Administration and Management Products

  • 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
    Routledge

  • 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
    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
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge

  • 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
    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
    Routledge

  • Social Work and Faith-based Organizations

    By Beth R. Crisp

    Faith-based organizations continue to play a significant role in the provision of social work services in many countries but their role within the welfare state is often contested. This text explores their various roles and relationships to social work practice, includes examples from different…

    Paperback – 2014-05-06
    Routledge

  • Leading, Managing, Caring: Understanding Leadership and Management in Health and Social Care

    Edited by Sara MacKian, Joan Simons

    Effective leadership and management in health and social care are built on good practice, strong relationships and a critical understanding of the wider context in which care takes place. Leading, Managing, Caring illustrates how leadership and management work in everyday settings, providing…

    Paperback – 2013-08-29
    Routledge

  • Distinguishing Clinical from Upper Level Management in Social Work

    Edited by Marvin D. Feit, Michael J. Holosko

    Over the past few decades, as administrative and technological complexity has increased, so has the role and importance of administrative practice in social work. For those making the switch from front-line practice to administration and management there is, therefore, a real need to prepare and…

    Paperback – 2013-02-04
    Routledge

  • Skills in Neighbourhood Work

    4th Edition

    By Paul Henderson, David N. Thomas

    Skills in Neighbourhood Work is a practice textbook. It explains the skills, knowledge and techniques needed by community workers and other practitioners to work effectively in and with communities. While the principles and methods it describes have stood the test of time, the political, economic…

    Paperback – 2012-11-09
    Routledge

  • Adoption in Japan

    Comparing Policies for Children in Need

    By Peter Hayes, Toshie Habu

    The first book-length study of adoption in Japan, this impressive work tackles the innovative and sometimes controversial subject of the policies of adoption agencies in Japan. The book places special adoption in the context of a liberal reformist agenda that has challenged…

    Paperback – 2012-07-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Critical Issues in Youth Work Management

    Edited by Jon Ord

    This valuable textbook communicates the complexities and controversies at the heart of youth work management, exploring key issues in a critical fashion. Written by a team of experienced youth work lecturers, the chapters cover topics such as planning, evaluation and supervision, whilst…

    Paperback – 2011-11-18
    Routledge

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