Social Justice Products

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Social Justice

    Edited by Michael Reisch

    In a world where genocide, hunger, poverty, war, and disease persist and where richer nations often fail to act to address these problems or act too late, a prerequisite to achieving even modest social justice goals is to clarify the meaning of competing discourses on the concept. Throughout…

    Paperback – 2016-05-04 
    Routledge

  • Poverty Among Older People and Pensions Policy in the EU

    Edited by Asghar Zaidi

    Based on research work financed by the European Commission under their programme of Community Action to Combat Social Exclusion, this book offers a comprehensive picture of the present state of later-life poverty across the 25 member states of the European Union. The authors analyze the poverty…

    Paperback – 2016-04-28 
    Routledge
    Public Policy and Social Welfare

  • 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 – 2016-04-14 
    Routledge

  • Social Development and Social Work Perspectives on Social Protection

    Edited by Julie L. Drolet

    Social protection is now considered a development milestone and an important tool in combating poverty. Interventions can include, for example, health insurance, public works programs, guaranteed employment schemes, or cash transfers targeting vulnerable populations groups. This innovative volume…

    Hardback – 2016-04-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

  • Handbook of Social Justice in Loss and Grief

    Exploring Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

    Edited by Darcy L. Harris, Tashel C. Bordere

    The Handbook of Social Justice in Loss and Grief is a scholarly work of social criticism, richly grounded in personal experience, evocative case studies, and current multicultural and sociocultural theories and research. It is also consistently practical and reflective, challenging readers to think…

    Paperback – 2016-02-18 
    Routledge
    Series in Death, Dying, and Bereavement

  • Contemporary Feminisms in Social Work Practice

    Edited by Sarah Wendt, Nicole Moulding

    Contemporary Feminisms in Social Work Practice explores feminism as core to social work knowledge, practice and ethics. It demonstrates how gender-neutral perspectives and practices obscure gender discourses and power relations. It also shows feminist social work practice can transform areas of…

    Hardback – 2016-02-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Empowerment

    A Critique

    By Kenneth McLaughlin

    ‘Empowerment’ is a term in widespread use today and one that is often considered to be a self-evident good. Here, McLaughlin explores its emergence in the 1960s through to its rise in the 1990s and ubiquity in present day discourse and interrogates its social status, paying particular attention to…

    Hardback – 2015-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

  • Neoliberalism and Education

    Rearticulating Social Justice and Inclusion

    Edited by Kalwant Bhopal, Farzana Shain

    Neoliberalism and Education: Rearticulating Social Justice and Inclusion offers a critical reflection on the establishment of neoliberalism as the new global orthodoxy in the field of education, and considers what this means for social justice and inclusion. It brings together writers from a number…

    Hardback – 2015-12-07
    Routledge

  • A Moment of Equality for Latin America?

    Challenges for Redistribution

    By Barbara Fritz, Lena Lavinas

    Unlike other regions around the world, several Latin American countries have managed to reduce income inequality over the last decade. Higher growth rates and growing employment, but also innovative wage policies and social programs, have contributed to reducing poverty and narrow income…

    Hardback – 2015-10-13
    Routledge

  • Disability, Avoidance and the Academy

    Challenging Resistance

    Edited by David Bolt, Claire Penketh

    Disability is a widespread phenomenon, indeed a potentially universal one as life expectancies rise. Within the academic world, it has relevance for all disciplines yet is often dismissed as a niche market or someone else’s domain. This collection explores how academic avoidance of disability…

    Hardback – 2015-10-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • 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
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Social Development in Social Work

    Practices and Principles

    By Richard Hugman

    Social work has always been concerned with the development of society as the basis for achieving the well-being of individuals, families and communities. Interest in this important aspect of social work is now seeing a resurgence, not only in the ‘developing countries’ of the global South, but also…

    Paperback – 2015-07-27
    Routledge

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