Social Work: Child and Family 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

  • A Child's Brain: The Impact of Advanced Research on Cognitive and Social Behavior book cover

    A Child's Brain

    The Impact of Advanced Research on Cognitive and Social Behavior

    By Mary Frank

    Offers research on the development, organization, and operation of the child’s brain.…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Boarding Schools at the Crossroads of Change: The Influence of Residential Education Institutions on National and Societal Development book cover

    Boarding Schools at the Crossroads of Change

    The Influence of Residential Education Institutions on National and Societal Development

    By Jerome Beker, Yitzhak Kashti

    Boarding Schools at the Crossroads of Change: The Influence of Residential Education Institutions on National and Societal Development is an essential, applicable historical reference for anyone interested in positively molding the social future of the world’s troubled youth. Guided by its…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Adolescents, Literature, and Work With Youth book cover

    Adolescents, Literature, and Work With Youth

    By Jerome Beker, J Pamela Weiner, Ruth Stein

    This unique volume--focusing on the world of literature as a major untapped resource for understanding and working with youth--emphasizes young readers’needs and tastes as well as educators’/clinicians’needs.…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Travels in the Trench Between Child Welfare Theory and Practice: A Case Study of Failed Promises and Prospects for Renewal book cover

    Travels in the Trench Between Child Welfare Theory and Practice

    A Case Study of Failed Promises and Prospects for Renewal

    By Jerome Beker, George Thomas

    Travels in the Trench Between Child Welfare Theory and Practice examines how the child welfare field’s rush to establish credibility and permanence through program growth during the post World War II era gave rise to a massive but fragile conglomerate unprepared to prove its merits when challenged…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Aging in Chinese Society: A Holistic Approach to the Experience of Aging in Taiwan and Singapore book cover

    Aging in Chinese Society

    A Holistic Approach to the Experience of Aging in Taiwan and Singapore

    By Margaret B Jernigan, Homer L Jernigan

    This intriguing book details the impact of rapid cultural change on the elderly in two predominantly Chinese societies--Taiwan and Singapore. As Taiwan and Singapore become more urban and industrial, and large, extended families shrink and become more isolated, experiences of older family members…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • The Ties That Bind: Men¿s and Women¿s Social Networks book cover

    The Ties That Bind

    Men¿s and Women¿s Social Networks

    By Laura Lein, Marvin B Sussman

    Authorities explore the implications of social networks for women and men in several significant social contexts, including social support systems during the parenting years, and those for the elderly, black families, and poor families.…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Children's Agency: A Critical, Psychosocial Perspective book cover

    Children's Agency

    A Critical, Psychosocial Perspective

    By Sheila Greene, Elizabeth Nixon

    This novel book approaches the topic of children’s agency from a fresh perspective, emphasising what psychological and developmental science can bring to a debate which has been dominated by sociology and anthropology. It reviews research on agency from family, school and wider society domains,…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    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 – 2018-11-12 
    Routledge Academic

  • Child and Adolescent Psychology: Typical and Atypical Development book cover

    Child and Adolescent Psychology

    Typical and Atypical Development

    By Stephen Von Tetzchner

    Child and Adolescent Psychology provides an accessible and thorough introduction to human development by integrating insights from typical and atypical development. This integration cements understanding since the same processes are involved. Knowledge about atypical development informs the…

    Paperback – 2018-10-22 
    Routledge

  • Time, Temporality and Motherhood book cover

    Time, Temporality and Motherhood

    Edited by Rachel Colls, Abi McNiven

    This edited collection provides a distinctive contribution to motherhood studies by addressing how becoming a mother is influenced not just by place and space but also by time and temporality. It explores the complexity and multiple temporalities that surround mothering, such as dreaming about…

    Hardback – 2018-10-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Why Won't My Teenager Talk to Me? book cover

    Why Won't My Teenager Talk to Me?

    2nd Edition

    By John Coleman

    Do you wish your son or daughter would tell you more about what is happening in their life, and that they would open up to you more often? Are you worried about them as they seem to be spending more and more time in their bedroom and on their smartphone? The teenage years can be a time of concern…

    Paperback – 2018-10-08 
    Routledge

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