Social Work and Social Policy Products

  • Disability Policy in China

    Child and Family Experiences

    By Xiaoyuan Shang, Karen R. Fisher

    Without access to a public social welfare system in parts of China, some families face invidious decisions about the lives of their children with disabilities. In other places, children with disabilities can now expect to participate in their families and communities with the same aspirations as…

    Hardback – 2015-12-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Comprehensive Community Initiatives for Positive Youth Development

    Edited by Jonathan F. Zaff, Elizabeth Pufall Jones, Alice E. Donlan, Sara Anderson

    While Comprehensive Community Initiatives (CCIs) provide promising avenues to support the positive development of all young people, research findings assessing the relation between CCIs and community-level child and youth outcomes have been mixed. Although there are exceptions, few evaluations on…

    Paperback – 2015-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Liberation Practices

    Towards Emotional Wellbeing Through Dialogue

    Edited by Taiwo Afuape, Gillian Hughes

    Liberation psychology is an approach that aims to understand wellbeing within the context of relationships of power and oppression, and the sociopolitical structure in which these relationships exist. Liberation Practices: Towards Emotional Wellbeing Through Dialogue explores how wellbeing can be…

    Paperback – 2015-12-08 
    Routledge

  • Black Single Mothers and the Child Welfare System

    A Guide for Social Workers on Addressing Oppression

    By Brandynicole Brooks

    Black Single Mothers and the Child Welfare System examines the pressures, hardships, and oppression women of color face in the child welfare system, and how this affects social workers who investigate childhood abuse and neglect. Author Brandynicole Brooks addresses intersectionality and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-08 
    Routledge

  • Sex Crime

    Sex offending and society, 3rd Edition

    By Terry Thomas

    Sex Crime, Third edition offers a comprehensive and integrative introduction to sex crime, written by an expert in the field. The third edition has been fully expanded and updated to include further coverage of a range of critical topics, including child sexual exploitation, child pornography,…

    Paperback – 2015-11-30 
    Routledge

  • The Philosophy, Theory and Methods of J. L. Moreno

    The Man Who Tried to Become God

    By John Nolte

    J. L. Moreno, M.D., is recognized as the originator of sociometry and psychodrama, and was a prodigious creator of methods and theories of creativity, society, and human behavior. The methods and techniques he authored have been widely adopted; the theories and philosophy upon which the methods are…

    Paperback – 2015-11-27 
    Routledge
    Explorations in Mental Health

  • New Life Courses, Social Risks and Social Policy in East Asia

    Edited by Raymond K. H. Chan, Jens Zinn, Lih-Rong Wang

    Social policy in modern industrialised societies is increasingly challenged by new social risks. These include insecure employment resulting from ever more volatile labour markets, new family and gender relationships resulting from the growing participation of women in the labour market, and the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-18 
    Routledge
    Comparative Development and Policy in Asia

  • The Reflective Practice Guide

    An interdisciplinary approach to critical reflection

    By Barbara Bassot

    The Reflective Practice Guide supports all students for whom the process of reflecting on developing knowledge and skills is crucial to successful professional practice. It offers an accessible introduction to a wide range of theories and models that can help you engage more effectively in critical…

    Paperback – 2015-11-09 
    Routledge

  • A Therapist's Guide to Child Development

    The Extraordinarily Normal Years

    By Dee C. Ray

    A Therapist's Guide to Child Development gives therapists and counselors the basics they need to understand their clients in the context of development and to explain development to parents. The chapters take the reader through the various physical, social, and identity developments occurring at…

    Paperback – 2015-11-03 
    Routledge

  • Social Work Doctoral Education

    Past, Present and Future

    Edited by Paul A. Kurzman

    The rapid expansion of doctoral education in social work is changing academia, and expanding the expectations of education for professional practice. This volume focuses on the early development, gradual evolution and present status of social work doctoral education. Relevant for social work…

    Hardback – 2015-10-29 
    Routledge

  • Social Work and the Courts

    A Casebook, 3rd Edition

    By Daniel Pollack, Toby G. Kleinman

    Social Work and the Courts is a collection of important and cutting-edge court decisions in the field of human services, now in its third edition. Pollack and Kleinman present an array of legal cases in everyday language, with clear explanation of the facts and issues, and in-depth examinations of…

    Paperback – 2015-10-28 
    Routledge

  • China's Social Policy

    Transformation and Challenges

    Edited by Kinglun Ngok, Chak Kwan Chan

    This book critically and comprehensively examines China’s welfare development amidst its rapid economic growth and increasing social tensions. It covers the main policy areas from China’s inception of the open door policy in 1978 to the new administration of Jinping Xi and Keqiang Li, including…

    Hardback – 2015-10-26 
    Routledge
    Comparative Development and Policy in Asia

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