Social Work Policy Products

  • Unaccompanied Children in European Migration and Asylum Practices

    In Whose Best Interests?

    Edited by Mateja Sedmak, Barbara Gornik, Birgit Sauer, Daniel Senovilla Hernández

    Unaccompanied minor migrants (UAM) are underage migrants, who for various reasons leave their country and are separated from their parents or legal/customary guardians. Some of them live entirely by themselves, while others join their relatives or other adults in a foreign country. The concept of…

    Hardback – 2016-05-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Asylum, Migration and Refugee Law

  • Nurturing Natures

    Attachment and Children's Emotional, Sociocultural and Brain Development, 2nd Edition

    By Graham Music

    The new edition of this bestselling book examines the essential research about children’s emotional development, with an expert balance of theory and clinical implications. Integrating the latest research from attachment theory, neuroscience, evolutionary theory and psychology, and with a new…

    Paperback – 2016-05-01 
    Psychology Press

  • Routledge Library Editions: Domestic Abuse

    By Various

    This set of 7 volumes, originally published between 1984 and 1998, provides illuminating and practical information on Domestic Abuse. Aimed at both students and practitioners across a range of disciplines, the volumes explore topics including, provision of services for domestic abuse victims, the…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Domestic Abuse

  • 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

  • Social Work in Health Settings

    Practice in Context, 4th Edition

    By Judith L.M. McCoyd, Toba Schwaber Kerson

    Social Work in Health Settings: Practice in Context maintains its use of the Practice in Context (PiC) decision-making framework to explore a wide range of social work services in health care settings. The PIC framework is used to cover a broad range of social work practice sites, settings and…

    Paperback – 2016-03-18 
    Routledge

  • Social Work and Social Policy

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Jonathan Dickens

    An understanding of social policy is vital for engaging practically with social work values, and dealing with political and ethical questions about responsibility, rights and our understanding of ‘the good society’. This textbook provides a comprehensive introduction to social policy, tailored to…

    Paperback – 2016-01-26
    Routledge
    Student Social Work

  • Social Protection as Development Policy

    Asian Perspectives

    Edited by Sarah Cook, Naila Kabeer

    The Asian crisis of the late 1990s severely affected some of the most successful economies in the region, placing the issue of social protection high on the regional and international agenda. Subsequently, growth rates revived, but the fruits of growth have not been evenly distributed and…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge India

  • Malaria in the Social Context

    A Study in Western India

    By Lancy Lobo

    This book underscores how, apart from bacteriological factors, human behavioural characteristics as well as the socio-cultural factors that affect people’s lives contribute to the risk for and prevention of infection, with particular focus on malaria. It argues that the implementation of…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge India

  • Resettling Displaced People

    Policy and Practice in India

    Edited by Hari Mohan Mathur

    Developmental projects have long been displacing people in large numbers every year, but it is only in recent years that the fate of those adversely affected has become an issue of widespread concern requiring urgent action. This volume is the scholarly exploration of these critical issues in a…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge India

  • Disability Policy in China

    Child and family experiences

    By Xiaoyuan Shang, Karen R. Fisher

    Without access to a public social welfare system in parts of China, some families face invidious decisions about the lives of their children with disabilities. In other places, children with disabilities can now expect to participate in their families and communities with the same aspirations as…

    Hardback – 2015-12-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Social Work and the Courts

    A Casebook, 3rd Edition

    By Daniel Pollack, Toby G. Kleinman

    Social Work and the Courts is a collection of important and cutting-edge court decisions in the field of human services, now in its third edition. Pollack and Kleinman present an array of legal cases in everyday language, with clear explanation of the facts and issues, and in-depth examinations of…

    Paperback – 2015-10-19
    Routledge

  • Substance Use in Social Work Education and Training

    Preparing for and supporting practice

    Edited by Hilda Loughran, Wulf Livingston

    Substance use has become an increasingly common concern for all aspects of social work practice, and especially when working with mental health and vulnerable families. This requires all social workers to have sufficient education and training in alcohol and other drugs across a range of settings.…

    Hardback – 2015-09-23
    Routledge

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