Social Work: Community Social Work

  • Social Work in a Glocalised World

    Edited by Mona Livholts, Lia Bryant

    This engaging and timely volume contributes new knowledge to the rapidly emerging field globalisation and social work. The volume brings together cutting edge interdisciplinary scholarship from countries such as Australia, Finland, Japan, South Africa, The Philippines and Sweden. It proposes ‘…

    Hardback – 2017-04-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Care Communication

    Making a home in a Japanese eldercare facility

    By Peter Backhaus

    This book studies communication in institutional eldercare. It is based on audio-recorded interactions between residents and staff in a Japanese care facility. The focus is on the morning care routines, which include getting the residents out of bed and ready for the day. Combining quantitative and…

    Hardback – 2017-04-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • Muslim Youth in the Diaspora

    Challenging Extremism through Popular Culture

    By Pam Nilan

    In a world where the term Islam is ever-increasingly an inaccurate and insensitive synonym for terrorism, it is unsurprising that many Muslim youth in the West struggle for a viable sense of identity. This book takes up the hotly-debated issue of Muslim youth identity in western countries from the…

    Hardback – 2017-03-27 
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • Gender Justice and Development: Local and Global

    Volume I

    Edited by Christine Koggel, Cynthia Bisman

    It is now generally accepted by development theorists and policy-makers that the popular policies of reducing or eliminating social welfare programs over the past several decades have increased inequalities and injustices throughout the world. The authors in this collection focus on the gendered…

    Paperback – 2017-01-16
    Routledge

  • Dementia and Memory

    A Handbook for Students and Professionals

    By Simon B. N. Thompson

    Dementia and related diseases are likely to affect at least four in every hundred 75-79 year olds in the developed world over the coming years. Faced with an expanding older population, it is crucial that we develop our understanding of how to treat people suffering from such conditions. This…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge

  • Learning and Mobilising for Community Development

    A Radical Tradition of Community-Based Education and Training

    By Lynda Shevellar

    Edited by Peter Westoby

    Learning and Mobilising for Community Development introduces the reader to different ways of thinking about, and organising community-based education and training within different settings. Stories from the global south and north illustrate approaches to collective learning and collective action.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25
    Routledge

  • Landscapes of Care

    Comparative Perspectives on Family Caregiving

    By Andrew Power

    Given the increasing shift of care from state residential services to community-based support, this book examines the complex geographies of family caregiving for young adults with intellectual disabilities. It traces how family ’carers’ are directly and indirectly affected by a broad array of law…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge

  • Towards Managed Primary Care

    The Role and Experience of Primary Care Organizations

    By Judith Smith, Nick Goodwin

    The last decade has witnessed a transformation in the organization and management of primary care. In Towards Managed Primary Care, the authors examine the background and development of Primary Care Groups and Primary Care Trusts (PCG/Ts) in the English NHS. The book focuses on the practical…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Sharing Qualitative Research

    Showing Lived Experience and Community Narratives

    Edited by Susan Gair, Ariella van Luyn

    In an era of rapid technological change, are qualitative researchers taking advantage of new and innovative ways to gather, analyse and share community narratives? Sharing Qualitative Research presents innovative methods for harnessing creative storytelling methodologies and technologies that help…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • Supporting People with Dementia at Home

    Challenges and Opportunities for the 21st Century

    By David Challis, Caroline Sutcliffe, Jane Hughes, Richard von Abendorff, Pamela Brown, John Chesterman

    Supporting People with Dementia at Home details a groundbreaking study of an intensive care management scheme designed for older people with dementia that are at risk of entry into residential care. The authors use a quasi-experimental approach to compare how the individuals on the mental health…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Psychosocial Resilience

    Edited by Updesh Kumar

    Psychological resilience has emerged as a highly significant area of research and practice in recent years, finding applications with a broad range of different groups in many settings. Contemporary discourse is not limited to ways of effective coping with adversity but also introduces mechanisms…

    Hardback – 2016-08-17
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Transnational Social Work and Social Welfare

    Challenges for the Social Work Profession

    Edited by Beatrix Schwarzer, Ursula Kämmerer-Rütten, Alexandra Schleyer-Lindenmann, Yafang Wang

    The underlying frame of social work is the nation state, and it is from within the state that welfare strategies and social policies are devised and implemented. However, post-colonialism, globalisation, migration and the associated implications for human rights, social justice and social welfare…

    Hardback – 2016-08-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

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