Social Work: Community Social Work

  • Empowerment: A Primer book cover

    Empowerment

    A Primer, 1st Edition

    By Aaron Schutz

    This book provides an interdisciplinary examination of the multiple meanings of ‘empowerment.’ Rather than seeking to define and critique this term, it draws out a range of different meanings, exploring diverse possibilities for action and engagement. We must, this book argues, more carefully…

    Hardback – 2019-06-10 
    Routledge

  • Independent Thinking in an Uncertain World: A Mind of One’s Own book cover

    Independent Thinking in an Uncertain World

    A Mind of One’s Own, 1st Edition

    Edited by Valerie A. Brown, John A. Harris, David Waltner-Toews

    Human ideas and actions have led to unprecedented changes in the relationships among humans, and between ourselves and the Earth. Changes in the air we breathe, the water we drink, and the energy we use are evidence of Nature - which has no special interest in sustaining human life - looking out…

    Paperback – 2019-05-27 
    Routledge

  • The Development of Community Engagement from Infancy to Adulthood book cover

    The Development of Community Engagement from Infancy to Adulthood

    1st Edition

    By Susan M Henny, Justin D Hackett

    The Development of Community Engagement from Infancy to Adulthood uses a developmental perspective to trace how individuals develop the cognitive, behavioral, emotional, and moral capacity to be actively engaged in their communities. It also provides an analysis of the role of volunteerism and…

    Hardback – 2019-05-21 
    Routledge

  • Pacific Social Work: Navigating Practice, Policy and Research book cover

    Pacific Social Work

    Navigating Practice, Policy and Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jioji Ravulo, Tracie Mafile'o, Donald Bruce Yeates

    As a region, the Pacific is changing rapidly. This edited collection, the first of its kind, centres Pacific-Indigenous ways of knowing, doing and being in Pacific social work. In so doing, the authors decolonise the dominant western rhetoric that is evident in contemporary social work practice in…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge

  • Trauma and Resilience in the Lives of Contemporary Native Americans: Reclaiming our Balance, Restoring our Wellbeing book cover

    Trauma and Resilience in the Lives of Contemporary Native Americans

    Reclaiming our Balance, Restoring our Wellbeing, 1st Edition

    By Hilary N. Weaver

    Indigenous Peoples around the world and our allies often reflect on the many challenges that continue to confront us, the reasons behind health, economic, and social disparities, and the best ways forward to a healthy future. This book draws on theoretical, conceptual, and evidence-based…

    Paperback – 2019-04-05 
    Routledge

  • Women's Transitions from Prison: The Post-Release Experience book cover

    Women's Transitions from Prison

    The Post-Release Experience, 1st Edition

    By Rosemary Sheehan, Chris Trotter

    Women continue to be one of the fastest growing groups of offenders with an increasing group of women involved in the criminal justice system around the world. Whilst internationally women comprise a low percentage of the total prison population, there is an escalating use of custody inextricably…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31
    Routledge
    International Series on Desistance and Rehabilitation

  • Realising Participation: Elderly People as Active Users of Health and Social Care book cover

    Realising Participation

    Elderly People as Active Users of Health and Social Care, 1st Edition

    By Kathryn Roberts, Tom Chapman

    This title was first published in 2001: During the last twenty years government rhetoric in the UK has increasingly advocated that statutory health and social care services should regard and treat recipients as 'consumers' in the same way as companies and organizations in the private sector. This…

    Paperback – 2019-01-28
    Routledge

  • Caring for Older People: An Assessment of Community Care in the 1990s book cover

    Caring for Older People

    An Assessment of Community Care in the 1990s, 1st Edition

    By Linda Bauld, John Chesterman, Bleddyn Davies, Ken Judge

    This title was first published in 2000:  Caring for Older People provides a unique insight into the world of community care in the 1990’s. It presents findings from a national study of social care from the perspectives of older service users, their carers and care managers. Descriptive…

    Paperback – 2019-01-28
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Critical Social Work book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Critical Social Work

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen A. Webb

    The Routledge Handbook of Critical Social Work brings together the world’s leading scholars in the field to provide a cutting-edge overview of classic and current research and future trends in the subject. Comprised of 48 chapters divided into six parts: Historical, social, and political…

    Hardback – 2019-01-18
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Working with Domestic Violence: Contexts and Frameworks for Practice book cover

    Working with Domestic Violence

    Contexts and Frameworks for Practice, 1st Edition

    By Deborah Walsh

    This textbook equips social workers and human services practitioners with the knowledge and skills to work effectively with both the victims and perpetrators of domestic violence. Written to address the needs of the social work and human services student learner, the book covers a range of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-14
    Routledge

  • Social Work: An Outline for the Intending Student book cover

    Social Work

    An Outline for the Intending Student, 1st Edition

    By Noel Timms

    Originally published in 1970, Social Work is an introduction for students and others who are thinking of taking up social work, or who want to know what social work is. The book begins by outlining the development of social work in the United Kingdom. It describes the methods social workers use,…

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

  • Recording in Social Work book cover

    Recording in Social Work

    1st Edition

    By Noel Timms

    Originally published in 1972 Recording in Social Work looks at how recording has always been claimed as one of the necessary activities of social workers, whatever form of social work they undertake. The book deals systematically with recording, and the theory and practice recording takes, as well…

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

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