Social Work Research Products

  • Fieldwork 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 fieldwork practicum in social work education. It addresses various functional issues in field practicum, delineates proper guidelines for students and supervisors,…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15
    Routledge India

  • Social Work Practice with War-Affected Children

    The Importance of Family, Art, Culture, and Context, 1st Edition

    Edited by Myriam Denov, Meaghan C. Shevell

    This book explains the effects of war and armed conflict on individual children and their family system, and how culturally responsive social work practice should take into account the diversity and heterogeneity of their needs and lived experiences. Unpacking social work practice with children…

    Hardback – 2019-06-18
    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 – 2019-06-12
    Routledge

  • Victim Support and the Welfare State

    1st Edition

    By Carina Gallo, Kerstin Svensson

    This book provides a rich analysis of the history of Swedish victim support. With the majority of research on victim support centering on the Anglosphere, this book offers a unique case study for considering the role of the victim in the criminal justice system. While Sweden has enacted many laws…

    Hardback – 2019-05-28
    Routledge
    Victims, Culture and Society

  • Lifespan Developmental Systems

    Meta-theory, Methodology and 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…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    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 – 2019-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • 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 book fills a gap in the existing literature by providing analysis of international practice methods which can be used by developing countries to develop…

    Hardback – 2019-05-14
    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

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

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fiona McSweeney, Dave Williams

    This 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 fields.…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28
    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 – 2019-02-26
    Routledge

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