Child and Family Social Work Products

  • 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 
    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 

  • 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

  • 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 – 2016-12-01 
    Contemporary Social Work Studies

  • 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 – 2016-11-28 

  • 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 – 2016-10-31 

  • Little Angels

    An International Legal Perspective on Child Discrimination

    By Anne-Marie Mooney Cotter

    Following on from her previous nine books on discrimination law, Anne-Marie Mooney Cotter now focuses on the goal of child equality. Examining issues of child labour and the relevant laws which are designed to protect the most vulnerable in our society, the book explores the primary role of…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • Persisters and Desisters in Crime from Adolescence into Adulthood

    Explanation, Prevention and Punishment

    By Machteld Hoeve, Peter H. van der Laan

    Edited by Rolf Loeber

    Too many juvenile delinquents persist in their offending into adulthood. They constitute a major burden for individual victims, for businesses and the justice system, all contributing to the total cost of crime for society. Focusing on the transition between juvenile offending and adult crime,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • 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 – 2016-10-31 

  • The Child and the European Convention on Human Rights

    The European Convention on Human Rights is the most successful system for the enforcement of human rights in the world. However, to date its full potential for protecting children’s rights has not been explored as attention has focused on the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. This unique…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • Fitting into Place?

    Class and Gender Geographies and Temporalities

    By Yvette Taylor

    Fitting into Place adopts a multi-dimensional interdisciplinary approach to explore shifting geographies and temporalities that re-constitute 'city publics' - and the place of the 'public sociologist'. Class, race and gender (dis)advantages are situated in relation to urban-rural contrasts, where '…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • Spirituality and Social Work

    By Beth R. Crisp

    For much of the twentieth century, professional social work sought to distance itself from its religious origins with the consequence being that the role of spirituality in the lives of service users tended to be sidelined. Yet it is clear that many people begin to explore their spirituality…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

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