Social Work Products

  • Sharing Qualitative Research

    Showing Lived Experience and Community Narratives

    Edited by Susan Gair, Ariella van Luyn

    In an era of rapid technological change, are qualitative researchers taking advantage of new and innovative ways to gather, analyse and share community narratives? Sharing Qualitative Research presents innovative methods for harnessing creative storytelling methodologies and technologies that help…

    Hardback – 2016-11-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • A Man's Recovery from Traumatic Childhood Abuse

    The Insiders

    By Robert Blackburn Knight, Mark Falstein

    Break the silence about male victims of incest and sexual abuse!The pseudonymous author of A Man's Recovery from Traumatic Childhood Abuse: The Insiders had everything a man could want: intelligence, physical strength, financial security, close friends, a loving girlfriend, a home in the most…

    Paperback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge

  • International Reflections on Approaches to Mental Health Social Work

    Edited by Malcolm Golightley, Gloria Kirwan

    Growing out of an interest in exploring the contemporary contexts and practices related to mental health social work across the world, this book provides a range of insights into the social factors which contribute, sometimes quite significantly, to the emergence of mental health problems for…

    Hardback – 2016-09-29 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-08-17 
    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 – 2016-08-05 
    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 – 2016-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Community Economic Development and Social Work

    Edited by Margaret S Sherraden, William A Ninacs

    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 – 2016-07-10
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-06-21
    Routledge

  • Mothers Surviving Child Sexual Abuse

    By Carol-Ann Hooper

    Despite increased recognition of the high incidence of child sexual abuse, little attention has so far been paid to the women on whom children primarily depend for care adn protection - their mothers. Informed by theory and research on other situations involving loss, secrecy and moral dilemmas, as…

    Paperback – 2016-06-15
    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

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