Social Work: Child and Family Social Work

  • Children’s Play and Games.: Studies in Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis book cover

    Children’s Play and Games.

    Studies in Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis

    By Carly W. Butler, Susan Danby

    The first of its kind, this book offers ethnomethodological and conversation analytic studies of the social organization and situated local production of children's play and games. Departing from the approach common to educational practice, which asks what play might be for rather than what it is,…

    Hardback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge
    Directions in Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis

  • Changing Men and Masculinities: Work and Family in a Nordic Context book cover

    Changing Men and Masculinities

    Work and Family in a Nordic Context

    By Margunn Bjørnholt

    Scandinavia has for several decades been seen as a laboratory of changing gender relations, with Nordic policies and initiatives aimed at changing men’s roles in the family attracting particular attention internationally. Drawing on a longitudinal follow-up study of two generations of men, in which…

    Hardback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge

  • Incarcerating Motherhood: The Enduring Harms of First Short Periods of Imprisonment on Mothers book cover

    Incarcerating Motherhood

    The Enduring Harms of First Short Periods of Imprisonment on Mothers

    By Isla Masson

    The longevity of the harm caused by first time incarceration is still unknown, especially when the time spent in prison is minimal and when that person has dependent children. With large numbers of female prisoners currently serving short sentences in the UK, many of whom are primary caregivers, we…

    Hardback – 2019-01-30 
    Routledge Academic

  • Child Welfare: Perspectives from Social Work book cover

    Child Welfare

    Perspectives from Social Work

    By Kathryn Krase, Tobi Delong-Hamilton

    Child Welfare is comprehensive text for child welfare courses taught from a social work perspective. This textbook provides a single source for all material necessary to providing a contextual child welfare course. The material in this text is designed to meet the needs of social work students…

    Paperback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Men, Masculinities and Childcare book cover

    Men, Masculinities and Childcare

    By Martin Robb

    Sharing the care of children in families is increasingly becoming the norm in modern day society as more mothers enter paid work and government campaigns endeavour to increase the number of men working in childcare. However, running alongside debates of gender imbalance in childcare there has also…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge Academic

  • Intimate Partner Violence: New Perspectives in Resarch and Practice book cover

    Intimate Partner Violence

    New Perspectives in Resarch and Practice

    Edited by Elizabeth Bates, Julie Taylor

    Paperback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge

  • The Changing Family and Child Development book cover

    The Changing Family and Child Development

    By Claudio Violato, Elizabeth Oddone-Paolucci

    This title was first published in 2000:  This book is based on selected papers from a major international congress of the same name that was held at the University of Calgary in July 1997. The contributors come from Canada, England, Italy, United States, Hong Kong and New Zealand where they…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Revival: Understanding Youth Crime (2003): An Australian Study book cover

    Revival: Understanding Youth Crime (2003)

    An Australian Study

    By Mark Lynch

    Edited by John S. Western

    This title was first published in 2003. Adolescence is popularly understood as a transitional phase of turbulence and extremes. It is also often associated with 'trouble'. Criminal justice statistics, however, reveal that youth criminality remains a relatively rare phenomenon, less than one percent…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Revival: Helping Parents in Dispute (2001): Child-Centred Mediation at County Court book cover

    Revival: Helping Parents in Dispute (2001)

    Child-Centred Mediation at County Court

    By Greg Mantle

    This title was first published in 2001. When marriages break down, most parents experience difficulty in agreeing on contact or residence arrangements for their children. Family Courts Services provide mediation as a way of resolving differences and many parents accept this offer of assistance.…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Nurturing Strangers: Strategies for Nonviolent Re-parenting of Children in Foster Care book cover

    Nurturing Strangers

    Strategies for Nonviolent Re-parenting of Children in Foster Care

    By Jane Hall Fitz-Gibbon, Andrew Fitz-Gibbon

    Nurturing Strangers focuses on loving nonviolent re-parenting of children in foster care. This book is a jargon-free mix of narrative and real-life case studies, together with the theory and practice of nonviolence. Nurturing Strangers and the authors’ previous book, Welcoming Strangers, are the…

    Paperback – 2018-12-17 
    Routledge

  • Counselling Skills for Social Workers book cover

    Counselling Skills for Social Workers

    By Hilda Loughran

    Counselling skills are very powerful. Being really listened to and receiving compassionate empathy without being judged is a core part of social work practice with service users. This book provides a theoretically informed understanding of the core skills required to provide counselling…

    Paperback – 2018-12-14 
    Routledge
    Student Social Work

  • Intimate Autonomy: Autonomous Intimacy book cover

    Intimate Autonomy

    Autonomous Intimacy

    By Barbara Jo Brothers

    This insightful new volume explores the many and varied aspects of the process of intimacy as it relates to autonomy in couples therapy. The nature of intimacy in relationships is explored from a variety of vantage points by experienced therapists with a wide range of backgrounds. This…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

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