Social Work Products

  • Routledge International Handbook of Poverty

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bent Greve

    The first of the UN Millennium Goals was to reduce extreme poverty and in 2014 it was halved compared to 1990, and now the goal is to eradicate poverty and hunger by 2030. The reduction in poverty is, to a high degree, the consequence of the rapid economic development in a few countries,…

    Hardback – 2019-10-11
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Social Welfare Policies and Programmes in South Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Channaveer R. M., Rajendra Baikady, Haruhiko Sakaguchi, Cheng Sheng-Li

    This book examines the social welfare policies and programmes devised to address different societal issues and concerns across the South Asian countries. It focuses on the design and delivery of social welfare policies related to women, children, the elderly and groups living below poverty level.…

    Hardback – 2019-09-17
    Routledge India

  • Understanding Conduct Disorder and Oppositional-Defiant Disorder

    A guide to symptoms, management and treatment, 1st Edition

    By Laura Vanzin, Valentina Mauri

    Understanding Conduct Disorder and Oppositional Defiance Disorder offers parents, caregivers and practitioners a concise, accessible introduction to the science behind CD and ODD and popular treatments, together with practical advice on how to approach challenging behaviour. It covers a range of…

    Paperback – 2019-09-12
    Routledge
    Understanding Atypical Development

  • Asian Social Work

    Professional Work in National Contexts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Shaw, Rosaleen Ow

    The countries of East and Southeast Asia, taken as a whole, display a laboratory of social and political conditions, with individual countries presenting a variety of political, cultural and social characteristics. Some with one-party state systems, others with stable liberal democracies and yet…

    Hardback – 2019-08-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • The World of the Banaras Weaver

    A Culture in Crisis, 2nd Edition

    By Vasanthi Raman

    This book is a fascinating investigation into how communalism plays out in everyday India. Using the metaphor of tana-bana – the warp and the weft of the Banarasi sari – the author reproduces the interwoven life of Hindu-Muslim relations in the Banarasi sari industry. As the city of Banaras in…

    Hardback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge India

  • Fieldwork Training in Social Work

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bishnu Mohan Dash, Sanjoy Roy

    This volume is a definitive manual for students and practitioners involved in learning and developing essential theories and models for fieldwork practicum in social work education. It addresses various functional issues in field practicum, delineates proper guidelines for students and supervisors,…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15
    Routledge India

  • Social Work and Poverty

    Attitudes and Actions, 1st Edition

    By Monica Dowling

    First published in 1999, this much-needed volume powerfully re-evaluates attitudes to the ‘deserving and ‘undeserving’ poor and aims to investigate social workers’ attitudes and actions towards poverty issues, social service users who have needed financial help and to question whether learning…

    Hardback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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

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