Social Work Research Products

  • The Positive Social Worker

    1st Edition

    By Stewart Collins

    Developed from the author’s own experiences in social work and social work education, this book considers alternative approaches for social workers in dealing with the extensive demands, persistent pressures, and stress that they may face in their daily working lives. The Positive Social Worker is…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    Routledge

  • Empowering Asian Youth through Volunteering

    Examples of Theory into Practice, 1st Edition

    By Elaine S. C. Liu

    This book describes the origin, development and current state of volunteerism in Hong Kong. The book presents a field-tested model of empowering through volunteerism (namely, the CYEP at City University), that involves youth, governmental and non-governmental agencies and their clients in a rapidly…

    Paperback – 2019-08-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Behavioural Sciences

  • Field Work Training In Social Work

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bishnu Mohan Dash, Sanjoy Roy

    This volume is a definitive manual for students and practitioners involved in learning and developing essential theories and models for field work practicum in social work education. It addresses various functional issues in field practicum; delineates proper guidelines for students and supervisors…

    Paperback – 2019-08-15 
    Routledge India

  • 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

  • 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 – 2019-05-10
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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 – 2019-04-02
    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

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