Social Work Products

  • Power, Resistance and Liberation in Therapy with Survivors of Trauma

    To Have Our Hearts Broken, 1st Edition

    By Taiwo Afuape

    This book offers reflections on how liberation might be experienced by clients as a result of the therapeutic relationship. It explores how power and resistance might be most effectively and ethically understood and utilised in clinical practice with survivors of trauma. Power,…

    Paperback – 2011-07-20

  • Practising Social Work Ethics Around the World

    Cases and Commentaries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah Banks, Kirsten Nøhr

    Ethics is an increasingly important theme in social work practice. Worldwide, social workers experience common ethical challenges (how to be fair, whether to break a rule, how to act in politically tense situations) in very different contexts – from disaster relief in China to child protection work…

    Paperback – 2011-07-11

  • Social Policy and Poverty in East Asia

    The Role of Social Security, 1st Edition

    Edited by James Midgley, Kwong Leung Tang

    This book looks at the role of social policy and particularly social security in addressing the ongoing challenge of poverty in East Asia despite the region’s spectacular experience of economic growth in decent decades. The East Asian miracle resulted over the last four decades in a…

    Paperback – 2011-03-24
    Routledge Research On Public and Social Policy in Asia

  • Illegal Leisure Revisited

    Changing Patterns of Alcohol and Drug Use in Adolescents and Young Adults, 1st Edition

    By Judith Aldridge, Fiona Measham, Lisa Williams

    This book updates the progress into adulthood of the cohort of fourteen-year-olds who were recruited and tracked until they were eighteen years old. Illegal Leisure (1998) described their adolescent journeys and lifestyles, focusing on their early regular drinking and extensive ‘recreational’ drug…

    Paperback – 2011-02-24
    Adolescence and Society

  • Social Justice in Group Work

    Practical Interventions for Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anneliese A. Singh, Carmen F. Salazar

    This book spotlights the unique contribution of the Journal for Specialists in Group Work to the social justice literature, and of group work to a social justice agenda. Although the term social justice may be relatively new in the counseling and psychology literature, the underlying values -…

    Hardback – 2011-02-10

  • Building Relationships and Communicating with Young Children

    A Practical Guide for Social Workers, 1st Edition

    By Karen Winter

    Why is it important for social workers to form meaningful relationships with young children on their caseloads? And how can social workers develop meaningful relationships with these young children? This book provides a timely, invaluable resource and practical guide for social work students…

    Paperback – 2010-11-25

  • Social Work

    A Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Viviene E. Cree

    What are the key ideas that underpin social work practice? This inspiring Reader brings together some of the most significant ideas which have informed social work practice over the last forty years. Exploring these fundamental ideas, the book includes commentaries that allow the reader to…

    Paperback – 2010-11-17
    Student Social Work

  • Mental Health and Social Problems

    A Social Work Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nina Rovinelli Heller, Alex Gitterman

    Mental Health and Social Problems is a textbook for social work students and practitioners. It explores the complicated relationship between mental conditions and societal issues as well as examining risk and protective factors for the prevalence, course, adaptation to and recovery from mental…

    Paperback – 2010-10-27

  • Evidence-Based Group Work in Community Settings

    1st Edition

    Edited by David E. Pollio, Mark J. Macgowan

    There has been a strong recent trend towards incorporating evidence into Social Work practice in general, and into group work in particular. This trend has focused on the education of students in the use of evidence, development of evidence-based interventions, and discussion of how evidence can be…

    Paperback – 2010-10-27

  • Key Themes in Health and Social Care

    A Companion to Learning, 1st Edition

    Edited by Adam Barnard

    Key Themes in Health and Social Care is a learning resource for students in health and social care. It provides an overview of foundational issues and core themes in the field and introduces key areas of debate, moving from an introductory level to in-depth discussion as the book progresses.…

    Paperback – 2010-09-03

  • Young People with Anti-Social Behaviours

    Practical Resources for Professionals, 1st Edition

    By Kathy Hampson

    The media today suggests that many young people are becoming involved in anti-social behaviour. But increasing amounts of legislation and ASBOs neither seem to have addressed the real issues nor solved the problem, and may simply add to the frustrations of all those involved. Kathy Hampson’s…

    Paperback – 2010-07-22
    nasen spotlight

  • Hard Knocks

    Domestic Violence and the Psychology of Storytelling, 1st Edition

    By Janice Haaken

    This book draws on interviews carried out over a period of eight years, as well as novels, films, and domestic violence literature, to explain the role of storytelling in the history of the battered women’s movement. The author shows how cultural contexts shape how stories about domestic abuse get…

    Paperback – 2010-04-28
    Women and Psychology

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