Social Work and Social Policy Products

  • Handbook of Children's Rights

    Global and Multidisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Martin D. Ruck, Michele Petersen-Badali, Michael Freeman

    While the notion of young people as individuals worthy or capable of having rights is of relatively recent origin, over the past several decades there has been a substantial increase in both social and political commitment to children’s rights as well as a tendency to grant young people some of the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-14 
    Psychology Press

  • Constructing Pain

    Historical, psychological and critical perspectives

    By Robert Kugelmann

    Everyone experiences pain, whether it’s emotional or physical, chronic or acute. Pain is part of what it means to be human, and so an understanding of how we relate to it as individuals - as well as cultures and societies - is fundamental to who we are. In this important new book, the first in…

    Paperback – 2016-12-12 
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • Long-term Care for the Elderly in Europe

    Development and Prospects

    By Bent Greve

    Long-term care is an increasingly important issue in many contemporary welfare states around the globe given ageing populations. This groundbreaking book provides detailed case-studies of 11 EU-member states’ welfare regimes within Europe to show how welfare states organize, structures and deliver…

    Hardback – 2016-12-12 
    Routledge
    Social Welfare Around the World

  • Working with Ethnic Minorities and Across Cultures in Western Child Protection Systems

    By Pooja Sawrikar

    Multiculturalism in western countries continues to grow, but responsiveness to it with culturally sensitive research, policy and practice has been slower to develop. This lag could be accused of enabling institutional racism -that is, culturally insensitive practices and policies can cause or…

    Paperback – 2016-12-12 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Social Work Studies

  • Homelessness and Social Work

    An Intersectional Approach

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-12-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Child Pain, Migraine, and Invisible Disability

    By Susan Honeyman

    In the twenty-first century there is increasing global recognition of pain relief as a basic human right. However, as Susan Honeyman argues in this new take on child pain and invisible disability, such a belief has historically been driven by adult, ideological needs whereas the needs of children…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge Academic
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Juvenile Justice in Britain and the United States

    The Balance of Needs and Rights

    By Phyllida Parsloe

    This study, first published in 1978, compares the ways in which the systems in England, Scotland and the United States balance the necessity of meeting children’s needs against the protection of their rights. Three approaches to juvenile justice are identified; the criminal justice, the welfare,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Social Policies and Public Action

    By Lavinia Bifulco

    The concept of public action is a magnifying lens for shedding light on the plurality of institutional and social actors interacting in policies. Taking into account a changing social world that is redefining the State and its instruments, it is well suited for picking out transformations that have…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

  • Lifescaping Practices in School Communities

    Implementing Action Research and Appreciative Inquiry

    By Rolla E. Lewis, Peg Winkelman

    Lifescaping Practices in School Communities is a guide for school administrators and helping professionals (school counselors, school psychologists, school social workers, and other stakeholders) looking to promote relational wellness and student success in their school. This informative new…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28 
    Routledge

  • Organizing the Blind

    The case of ONCE in Spain

    By Roberto Garvia

    This book is a case study which narrates the history of the National Organization of the Spanish Blind (ONCE), established in 1937 during the Civil War. Contrary to other affluent countries where most blind people live on welfare benefits, the Spanish blind enjoy full employment. Furthermore, the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-22 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • ReValuing Care in Theory, Law & Policy

    Cycles and Connections

    Edited by Rosie Harding, Ruth Fletcher, Chris Beasley

    Care is central to life, and yet is all too often undervalued, taken-for-granted, and hidden from view. This collection of fourteen substantive and highly innovative essays, along with its insightful Introduction, seeks to explore the different dimensions of care that shape social, legal and…

    Hardback – 2016-11-21 
    Routledge
    Social Justice

  • Interpersonal Violence

    Differences and Connections

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-11-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

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