Social Work and Social Policy Products

  • The Routledge Handbook of Disability in Southern Africa

    Edited by Tsitsi Chataika

    This comprehensive ground-breaking southern African-centred collection spans the breadth of disability research and practice. Reputable and emerging scholars, together with disability advocates adopt a critical and interdisciplinary stance to prove, challenge, and shift commonly held social…

    Hardback – 2018-08-12 

  • The British Betrayal of Childhood

    Challenging Uncomfortable Truths and Bringing About Change

    By Al Aynsley-Green

    In this highly topical book Sir Al Aynsley-Green questions why the outcomes for the UK’s children in health, education, social care, and poverty are the worst in the developed world, and shows with global comparisons, how UK government policy has been failing children on a grand scale. As a call to…

    Paperback – 2018-08-10 

  • Risk in Social Work Practice

    Current Issues

    Edited by Andrew Whittaker, Brian Taylor

    The study of ‘risk’ in social work involves complex interplay between human behaviour, emotion, evidence of fact, professional values and organisational systems. This book brings together contributions from key social work researchers and theorists from the UK, USA, New Zealand and Italy, writing…

    Hardback – 2018-08-04 

  • Art, Play, and Narrative Therapy

    Using Metaphor to Enrich Your Clinical Practice

    By Lisa B. Moschini

    Art, Play, and Narrative Therapy shows mental health professionals how the blending of expressive arts, psychotherapy, and metaphorical communication can both support and enhance clinical practice. This book illuminates the ways in which metaphorical representations form who we are, how we interact…

    Paperback – 2018-08-02 

  • Art Therapy for Social Justice

    Radical Intersections

    By Savneet K. Talwar

    Art Therapy for Social Justice seeks to open a conversation about the critical intersection of social change and social justice in private and public art therapy spaces. By moving the practice of art therapy beyond standard individualized treatment models, this informative new resource aims to…

    Paperback – 2018-08-01 

  • An Adaptive Tapestry

    The Micro-Macro Spectrum of Culturally Competent Social Work Practice

    By Stacey Hardy

    Adaptive Tapestry is a new textbook for cultural competence and diversity courses in social work. This book takes the position that professional competence cannot exist in the absence of cultural competence. If culture is the lens through which we all experience and navigate our world, social work…

    Paperback – 2018-08-01 

  • Beyond Self-Care for Helping Professionals

    The Expressive Therapies Continuum and the Life Enrichment Model

    By Lisa Hinz

    Paperback – 2018-08-01 

  • Critical Theory and Qualitative Data Analysis in Education

    Edited by Rachelle L Winkle-Wagner, Jamilla Lee-Johnson, Ashley Gaskew

    While there are an increasing number of scholars using critical social theories as a framework for research, there is often a missing link between the use of theory and the way in which qualitative data are analyzed. Critical Theory and Qualitative Data Analysis offers a path-breaking explanation…

    Paperback – 2018-08-01 

  • Disability with Dignity

    Justice, Human Rights and Equal Status

    By Linda Barclay

    Philosophical interest in disability is rapidly expanding. Philosophers are beginning to grasp the complexity of disability—as a category, with respect to well-being and as a marker of identity. However, the philosophical literature on justice and human rights has often been limited in scope and…

    Hardback – 2018-08-01 
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

  • Homeless People

    Identities, Agency, and Choice

    By Cameron Parsell

    Homeless people provide direct and often confronting evidence of our failures to achieve the most basic standards of equality. The presence of people living on the streets forces us to consider how our societies – and the public institutions, communities, and families that comprise them – could do…

    Hardback – 2018-07-30 

  • Time, Temporality and Motherhood

    Edited by Rachel Colls, Abi McNiven

    This edited collection provides a distinctive contribution to motherhood studies by addressing how becoming a mother is influenced not just by place and space but also by time and temporality. It explores the complexity and multiple temporalities that surround mothering, such as dreaming about…

    Hardback – 2018-07-28 
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

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