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  • Talking about Evil

    Psychoanalytic, Social, and Cultural Perspectives

    Edited by Rina Lazar

    How can we talk about evil? How can we make sense of its presence all around us? How can we come to terms with the sad fact that our involvement in doing or enabling evil is an interminable aspect of our lives in the world? This book is an attempt to engage these questions in a new way. Written…

    Paperback – 2016-10-12 
    Routledge
    Relational Perspectives Book Series

  • The Integrity of the Servant Leader

    By Robert Sumi, Dana Mesner-Andolsek

    The impact of the global financial crisis is still being felt today and the deeply unethical behaviour of the top level leaders at those economic and financial organizations, that were at the heart of the crisis, has served to highlight the importance of integrity, and in particular the need for…

    Hardback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Capturing the Power of Diversity

    By Marvin D Feit, John S Wodarski, John H Ramey, Aaron R Mann

    This stimulating book explores the many ways in which social group workers approach diversity. Capturing the Power of Diversity represents a range of interests and approaches to the challenges faced by group workers throughout the world. It illustrates the complexity, creativity, and excitement of…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Transnational Social Work and Social Welfare

    Challenges for the Social Work Profession

    Edited by Beatrix Schwarzer, Ursula Kammerer-Rutten, 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
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • The Philosophy of Well-Being

    An Introduction

    By Guy Fletcher

    Well-being occupies a central role in ethics and political philosophy, including in major theories such as utilitarianism. It also extends far beyond philosophy: recent studies into the science and psychology of well-being have propelled the topic to centre stage, and governments spend millions on…

    Paperback – 2016-04-26
    Routledge

  • Tackling Poverty and Social Exclusion

    Promoting Social Justice in Social Work, 3rd Edition

    By John H. Pierson

    In our highly unequal Britain poverty and social exclusion continue to dominate the lives of users of social work and social care services. At the same time, spending cuts and welfare reform have changed the context within which services are delivered. The third edition of this unique textbook…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge

  • The Economics of Resource Allocation in Health Care

    Cost-utility, social value, and fairness

    By Andrea Klonschinski

    The question of how to allocate scarce medical resources has become an important public policy issue in recent decades. Cost-utility analysis is the most commonly used method for determining the allocation of these resources, but this book counters the argument that overcoming its inherent…

    Hardback – 2016-04-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Economics

  • Spirituality Matters in Social Work

    Connecting Spirituality, Religion, and Practice

    By James R. Dudley

    Offering a focus that is lacking (or not clearly evident) in most spirituality books, Dudley addresses specific ways of incorporating spirituality into practice and integrates many of the contributions of other writers into an overall eclectic practice approach. His approach revolves around many of…

    Paperback – 2016-02-25
    Routledge

  • Why Do I Need Research and Theory?

    A Guide for Social Workers

    By Jennifer Anderson-Meger

    This book is based on the idea that social work as a profession can do better with advancing our mission if practitioners are knowledgeable, skilled, critical thinkers that use research to inform practice. This is a user-friendly, student directed book form to help students understand the…

    Paperback – 2016-02-05
    Routledge

  • Teaching for Diversity and Social Justice

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Maurianne Adams, Lee Anne Bell

    For twenty years, Teaching for Diversity and Social Justice has been the definitive sourcebook of theoretical foundations, pedagogical and design frameworks, and curricular models for social justice teaching practice. Thoroughly revised and updated, this third edition continues in the tradition of…

    Paperback – 2016-02-01
    Routledge

  • Key Debates in Social Work and Philosophy

    By Tom Grimwood

    In order to practice effectively in today’s complex and changing environment, social workers need to have an understanding of how contemporary cultural and philosophical concepts relate to the people they work with and the fields they practice in. Exploring the ideas of philosophers, including…

    Paperback – 2015-09-18
    Routledge

  • Contested Issues in the Evaluation of Child Sexual Abuse

    A Response to Questions Raised in Kuehnle and Connell's Edited Volume

    Edited by Kathleen Coulborn Faller, Mark D. Everson

    This book represents a significant contribution to the highly contested debate surrounding how allegations of child sexual abuse should be evaluated. Despite decades of substantial research in this sensitive area, professional consensus remains elusive. A particular source of contention is the…

    Paperback – 2015-09-04
    Routledge

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