Social Work and Social Policy Products

  • Intellectual Disability and the Right to a Sexual Life

    A Continuation of the Autonomy/Paternalism Debate, 1st Edition

    By Simon Foley

    One of the perennial political/philosophical questions concerns whether it is ever justifiable for a third party to paternalistically restrict an adult’s freedom to ensure their own, or society’s, best interests are protected. Wherever one stands on this debate it remains the case that, unlike…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • White Nativism, Ethnic Identity and US Immigration Policy Reforms

    American Citizenship and Children in Mixed Status, Hispanic Families, 1st Edition

    By Maria del Mar Farina

    Analysing US immigration and deportation policy over the last twenty years, this book illustrates how US immigration reform can be conceived as a psychological, legal, policy-driven tool which is inexorably entwined with themes of American identity, national belonging and white nativism. Focusing…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

  • Human Trafficking and Exploitation

    Lessons from Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Belachew Gebrewold, Johanna Kostenzer, Andreas Th. Müller

    Human trafficking is a serious human rights violation that leads to the gross exploitation of its victims, who are coerced into forced labor and slavery across the globe. As the current migration movement and refugee situation reaches crisis point in Europe, the risk of human trafficking from the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge

  • Transitions From Care to Independence:

    Supporting Young People Leaving State Care to Fulfil Their Potential, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Driscoll

    This important book focuses on the critical role of educational achievement for the wellbeing and success of vulnerable youth in adulthood. It is concerned with three interconnected issues: the support which is or should be afforded to youth ageing out of state care to enable them to fulfil their…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Children’s Participation in Global Contexts

    Going Beyond Voice, 1st Edition

    By Vicky Johnson, Andy West

    Children's and young people’s right to participate has been increasingly acknowledged and taken up internationally, as expressed in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. Yet much of this has focused on collecting children’s voices, rather than achieving change, and has met its limits. This…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge

  • Empowering Asian Youth through Volunteering

    Examples of Theory into Practice, 1st Edition

    By Elaine Suk Ching Liu

    This book describes the origin, development and current state of volunteerism in Asia and Hong Kong. It also presents a field-tested model of empowering through volunteerism (namely, the CYEP at City University), that involves youth, governmental and non-governmental agencies and their…

    Paperback – 2019-09-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Behavioural Sciences

  • Adverse Childhood Experiences

    What Students and Health Professionals Need to Know, 1st Edition

    By Roberta Waite, Ruth Ann Ryan

    This guide provides healthcare students and professionals with a foundational background on adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) – traumatic early life experiences, which can have a profound impact on health in later life. ACEs can include being a victim of abuse, neglect or exposure to risk in the…

    Paperback – 2019-08-27
    Routledge

  • Organizing the Blind

    The case of ONCE in Spain, 1st Edition

    By Roberto Garvía

    This book is a case study which narrates the history of the National Organization of the Spanish Blind (ONCE), established in 1937 during the Spanish Civil War. Contrary to other affluent countries where most blind people live on welfare benefits, the Spanish blind enjoy full employment.…

    Paperback – 2019-08-27
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • The Positive Parenting Handbook

    Developing happy and confident children, 1st Edition

    By Judy Hutchings

    Drawing on Judy Hutchings many years of work with parents and children, The Positive Parenting Handbook is a concise, straightforward guide that offers simple solutions to daily dilemmas. The clear and easy advice provides parents with skills and tools that support positive parent/child…

    Paperback – 2019-08-20
    Routledge

  • The Routledge International Handbook to Welfare State Systems

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christian Aspalter

    Developing countries may not have full-fledged welfare states like those we find in Europe, but certainly they have welfare state systems. For comparative social policy research the term "welfare state systems" has many advantages, as there are numerous different types/models of welfare state…

    Paperback – 2019-08-19
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Listening Advantage

    Outcomes and Applications, 1st Edition

    By Judi Brownell

    This outcome-based text offers principles and skill-building experiences for the critical competence of listening. It serves as an adaptable supplement for courses in communication and professional studies. It draws from the author’s HURIER model, which identifies six interrelated components of…

    Paperback – 2019-08-14
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Global Child Welfare

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pat Dolan, Nick Frost

    In the context of the increasing global movement of people and a growing evidence base for differing outcomes in child welfare, Routledge Handbook of Global Child Welfare provides a compelling account of child welfare, grounded in the latest theory, policy and practice. Drawing on eminent…

    Paperback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge

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