Social Work Policy Products

  • (Against) Neo-liberal Social Work

    By John Harris

    Eroding distinctions traditionally made between the private, public and voluntary sectors, the assumptions and principles of hegemonic neo-liberalism have been relocated, often unquestioned, beyond their origins in corporate business. This challenging book uses illustrative snapshots from…

    Hardback – 2017-02-01 

  • The Practice of Generalist Social Work

    4th Edition

    By Julie Birkenmaier, Marla Berg-Weger

    The fourth edition of The Practice of Generalist Social Work continues to teach students to apply micro, macro, and mezzo social work skills. This new edition strengthens the connection between the three levels of practice and is fully updated to the 2015 EPAS. This edition also contains more…

    Paperback – 2017-01-13 
    New Directions in Social Work

  • Responsibilisation at the Margins of Welfare Services

    Edited by Kirsi Juhila, Suvi Raitakari, Christopher Hall

    The impetus for this book is the shift in welfare policy in Western Europe from state responsibilities to individual and community responsibilities. The book examines the ways in which policies associated with advanced liberalism and New Public Management can be identified as influencing…

    Hardback – 2016-11-16 
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Paradigms of Clinical Social Work

    Emphasis on Diversity

    Edited by Rachelle A. Dorfman-Zukerman, Ph.D., Melinda L. Morgan, Ph.D., Phil Meyer

    Designed to mirror how social work theory and practice is taught, Paradigms of Clinical Social Work, Volume 3 presents new therapeutic models through an imaginary family experiencing common social work problems.…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • The Routledge Handbook of the Welfare State

    Edited by Bent Greve

    ‘The welfare state’ in all its many forms has had a profound role in many countries around the world since at least the Second World War. The Routledge Handbook of the Welfare State explores the classical issues around the welfare state, but also investigates its key concepts, along with how these…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Nurturing Natures

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

    By Graham Music

    This new edition of the bestselling text, Nurturing Natures, provides an indispensable synthesis of the latest scientific knowledge about children’s emotional development. Integrating a wealth of both up-to-date and classical research from areas such as attachment theory, neuroscience developmental…

    Paperback – 2016-10-24
    Psychology Press

  • 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

  • Human Sciences and Human Interests

    Integrating the Social, Economic, and Evolutionary Sciences

    By Mikael Klintman

    Within the disciplines of social, economic, and evolutionary science, a proud ignorance can often be found of the other areas’ approaches. This text provides a novel intellectual basis for breaking this trend. Certainly, Human Sciences and Human Interests aspires to open a broad debate about what…

    Hardback – 2016-08-15
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Advances in Understanding Advocacy and Improving Policy Practice Education

    Recent applications of theory and evidence

    Edited by Richard Hoefer

    A perennial issue in social work is the lack of clear evidence showing how to be a successful advocate and how to create enthusiasm among students for policy practice. Researchers are now applying theory to understand better the topics of effective social work advocacy and policy practice. The…

    Hardback – 2016-07-04

  • Employment Relations in the Voluntary Sector

    Struggling to Care

    By Ian Cunningham

    This new book addresses the topical issues surrounding employment relations in UK voluntary organizations that operate within the quasi-market of social care. Combining an analysis of the established literature with in-depth qualitative field work, Ian Cunningham explores the nature of power…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge Studies in the Management of Voluntary and Non-Profit Organizations

  • 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 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 – 2016-04-21
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

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