Community Social Work Products

  • Sharing Qualitative Research

    Showing Lived Experience and Community Narratives

    Edited by Susan Gair, Ariella van Luyn

    In an era of rapid technological change, are qualitative researchers taking advantage of new and innovative ways to gather, analyse and share community narratives? Sharing Qualitative Research presents innovative methods for harnessing creative storytelling methodologies and technologies that help…

    Hardback – 2016-11-04 
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • Landscapes of Care

    Comparative Perspectives on Family Caregiving

    By Andrew Power

    Given the increasing shift of care from state residential services to community-based support, this book examines the complex geographies of family caregiving for young adults with intellectual disabilities. It traces how family ’carers’ are directly and indirectly affected by a broad array of law…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • Dementia and Memory

    A Handbook for Students and Professionals

    By Simon B. N. Thompson

    Dementia and related diseases are likely to affect at least four in every hundred 75-79 year olds in the developed world over the coming years. Faced with an expanding older population, it is crucial that we develop our understanding of how to treat people suffering from such conditions. This…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • Learning and Mobilising for Community Development

    A Radical Tradition of Community-Based Education and Training

    By Lynda Shevellar

    Edited by Peter Westoby

    Learning and Mobilising for Community Development introduces the reader to different ways of thinking about, and organising community-based education and training within different settings. Stories from the global south and north illustrate approaches to collective learning and collective action.…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • Towards Managed Primary Care

    The Role and Experience of Primary Care Organizations

    By Judith Smith, Nick Goodwin

    The last decade has witnessed a transformation in the organization and management of primary care. In Towards Managed Primary Care, the authors examine the background and development of Primary Care Groups and Primary Care Trusts (PCG/Ts) in the English NHS. The book focuses on the practical…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • Supporting People with Dementia at Home

    Challenges and Opportunities for the 21st Century

    By David Challis, Caroline Sutcliffe, Jane Hughes, Richard von Abendorff, Pamela Brown, John Chesterman

    Supporting People with Dementia at Home details a groundbreaking study of an intensive care management scheme designed for older people with dementia that are at risk of entry into residential care. The authors use a quasi-experimental approach to compare how the individuals on the mental health…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Psychosocial Resilience

    Edited by Updesh Kumar

    Psychological resilience has emerged as a highly significant area of research and practice in recent years, finding applications with a broad range of different groups in many settings. Contemporary discourse is not limited to ways of effective coping with adversity but also introduces mechanisms…

    Hardback – 2016-08-17
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Transnational Social Work and Social Welfare

    Challenges for the Social Work Profession

    Edited by Beatrix Schwarzer, Ursula Kämmerer-Rütten, Alexandra Schleyer-Lindenmann, Yafang Wang

    The underlying frame of social work is the nation state, and it is from within the state that welfare strategies and social policies are devised and implemented. However, post-colonialism, globalisation, migration and the associated implications for human rights, social justice and social welfare…

    Hardback – 2016-08-09
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Community Economic Development and Social Work

    Edited by Margaret S Sherraden, William A Ninacs

    In Community Economic Development and Social Work, you’ll find innovative theoretical approaches to the newly emerging field of community economic development (CED). You’ll see how community leaders, residents, community organizations, social workers, city planners, local business owners, bankers,…

    Paperback – 2016-07-26

  • Charities in the Non-Western World

    The Development and Regulation of Indigenous and Islamic Charities

    Edited by Rajeswary Ampalavanar Brown, Justin Pierce

    This book looks at the operation of indigenous charities at a regional, localised and global level. Chapters focus on the adaptation, accountability and operation of charities across a wide range of jurisdictions from China to Indonesia, Thailand, Iran, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Lebanon and Turkey.…

    Paperback – 2016-07-20
    Routledge Charities Studies Series

  • Learning in Later Life

    Challenges for Social Work and Social Care

    By Trish Hafford-Letchfield

    Within the UK and Europe, government legislation and policies concerned with demography have asserted a paradigmatic shift towards the increased engagement of older people with public services. The philosophy of user involvement and co-production within these contexts has become integral to finding…

    Hardback – 2016-06-30
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

  • Watching Police, Watching Communities

    By Mike McConville, Dan Shepherd

    From the early 80s community policing has been held up as a new commitment to the ideals of service and the rejection of coercive policing styles. The idea was to encourage a partnership between the public and police in which community needs would be met by officers on local beats. Today,…

    Paperback – 2016-06-28

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