Social Work: Ethics and Values

  • The Black Elderly: Satisfaction and Quality of Later Life book cover

    The Black Elderly

    Satisfaction and Quality of Later Life

    By Carlton Munson, Marguerite Coke, James A Twaite

    In The Black Elderly: Satisfaction and Quality of Later Life, authors Marguerite Coke and James Twaite present the results of an empirical study of factors that influence the well-being of older black Americans. Like all older individuals in industrial nations, elderly blacks are confronted with…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Critical Social Work book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Critical Social Work

    Edited by Stephen 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. It provides an authoritative guide to theory and method, and the primary debates of…

    Hardback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

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

    Pacific Social Work

    Navigating Practice, Policy and Research

    By Jioji Ravulo, Tracie Mafile'o, Donald Bruce Yeates

    As a region, the Pacific is developing rapidly. This textbook, the first of its kind, decolonizes the dominant western rhetoric that is evident in Pacific social work and rejuvenates current practice models to enhance evolving Pacific perspectives by Incorporating Pacific epistemologies and…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Visual Communication for Social Work Practice: Power, Culture, Analysis book cover

    Visual Communication for Social Work Practice

    Power, Culture, Analysis

    By Sonia M. Tascón

    How are we to understand how the dominance of visual images and representations in late modernity affects Social Work practice, research and education? Social workers are increasingly using still and moving images to illustrate their work, to create new knowledge, and to further specific groups’…

    Hardback – 2018-09-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Risk in Social Work Practice: Current Issues book cover

    Risk in Social Work Practice

    Current Issues

    Edited by Andrew Whittaker, Brian Taylor

    The study of ‘risk’ in social work involves complex interplay between human behaviour, emotion, evidence of fact, professional values and organisational systems. This book brings together contributions from key social work researchers and theorists from the UK, USA, New Zealand and Italy, writing…

    Hardback – 2018-09-06 
    Routledge

  • An Adaptive Tapestry: The Micro-Macro Spectrum of Culturally Competent Social Work Practice book cover

    An Adaptive Tapestry

    The Micro-Macro Spectrum of Culturally Competent Social Work Practice

    By Stacey Hardy

    Adaptive Tapestry is a new textbook for cultural competence and diversity courses in social work. This book takes the position that professional competence cannot exist in the absence of cultural competence. If culture is the lens through which we all experience and navigate our world, social work…

    Paperback – 2018-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Human Growth and Development: An Introduction for Social Workers book cover

    Human Growth and Development

    An Introduction for Social Workers, 2nd Edition

    By John Sudbery, Andrew Whittaker

    Social workers work with people at all stages of life, tackling a multitude of personal, social, health, welfare, legal and educational issues. As a result, all social work students need to understand human growth and development throughout the lifespan. This fully revised and expanded second…

    Paperback – 2018-07-16 
    Routledge
    Student Social Work

  • Ethnomorality of Care: Migrants and their Aging Parents book cover

    Ethnomorality of Care

    Migrants and their Aging Parents

    By Agnieszka Radziwinowiczówna, Anna Rosińska, Weronika Kloc-Nowak

    What happens when the parents of migrants age and need care in mobile and aging societies? Ethnomorality of Care acts as a window in sharing how physical distance challenges family-centered elderly care by juxtaposing transnational families with non-migrant families. A novel approach that explores…

    Hardback – 2018-07-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Transnationalism

  • Consciousness-Raising: Critical Pedagogy and Practice for Social Change book cover

    Consciousness-Raising

    Critical Pedagogy and Practice for Social Change

    Edited by Nilan Yu

    Almost everywhere across the world, economic inequality has been rising within and across national borders. The vision of a fairer world embodied in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights is being assailed by the advance of conservative ideology aided by vitriolic right-wing populism sweeping…

    Hardback – 2018-07-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Liberal Child Welfare Policy and its Destruction of Black Lives book cover

    Liberal Child Welfare Policy and its Destruction of Black Lives

    By James G. Dwyer

    How can we end the inter-generational cycle of poverty and dysfunction in the US's urban ghettos? This ground-breaking and controversial book is the first to provide a child-centered perspective on the subject by combining a wealth of social science information with sophisticated normative…

    Paperback – 2018-06-13
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Genomics, Health and Society book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Genomics, Health and Society

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Sahra Gibbon, Barbara Prainsack, Stephen Hilgartner, Janelle Lamoreaux

    The Handbook provides an essential resource at the interface of Genomics, Health and Society, and forms a crucial research tool for both new students and established scholars across biomedicine and social sciences. Building from and extending the first Routledge Handbook of Genetics and Society,…

    Hardback – 2018-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Celebrity Philanthropy and Activism: Mediated Interventions in the Global Public Sphere book cover

    Celebrity Philanthropy and Activism

    Mediated Interventions in the Global Public Sphere

    By Hilde Van Den Bulck

    In recent years, celebrity philanthropy and activism has attracted much attention from the media, sparking a great deal of public interest. As exponents and endorsers of the marketisation and corporatisation of philanthropy and activism, globally renowned super-celebrities habitually lend their…

    Hardback – 2018-03-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

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