Social Work Theory Products

  • Social Work Practice with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Gerald P. Mallon

    Although the vast majority of LGBT persons are healthy, resilient, and hardy individuals who do not seek social work intervention, some have been or will be clients in social work agencies. The third edition of Social Work Practice with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People updates this…

    Paperback – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge

  • The Social Workers’ Toolbox

    Sustainable Multimethod Social Work

    By Herman de Mönnink

    The Social Workers' Toolbox aims to bring order to the diversity of tools which are so characteristic of social work: assessment tools, practice tools and outcome-measurement tools. The tools described in this Toolbox can be directly put into practice and adapted to the social workers’ personalised…

    Paperback – 2017-02-08 
    Routledge

  • Social Theory for Social Work

    By Christopher Thorpe

    Social theoretical concepts and models are at the very heart of social work practice and can provide frameworks with which to connect wider political and social processes with individual development and sense of selfhood. This textbook outlines in a clear, concise and applied manner exactly how…

    Paperback – 2017-01-01 
    Routledge
    Student Social Work

  • Humanist Realism for Sociologists

    By Terrence Leahy

    Recent critiques treat humanism as a mistaken value framework. Indeed, the concept of human nature is in fact essential for sociology, but is often being denied at the same time as it appears without acknowledgement. While classic authors can show us how to connect an ethics with a concept of human…

    Hardback – 2016-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Homelessness and Social Work

    An Intersectional Approach

    By Carole Zufferey

    Drawing on intersectional theorising, Homelessness and Social Work highlights the diversities and complexities of homelessness and social work research, policy and practice. It invites social work students, practitioners, policy makers and academics to re-examine the subject by exploring how…

    Hardback – 2016-11-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Addiction, Behavioral Change and Social Identity

    The path to resilience and recovery

    Edited by Sarah Buckingham, David Best

    Changing health-related behavior is for many people a lonely and isolating experience. Individual willpower is often not enough, particularly in addressing addictive behavior, but research increasingly points to the potential of group identity to shape behavior change and support recovery. This…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Interpersonal Violence

    Differences and Connections

    Edited by Marita Husso, Tuija Virkki, Marianne Notko, Helena Hirvonen, Jari Eilola

    From early modernity to today, society has encountered various forms of interpersonal violence. Through exploration of particular areas within Europe and Russia to Africa, America and Asia, this collection presents both differences and connections among various forms of interpersonal violence in…

    Hardback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Sharing Qualitative Research

    Showing Lived Experience and Community Narratives

    Edited by Susan Gair, Ariella van Luyn

    In an era of rapid technological change, are qualitative researchers taking advantage of new and innovative ways to gather, analyse and share community narratives? Sharing Qualitative Research presents innovative methods for harnessing creative storytelling methodologies and technologies that help…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • Diverse Perspectives on Aging in a Changing World

    Edited by Gillian Joseph

    Focusing on under-researched aspects of social, economic and political change, this volume offers fresh insights into aging, older people and their families. It combines an international and interdisciplinary approach. Chapters explore the contexts in which family roles,…

    Hardback – 2016-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

  • Human Sciences and Human Interests

    Integrating the Social, Economic, and Evolutionary Sciences

    By Mikael Klintman

    Within the disciplines of social, economic, and evolutionary science, a proud ignorance can often be found of the other areas’ approaches. This text provides a novel intellectual basis for breaking this trend. Certainly, Human Sciences and Human Interests aspires to open a broad debate about what…

    Hardback – 2016-08-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Transnational Social Work and Social Welfare

    Challenges for the Social Work Profession

    Edited by Beatrix Schwarzer, Ursula Kämmerer-Rütten, Alexandra Schleyer-Lindenmann, Yafang Wang

    The underlying frame of social work is the nation state, and it is from within the state that welfare strategies and social policies are devised and implemented. However, post-colonialism, globalisation, migration and the associated implications for human rights, social justice and social welfare…

    Hardback – 2016-08-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • 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

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