Social Work Research Products

  • Participation in Health and Welfare Services

    Professional Concepts and Lived Experience

    Edited by Arne Henning 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…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

  • Research Design in Aging and Social Gerontology

    Quantitative, Qualitative, and Mixed Methods

    By Joyce Weil

    Research Design in Aging and Social Gerontology provides a review of methodological approaches and data-collection methods commonly used with older adults in real-life settings. It addresses the role of normative age-related sensory, cognitive, and functional changes, as well as the influence of…

    Paperback – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge
    Textbooks in Aging

  • The Research Companion

    A practical guide for those in the social sciences, health and development, 2nd Edition

    By Petra M. Boynton

    Have you ever wanted to know an effective and ethical way to: Design a study? Recruit participants? Report findings? And improve the quality and output of your research? The Research Companion focuses on the practical skills needed to complete research in the social or health sciences and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-27
    Routledge

  • From Numbers to Words

    Reporting Statistical Results for the Social Sciences

    By Susan Morgan, Tom Reichert, Tyler R. Harrison

    This invaluable resource guides readers through the process of creating scholarly, publishable prose from the results of quantitative experiments and investigations. It delves into the issues commonly encountered when reporting the results of statistical experiments and investigations, and provides…

    Paperback – 2016-08-09
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge

  • Social Work and Sociology: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-06-22
    Routledge

  • Living with Mental Disorder

    Insights from Qualitative Research

    By Jacqueline Corcoran

    This evidence-based text puts a human face on mental disorders, illuminating the lived experience of people with mental health difficulties and their caregivers. Systematically reviewing the qualitative research conducted on living with a mental disorder, this text coalesces a large body of…

    Hardback – 2016-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans* Individuals Living with Dementia

    Concepts, Practice and Rights

    Edited by Sue Westwood, Elizabeth Price

    This groundbreaking collection is the first to focus specifically on LGBT* people and dementia. It brings together original chapters from leading academics, practitioners and LGBT* individuals affected by dementia. Multi-disciplinary and international in scope, it includes authors from the UK, USA,…

    Hardback – 2016-04-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Helping Survivors of Domestic Violence

    The Effectiveness of Medical, Mental Health, and Community Services

    By Judith S. Gordon

    First published in 1998, this study investigates the effectiveness of services for helping women who are survivors of domestic violence. Looking at a sample from Western and Central Oregon, it examines the utilization and perceived effectiveness of resources for survivors and, in doing so, it…

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

  • Private Violence and Public Policy

    The needs of battered women and the response of the public services

    Edited by Jan Pahl

    First published in 1985, this is the first published study of violence in the family to be aimed directly at people whose professions bring them into contact with domestic abuse victims, as well as those training for those professions. It documents the problems faced by women with violent husbands…

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

  • Organizational and Community Responses to Domestic Abuse and Homelessness

    By Marjorie Bard

    First published in 1994, this in-depth and long-term study presents an ethnography which is comprised of personal narratives of victims of domestic abuse and homelessness. Drawing on these stories, the book addresses a number of issues surrounding the provision of services for homeless women and…

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

  • Battered Women as Survivors

    By Lee Ann Hoff

    First published in 1990, this book is based on a field study of domestic abuse victims and their social network members. In a life history perspective, using values and network analysis, it uncovers the social context of a ‘secret’ crime against women and reveals the relationship between personal…

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

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