Social Work Products

  • 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

  • Working with the Human Trafficking Survivor

    What Counselors, Psychologists, Social Workers and Medical Professionals Need to Know, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mary C. Burke

    Working with the Human Trafficking Survivor fills a void in existing literature by providing students, faculty, and professionals in applied, helping disciplines, with a comprehensive text about human trafficking with a focus on clinical issues. This book gives an overview of the medical care,…

    Paperback – 2019-04-02

  • Imprisoned Fathers

    Responding to a Growing Concern, 1st Edition

    Edited by Catherine Flynn, Michelle Butler

    This volume specifically examines current concerns about imprisoned fathers and highlights best practices with a group of children and parents who present significant vulnerabilities. It brings together contemporary works in this area, to share and consolidate knowledge, to encourage comparisons…

    Hardback – 2019-03-26

  • Human Behavior in the Social Environment

    Perspectives on Development and the Life Course, 5th Edition

    By Anissa Taun Rogers

    The fifth edition of Human Behavior in the Social Environment takes students through the life course perspective to give a concise, compact treatment of human behavior. The text also comes with a rich companion website that includes support materials and six unique cases that encourage students…

    Paperback – 2019-03-20
    New Directions in Social Work

  • Social Work and Social Welfare

    An Invitation, 5th Edition

    By Marla Berg-Weger

    Social Work and Social Welfare: An Invitation is a best-selling text and website for introduction to social work courses. It provides students with the knowledge, skills, and values that are essential for working with individuals, families, groups, organizations, communities, and public policy in a…

    Paperback – 2019-03-11
    New Directions in Social Work

  • 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

  • Systems Leadership in Health and Social Care

    1st Edition

    By John Edmonstone

    Most leadership development activity in health and social care has been intra-organisational or confined to a particular sector. However, there is increasing recognition of the need to move beyond simple collaboration and partnership and work towards different models of care which involve…

    Paperback – 2019-02-26

  • Child Rights and International Discrimination Law

    Implementing Article 2 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marit Skivenes, Karl Harald Søvig

    Societies and states are at a crossroad in how children are treated and how their rights are respected and protected. Children´s new position and their strong rights create tensions and challenge the traditional relationships between family and the state. The United Nations Convention on the Rights…

    Hardback – 2019-02-26
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • The Unconscious at Work

    A Tavistock Approach to Making Sense of Organizational Life, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Anton Obholzer, Vega Zagier Roberts

    Why do our organizations so often seem to be less than the sum of their parts? What undermines effectiveness and morale, and gets in the way of achieving what we set out to do? The Unconscious at Work, Second Edition draws on a body of thinking and practice which has developed over the past 70…

    Paperback – 2019-02-21

  • Social Work and Sustainability in Asia

    Facing the Challenges of Global Environmental Changes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alice M. L. Chong, Iris Chi

    The rapid trend of globalization has brought with it a variety of sustainability challenges, including global climate change, biodiversity loss, poverty, and social inequalities, which are problems with unclear boundaries, complicated interrelated components, undefined parameters, contradictory…

    Hardback – 2019-02-05
    Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

  • 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

  • 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

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