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  • 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
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge

  • All My Relations: Understanding the Experiences of Native Americans with Disabilities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hilary N. Weaver, Francis K. Yuen

    Native Americans suffer disproportionately from many social and health disparities. High rates of poverty, exposure to environmental toxins, and various forms of violence all increase the risk of health problems, including disabilities, yet there is very little published scholarship concerning…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge

  • Valuing Disabled Children and Young People

    Research, policy, and practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Berni Kelly, Bronagh Byrne

    Focusing on contemporary childhood disability issues, and relevant to the lived experiences of disabled children and young people and their families, this book addresses themes such as transition, identity, education, inclusion, and service provision. It also includes insightful contributions on…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge

  • International Reflections on Approaches to Mental Health Social Work

    1st Edition

    Edited by Malcolm Golightley, Gloria Kirwan

    Growing out of an interest in exploring the contemporary contexts and practices related to mental health social work across the world, this book provides a range of insights into the social factors which contribute, sometimes quite significantly, to the emergence of mental health problems for…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Environmental Justice

    An Issue for Social Work Education and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sondra Fogel, Carenlee Barkdull, Bret Weber

    What is environmental justice? Why is it important to social work? Social work has a long history with the term "environment" as part of our guiding Ecological Framework. Yet frequently, the assessment of the environment is left out or seen as a difficult domain to understand as part of the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

  • The Limits of State Power & Private Rights

    Exploring Child Protection & Safeguarding Referrals and Assessments, 1st Edition

    By Lauren Devine

    This book tackles a complex area of law, social policy and social work, providing a comprehensive analysis of the theoretical, practical and legal boundaries of State power following safeguarding and child protection referrals in England. The book examines the history, rationale and implications of…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • Active Ageing and Demographic Change

    Challenges for social work and social policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Siniša Zrinščak, Susan Lawrence

    Although demographic change has been a widely discussed topic for decades, its scope, social impact and related policy responses leave us with many unresolved social issues. Demographic change is a reality for all European societies but the ways in which it is taking place differ from country to…

    Paperback – 2017-08-11
    Routledge

  • Knowledge Mobilisation and the Social Sciences

    Research Impact and Engagement, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jon Bannister, Irene Hardill

    The essays presented in this volume examine knowledge mobilisation and its relation to research impact and engagement. The social sciences matter because they can help us to understand and address the complex challenges confronting society. This is particularly true in an era of significant…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge
    Contemporary Issues in Social Science

  • Social Work in Europe

    Race and Ethnic Relations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Charlotte Williams, Mekada Graham

    It is an acknowledged if not accepted fact that all European societies are being fundamentally transformed, and indeed perceptively unsettled, by increased migrations across nations and by the asserted presence of established minorities within their borders. The scale and speed at which these…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge

  • Gender Justice and Development: Vulnerability and Empowerment

    Volume II, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eric Palmer

    Vulnerability and empowerment are central concepts of contemporary development theory and ethics. Vulnerability associated with human interdependence is a wellspring of values in care ethics, while vulnerability arising from social problems demands remedy, of which empowerment is frequently the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

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