Social Work Policy Products

  • Pacific Social Work

    Navigating Practice, Policy and Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jioji Ravulo, Tracie Mafile'o, Donald Bruce Yeates

    As a region, the Pacific is changing rapidly. This edited collection, the first of its kind, centres Pacific-indigenous ways of knowing, doing and being in Pacific social work. In so doing, the authors decolonise the dominant western rhetoric that is evident in contemporary social work practice in…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge

  • Social Work and Integrated Care

    1st Edition

    By Robin Miller

    Social Work and Integrated Care draws on the latest research, practice and theory to explore integration within both child and adult services. Although all the home nations in the UK view integrated care as a top priority within health and social care policy, many people experience fragmented care.…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge
    Student Social Work

  • Participation in Health and Welfare Services

    Professional Concepts and Lived Experience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Arne H. Eide, Staffan Josephsson, Kjersti Vik

    Today, healthy ageing and active, meaningful lives are core values and aims for international and national health policies. Health services are challenged to ensure that the recipients of their services are active participants in their own care and beyond. Participation allows patients to become…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge

  • Welfare and Social Protection in Contemporary Latin America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gibrán Cruz-Martínez

    Social protection serves as an important development tool, helping to alleviate deprivation, reduce social risks, raise household income, and develop human capital. This book brings together an interdisciplinary team of international experts to analyse social protection systems and welfare regimes…

    Hardback – 2019-04-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Development

  • The Resettlement of Sex Offenders after Custody

    Circles of Support and Accountability, 1st Edition

    By David Thompson, Terry Thomas

    Circles of Support and Accountability is a voluntary initiative that assists people with convictions for sexual offences to resettle in the community. People leaving prison with such convictions often have difficulties in resettling. They carry the burden of the conviction itself, which may be both…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Professional Judgement and Decision Making in Social Work

    Current Issues, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Taylor, Andrew Whittaker

    Professional judgement and decision making are central to social work, both in everyday professional practice and in public perceptions of social work as a profession. This book examines key issues that are relevant today. The chapters cover child protection, mental health, and elder care…

    Hardback – 2019-03-18 
    Routledge

  • The International Development of Social Work Education

    The Vietnam Experience, 1st Edition

    By Edward Cohen, Alice Hines, Laurie Drabble, Hoa Nguyen, Meekyung Han, Soma Sen, Debra Faires

    A robust infrastructure for education and training is vital for the development of an emerging social work education in developing countries. This books fills a gap in the existing literature by providing analysis of international practice methods which can be used by developing countries to…

    Hardback – 2019-02-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Social Work and Disasters

    A Handbook for Practice, 1st Edition

    By Margaret Alston, Tricia Hazeleger, Desley Hargreaves

    Disasters are increasing in frequency and intensity across the world, causing significant destruction to individuals and communities. Yet many social workers are ill-prepared for the demands of this field of practice. This book discusses the role of social workers in disaster work, including in…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge

  • Faces of Homelessness in the Asia Pacific

    1st Edition

    Edited by Carole Zufferey, Nilan Yu

    Across the Asia Pacific, there are a vast range of experiences of homelessness and an equally diverse range of responses from state systems. Since understandings of homelessness are also heavily dependent on geographical, cultural, and historical contexts, attitudes towards it as a ‘social problem’…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Health Care Policy and Practice

    A Biopsychosocial Perspective, 5th Edition

    By Cynthia D. Moniz, Stephen H. Gorin

    In Health Care Policy and Practice: A Biopsychosocial Perspective, Moniz and Gorin guide students through the development of the American health care system: what it is, what the policies are, and how students can influence them. Part I focuses on recent history and reforms; Part II examines the…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge

  • Policy Analysis as Problem Solving

    A Flexible and Evidence-Based Framework, 1st Edition

    By Rachel Meltzer, Alex Schwartz

    Drawing extensively from real-life cases, Policy Analysis as Problem Solving helps students develop the analytic skills necessary to advise government officials and nonprofit executives on a wide range of policy issues. Unlike other texts, Policy Analysis as Problem Solving employs a pragmatic,…

    Paperback – 2018-12-18
    Routledge

  • Social Work

    An Outline for the Intending Student, 1st Edition

    By Noel Timms

    Originally published in 1970, Social Work is an introduction for students and others who are thinking of taking up social work, or who want to know what social work is. The book begins by outlining the development of social work in the United Kingdom. It describes the methods social workers use,…

    Hardback – 2018-11-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Noel Timms

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