Social Work Products

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2019-06-06
    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…

    Hardback – 2019-06-06
    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…

    Hardback – 2019-06-05
    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…

    Hardback – 2019-06-05
    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…

    Hardback – 2019-06-05
    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…

    Hardback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2019-05-23
    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…

    Hardback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Theory of Social Enterprise and Pluralism

    Social Movements, Solidarity Economy, and Global South, 1st Edition

    Edited by Philippe Eynaud, Jean-Louis Laville, Luciane dos Santos, Swati Banerjee, Flor Avelino, Lars Hulgård

    In the past decades, social enterprise has been an emerging field of research. Its main frameworks have been provided by Occidental approaches. Mainly based on an organizational vision, they give little or no room to questions such as gender, race, colonialism, class, power relations and…

    Hardback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social Enterprise & Social Innovation

  • Human Behavior Theory and Social Work Practice with Marginalized Oppressed Populations

    1st Edition

    By Roberta R. Greene, Michael Wright, Melvin Herring, Nicole Dubus, Taunya Wright

    Human Behavior Theory and Social Work Practice with Marginalized Oppressed Populations addresses what social workers can do to combat the increasingly complex social concerns that face the profession, and explores how to incorporate the celebration of diversity and the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-09
    Routledge

  • Microaggressions and Social Work Research, Practice and Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael S. Spencer

    While blatant forms of racism and discrimination have largely been condemned in our society, systematic oppression and racism can be manifested in a less obvious form, as ‘microaggressions’. The term, originally developed in the 1970s by Chester Peirce to describe the ways in which Black people…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30
    Routledge

  • Lost and Found

    Making and Remaking Working Partnerships with Parents of Children in the Care System, 1st Edition

    Edited by Judith Masson, Christine Harrison, Annie Pavlovic

    First published in 1999, this volume is a collection of essays focused on the theme of partnership with parents in social work practice with children and families. It covers issues relating to the quality of care and preparation for aftercare, particularly children’s identity needs and preparation…

    Hardback – 2019-04-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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