Social Work and Social Policy Products

  • Poverty and Low Income in the Nordic Countries

    1st Edition

    By Björn Gustafsson, Peder J. Pedersen

    This title was first published in 2000:  The Nordic Council and the Nordic Council of Ministers decided in 1994 to initiate and finance a comparative study to understand better the structure and development of poverty in five Nordic countries, (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden).…

    Paperback – 2019-01-28
    Routledge

  • Caring for Older People

    An Assessment of Community Care in the 1990s, 1st Edition

    By Linda Bauld, John Chesterman, Bleddyn Davies, Ken Judge

    This title was first published in 2000:  Caring for Older People provides a unique insight into the world of community care in the 1990’s. It presents findings from a national study of social care from the perspectives of older service users, their carers and care managers. Descriptive…

    Paperback – 2019-01-28
    Routledge

  • The Changing Family and Child Development

    1st Edition

    By Claudio Violato, Elizabeth Oddone-Paolucci

    This title was first published in 2000:  This book is based on selected papers from a major international congress of the same name that was held at the University of Calgary in July 1997. The contributors come from Canada, England, Italy, United States, Hong Kong and New Zealand where they…

    Paperback – 2019-01-28
    Routledge

  • Revival: Helping Parents in Dispute (2001)

    Child-Centred Mediation at County Court, 1st Edition

    By Greg Mantle

    This title was first published in 2001. When marriages break down, most parents experience difficulty in agreeing on contact or residence arrangements for their children. Family Courts Services provide mediation as a way of resolving differences and many parents accept this offer of assistance.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Revival: Equity Choices and Long-Term Care Policies in Europe (2001)

    Allocating Resources and Burdens in Austria, Italy, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom, 1st Edition

    By August Österle

    This title was first published in 2001: Employing an interdisciplinary and comparative approach to equity in long-term care, this book addresses the fact that demographic changes leading to ageing populations, financial pressures and changes in traditional support systems have brought long-term…

    Paperback – 2019-01-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Revival: Understanding Youth Crime (2003)

    An Australian Study, 1st Edition

    By Mark Lynch

    Edited by John S. Western

    This title was first published in 2003. Adolescence is popularly understood as a transitional phase of turbulence and extremes. It is also often associated with 'trouble'. Criminal justice statistics, however, reveal that youth criminality remains a relatively rare phenomenon, less than one percent…

    Paperback – 2019-01-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Revival: Disabled People and Employment (2001)

    A Study of the Working Lives of Visually Impaired Physiotherapists, 1st Edition

    By Sally French

    This title was first published in 2001. Providing a detailed account of the working lives of visually impaired physiotherapists in Britain, this study also presents an overview of the employment position of disabled people in the UK, and is underpinned by a social model which views disability in…

    Paperback – 2019-01-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Imagining a Greater Justice

    Criminal Violence, Punishment and Relational Justice, 1st Edition

    By Samuel H. Pillsbury

    Even for violent crime, justice should mean more than punishment. By paying close attention to the relational harms suffered by victims, this book develops a concept of relational justice for survivors, offenders and community. Relational justice looks beyond traditional rules of legal…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge

  • Transforming Society

    Strategies for Social Development from Singapore, Asia and Around the World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ngoh Tiong Tan

    Social change affects all quarters of life and human society whether in individual neighbourhoods, communities or nations, or in the world as a whole – encompassing many issues of gender, age, social class and ethnicity. This book examines both the conceptual as well as operational aspects of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge

  • Pedagogy, Disability and Communication

    Applying Disability Studies in the Classroom, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael S. Jeffress

    Research has long substantiated the fact that living with a disability creates significant and complex challenges to identity negotiation, the practice of communication, and the development of interpersonal relationships. Furthermore, individuals without disabilities often lack the knowledge and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Understanding the Lived Experiences of Persons with Disabilities in Nine Countries

    Active Citizenship and Disability in Europe Volume 2, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rune Halvorsen, Bjørn Hvinden, Julie Beadle Brown, Mario Biggeri, Jan Tøssebro, Anne Waldschmidt

    Over the last three decades, a number of reforms have taken place in European social policy with an impact on the opportunities for persons with disabilities to be full and active members of society. The policy reforms have aimed to change the balance between citizens’ rights and duties and&…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Social Work and Disasters

    A Handbook for Practice, 1st Edition

    By Margaret Alston, Tricia Hazeleger, Desley Hargreaves

    Disasters are increasing in frequency and intensity across the world, causing significant destruction to individuals and communities. Yet many social workers are ill-prepared for the demands of this field of practice. This book discusses the role of social workers in disaster work, including in…

    Paperback – 2019-01-22
    Routledge

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