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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20Series in Social Work

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788New Products

  • Dilemmas in Youth Work and Youth Development Practice

    By Laurie Ross, Shane Capra, Lindsay Carpenter, Julia Hubbell, Kathrin Walker

    The fundamental aim of youth work is to build trusting and mutually respectful relationships with young people, creating transformative experiences for young people in formal and informal spaces outside of homes and schools. These complex and multidimensional situations mean that the day-to-day…

    Paperback – 2015-07-30
    Routledge

  • Studying for a Foundation Degree in Health

    Edited by Mary Northrop, Jayne Crow, Sarah Kraszewski

    Studying for a Foundation Degree in Health is designed to provide clear, relevant knowledge and to support appropriate skills development amongst students enrolled on foundation degree and equivalent level courses, in health and social care. Combining academic study skills, work-based learning…

    Paperback – 2015-07-27
    Routledge

  • Social Development in Social Work

    Practices and Principles

    By Richard Hugman

    Social work has always been concerned with the development of society as the basis for achieving the well-being of individuals, families and communities. Interest in this important aspect of social work is now seeing a resurgence, not only in the ‘developing countries’ of the global South, but also…

    Paperback – 2015-07-26
    Routledge

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.

Visit the Social Work Hub on our Health & Social Care Arena for all the latest news from our journals.

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  • Disability Studies Collection

    "Disability is both a fascinating intellectual conundrum and an urgent political issue. Despite progress with disability research, there remain considerable gaps in our knowledge and understanding of disability, and there are major problems in the ways in which society responds to the challenge of disability." 
    Tom Shakespeare (Disability Research Today)

    Our NEW Disability Studies collection, features books for professionals and researchers, from world leaders, to help fill your knowledge gaps. 

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