Social Work Research Products

  • 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 – 2019-07-02 
    Routledge

  • Critical Realism for Welfare Professions

    1st Edition

    Edited by Monica Kjørstad, May-Britt Solem

    As a discipline, social work needs an inclusive metatheory for both research and practice that goes beyond positivism and constructivism. This is the first book to present and discuss how critical realism can contribute to a more useful and realistic approach to both research and practice in social…

    Paperback – 2019-06-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Neoliberalism, Nordic Welfare States and Social Work

    Current and Future Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Masoud Kamali, Jessica H. Jönsson

    How have three decades of neoliberalism affected the Nordic welfare states as well as the organisation, education and practices of social work in those countries? During recent decades the welfare states of Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden have gone through dramatic changes infl uenced by the…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

  • 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 – 2019-01-21
    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

  • Living with Mental Disorder

    Insights from Qualitative Research, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

  • Advances in Understanding Advocacy and Improving Policy Practice Education

    Recent applications of theory and evidence, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-09-04
    Routledge

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

    Concepts, Practice and Rights, 1st Edition

    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,…

    Paperback – 2018-07-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • International Perspectives on Group Work

    Leadership, Practice, Research, and Teaching, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ana Puig, Bogusia Skudrzyk, Julieta Monteiro-Leitner, A. Michael Hutchins

    The counselling profession in the United States is calling for increased international collaboration, engagement, and understanding of the global issues which impact the way in which counsellors conduct their professional practice, teaching, and research. This book captures the experiences of group…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Aging

    The Role of Gerontological Social Work, 1st Edition

    Edited by Noell L Rowan, Nancy L Giunta

    This edited collection emphasizes the role of social work practice and research related to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) aging. It highlights LGBT aging from a gerontological social work perspective by incorporating key values of the profession such as cultural competence, dignity,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26
    Routledge

  • Feminist Perspectives on Social Work and Human Sexuality

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mary Valentich, James Gripton

    First published in 1985, this ground-breaking volume contributes to a largely neglected area of social work research, theory and practice. The collection of essays by internationally known social work educators and practitioners applies feminist perspectives to a wide range of issues influencing…

    Paperback – 2017-10-17
    Routledge

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