Administration and Management Products

  • Social Work and Social Policy

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Jonathan Dickens

    An understanding of social policy is vital for engaging practically with social work values, and dealing with political and ethical questions about responsibility, rights and our understanding of ‘the good society’. This textbook provides a comprehensive introduction to social policy, tailored to…

    Paperback – 2016-02-11 
    Student Social Work

  • The Costs of Caring

    Families with Disabled Children

    By Sally Baldwin

    First published in 1985, this book considers the financial consequences of parents and other relatives caring for severely disabled children at home. At the time of publication little reliable information was available on the costs incurred by ‘informal carers’, which this book set to rectify. The…

    Hardback – 2015-12-15 
    Routledge Library Editions: Children and Disability

  • Normalisation in Practice

    Residential Care for Children with a Profound Mental Handicap

    Edited by Andy Alaszewski, Pauline BN Ong

    First published in 1990, this book was the first informed study to focus on care within the voluntary sector. Written with the child in mind, it is a sensitive work which explores the administration, strategy, and problems facing carers in children’s homes, at that time. Centring on small,…

    Hardback – 2015-12-15 
    Routledge Library Editions: Children and Disability

  • A Single Door

    Social Work with the Families of Disabled Children

    By Caroline Glendinning

    First published in 1986, this study explores the increased public concern with policies of ‘community care’ and their effects on informal carers, at that time. It looks at the widespread evidence that one particular group of informal carers- parents looking after their severely disabled child- lack…

    Hardback – 2015-12-15 
    Routledge Library Editions: Children and Disability

  • Disabling Policies?

    A Comparative Approach to Education Policy and Disability

    By Gillian Fulcher

    First published in 1989, this book is about integrating or mainstreaming policies, looking specifically at how to improve circumstances for schoolchildren with disabilities or handicaps, and their teachers. The author draws on her experiences, both within and outside the academic institution, to…

    Hardback – 2015-12-15 
    Routledge Library Editions: Children and Disability

  • Routledge Library Editions: Children and Disability

    By Various

    Originally published between 1973 and 1990, this collection reissues twelve books that focus on the lives of children with mental and physical disabilities. Together, the books reflect research being done in the period and look at the challenges individuals, families, and professionals faced at…

    Hardback – 2015-12-15 
    Routledge Library Editions: Children and Disability

  • Social Development in Social Work

    Practices and Principles

    By Richard Hugman

    Social work has always been concerned with the development of society as the basis for achieving the well-being of individuals, families and communities. Interest in this important aspect of social work is now seeing a resurgence, not only in the ‘developing countries’ of the global South, but also…

    Paperback – 2015-07-27

  • Innovation in Social Welfare and Human Services

    By Rolf Rønning, Marcus Knutagard

    Innovation is an oft-heard buzzword in both public and private sectors concerned with the organisation and delivery of services to vulnerable individuals. This thoughtful volume explores what innovation might actually involve in the context of contemporary human services. Highlighting both the…

    Hardback – 2015-01-26
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

  • The Routledge Handbook of Poverty in the United States

    Edited by Stephen Haymes, Maria Vidal de Haymes, Reuben Miller

    In the United States, the causes and even the meanings of poverty are disconnected from the causes and meanings of global poverty. The Routledge Handbook of Poverty in the United States provides an authoritative overview of the relationship of poverty with the rise of neoliberal capitalism in the…

    Hardback – 2014-12-16

  • Essential Business Skills for Social Work Managers

    Tools for Optimizing Programs and Organizations

    By Andrew J. Germak

    Many social workers find themselves in management positions within a few years of graduating from MSW programs. Most of these jobs are in nonprofit human service organizations in which, increasingly, business acumen is necessary to maintain grants and donations, start new programs, market services…

    Paperback – 2014-11-14

  • Strategic Management in Public Organizations

    European Practices and Perspectives

    Edited by Paul Joyce, Anne Drumaux

    Strategic Management in Public Organizations: European Practices and Perspectives offers the first wide-ranging survey and assessment of strategic management practices at various levels of government and public service in European countries. It shows that strategic management is much more than a…

    Hardback – 2014-06-23
    Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

  • Child Welfare Practice with Immigrant Children and Families

    Edited by Alan Dettlaff, Rowena Fong

    Children in immigrant families represent nearly one-fourth of all children living in the United States. As this population of children has increased, so has their representation among children involved in child welfare and related systems. Once immigrant families come to the attention of these…

    Paperback – 2014-06-23

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