Social Work: Social Work Law

  • Social Work in a Changing Scotland book cover

    Social Work in a Changing Scotland

    Edited by Viviene E. Cree, Mark Smith

    Scotland has changed, politically and culturally, in recent years, with persistent demands for independence culminating in a referendum in 2014. On this fluid political landscape, social welfare can be co-opted towards a wider ‘nation-building’ project. As a result, social work in Scotland is…

    Paperback – 2018-03-01 
    Routledge
    Student Social Work

  • Violence Against Children: Making Human Rights Real book cover

    Violence Against Children

    Making Human Rights Real

    Edited by Gertrud Lenzer

    Violence Against Children adopts in its title the exhortation of Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen, "Making Human Rights Real," which also represents the leitmotif of the book. It examines the prevalence of violence against children in Africa, the Asia Pacific Region, Europe, Latin America and the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-05 
    Routledge

  • Routledge International Handbook of Children’s Rights Studies book cover

    Routledge International Handbook of Children’s Rights Studies

    Edited by Wouter Vandenhole, Ellen Desmet, Didier Reynaert, Sara Lembrechts

    Since the adoption of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989) children’s rights have assumed a central position in a wide variety of disciplines and policies. This handbook offers an engaging overview of the contemporary research landscape for those people in the theory and practice of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Family Law and Policy book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Family Law and Policy

    Edited by John Eekelaar, Rob George

    Changes in family structures, demographics, social attitudes and economic policies over the last sixty years have had a large impact on family lives and correspondingly on family law. This book provides global perspectives on the policy challenges facing family law and policy round the world. The…

    Paperback – 2016-06-20
    Routledge

  • Routledge Library Editions: Domestic Abuse book cover

    Routledge Library Editions: Domestic Abuse

    By Various

    This set of 7 volumes, originally published between 1984 and 1998, provides illuminating and practical information on Domestic Abuse. Aimed at both students and practitioners across a range of disciplines, the volumes explore topics including, provision of services for domestic abuse victims, the…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Domestic Abuse

  • Beginning Family Law book cover

    Beginning Family Law

    By Jonathan Herring

    Whether you’re new to higher education, coming to legal study for the first time or just wondering what Family Law is all about, Beginning Family Law is the ideal introduction to help you hit the ground running. Starting with the basics and an overview of each topic, it will help you come to terms…

    Paperback – 2015-01-15
    Routledge
    Beginning the Law

  • New Horizons for Policy Practice book cover

    New Horizons for Policy Practice

    By Richard Hoefer

    This book provides fresh perspectives on the state of policy practice. Leading scholars explore such vital conceptual topics such as how to impact social justice, what the strengths-based perspective means to policy practitioners and how to bridge the all-too common gap between community organizing…

    Paperback – 2013-12-12
    Routledge

  • Progressive Community Organizing: Reflective Practice in a Globalizing World book cover

    Progressive Community Organizing

    Reflective Practice in a Globalizing World, 2nd Edition

    By Loretta Pyles

    The second edition of Progressive Community Organizing offers a concise intellectual history of community organizing and social movements while also providing practical tools geared toward practitioner skill building. Drawing from social-constructionist, feminist and critical traditions,…

    Paperback – 2013-07-25
    Routledge

  • Social Work, Law and Ethics book cover

    Social Work, Law and Ethics

    By Jonathan Dickens

    Law and ethics are two vital aspects of social work – all social workers need to practise according to the law and their codes of ethics and conduct. However, the relationship between the law and social work values and ethics is not without its tensions and this book takes a problem-based approach…

    Paperback – 2012-09-18
    Routledge
    Student Social Work

  • Social Work Practice in the Criminal Justice System book cover

    Social Work Practice in the Criminal Justice System

    By George T. Patterson

    The criminal justice system, with its complex policies and procedures and its focus on deterrence, punishment, and rehabilitation, can be a difficult system to understand. Social Work Practice in the Criminal Justice System presents an overview of the criminal justice system, exploring the network…

    Paperback – 2012-02-15
    Routledge

  • Forensic Mental Health Consulting in Family Law: Part of the Problem or Part of the Solution? book cover

    Forensic Mental Health Consulting in Family Law

    Part of the Problem or Part of the Solution?

    Edited by Robert L. Kaufman, Margaret Lee

    Forensic Mental Health Professionals have entered the fray of child custody litigation in ways that could not have been predicted even a decade ago. Traditionally engaged as neutral court appointed evaluators or mediators, or as treatment providers for children, parents or families, FMHPs are…

    Hardback – 2011-12-13
    Routledge

  • Controversies and Disputes in Disability and Rehabilitation book cover

    Controversies and Disputes in Disability and Rehabilitation

    Edited by Roland Meinert, Francis Yuen

    Although the field of disability services and societal understanding of disability issues have advanced in recent decades there remain controversial subjects and unresolved disputes. These cover a wide spectrum from legislation impacting the entire disability community such as the ADA, to culture…

    Hardback – 2011-11-04
    Routledge

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