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  • Management Skills in Social Care

    A Handbook for Social Care Managers, 1st Edition

    By John Harris, Des Kelly

    First published in 1992, this volume responds to the importance of management has been increasingly recognized in the personal social services but this recognition has materialized more slowly in some social day care settings. Staff in these settings who move on to management can face particular…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Legal Protection of Children Against Sexual Exploitation in Taiwan

    Socio-legal Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Amy H.L. Shee

    First published in 1998, this volume responds to child-prostitution being recognised as a major social problem in modern capitalist Taiwan. It is defined, both legally and socially, as a problem of ‘sexual transactions involving children and juveniles’, thus the issue of child maltreatment is…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Social Work in Higher Education

    Demise or Development?, 1st Edition

    By Karen Lyons

    First published in 1999, in the light of recent moves towards deprofessionalisation and instrumentalism, Karen Lyons has conducted extensive research into the challenges facing social work training as a higher education discipline. Here, these challenges are located in a discussion of wider changes…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Social Work and Poverty

    Attitudes and Actions, 1st Edition

    By Monica Dowling

    First published in 1999, this much-needed volume powerfully re-evaluates attitudes to the ‘deserving and ‘undeserving’ poor and aims to investigate social workers’ attitudes and actions towards poverty issues, social service users who have needed financial help and to question whether learning…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Social Care Services

    The Key to the Scandinavian Welfare Model, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jorma Sipilä

    First published in 1997, this volume aimed to study social care services as a specific type of social policy that operates on a different set of principles as supportive services rather than as poor relief or social security work. The focus is on determining what is specifically Scandinavian about…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Welfare Bushed

    Social Care in Rural Australia, 1st Edition

    By Brian Cheers

    First published in 1998, this volume explores the Australian welfare system in the 1980s through the lens of being ‘bushed’: lost, tired, confused and don’t know which way to go. Numerous key factors have hindered the development of Australia’s welfare system along with the ability of rural…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Values in Social Work

    1st Edition

    By Michael Horne

    First published in 1999, this second edition of Values in Social Work has been extensively revised from the first edition, incorporating new case study material and extended areas of analysis. Values in Social Work encourages the reader to critically examine social work values as they relate to the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Sexual Abuse of Adolescent Girls

    Social Workers' Child Protection Practice, 1st Edition

    By Stewart Kirk

    First published in 1999, this volume examines the ‘meanings’ specific child protection cases involving the familial sexual abuse of adolescent girls hold for social workers. This is achieved through a qualitative analysis of a series of interviews with social workers regarding current or recent…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Mental Health Social Work in Ireland

    Comparative Issues in Policy and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jim Campbell, Roger Manktelow

    First published in 1998, this pioneering text examines how social, political and organisational changes in Ireland have shaped mental health social work practice in the late twentieth century. The co-editors have gathered together a range of contributors who provide knowledge and expertise in a…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Children in Foster Care

    1st Edition

    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 – 2019-03-05
    Routledge

  • Transforming Society

    Strategies for Social Development from Singapore, Asia and Around the World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ngoh Tiong Tan

    Social change affects all quarters of life and human society whether in individual neighbourhoods, communities or nations, or in the world as a whole – encompassing many issues of gender, age, social class and ethnicity. This book examines both the conceptual as well as operational aspects of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge

  • Private Troubles or Public Issues?

    Challenges for Social Work Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Walter Lorenz, Ian Shaw

    This book bears testimony to the value of a progressive form of academisation of social work education in most European countries, including former communist countries which had to re-establish social work education. It also manifests the confidence of contributors in belonging to a serious…

    Paperback – 2019-01-21
    Routledge

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