Social Work: Community Social Work

  • International Perspectives on Group Work: Leadership, Practice, Research, and Teaching book cover

    International Perspectives on Group Work

    Leadership, Practice, Research, and Teaching

    Edited by Ana Puig, Bogusia Skudrzyk, Julieta Monteiro-Leitner, A. Michael Hutchins

    The counselling profession in the United States is calling for increased international collaboration, engagement, and understanding of the global issues which impact the way in which counsellors conduct their professional practice, teaching, and research. This book captures the experiences of group…

    Paperback – 2017-11-12 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Community Development: Perspectives from Around the Globe book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Community Development

    Perspectives from Around the Globe

    Edited by Sue Kenny, Brian McGrath, Rhonda Phillips

    The Routledge Handbook of Community Development explores community development theory and practice across the world. The book provides perspectives about community development as an interactive, relevant and sometimes contradictory way to address issues impacting the human condition. It promotes…

    Hardback – 2017-10-24 
    Routledge

  • Helping Survivors of Domestic Violence: The Effectiveness of Medical, Mental Health, and Community Services book cover

    Helping Survivors of Domestic Violence

    The Effectiveness of Medical, Mental Health, and Community Services

    By Judith S. Gordon

    First published in 1998, this study investigates the effectiveness of services for helping women who are survivors of domestic violence. Looking at a sample from Western and Central Oregon, it examines the utilization and perceived effectiveness of resources for survivors and, in doing so, it…

    Paperback – 2017-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Domestic Abuse

  • Violence: A Guide for the Caring Professions book cover

    Violence

    A Guide for the Caring Professions

    By R. Glynn Owens, J. Barrie Ashcroft

    First published in 1985, this book is designed to help professionals in caring professions understand and deal with the problem of violent behaviour. It explains how theoretical ideas may be translated into practical strategies for the reduction or elimination of violence. It also highlights the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Domestic Abuse

  • Private Violence and Public Policy: The needs of battered women and the response of the public services book cover

    Private Violence and Public Policy

    The needs of battered women and the response of the public services

    Edited by Jan Pahl

    First published in 1985, this is the first published study of violence in the family to be aimed directly at people whose professions bring them into contact with domestic abuse victims, as well as those training for those professions. It documents the problems faced by women with violent husbands…

    Paperback – 2017-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Domestic Abuse

  • Organizational and Community Responses to Domestic Abuse and Homelessness book cover

    Organizational and Community Responses to Domestic Abuse and Homelessness

    By Marjorie Bard

    First published in 1994, this in-depth and long-term study presents an ethnography which is comprised of personal narratives of victims of domestic abuse and homelessness. Drawing on these stories, the book addresses a number of issues surrounding the provision of services for homeless women and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Domestic Abuse

  • Violence in the Family: An annotated bibliography book cover

    Violence in the Family

    An annotated bibliography

    By Elizabeth Kemmer

    In the early 1970s, the problem of abuse within the family unit began to surface on a large scale and 1975 was a particularly significant year for the recognition of interfamilial violence. This recognition provided the impetus for more concern and investigation of the issue and significant…

    Paperback – 2017-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Domestic Abuse

  • Rules of the Game: Lessons from the Field of Community Change book cover

    Rules of the Game

    Lessons from the Field of Community Change, 2nd Edition

    By Mark S. Homan

    Concise, empowering, and inspirational, this introduction to promoting change offers practical knowledge, and features more than 150 guidelines brought to life with down-to-earth, often humorous language. Replete with the wisdom of more than four decades of experience in the field, Mark S. …

    Paperback – 2017-10-11 
    Routledge

  • Complexity and Social Work book cover

    Complexity and Social Work

    By Hans Van Ewijk

    Being socially competent is essential in late modern society. We expect people to find their own accommodation, partner, job, community, and lifestyle and struggle to find answers for those who are not able or do not have the opportunity to achieve these things. By placing social complexity, social…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge

  • 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

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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

    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 findings…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Equity and Efficiency Policy in Community Care: Needs, Service Productivities, Efficiencies and Their Implications book cover

    Equity and Efficiency Policy in Community Care

    Needs, Service Productivities, Efficiencies and Their Implications

    By Bleddyn Davies, José Fernández

    This title was first published in 2000:  Equity and Efficiency Policy provides a completely new perspective on post-reform community care, analyzes its fairness, effectiveness and efficiency in a new way and uses its powerful new techniques applied to a major national collection of evidence to…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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