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  • Juvenile Justice in Britain and the United States

    The Balance of Needs and Rights

    By Phyllida Parsloe

    This study, first published in 1978, compares the ways in which the systems in England, Scotland and the United States balance the necessity of meeting children’s needs against the protection of their rights. Three approaches to juvenile justice are identified; the criminal justice, the welfare,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2016-11-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • The Penal Voluntary Sector

    By Philippa Tomczak

    The penal voluntary sector and the relationships between punishment and charity are more topical than ever before. In recent years in England and Wales, the sector has featured significantly in both policy rhetoric and academic commentary. Penal voluntary organisations are increasingly delivering…

    Hardback – 2016-10-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Global Justice and the Politics of Information

    The struggle over knowledge

    By Sky Croeser

    The global social justice movement attempts to build a more equitable, democratic, and environmentally sustainable world. However, this book argues that actors involved need to recognise knowledge - including scientific and technological systems - to a greater extent than they presently do. The…

    Paperback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • Participatory Development in Kenya

    By Josephine Syokau Mwanzia, Robert Craig Strathdee

    Participatory Development (PDev) has been embraced by Third World governments and international organizations such as the World Bank as a means to reduce poverty and empower disadvantaged communities. The emphasis on creating partnerships and using participatory and people-centred approaches has…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge

  • The Social Worker Speaks

    A History of Social Workers Through the Twentieth Century

    By David Burnham

    The Social Worker Speaks charts the motivations, work activities and attitudes of social workers across the country from 1904 to 1989. The book is about workers in the public sector (from Poor Law to Social Services Departments), probation and workers in the voluntary field (including early…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Human Rights and Social Equality: Challenges for Social Work

    Social Work-Social Development Volume I

    By Sven Hessle

    The mission of the social work profession and the development of social policy are rooted in a set of core values and are the foundation of social work’s unique purpose and perspective. Human rights offer a normative base for social work and for the formation of inclusive social policies. This…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Education in Prison

    Studying Through Distance Learning

    By Emma Hughes

    The role of education in prisons, prisoners' decisions regarding education, the impact of prison culture on either encouraging or discouraging such activities, and the potential consequences of education for prisoners' reentry into society all have important implications. This extended analysis of…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Olympic Housing

    A Critical Review of London 2012's Legacy

    By Penny Bernstock

    One of the distinguishing characteristics of London's bid to host the games was its commitment to legacy where it was argued that ’the legacy would lead to the regeneration of an entire community for the direct benefit of everyone who lives there’. This book adopts a critical approach to the…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Inequality in U.S. Social Policy

    An Historical Analysis

    By Bryan Warde

    In Inequality in US Social Policy: An Historic Analysis, Bryan Warde illuminates the pervasive and powerful role that social inequality based on race and ethnicity, gender, immigration status, sexual orientation, class, and disability plays and has historically played in informing social policy.…

    Paperback – 2016-08-18
    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

  • Rural, Regional and Remote Social Work

    Practice Research from Australia

    By Amanda Howard, Meaghan Katrak, Tamara Blakemore, Phillip Pallas

    This book gives voice to the direct practice experience of social workers working in rural and remote contexts using Australia as the primary case-study. The authors undertake a qualitative research project, conducting in-depth interviews to examine social work theory and practice against the…

    Hardback – 2016-06-13
    Routledge

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