Social Work Products

  • Employment Relations in the Voluntary Sector

    Struggling to Care, 1st Edition

    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…

    Hardback – 2008-05-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Management of Voluntary and Non-Profit Organizations

  • Researching Trust and Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Julie Brownlie, Alexandra Greene, Alexandra Howson

    There is currently a lively debate ongoing in society about the nature of trust and the conditions necessary to establish and sustain it. Given the role of trust in bridging uncertainty, it is perhaps not surprising that as our consciousness of risk has increased, the role and nature of trust in…

    Hardback – 2008-03-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

  • Strong Families Around the World

    Strengths-Based Research and Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by John DeFrain, Sylvia Asay

    The strengths of families from culture to culture, when compared to each other, are remarkably similar and give us common ground around the world upon which to unite and develop mutual understanding. Strengths-Based Research and Perspectives: Strong Families Around the World, provides a conceptual…

    Hardback – 2007-11-01
    Routledge

  • The Systematic Mistreatment of Children in the Foster Care System

    Through the Cracks, 1st Edition

    By Lois Weinberg

    The Systematic Mistreatment of Children in the Foster Care System tells the stories of 10 children in the foster care system from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds and the efforts by advocates to find them permanent places to live, appropriate schooling, and other essentials they need to…

    Paperback – 2007-11-01
    Routledge

  • Care Work in Europe

    Current Understandings and Future Directions, 1st Edition

    By Claire Cameron, Peter Moss

    Care Work in Europe provides a cross-national and cross-sectoral study of care work in Europe today, covering policy, provision and practice, as well as exploring how care work is conceptualized and understood. Drawing on a study which looks at care work across the life course in a number of…

    Hardback – 2007-09-06
    Routledge

  • Disability and Social Work Education

    Practice and Policy Issues, 1st Edition

    Edited by Francis K.O. Yuen, Carol B. Cohen, Kristine Tower

    Bridging the chasm between the disabled and a just and fair society takes skill, dedication, and a deep understanding of the issues. Disability and Social Work Education: Practice and Policy Issues presents leading social work experts providing insightful, effective strategies to address the…

    Hardback – 2007-07-02
    Routledge

  • Parent-Youth Relations

    Cultural and Cross-Cultural Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Stephan Wilson, Gary W Peterson, Suzanne Steinmetz

    Explore the most fundamental human relationship—between parent and childWestern social science has long neglected to acknowledge that family relationships must always be examined from a culturally sensitive perspective. Parent-Youth Relations: Cultural and Cross-Cultural Perspectives fills…

    Paperback – 2005-08-05
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2003-12-18
    Routledge

  • Social Work in the Health Field

    A Care Perspective, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Lois A Cowles

    This book provides an introduction to social work practice in the field of health care. It addresses both physical and mental health, examines various settings such as primary care, home care, hospice, and nursing, and also provides histories of social work practice in traditional industry segments.…

    Paperback – 2003-08-01
    Routledge

  • Community Economic Development and Social Work

    1st Edition

    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,…

    Hardback – 1998-07-17
    Routledge

  • Reason and Rationality in Health and Human Services Delivery

    1st Edition

    By Jean A Pardeck, John W Murphy, Charles Longino, Jr

    Reason and Rationality in Health and Human Services Delivery is the first book to discuss the topic of decisionmaking and services from a multidisciplinary approach. It uses theory and social considerations, not just technology, as a basis for improved services. Health and human service students…

    Hardback – 1998-06-05
    Routledge

  • Human Services Integration

    1st Edition

    By Michael J Austin

    Addressing the multiple meanings of service integration, Human Services Integration analyzes how motivations and expectations for social service integration differ significantly among different players in the service system. In a period of major budget cutbacks and welfare reform, however, it is…

    Hardback – 1997-12-22
    Routledge

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