Social Work Products

  • Social Work and Social Welfare

    An Invitation, 4th Edition

    By Marla Berg-Weger

    Social Work and Social Welfare: An Invitation is a best-selling text and website for introduction to social work courses. It provides students with the knowledge, skills, and values that are essential for working with individuals, families, groups, organizations, communities, and public policy in a…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09 
    Routledge
    New Directions in Social Work

  • Community Practice and Urban Youth

    Social Justice Service-Learning and Civic Engagement

    By Melvin Delgado

    Community Practice and Urban Youth is for graduate level students in fields that offer youth studies and community practice courses. Practitioners in these fields, too, will find the book particularly useful in furthering the integration of social justice as a conceptual and philosophical…

    Paperback – 2015-11-18 
    Routledge

  • Active Ageing and Demographic Change

    Challenges for social work and social policy

    Edited by Siniša Zrinščak, Susan Lawrence

    Although demographic change has been a widely discussed topic for decades, its scope, social impact and related policy responses leave us with many unresolved social issues. Demographic change is a reality for all European societies but the ways in which it is taking place differ from country to…

    Hardback – 2015-08-21
    Routledge

  • Social Development and Social Work

    Learning from Africa

    Edited by Alice K. Butterfield, Tasse Abye

    Africa has a long experience with reducing poverty and vulnerability. In the contemporary period, social development and social work are at the forefront of dealing with abject poverty and some of the world’s most difficult problems. This book brings research in Africa to the forefront so that…

    Paperback – 2015-08-14
    Routledge

  • Social Work, the Media and Public Relations (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Bob Franklin, Nigel Parton

    Over the past few decades, relationships between social workers and the media have become increasingly challenging. Social workers feel aggrieved by media reporting of their profession and believe that journalists lack sufficient knowledge and experience of the social services to report matters…

    Paperback – 2015-07-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Group Work

    Skills and Strategies for Effective Interventions, 3rd Edition

    By Sondra Brandler, Camille P. Roman

    The new edition of Group Work adds a focus on diversity and the use of self in group work, an area too often neglected in professional training but essential to meeting current competence standards set by the Council on Social Work Education. As in previous editions, students and professors will…

    Paperback – 2015-07-02
    Routledge

  • Social Work with Lesbian Parent Families

    Ecological Perspectives

    Edited by Lucy R Mercier, Rena D Harold

    The traditional concept of family as being exclusively heterosexual has resulted in myth-generation about lesbian parents as well as fostering limitations in the programs and benefits that support more diverse nontraditional families. Social Work with Lesbian Parent Families: Ecological…

    Paperback – 2015-06-23
    Routledge

  • Advances in Group Work Research

    By Aaron Brower, Sheldon D Rose

    In this comprehensive overview of the state of the art in the field, group workers and social scientists explore group research issues. Learn how they grapple with the major problems associated with doing research on treatment groups. While discussing the outcomes of their group treatment programs,…

    Paperback – 2015-06-23
    Routledge

  • Aging in Place

    The Role of Housing and Social Supports

    By Leon A Pastalan

    In this highly practical volume, the contributing authors explore some of the dimensions associated with aging in place. There are increasing numbers of older Americans who are faced with fundamental changes in their economic circumstances, health, and marital status which have an impact on their…

    Paperback – 2015-06-23
    Routledge

  • Suicides in Prison

    By Alison Liebling

    First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge

  • Drugs, Women, and Justice

    Roles of the Criminal Justice System for Drug-Affected Women

    Edited by James Schwarz, Patricia O'Brien

    A unique interdisciplinary exploration of a pressing social issueThe numbers of women offenders involved in the correctional system are quickly growing. Drugs, Women, and Justice: Roles of the Criminal Justice System for Drug-Affected Women gathers a distinguished group of researchers and policy…

    Paperback – 2015-04-23
    Routledge

  • Gender Justice and Development: Vulnerability and Empowerment

    Volume II

    Edited by Eric Palmer

    Vulnerability and empowerment are central concepts of contemporary development theory and ethics. Vulnerability associated with human interdependence is a wellspring of values in care ethics, while vulnerability arising from social problems demands remedy, of which empowerment is frequently the…

    Hardback – 2015-04-17
    Routledge

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