Social Work Theory Products

  • 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 – 2016-05-06 
    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

  • Violence

    A Guide for the Caring Professions

    By R. Glynn Owens, J. Barrie Ashcroft

    First published in 1985, this book is designed to help professionals in ‘caring’ professions understand and deal with the problem of violent behaviour. It explains how theoretical ideas may be translated into practical strategies for the reduction or elimination of violence. It also highlights the…

    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

  • Violence in the Family

    An annotated bibliography

    By Elizabeth Kemmer

    In the early 1970s, the problem of abuse within the family unit began to surface on a large scale and 1975 was a particularly significant year for the recognition of interfamilial violence. This recognition provided the impetus for more concern and investigation of the issue and significant…

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

  • Routledge Library Editions: Domestic Abuse

    By Various

    This set of 7 volumes, originally published between 1984 and 1998, provides illuminating and practical information on Domestic Abuse. Aimed at both students and practitioners across a range of disciplines, the volumes explore topics including, provision of services for domestic abuse victims, the…

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

  • Feminist Perspectives on Social Work and Human Sexuality

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-01-25
    Routledge

  • Empowerment

    A Critique

    By Kenneth McLaughlin

    ‘Empowerment’ is a term in widespread use today and one that is often considered to be a self-evident good. Here, McLaughlin explores its emergence in the 1960s through to its rise in the 1990s and ubiquity in present day discourse and interrogates its social status, paying particular attention to…

    Hardback – 2015-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

  • Researching Critical Reflection

    Multidisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Jan Fook, Val Collington, Fiona Ross, Gillian Ruch, Linden West

    Critical reflection helps professionals to learn directly from their practice experience, so that they can improve their own work in an ongoing and flexible way – something essential in today’s complex and changing organisations. It allows change to be managed in a way which enables individuals to…

    Paperback – 2015-10-13
    Routledge

  • Key Debates in Social Work and Philosophy

    By Tom Grimwood

    In order to practice effectively in today’s complex and changing environment, social workers need to have an understanding of how contemporary cultural and philosophical concepts relate to the people they work with and the fields they practice in. Exploring the ideas of philosophers, including…

    Paperback – 2015-09-18
    Routledge

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