Social Work: Child and Family Social Work

  • Parental Vigilant Care: A Guide for Clinicians and Caretakers book cover

    Parental Vigilant Care

    A Guide for Clinicians and Caretakers

    Edited by Haim Omer

    This volume presents the concept of vigilant care as a protective and non-intrusive parental attitude to risky behaviors of children and adolescents. The effective component in vigilant care is not control, but parental presence. Vigilant care is a flexible attitude in which parents shift between…

    Paperback – 2017-07-04 
    Routledge

  • A Critical Approach to Surrogacy

    Reproductive Desires and Demands

    By Damien W Riggs, Clemence Due

    The inalienable right to have children is a cornerstone to western societies, and yet for many people, surrogacy remains their only option. This important new book explores this highly contested area through a critical psychology perspective, discussing the many socio-cultural issues and health…

    Paperback – 2017-06-12 
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • Mary D. Sheridan's Play in Early Childhood: From Birth to Six Years book cover

    Mary D. Sheridan's Play in Early Childhood

    From Birth to Six Years, 4th Edition

    By Justine Howard

    Mary D. Sheridan’s Play in Early Childhood is a classic introductory text to play and development – key topics for all those who work with young children. Drawing on the most up-to-date evidence, it explains how children’s play develops and how they develop as they play. With over 100…

    Paperback – 2017-05-23 
    Routledge

  • Routledge International Handbook of Children’s Rights Studies book cover

    Routledge International Handbook of Children’s Rights Studies

    Edited by Wouter Vandenhole, Ellen Desmet, Didier Reynaert, Sara Lembrechts

    Since the adoption of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989) children’s rights have assumed a central position in a wide variety of disciplines and policies. This handbook offers an engaging overview of the contemporary research landscape for those people in the theory and practice of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22 
    Routledge

  • Children, Young People and Care book cover

    Children, Young People and Care

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-05-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Spaces of Childhood and Youth Series

  • Innovations in Interventions to Address Intimate Partner Violence: Research and Practice book cover

    Innovations in Interventions to Address Intimate Partner Violence

    Research and Practice

    Edited by Tod Augusta-Scott, Katreena Scott, Leslie M. Tutty

    Innovations in Interventions to Address Intimate Partner Violence: Research and Practice speaks to what can be done to effectively intervene to end intimate partner violence against women. Including contributions from both researchers and practitioners, chapters describe service innovations across…

    Paperback – 2017-04-19 
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Human Development and Family Studies book cover

    Introduction to Human Development and Family Studies

    By Bridget A. Walsh, Lydia DeFlorio, Melissa M. Burnham, Dana A. Weiser

    Introduction to Human Development and Family Studies is the first text to introduce human development and family studies (HDFS) as inextricably linked areas of study, giving students a complex yet realistic view of individuals and families. Pioneers of research paradigms have acknowledged that the…

    Paperback – 2017-04-03 
    Psychology Press

  • Abuse and Violence Towards Young Children: Perspectives on Research and Policy book cover

    Abuse and Violence Towards Young Children

    Perspectives on Research and Policy

    Edited by Roy Evans

    Levels of violence, abuse and neglect in early childhood are reported internationally as having reached epidemic proportions. The prevalence of all forms of violence to children has been difficult to establish, particularly in low and middle income countries. However, even in countries with a high…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge

  • The Transformation of Sexuality: Gender and Identity in Contemporary Youth Culture book cover

    The Transformation of Sexuality

    Gender and Identity in Contemporary Youth Culture

    By Thomas Johansson

    How do contemporary young people construct their sexual identities? Are young people sexually liberated, or is human sexuality increasingly controlled and manipulated by commercial forces? Thomas Johansson explores the construction of sexual identities by young people as part of a wider process of…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge

  • Adopted Women and Biological Fathers: Reimagining stories of origin and trauma book cover

    Adopted Women and Biological Fathers

    Reimagining stories of origin and trauma

    By Elizabeth Hughes

    Adopted Women and Biological Fathers offers a critical and deconstructive challenge to the dominant notions of adoptive identity. The author explores adoptive women’s experiences of meeting their biological fathers and reflects on personal narratives to give an authoritative overview of both the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-01
    Routledge
    Women and Psychology

  • Children, Adolescents, and Death: Questions and Answers book cover

    Children, Adolescents, and Death

    Questions and Answers

    Edited by Robert G. Stevenson, Gerry R. Cox

    The topic of death and related issues (such as grief) often begin with questions. When the questions come from, or are about, children or adolescents, they bring an additional component…the fear some adults have of giving a “wrong” answer. In this context a wrong answer is one that can cause more…

    Paperback – 2017-02-02
    Routledge

  • Innocence Destroyed: A Study of Child Sexual Abuse book cover

    Innocence Destroyed

    A Study of Child Sexual Abuse

    By Jean Renvoize

    How common is child sexual abuse? How can victims and abusers best be treated? In Innocence Destroyed, originally published in 1993, Jean Renvoize uses interviews with victims and with experienced professionals, as well as new data from Britain, North America and Australia, to give a clear picture…

    Hardback – 2017-01-25
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

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