Social Work and Social Policy Products

  • Disability, Gender and Violence over the Life-Course

    Global Perspectives and Human Rights Approaches

    Edited by Sonali Shah, Caroline Bradbury-Jones

    Disability and violence are global human rights issues that cut across gender, race, geographical, religious, socio-economic status and cultural boundaries. They can be viewed as socially produced and culturally constructed, and can manifest at different or multiple, generational locations over a…

    Hardback – 2018-05-18 
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • 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 – 2018-05-15 

  • The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy and Science of Addiction

    Edited by Hanna Pickard, Serge Ahmed

    The problem of addiction is one of the major challenges and controversies confronting medicine and health.It also poses important and complex philosophical problems. Is addiction akin to moral failure - a sign of weakness of will, or poor lifestyle choices? Or is addiction a disease of the brain,…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Practice-Based Research

    A Guide for Clinicians

    Edited by R. Trent Codd, III

    Practice-Based Research shows mental-health practitioners how to establish viable and productive research programs in routine clinical settings. Chapters written by experts in practice-based research use real-world examples to help clinicians work through some of the most common barriers to…

    Paperback – 2018-05-15 

  • Social Sustainability and Social Work Practice in Asia and the Pacific Rim

    Edited by Alice Ming Lin Chong, Iris Chi

    The rapid trend of globalization has brought a variety of sustainability challenges, including global climate change, biodiversity loss, poverty, and social inequalities, which are problems with unclear boundaries, complicated interrelated components, undefined parameters, contradictory values, and…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

  • Disability, Normalcy and the Everyday

    Edited by Gareth M. Thomas, Dikaios Sakellariou

    What does the everyday reality of being disabled mean for those involved? Living with disability often conjures up discourses of endurance and suffering but what is sometimes overlooked is how people live with disability rather than despite it. Bringing together a range of qualitative methodologies…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 

  • Climate Change and Intergenerational Justice

    By Tracey Skillington

    A key challenge for the world community today is to decide whether this moment in the history of the Anthropocene will be one that tolerates deepening inequalities, resource destruction, widespread suffering and the erosion of the rule of law or, alternatively, will seize opportunities still…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Sociological Futures

  • Celebrity Philanthropy, Activism and Ethics

    Political Interventions in the Global Public Sphere

    By Hilde Van Den Bulck

    In recent years, celebrity philanthropy and activism has attracted much attention from the media sparking a great deal of public interest. Globally renowned super-celebrities habitually lend their name, time and energy to a range of causes; they help raise awareness, generate funds and endeavour to…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 

  • Adolescent Mental Health

    Prevention and intervention, 2nd Edition

    By Terje Ogden, Kristine Amlund Hagen

    Adolescent Mental Health is an accessible overview of effective treatment and prevention programs for youths with mental health problems. It addresses some of the most common mental health issues among young people, including externalizing, internalizing and drug use problems. The volume…

    Paperback – 2018-05-01 

  • Adoption Law and Human Rights

    International Perspectives

    By Kerry O'Halloran

    In recent decades, there have been many changes to adoption law and practice, such as a sharp decline in the voluntary relinquishment of children, an increase in the number consigned to public care, and an abrupt decrease in those made available on an intercountry basis. Additionally, human rights…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Human Rights and International Law

  • The Emotional Needs of Young Children

    Understanding emotional development in the early years

    By Patricia Johnson

    This book focuses on the emotional needs, the experiences and development of children from conception to five. It explores children’s right to feel loved and develop secure attachments in relation to neuro-scientific research, attachment and health and wellbeing and examines the responsibilities of…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 

  • Affect in Relation

    Families, Places, Technologies

    Edited by Birgitt Röttger-Rössler, Jan Slaby

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 

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