Child and Family Social Work Products

  • Adopted Women and Biological Fathers

    Reimagining stories of origin and trauma

    By Elizabeth Hughes

    Adopted Women and Biological Fathers offers a critical and deconstructive challenge to the dominant notions of adoptive identity. The author explores adoptive women’s experiences of meeting their biological fathers and reflects on personal narratives to give an authoritative overview of both the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08 
    Routledge
    Women and Psychology

  • Innocence Destroyed

    A Study of Child Sexual Abuse

    By Jean Renvoize

    How common is child sexual abuse? How can victims and abusers best be treated? In Innocence Destroyed, originally published in 1993, Jean Renvoize uses interviews with victims and with experienced professionals, as well as new data from Britain, North America and Australia, to give a clear picture…

    Hardback – 2017-02-08 
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • Children, Adolescents, and Death

    Questions and Answers

    Edited by Robert G. Stevenson, Gerry R. Cox

    The topic of death and related issues (such as grief) often begin with questions. When the questions come from, or are about, children or adolescents, they bring an additional component…the fear some adults have of giving a “wrong” answer. In this context a wrong answer is one that can cause more…

    Paperback – 2017-01-19 
    Routledge

  • Parental Rights and Responsibilities

    Edited by Stephen Gilmore

    This volume represents key scholarship on the issue of parental rights and responsibilities, selected from a dense forest of literature. The collection offers an overview of the subject and covers topics such as: underlying rationales of who or what is a parent; legal concepts of ’parent’ and…

    Hardback – 2017-01-04 
    Routledge
    The Library of Essays on Family Rights

  • Sudden and Unexpected Death

    Shattered Lives

    By Ruth Harrison

    Shattered Lives covers different forms of unexpected death, including suicide, road death, disaster and homicide. It describes the investigations that follow such deaths and how this affects grieving families. Illustrated throughout by case studies, it looks at how the grieving process is affected…

    Paperback – 2016-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Children's Rights

    Global and Multidisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Martin D. Ruck, Michele Peterson-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 – 2016-12-15 
    Routledge

  • A Man's Recovery from Traumatic Childhood Abuse

    The Insiders

    By Robert Blackburn Knight, Mark Falstein

    Break the silence about male victims of incest and sexual abuse!The pseudonymous author of A Man's Recovery from Traumatic Childhood Abuse: The Insiders had everything a man could want: intelligence, physical strength, financial security, close friends, a loving girlfriend, a home in the most…

    Paperback – 2016-12-11
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-12-08
    Routledge
    Contemporary Social Work Studies

  • Tomorrow's Criminals

    The Development of Child Delinquency and Effective Interventions

    By N. Wim Slot, Machteld Hoeve

    Edited by Rolf Loeber

    It has been acknowledged for some years that the early onset of delinquency can predict a long and serious criminal career. Most resources are targeted at the teenage years but this book argues convincingly that more research and interventions should be aimed at child delinquents aged 12 and under.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

  • Youth Drinking Cultures

    European Experiences

    By Margaretha Järvinen, Robin Room

    How can 'binge drinking' be explained and understood? Is alcohol consumption related to the particular cultural characteristics of some European countries? Should heavy drinking cultures be seen as a mainstream youth phenomenon or as marginal - and is this different in different countries? A team…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

  • Children’s Rights and the Minimum Age of Criminal Responsibility

    A Global Perspective

    By Don Cipriani

    Children of almost any age can break the law, but at what age should children first face the possibility of criminal responsibility for their alleged crimes? This work is the first global analysis of national minimum ages of criminal responsibility (MACRs), the international legal obligations that…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

  • Teen Pregnancy and Parenting

    Rethinking the Myths and Misperceptions

    By Keri Weed, Jody S Nicholson, Jaelyn R. Farris

    Whether glamorised or stigmatised, teenage parenthood is all too often used to stand for a host of social problems, and empirical research results ignored. Identifying core controversies surrounding teen pregnancy and parenting, this book resolves misperceptions using findings from large-scale,…

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

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