Social Work: Ethics and Values

  • Professional Identity and Social Work book cover

    Professional Identity and Social Work

    Edited by Stephen A. Webb

    How are identities formed among social workers, many of whom perform complex, challenging and ambiguous public sector functions on a regular basis? Why does identity come to matter for professional social work? This book, the first of its kind in the field, examines professional identity in…

    Paperback – 2017-06-23 
    Routledge Academic

  • Developing Professional Practice in Health and Social Care book cover

    Developing Professional Practice in Health and Social Care

    Edited by Adam Barnard

    Addressing the changing world of professionalism, this text combines theory, research and practice, using real case studies, to investigate the process of becoming professional. Mapping the journey from allied or associate practitioner positions through qualifying and into advanced practitioner…

    Paperback – 2017-06-20 
    Routledge

  • Health Care Economics book cover

    Health Care Economics

    By John B. Davis, Robert McMaster

    The analytical approach of standard health economics has so far failed to sufficiently account for the nature of care.  This has important ramifications for the analysis and valuation of care, and therefore for the pattern of health and medical care provision. This book sets out an alternative…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Economics

  • The Routledge Handbook of Religion, Spirituality and Social Work book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Religion, Spirituality and Social Work

    Edited by Beth R. Crisp

    This international volume provides a comprehensive account of contemporary research, new perspectives and cutting-edge issues surrounding religion and spirituality in social work. The introduction introduces key themes and conceptual issues such as understandings of religion and spirituality as…

    Hardback – 2017-04-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • 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

  • Reflective Thinking in Social Work: Learning from student narratives book cover

    Reflective Thinking in Social Work

    Learning from student narratives

    By Mekada Julia Graham

    It is vital that social work students learn to integrate their personal and professional selves if they are to meet the challenges of social work in complex changing environments. This accessible text is designed to enable readers to explore and build on their existing skills and abilities,…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28
    Routledge

  • Suffering Narratives of Older Adults: A Phenomenological Approach to Serious Illness, Chronic Pain, Recovery and Maternal Care book cover

    Suffering Narratives of Older Adults

    A Phenomenological Approach to Serious Illness, Chronic Pain, Recovery and Maternal Care

    By Mary Beth Quaranta Morrissey

    In Suffering Narratives of Older Adults, Mary Beth Quaranta Morrissey turns to the traditions of phenomenology, humanistic psychology and social work to provide an in-depth exploration of the deep structure of the suffering experience. She draws upon the notion of maternal holding to develop an…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

  • World Religions for Healthcare Professionals book cover

    World Religions for Healthcare Professionals

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Siroj Sorajjakool, Mark F Carr, Ernest Bursey

    Religious beliefs and customs can significantly shape patients' and professionals' attitudes toward, and expectations of, healthcare, as well as their wishes and personal boundaries regarding such daily matters as dress, diet, prayer and touch. Undoubtedly, the sensitivity with which clinicians…

    Paperback – 2017-02-06
    Routledge

  • Capturing the Power of Diversity book cover

    Capturing the Power of Diversity

    By Marvin D Feit, John S Wodarski, John H Ramey, Aaron R Mann

    This stimulating book explores the many ways in which social group workers approach diversity. Capturing the Power of Diversity represents a range of interests and approaches to the challenges faced by group workers throughout the world. It illustrates the complexity, creativity, and excitement of…

    Paperback – 2016-10-17
    Routledge

  • Voices From the Field: Group Work Responds book cover

    Voices From the Field

    Group Work Responds

    By Albert S Alissi, Catherine C Mergins

    Voices From the Field is the book to challenge you from your cozy position of complacency! By simply opening its pages, you will learn about fascinating developments in group work sequences in group care, empowerment groups in action, and a whole spectrum of practice and education-oriented themes…

    Paperback – 2016-10-12
    Routledge

  • Talking about Evil: Psychoanalytic, Social, and Cultural Perspectives book cover

    Talking about Evil

    Psychoanalytic, Social, and Cultural Perspectives

    Edited by Rina Lazar

    How can we talk about evil? How can we make sense of its presence all around us? How can we come to terms with the sad fact that our involvement in doing or enabling evil is an interminable aspect of our lives in the world? This book is an attempt to engage these questions in a new way. Written…

    Paperback – 2016-10-05
    Routledge
    Relational Perspectives Book Series

  • The Integrity of the Servant Leader book cover

    The Integrity of the Servant Leader

    By Robert Sumi, Dana Mesner-Andolšek

    The impact of the global financial crisis is still being felt today and the deeply unethical behaviour of the top level leaders at those economic and financial organizations, that were at the heart of the crisis, has served to highlight the importance of integrity, and in particular the need for…

    Hardback – 2016-09-20
    Routledge

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