Social Work Products

  • Social Work Practice and End-of-Life Care

    1st Edition

    Edited by Heather Richardson, Gillian Chowns

    This book draws together the learning of a wide range of social workers and other professionals engaged in end of life care who recognise that dying is essentially a social experience and want to tailor a personal, professional and societal response accordingly. Through a systemic lens, the book…

    Hardback – 2018-02-14
    Routledge

  • Developmental Perspectives in Child Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Bonovitz, Andrew Harlem

    Developmental Perspectives in Child Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy incorporates recent innovations in developmental theory and research into our understanding of the nature of change in child psychotherapy. Diverse psychoanalytic ideas and individual styles are represented, challenging the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-13
    Routledge
    Relational Perspectives Book Series

  • Introduction to Senior Transportation

    Enhancing Community Mobility and Transportation Services, 1st Edition

    By Helen K. Kerschner, Nina M. Silverstein

    Introduction to Senior Transportation focuses on an issue that is a growing concern—the community mobility needs of older adults. Surpassing the coverage available in existing gerontology textbooks, it enables the reader to understand and appreciate the challenges faced by older adults as they make…

    Paperback – 2018-02-07
    Routledge
    Textbooks in Aging

  • Continuing Education and Lifelong Learning in Social Work

    Current Issues and Future Direction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul A. Kurzman

    This book focuses on the present development, gradual evolution, and current status of social work continuing education. The contributors demonstrate the rapidly growing importance of continuing education (CE) in the social work profession; look closely at present trends; and address the emerging…

    Hardback – 2018-01-16
    Routledge

  • CHANGE! A Student Guide to Social Action

    1st Edition

    By Scott Myers-Lipton

    This is the first practical social change text devoted to students working in an academic environment. While there are many books about community organizing and social change, there are no college texts focusing on how to provide real-world experience with academic content taking into consideration…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge

  • Administrative Data and Child Welfare Research

    Using Linked Data to Improve Child Welfare Research, Policy, and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Terry Shaw, Bethany R. Lee, Jill L. Farrell

    Every day, social service agencies collect millions of pieces of data about the children and families they serve. Agencies depend on this data to inform decision-making by personnel throughout the organization and to provide meaningful research and evaluation on program effectiveness and outcomes.…

    Hardback – 2017-12-05
    Routledge

  • Group Work Stories Celebrating Diversity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Malekoff

    Group Work Stories Celebrating Diversity is a most timely book about group work practice and education that highlights the theme of diversity, which encompasses acceptance and respect for various dimensions of difference. Dimensions of diversity include race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-28
    Routledge

  • Research Methods in Education

    8th Edition

    By Louis Cohen, Lawrence Manion, Keith Morrison

    This thoroughly updated and extended eighth edition of the long-running bestseller Research Methods in Education covers the whole range of methods employed by educational research at all stages. Its five main parts cover: the context of educational research; research design; methodologies for…

    Paperback – 2017-11-03
    Routledge

  • Promoting Young People's Wellbeing through Empowerment and Agency

    A Critical Framework for Practice, 1st Edition

    By Lucy Maynard, Karen Stuart

    The terms ‘wellbeing’, ‘empowerment’ and ‘agency’ are common parlance in policy and practice with children, young people and families (CYPF), yet are often misused or not fully understood. Further, there is a disconnect between these abstract concepts and tangible practice with CYPF. This book…

    Paperback – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • Human Trafficking

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Mary C. Burke

    With a range of experts from different disciplines and professions, this text comprehensively explains human trafficking as it exists and is being addressed in the twenty-first century. The first section gives an overview of the issue and contextualizes it within a human rights and historical…

    Paperback – 2017-09-07
    Routledge
    Criminology and Justice Studies

  • Revenge Pornography

    Gender, Sexuality and Motivations, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Hall, Jeff Hearn

    Facilitated by developments in technologies, the non-consensual posting of sexually explicit images of someone else for revenge, entertainment or political motive – so-called revenge porn – has become a global phenomenon. This groundbreaking book argues that fundamental and recurring issues about…

    Paperback – 2017-09-06
    Routledge

  • Escaping Utopia

    Growing Up in a Cult, Getting Out, and Starting Over, 1st Edition

    By Janja Lalich, Karla McLaren

    We think of cults as bizarre, inexplicable, or otherworldly places that only strange people inhabit, but cults and other abusive and high-demand groups (and relationships) are actually quite commonplace. In fact, the behaviors, social pressures, and authoritarian structures that create cults exist…

    Paperback – 2017-09-06
    Routledge

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