Social Work and Social Policy Products

  • Faces of Homelessness in the Asia Pacific

    1st Edition

    Edited by Carole Zufferey, Nilan Yu

    Across the Asia Pacific, there are a vast range of experiences of homelessness and an equally diverse range of responses from state systems. Since understandings of homelessness are also heavily dependent on geographical, cultural, and historical contexts, attitudes towards it as a ‘social problem’…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Children, Young People and Care

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Horton, Michelle Pyer

    The very notions of childhood and youth are intimately connected to contemporary norms, practices and spaces of care, caring and care-giving. The provision of care is widely figured as both the primary responsibility of parents, carers and practitioners who work with children and young people, and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Spaces of Childhood and Youth Series

  • Environmental Justice

    An Issue for Social Work Education and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sondra Fogel, Carenlee Barkdull, Bret Weber

    What is environmental justice? Why is it important to social work? Social work has a long history with the term "environment" as part of our guiding Ecological Framework. Yet frequently, the assessment of the environment is left out or seen as a difficult domain to understand as part of the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

  • Childhood Abuse, Body Shame, and Addictive Plastic Surgery

    The Face of Trauma, 1st Edition

    By Mark B. Constantian

    Childhood Abuse, Body Shame, and Addictive Plastic Surgery explores the psychopathology that plastic surgeons can encounter when seemingly excellent surgical candidates develop body dysmorphic disorder postoperatively. By examining how developmental abuse and neglect influence body image,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-02
    Routledge

  • Change or Continuity in Drug Policy

    The Roles of Science, Media, and Interest Groups, 1st Edition

    By Julie Tieberghien

    While evidence-based policy is an emerging rhetoric of the desire by and for governments to develop policies based on the best available evidence, drug policy is an area where particular challenges abound. This book is a detailed and comprehensive examination of the contours of drug policy…

    Paperback – 2018-12-06
    Routledge

  • Nurturing Strangers

    Strategies for Nonviolent Re-parenting of Children in Foster Care, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Fitz-Gibbon, Jane Hall Fitz-Gibbon

    Nurturing Strangers focuses on loving nonviolent re-parenting of children in foster care. This book is a jargon-free mix of narrative and real-life case studies, together with the theory and practice of nonviolence. Nurturing Strangers and the authors’ previous book, Welcoming Strangers, are the…

    Paperback – 2018-12-03
    Routledge

  • Creative Ways to Learn Ethics

    An Experiential Training Manual for Helping Professionals, 1st Edition

    By Dayna Guido

    Creative Ways to Learn Ethics is an accessible, easy-to-read guide that compiles a variety of ethics trainings to help professionals stimulate their minds, relieve stress, and increase engagement and memory retention. The book uses a range of experiential and thought-provoking approaches,…

    Paperback – 2018-12-03
    Routledge

  • Mental Health and Well-Being

    Alternatives to the Medical Model, 1st Edition

    By Neil Thompson

    Mental Health and Well-Being provides a sound foundation for understanding alternatives to the medical model of mental health. Students and professionals alike will find an easy to understand overview of critiques of the dominant medical model of mental health and well-being, both longstanding and…

    Paperback – 2018-11-06
    Routledge

  • Promoting Non-Violence

    Social Work Conversations about Violence, 1st Edition

    By Gerry Heery

    The use of violence within relationships, families or communities is a major public health issue across the world. As such, it will continue to require global, strategic and preventative measures across educational, social care and criminal justice systems. This book draws on the author’s gritty…

    Paperback – 2018-10-30
    Routledge

  • Using Diagrams in Psychotherapy

    A Guide to Visually Enhanced Therapy, 1st Edition

    By Charles M. Boisvert, Mohiuddin Ahmed

    Using Diagrams in Psychotherapy presents the Visually Enhanced Therapy framework, a unique approach to communicating information in psychotherapy. The framework brings visual information processing principles and techniques into the practice of psychotherapy to help therapists communicate more…

    Paperback – 2018-10-23
    Routledge

  • Social Death

    Questioning the life-death boundary, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jana Králová, Tony Walter

    Social death occurs when the social existence of a person or group ceases. With an individual, it can occur before or after physical death. Scholars in a wide range of disciplines have applied the concept to very diverse issues – including genocide, slavery, dementia, hospitalisation, and…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge
    Contemporary Issues in Social Science

  • Living with Mental Disorder

    Insights from Qualitative Research, 1st Edition

    By Jacqueline Corcoran

    This evidence-based text puts a human face on mental disorders, illuminating the lived experience of people with mental health difficulties and their caregivers. Systematically reviewing the qualitative research conducted on living with a mental disorder, this text coalesces a large body of…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

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