Social Work Theory Products

  • The Routledge Handbook of Critical Social Work

    Edited by Stephen Webb

    The Routledge Handbook of Critical Social Work brings together the world’s leading scholars in the field to provide a cutting-edge overview of classic and current research and future trends in the subject. Comprised of 47 chapters divided into six sections: Historical, social, and political…

    Hardback – 2019-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Social Work and the Visual Imagination

    Seeing with the Mind's Eye

    Edited by Lynn Froggett, Julian Manley, Martin Smith, Alastair Roy

    Images are inscribed in the memory more easily than words, and some remain with the viewer for a lifetime. Combining hindsight, insight and foresight, the chapters in this book turn a spotlight onto various aspects of health, social work and socially engaged arts practice. The visual imagination is…

    Hardback – 2018-12-13 
    Routledge

  • The Uses and Abuses of Humour in Social Work

    By Stephen Jordan

    In recent years, social work academics and practitioners have highlighted the need to "re-claim" methodologies which unpack creativity and resourcefulness. In the bleakest of times many turn to humour to survive. Making a unique contribution to social work thought, this is the first book to focus…

    Hardback – 2018-12-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Social Work in a Glocalised World

    Edited by Mona Livholts, Lia Bryant

    This engaging and timely volume contributes new knowledge to the rapidly emerging field of globalisation and social work. The volume brings together cutting-edge interdisciplinary scholarship from countries such as Australia, Finland, Japan, South Africa, the Philippines and Sweden. It proposes ‘…

    Paperback – 2018-11-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Social Work and Sociology: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

    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 – 2018-11-23 
    Routledge

  • Art in Social Work Practice

    Theory and Practice: International Perspectives

    Edited by Ephrat Huss, Eltje Bos

    This is the first book ever to be published on arts use in social work. Bringing together theoretical connections between arts and social work, and with practice examples of arts in micro and macro social work practice from around the world, the book aims to inspire the reader with new ideas. It…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Routledge Revivals: Noel Timms

    By Noel Timms

    The volumes in this set, originally published between 1964 and 1983, draw together research by the author. The collection covers some of his major works in the field of social work, with a focus on social policy, language, psychiatry and philosophy within the area of social work.…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Noel Timms

  • Social Work

    An Outline for the Intending Student

    By Noel Timms

    Originally published in 1970, Social Work is an introduction for students and others who are thinking of taking up social work, or who want to know what social work is. The book begins by outlining the development of social work in the United Kingdom. It describes the methods social workers use,…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Noel Timms

  • Recording in Social Work

    By Noel Timms

    Originally published in 1972 Recording in Social Work looks at how recording has always been claimed as one of the necessary activities of social workers, whatever form of social work they undertake. The book deals systematically with recording, and the theory and practice recording takes, as well…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Noel Timms

  • Perspectives in Social Work

    By Noel Timms, Rita Timms

    Perspectives in Social Work was originally published in 1977 and provides a text for social workers in training to use. The book argues for a more philosophical approach to both understanding and doing social work and seeks to establish simple and basic elements in social work, asking questions…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Noel Timms

  • The Receiving End

    Edited by Noel Timms

    Originally published in 1973, The Receiving End looks at the British welfare services for deprived children. The book is comprised of essays from individuals that have been on the receiving end of the social help agencies, such as adoption societies, fostering agencies and children’s homes. Each…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Noel Timms

  • Language of Social Casework

    By Noel Timms

    Originally published in 1968, Language of Social Casework considers the way in which social workers commonly neglect language. It is suggested that part of this neglect is due to the ways in which social workers and their critics envisage the activity of social work. The traditional criticisms of…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Noel Timms

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