Social Work: Adoption and Fostering

  • The Routledge Handbook of Adoption book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Adoption

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gretchen Wrobel, Emily Helder, Elisha Marr

    Adoption is practiced globally yielding a multidimensional area of study that cannot be characterized by a single movement or discipline. The Handbook provides a central source of contemporary scholarship from a variety of disciplines with an international perspective and uses a multifaceted and…

    Hardback – 2020-03-11 
    Ashgate
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Narrative and Dramatic Approaches to Children’s Life Story with Foster, Adoptive and Kinship Families: Using the ‘Theatre of Attachment’ Model book cover

    Narrative and Dramatic Approaches to Children’s Life Story with Foster, Adoptive and Kinship Families

    Using the ‘Theatre of Attachment’ Model, 1st Edition

    By Joan Moore

    Narrative and Dramatic Approaches to Children’s Life Story with Foster, Adoptive and Kinship Families outlines narrative and dramatic approaches to improve vulnerable family relationships. It provides a model which offers new ways for parents to practise communicating with their children and…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Adoption Law and Human Rights: International Perspectives book cover

    Adoption Law and Human Rights

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Kerry O'Halloran

    In recent decades, there have been many changes to adoption law and practice, such as a sharp decline in the voluntary relinquishment of children, an increase in the number consigned to public care, and an abrupt decrease in those made available on an intercountry basis. Additionally, human rights…

    Paperback – 2019-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Transitions From Care to Independence:: Supporting Young People Leaving State Care to Fulfil Their Potential book cover

    Transitions From Care to Independence:

    Supporting Young People Leaving State Care to Fulfil Their Potential, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Driscoll

    This important book focuses on the critical role of educational achievement for the wellbeing and success of vulnerable youth in adulthood. It is concerned with three interconnected issues: the support which is or should be afforded to youth ageing out of state care to enable them to fulfil their…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Motherhood in Contemporary International Perspective: Continuity and Change book cover

    Motherhood in Contemporary International Perspective

    Continuity and Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fabienne Portier-Le Cocq

    Divided into 15 chapters, this book provides the reader with an insight into certain representations of mothers and motherhood in history and today’s societies in some areas of the world, notably in Britain and Asia. Key facts about the history of motherhood are presented, together with…

    Hardback – 2019-09-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Korean Adoptees and Transnational Adoption: Embodiment and Emotion book cover

    Korean Adoptees and Transnational Adoption

    Embodiment and Emotion, 1st Edition

    By Jessica Walton

    This book investigates the experiences of South Koreans adopted into Western families and the complexity of what it means to "feel identity" beyond what is written in official adoption files. Korean Adoptees and Transnational Adoption is based on ethnographic fieldwork in South Korea and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

  • Children, Young People and Care book cover

    Children, Young People and Care

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Horton, Michelle Pyer

    The very notions of childhood and youth are intimately connected to contemporary norms, practices and spaces of care, caring and care-giving. The provision of care is widely figured as both the primary responsibility of parents, carers and practitioners who work with children and young people, and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Spaces of Childhood and Youth Series

  • The Receiving End book cover

    The Receiving End

    1st Edition

    Edited by Noel Timms

    Originally published in 1973, The Receiving End looks at the British welfare services for deprived children. The book is comprised of essays from individuals that have been on the receiving end of the social help agencies, such as adoption societies, fostering agencies and children’s homes. Each…

    Hardback – 2018-11-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Noel Timms

  • The Child Welfare Challenge: Policy, Practice, and Research book cover

    The Child Welfare Challenge

    Policy, Practice, and Research, 4th Edition

    By Peter J. Pecora, James K. Whittaker, Richard P. Barth, Sharon Borja, William Vesneski

    Using both historical and contemporary contexts, The Child Welfare Challenge examines major policy practice and research issues as they jointly shape child welfare practice and its future. This text focuses on families and children whose primary recourse to services has been through publicly funded…

    Paperback – 2018-09-04
    Routledge
    Modern Applications of Social Work Series

  • Mental Health Screening and Monitoring for Children in Care: A Short Guide for Children's Agencies and Post-adoption Services book cover

    Mental Health Screening and Monitoring for Children in Care

    A Short Guide for Children's Agencies and Post-adoption Services, 1st Edition

    By Michael Tarren-Sweeney

    Mental Health Screening and Monitoring for Children in Care provides a concise, step-by-step guide for children’s agencies on how to carry out mental health screening and monitoring for children and adolescents growing up in alternative care. Michael Tarren-Sweeney outlines unique universal mental…

    Paperback – 2018-07-19
    Routledge

  • LGBTQ Youth in Foster Care: Empowering Approaches for an Inclusive System of Care book cover

    LGBTQ Youth in Foster Care

    Empowering Approaches for an Inclusive System of Care, 1st Edition

    By Adam McCormick

    Representing an often overlooked population in social work literature, this book explores the experiences of LGBTQ youth as they navigate the child welfare system. Adam McCormick examines the entirety of a youth’s experience, from referral into care and challenges to obtaining permanency to aging…

    Paperback – 2018-06-29
    Routledge

  • A Critical Approach to Surrogacy: Reproductive Desires and Demands book cover

    A Critical Approach to Surrogacy

    Reproductive Desires and Demands, 1st Edition

    By Damien W Riggs, Clemence Due

    This comprehensive text makes an important contribution to the study of surrogacy, developing a novel theoretical framework through which to understand the broader social contexts as well as individual decisions at play within surrogacy arrangements. Drawing on empirical research conducted by the…

    Paperback – 2017-09-13
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

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