, Research, and Teaching

    Edited by Ana Puig, Bogusia Skudrzyk, Julieta Monteiro-Leitner, A. Michael Hutchins

    The counselling profession in the United States is calling for increased international collaboration, engagement, and understanding of the global issues which impact the way in which counsellors conduct their professional practice, teaching, and research. This book captures the experiences of group…

    Paperback – 2017-11-12 
    Routledge

  • The Medicalization of Incest and Abuse

    Biomedical and Indigenous Perceptions in Rural Bolivia

    By Carolina Borda

    Combining biomedical, psychological, and anthropological approaches to intergenerational incestuous violence experienced by rural indigenous [and] peasant women in the Andean region, this book raises new questions surrounding humanness and the normalisation of sexual violence. Through original…

    Hardback – 2017-11-10 
    Routledge Academic

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