Social Work Products

  • All My Relations: Understanding the Experiences of Native Americans with Disabilities

    Edited by Hilary N. Weaver, Francis K. Yuen

    Native Americans suffer disproportionately from many social and health disparities. High rates of poverty, exposure to environmental toxins, and various forms of violence all increase the risk of health problems, including disabilities, yet there is very little published scholarship concerning…

    Hardback – 2016-08-25 
    Routledge

  • Inequality in U.S. Social Policy

    An Historical Analysis

    By Bryan Warde

    In Inequality in US Social Policy: An Historic Analysis, Bryan Warde illuminates the pervasive and powerful role that social inequality based on race and ethnicity, gender, immigration status, sexual orientation, class, and disability plays and has historically played in informing social policy.…

    Paperback – 2016-08-15 
    Routledge

  • Valuing Disabled Children and Young People

    Research, policy, and practice

    Edited by Berni Kelly, Bronagh Byrne

    Focusing on contemporary childhood disability issues, and relevant to the lived experiences of disabled children and young people and their families, this book addresses themes such as transition, identity, education, inclusion, and service provision. It also includes insightful contributions on…

    Hardback – 2016-08-02 
    Routledge

  • Substance Abuse Prevention

    The Multiple Faces of a Changing Profession, 2nd Edition

    By Julie Hogan

    Since the first edition, the substance abuse prevention field has significantly changed. This book will provide the student with an new orientation to the changing field of substance abuse which includes three sections; Part I – the changing face of prevention knowledge; Part II - the changing face…

    Paperback – 2016-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Research for Effective Social Work Practice

    4th Edition

    By Judy L. Krysik, Jerry Finn

    Very often research texts for social work students are dry, boring, and hard for students to relate to. Not this book. Nor do authors Judy L. Krysik and Jerry Finn shy away from teaching research skills that are actually interesting and useful to students interested in real-life social work…

    Paperback – 2016-07-01 
    Routledge
    New Directions in Social Work

  • Place Marketing

    Marketing in the Planning and Management of Places

    By Gregory Ashworth, Piet Pellenbarg, Henry Voogd

    Changes in the nature of cities, the behaviour and expectations of citizens, and the philosophies of governance have encouraged radical change in the way places are planned and managed. Among these reactions is the systematic and widespread incorporation of aspects of marketing within place…

    Paperback – 2016-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Play in Healthcare for Adults

    Using play to promote health and wellbeing across the adult lifespan

    Edited by Alison Tonkin, Julia Whitaker

    PLAY. We all do it: wordplay, love play, role-play; we play cards, play sport, play the fool, and play around. And that’s just the grown-ups! It features in every aspect of our lives, whether we call it by that or another name. We all do it, but why do we do it? What does it mean to play and what,…

    Paperback – 2016-06-28 
    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 – 2016-05-31 
    Routledge

  • From the Mental Patient to the Person

    By Dr Peter Barham, Peter Barham, Robert Hayward

    The aim of contemporary mental health policy is to enable people who have had a severe mental illness to lead relatively independent lives in the community, rather than be sequestered permanently in the large mental hospitals. In recent years plans to hasten the closure of many of these hospitals…

    Paperback – 2016-05-20
    Routledge

  • Correctional Counseling and Rehabilitation

    9th Edition

    By Patricia Van Voorhis, Emily J. Salisbury

    Correctional Counseling and Rehabilitation, 9th ed., presents foundations of correctional intervention, including overviews of the major systems of therapeutic intervention, diagnosis of mental illness, and correctional assessment and classification. Now fully updated to reflect DSM-5, its detailed…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge

  • Employment Relations in the Voluntary Sector

    Struggling to Care

    By Ian Cunningham

    This new book addresses the topical issues surrounding employment relations in UK voluntary organizations that operate within the quasi-market of social care. Combining an analysis of the established literature with in-depth qualitative field work, Ian Cunningham explores the nature of power…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Management of Voluntary and Non-Profit Organizations

  • Community Economic Development and Social Work

    By Margaret S Sherraden

    In Community Economic Development and Social Work, you’ll find innovative theoretical approaches to the newly emerging field of community economic development (CED). You’ll see how community leaders, residents, community organizations, social workers, city planners, local business owners, bankers,…

    Paperback – 2016-05-16
    Routledge

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