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.

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23Series in Social Work

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  • Participatory Visual Methodologies in Global Public Health book cover

    Participatory Visual Methodologies in Global Public Health

    Edited by Claudia Mitchell, Marni Sommer

    Participatory Visual Methodologies in Global Public Health focuses on the use of participatory visual methodologies such as photovoice, participatory video (including cellphilming or the use of cell phones to make videos), drawing and mapping in public health research. These approaches are modes of…

    Hardback – 2017-05-23
    Routledge

  • Private Troubles or Public Issues?: Challenges for Social Work Research book cover

    Private Troubles or Public Issues?

    Challenges for Social Work Research

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-05-17
    Routledge

  • Military Veteran Psychological Health and Social Care: Contemporary Issues book cover

    Military Veteran Psychological Health and Social Care

    Contemporary Issues

    Edited by Jamie Hacker Hughes

    When servicewomen and men leave the armed forces, their care transfers to the statutory and third sector where the quality and provision of services can vary enormously. This edited book, encompassing a range of perspectives, from service user to professional, provides a comprehensive overview of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-15
    Routledge

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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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