Social Work Products

  • CHANGE! A Student Guide to Social Action

    By Scott Myers-Lipton

    The young people supporting Black Lives Matter and Bernie Sanders’ call for political revolution are in need of a book focusing on how to effectively bring about community change. While there are many books about community organizing and social change, there are no college texts focusing on…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21 
    Routledge

  • Social Work Practice and End of Life Care

    Edited by Heather Richardson, Gillian Chowns

    This book draws together the learning of a wide range of social workers and other professionals engaged in end of life care who recognise that dying is essentially a social experience and want to tailor a personal, professional and societal response accordingly. Through a systemic lens, the book…

    Hardback – 2017-12-21 
    Routledge

  • Behavioral and Mental Health Care Policy and Practice

    A Biopsychosocial Perspective

    Edited by Cynthia Moniz, Stephen Gorin

    Cynthia Moniz and Stephen Gorin’s Behavioral and Mental Health Care Policy and Practice: A Biopyschosocial Perspective is a new mental health policy textbook that offers students a model for understanding policy in a framework that addresses policy practice. Edited to read like a textbook, each…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Administrative Data and Child Welfare Research

    Using Linked Data to Improve Child Welfare Research, Policy, and Practice

    Edited by Terry Shaw, Bethany R. Lee, Jill L. Farrell

    Every day, social service agencies collect millions of pieces of data about the children and families they serve. Agencies depend on this data to inform decision-making by personnel throughout the organization and to provide meaningful research and evaluation on program effectiveness and outcomes.…

    Hardback – 2017-11-20 
    Routledge

  • Group Work Stories Celebrating Diversity

    Edited by Andrew Malekoff

    Group Work Stories Celebrating Diversity is a most timely book about group work practice and education that highlights the theme of diversity, which encompasses acceptance and respect for various dimensions of difference. Dimensions of diversity include race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-08 
    Routledge

  • Research Methods in Education

    8th Edition

    By Louis Cohen, Lawrence Manion, Keith Morrison

    This thoroughly updated and extended eighth edition of the long-running bestseller Research Methods in Education covers the whole range of methods employed by educational research at all stages. Its five main parts cover: the context of educational research; research design; methodologies for…

    Paperback – 2017-10-30 
    Routledge

  • Children in Foster Care

    By James Barber, Paul Delfabbro, Robyn Gilbertson

    Researchers, practitioners, journalists and politicians increasingly recognise that foster care throughout the world is in a state of crisis. There are more and more children needing care and, as residential alternatives dry up, more of these children are being assigned to foster families. This…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Promoting Young People's Wellbeing through Empowerment and Agency

    A Critical Framework for Practice

    By Lucy Maynard, Karen Stuart

    The terms ‘wellbeing’, ‘empowerment’ and ‘agency’ are common parlance in policy and practice with children, young people and families (CYPF), yet are often misused or not fully understood. Further, there is a disconnect between these abstract concepts and tangible practice with CYPF. This book…

    Paperback – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • Human Trafficking

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Mary C. Burke

    With a range of experts from different disciplines and professions, this text comprehensively explains human trafficking as it exists and is being addressed in the twenty-first century. The first section gives an overview of the issue and contextualizes it within a human rights and historical…

    Paperback – 2017-09-07
    Routledge
    Criminology and Justice Studies

  • Revenge Pornography

    Gender, Sexuality and Motivations

    By Matthew Hall, Jeff Hearn

    Facilitated by developments in technologies, the non-consensual posting of sexually explicit images of someone else for revenge, entertainment or political motive – so-called revenge porn – has become a global phenomenon. This groundbreaking book argues that fundamental and recurring issues about…

    Paperback – 2017-09-06
    Routledge

  • Escaping Utopia

    Growing Up in a Cult, Getting Out, and Starting Over

    By Janja Lalich, Karla McLaren

    Actors Michelle Pfeiffer, Glenn Close, Rose McGowan and Leah Remini. Humorist Garrison Keillor. Musician Lisa Marie Presley. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Each of these well-know people has more than fame in common; each was born or raised in a cult. We think of cults as bizarre, inexplicable…

    Paperback – 2017-09-06
    Routledge

  • Social Work Practice with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Gerald P. Mallon

    Although the vast majority of LGBT persons are healthy, resilient, and hardy individuals who do not seek social work intervention, some have been or will be clients in social work agencies. The third edition of Social Work Practice with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People updates this…

    Paperback – 2017-08-23
    Routledge

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