Social Work: Community Social Work

  • Women's Transitions from Prison: The post-release experience book cover

    Women's Transitions from Prison

    The post-release experience

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge
    International Series on Desistance and Rehabilitation

  • Learning Everywhere on Campus: Teaching Strategies for Student Affairs Professionals book cover

    Learning Everywhere on Campus

    Teaching Strategies for Student Affairs Professionals

    Edited by Jane Fried, Ruth Harper

    Although student affairs practitioners play a key role in student learning, few are familiar with learning theories, the design of experiential education, or pedagogical theory. This edited collection describes programs in which student affairs professionals work independantly or in collaboration…

    Paperback – 2017-08-22 
    Routledge

  • Community Mental Health: Challenges for the 21st Century book cover

    Community Mental Health

    Challenges for the 21st Century, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Jessica Rosenberg, Samuel Rosenberg

    The newest edition of Community Mental Health continues to be on the leading edge of the field, providing the most up-to-date research and treatment models that encompass practice in community settings. Experts from a wide range of fields explore the major trends, best practices, and policy issues…

    Paperback – 2017-07-11 
    Routledge

  • Social Work in a Glocalised World book cover

    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 of 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 – 2017-04-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Care Communication: Making a home in a Japanese eldercare facility book cover

    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 – 2017-04-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • Gender Justice and Development: Local and Global: Volume I book cover

    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 – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • Muslim Youth in the Diaspora: Challenging Extremism through Popular Culture book cover

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

  • Dementia and Memory: A Handbook for Students and Professionals book cover

    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 book cover

    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 book cover

    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 book cover

    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 book cover

    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

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