Social Work Research Products

  • Designing and Conducting Research in Social Science, Health and Social Care

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fiona Mcsweeney, Dave Williams

    This accessible book presents a novel and accessible way to learn about designing and conducting social research. Unlike traditional social research methods books, it provides a ‘real world’ account of social researchers’ experiences and learning achieved through conducting research in a variety of…

    Hardback – 2019-04-17 
    Routledge

  • Lifespan Developmental Systems

    Meta-theory, Methodology & the Study of Applied Problems, 1st Edition

    By Ellen A. Skinner, Thomas Kindermann, Andrew Mashburn

    Everything you always wanted to know about theories, meta-theories, methods, and interventions but didn't realize you needed to ask This innovative textbook takes advanced undergraduate and graduate students "behind the curtain" of standard developmental science, so they can begin to appreciate the…

    Paperback – 2019-04-12 
    Routledge

  • Systems Theory for Social Work and the Helping Professions

    1st Edition

    By Werner Schirmer, Dimitris Michailakis

    Social systems occur in many contexts of social work. This book provides an easy to read introduction to systems thinking for social workers who will encounter social problems in their professional practice or academic research. It offers new insights and fresh perspectives on this familiar topic…

    Paperback – 2019-03-29 
    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 – 2019-03-25 
    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 – 2019-02-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • 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 – 2019-02-20 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Critical Social Work

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Webb

    The Routledge Handbook of Critical Social Work brings together the world’s leading scholars in the field to provide a cutting-edge overview of classic and current research and future trends in the subject. Comprised of 48 chapters divided into six parts: Historical, social, and political…

    Hardback – 2019-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Private Troubles or Public Issues?

    Challenges for Social Work Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Walter Lorenz, Ian Shaw

    This book bears testimony to the value of a progressive form of academisation of social work education in most European countries, including former communist countries which had to re-establish social work education. It also manifests the confidence of contributors in belonging to a serious…

    Paperback – 2019-01-20 
    Routledge

  • Social Work and Sociology: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

    1st Edition

    Edited by Irene Levin, Marit Haldar, Aurélie Picot

    Discussing the relationship between social work and sociology, this book explores how the two have become more and more divided, moving from one single discipline, to two separate, but related, fields. Both sociology and social work focus on social problems, social structure, social integration and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-16 
    Routledge

  • Research and Statistics for Social Workers

    1st Edition

    By Tom Lawson, Anna Faul, A.N. Verbist

    Using real social work examples written specifically to ally student fears Research and Statistics for Social Workers brings research and statistics together bridging the gap to practice. This book covers - conceptualization, ethics, cultural competence, design, qualitative research, individual and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 
    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 – 2019-01-11 
    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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