Social Work: Child and Family Social Work

  • 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

  • Intercultural Perspectives on Family Counseling book cover

    Intercultural Perspectives on Family Counseling

    1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Canfield

    Intercultural Perspectives on Family Counseling expands cultural awareness in the practice of family counseling by offering cultural-specific perspectives for addressing common issues that emerge in dyadic, marital, and family relationships around the globe. The topics illuminated in the book…

    Paperback – 2020-03-06 
    Routledge
    Family Systems Counseling: Innovations Then and Now

  • Family Life in Transition: Borders, Transnational Mobility, and Welfare Society in Nordic Countries book cover

    Family Life in Transition

    Borders, Transnational Mobility, and Welfare Society in Nordic Countries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Johanna Hiitola, Kati Turtiainen, Sabine Gruber, Marja Tiilikainen

    This volume examines the ways in which bordering practices influence the everyday lives of racialized parents in the changing welfare states of Finland, Denmark, Norway, and Sweden. Focusing on the need to negotiate, adjust, and reconcile family life, parenthood and parenting practices in the face…

    Hardback – 2020-02-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Family Sociology

  • Childhood Abused: Protecting Children Against Torture, Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment and Punishment book cover

    Childhood Abused

    Protecting Children Against Torture, Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment and Punishment, 1st Edition

    By Geraldine Van Bueren

    First published in 1998, this book seeks to consider the application of international human rights standards to situations where children are at risk of torture and other forms of ill-treatment. Each of the contributors authoritatively examines torture, cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment and…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Family Centred Group Care: Model Building book cover

    Family Centred Group Care: Model Building

    1st Edition

    By Frank Ainsworth

    Published in 1997, this study focused on building and empirically validating a model of family centred group care. This is an alternative to the traditional model of group child care that is primarily child centred and which reflects the notion of group care as a substitute for parental care. The…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Fostering Kinship: An International Perspective on Kinship Foster Care book cover

    Fostering Kinship

    An International Perspective on Kinship Foster Care, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roger Greeff

    First published in 1999, this work draws together a multi-national collection of papers, and aims to stimulate the development of policy and practice in this often neglected area. It aims to offer examples of good social work practice, informed by relevant theoretical insights; to give a voice to…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Meeting the Challenge?: Young People Leaving Care in Northern Ireland book cover

    Meeting the Challenge?

    Young People Leaving Care in Northern Ireland, 1st Edition

    By John Pinkerton, Ross McCrea

    Published in 1999. Preparation for leaving care and aftercare support, are increasingly important concerns for child care practitioners, policy makers and researchers in the UK. There are now practice imperatives and a clear legal mandate for work in both areas. This Northern Ireland study…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Parenting in Stepfamilies: Social Attitudes, Parental Perceptions and Parenting Behaviours in Hong Kong book cover

    Parenting in Stepfamilies

    Social Attitudes, Parental Perceptions and Parenting Behaviours in Hong Kong, 1st Edition

    By Gladys Lan Tak Lam-Chan

    First published in 1999, this book contains the findings of an exploratory study using in-depth interviews on parenting and the dynamics of Hong Kong Chinese stepfamilies. The stepfamily is a topic which is in lack of local research in Hong Kong, but is an emerging family structure which has…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Prevention and Early Intervention with Children in Need book cover

    Prevention and Early Intervention with Children in Need

    1st Edition

    By Michael Little, Kevin Mount

    First published in 1999, this volume examines how, in the middle of the nineteenth century, Dr John Snow is reputed to have wrenched the handle from a street pump in central London, forcing people in the neighbourhood to change their drinking habits and so preventing them from…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Management of Child Protection Services: Context and Change book cover

    The Management of Child Protection Services

    Context and Change, 1st Edition

    By Robert Sanders

    First published in 1999, The Management of Child Protection Services is not about child abuse but about child protection. It is about the arrangements that professionals from different disciplines make to ensure they operate together effectively to protect the most vulnerable children in society.…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Adequacy of Foster Care Allowances book cover

    The Adequacy of Foster Care Allowances

    1st Edition

    By Nina Oldfield

    First published in 1997, this timely examination of allowances paid to foster carers demonstrates clear evidence that the nature of foster care is changing. The degree of difficulty in caring for the average child is greater than ever before making the tasks asked of carers more demanding and…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Social Work: The Social Organisation of an Invisible Trade: Second Edition book cover

    Social Work: The Social Organisation of an Invisible Trade

    Second Edition, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Pithouse

    First published in 1998, this book sets out to shed sociological light upon the much under-researched realm of day-to-day child care practice. The text broke new ground when first published in 1987 and there have been few, if any, similar books that adopt an ethnographic approach to statutory child…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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