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  • Spirituality Matters in Social Work

    Connecting Spirituality, Religion, and Practice

    By Jim 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 – 2016-02-29 

  • 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 – 2016-02-03 

  • 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 – 2015-12-23 

  • 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

  • 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

  • Social Work in a Global Context

    Issues and Challenges

    Edited by George Palattiyil, Dina Sidhva, Mono Chakrabarti

    Social Work in a Global Context engages with, and critically explores, key issues that inform social work practice around the world. Social work can take many forms, and is differently understood in different parts of the world. However, at base, it can be seen as a profession which strives to…

    Hardback – 2015-08-20
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Working Ethically in Child Protection

    By Bob Lonne, Maria Harries, Brid Featherstone, Mel Gray

    In their day-to-day practice, social work and human services practitioners frequently find themselves in confusing ethical quandaries, trying to balance the numerous competing interests of protecting children from harm and promoting family and community capacity. This book explores the ethical…

    Paperback – 2015-08-18

  • Dilemmas in Youth Work and Youth Development Practice

    By Laurie Ross, Shane Capra, Lindsay Carpenter, Julia Hubbell, Kathrin Walker

    The fundamental aim of youth work is to build trusting and mutually respectful relationships with young people, creating transformative experiences for young people in formal and informal spaces outside of homes and schools. These complex and multidimensional situations mean that the day-to-day…

    Paperback – 2015-08-04

  • Gender Justice and Development: Local and Global

    Volume I

    Edited by Christine Koggel, Cynthia Bisman

    It is now generally accepted by development theorists and policy-makers that the popular policies of reducing or eliminating social welfare programs over the past several decades have increased inequalities and injustices throughout the world. The authors in this collection focus on the gendered…

    Hardback – 2015-04-17

  • Contemporary Clinical Practice with Asian Immigrants

    A Relational Framework with Culturally Responsive Approaches

    By Irene Chung, Tazuko Shibusawa

    Many first and second generation Asian immigrants experience acculturation challenges to varying extents. These challenges, such as language barriers, racial discrimination, underemployment, the loss of support networks and changes in family role and structure, may exacerbate a myriad of mental…

    Paperback – 2014-09-26

  • Domestic Violence in Diverse Contexts

    A Re-examination of Gender

    By Sarah Wendt, Lana Zannettino

    Overwhelmingly, it is women who are the victims of domestic violence and this book puts women’s experiences of domestic violence at its centre, whilst acknowledging their many diverse and complex identities. Concentrating on the various forms of domestic abuse and its occurrence and manifestations…

    Hardback – 2014-09-18
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

  • Moving Beyond Boundaries in Disability Studies

    Rights, Spaces and Innovations

    Edited by Michele Moore

    What challenges are posed by changing transnational trends, agendas and movements that affect disabled people’s lives, and what can disabled people, their representative organisations and their governments do to advance the agenda for self-determination and inclusion? This book draws together the…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12

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