Ashgate Social Work Titles Are Now Available

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We hope you enjoy browsing recently published titles in Social Work from Ashgate below. All titles are available for review, and can be purchased from directly.

The latest Ashgate Social Work Titles

  • Eradicating Female Genital Mutilation

    A UK Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Hilary Burrage

    This ground-breaking handbook details the present situation with regard to female genital mutilation (FGM) in Britain, referring also to other Western nations where FGM occurs. It scrutinises current pathways to eradicating this dangerous, sometimes lethal, form of child abuse and gender-related…

    Paperback – 2015-10-28

  • The Future of Welfare in a Global Europe

    1st Edition

    By Bernd Marin

    What is the future of welfare in Europe? The European welfare state is generally considered to be one of the finest achievements of the post-1945 world. Set up to eradicate poverty by providing a minimum standard of living and social safety net, the welfare state has come under increasing strain…

    Paperback – 2015-10-19

  • Social Work and Integration in Immigrant Communities

    Framing the Field, 1st Edition

    By Kathleen Valtonen

    There has been a marked rise in global migration with many former countries of emigration becoming immigration destinations. As a result of this, social workers increasingly encounter immigrant clients and are called upon to work in their communities. At the same time, in the field of research,…

    Hardback – 2015-09-28

  • Intercountry Adoption

    Policies, Practices, and Outcomes, 1st Edition

    By Karen Smith Rotabi

    Edited by Judith L. Gibbons

    Intercountry adoption represents a significant component of international migration; in recent years, up to 45,000 children have crossed borders annually as part of the intercountry adoption boom. Proponents have touted intercountry adoption as a natural intervention for promoting child welfare.…

    Paperback – 2015-09-15
    Contemporary Social Work Studies

  • Forced Marriage and 'Honour' Killings in Britain

    Private Lives, Community Crimes and Public Policy Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Christina Julios

    This book explores the contemporary phenomenon of forced marriage and 'honour' killings in Britain. Set against a background of increasing 'honour'-based violence within the country's South Asian and Muslim Diasporas, the book traces the development of the 'honour' question over the past…

    Hardback – 2015-08-14

  • Critical and Creative Research Methodologies in Social Work

    1st Edition

    By Lia Bryant

    Social work research is concerned with complex social issues closely connected to communities of people who are marginalized and oppressed. This volume develops critical and creative research methodologies that place questions of social justice at their centre and take innovative approaches to…

    Hardback – 2015-07-28

  • Hearing Impairment and Hearing Disability

    Towards a Paradigm Change in Hearing Services, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Hogan, Rebecca Phillips

    The purpose of this book is to challenge people (service providers, people with a hearing disability and those who advocate for them) to reconsider the way western society thinks about hearing disability and the way it seeks to 'include them’. It highlights the concern that the design of hearing…

    Hardback – 2015-07-28

  • Life Phases, Mobility and Consumption

    An Ethnography of Shopping Routes, 1st Edition

    By Helene Brembeck, Niklas Hansson, Jean-Sébastien Vayre

    The very routines of our daily life are to a great extent the expression of our vulnerability and dependence on incredibly wide and complex networks and socio-technical systems. Following people’s routes in the city, makes visible the differentially distributed capacities and potentials for…

    Hardback – 2015-07-28

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