Social Work

We are one of the leading publishers in social work, covering all fields, from child and family social work, to mental health and clinical social work, to disability studies, to health and society and public policy.

Our books range from introductory textbooks, to advanced modular texts, to credible books for professionals, to high-level research monographs.

Here you can browse our new titles, find out more about key texts, series and authors, or search by subject area or text type. Can't find what you're look for? Email us with your questions at Routledge Nursing, Healthcare & Social Work: routledgenhsw@informa.com

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25Series in Social Work

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1,136New Products

  • Implementing Therapeutic Residential Care with Children and Adolescents: Translating Research into Practice book cover

    Implementing Therapeutic Residential Care with Children and Adolescents

    Translating Research into Practice, 2nd Edition

    By James P Anglin

    Implementing Therapeutic Residential Care with Children and Adolescents presents a foundation framework for well-functioning residential care, and outlines the process of therapeutic care program implementation. It is written for anyone involved in seeking to provide or support good residential…

    Paperback – 2018-07-15
    Routledge

  • Careers in Child and Adolescent Development: A Student's Guide to Working in the Field book cover

    Careers in Child and Adolescent Development

    A Student's Guide to Working in the Field

    By Kimberly A. Gordon Biddle, Aletha M. Harven, Cynthia Hudley

    Child and Adolescent Development is a rich and continuously evolving field that offers a wealth of career opportunities. Careers in Child and Adolescent Development is the first textbook to guide students along each step of the career path—from the levels of academic degrees and programs available,…

    Paperback – 2018-07-12
    Routledge

  • Freedom and the Welfare State book cover

    Freedom and the Welfare State

    By Bill Jordan

    Originally published in 1976, Freedom and the Welfare State, critiques the Welfare State in Britain and analyses the relationship between freedom and welfare. The book considers philosophical, literary and political expressions of the ideals of liberty, and relates them to present-day issues in…

    Hardback – 2018-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Welfare and the State

Journals

Routledge publish a diverse, international list of social work and related journals. We are proud to publish in association with prestigious societies and organisations, and of our record in launching innovative new journals in emerging areas, adding to our extensive list of well-established titles.

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  • Samantha Barbaro, Editor, US

    Samantha Barbaro acquires books in the areas of sociology, social work, and women’s and gender studies. She focuses on text books as well as supplementary books for courses.

  • Claire Jarvis, Editor

    I commission new books in social work, social policy and welfare. I am keen to hear from any prospective authors interested in publishing on social problems and social work as well as a range of related areas including: ageing and end-of-life care; child protection and welfare; violence and abuse; substance abuse; family policy; criminal justice; disability studies and special needs; race, migration and social exclusion; poverty and inequality; housing; environmental policy; labour and unemployment; human rights and social justice. I am happy to discuss all book types from high-level research monographs and handbooks to undergraduate textbooks and guides for professionals.

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