Social Work: Social Work Policy

  • Policy Analysis and Evidence-Based Decision-Making book cover

    Policy Analysis and Evidence-Based Decision-Making

    By Alex Schwartz, Rachel Meltzer

    Drawing extensively from actual cases, Policy Analysis and Evidence-Based Decision-Making helps students develop the analytic skills necessary to advise government officials and nonprofit executives on a wide range of policy issues. The book provides succinct but thorough discussions of the key…

    Paperback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Reimagining Rehabilitation: Beyond the Individual book cover

    Reimagining Rehabilitation

    Beyond the Individual

    By Lol Burke, Steve Collett, Fergus McNeill

    This book aims to make the case for and provide some of the resources necessary to reimagine rehabilitation for 21st Century criminal justice. Outlining an approach to rehabilitation which takes into account wider democratic processes, political structures and mechanisms of resource allocation, the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-21 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Practising Feminism in Social Welfare: Theory, Policy and Practice book cover

    Practising Feminism in Social Welfare

    Theory, Policy and Practice

    By Ruth Phillips

    There has been an explosion of interest in feminism in recent years and this book argues that it still has a necessary and vital role, for feminism’s core objectives – not only to address the persistent issue of women’s inequality, but to fight against women’s oppression and improve women’s lives –…

    Paperback – 2018-08-30 
    Routledge

  • Self Help in Health and Social Welfare: England and West Germany book cover

    Self Help in Health and Social Welfare

    England and West Germany

    Edited by Stephen Humble, Judith Unell

    Originally published in 1989, Self Help in Health and Social Welfare looks at the current World Health Organization policy that encourages self-help in health. The book suggests that this can more readily be achieved by international collaboration and exchange of ideas. England and West Germany are…

    Hardback – 2018-08-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Welfare and the State

  • The Role of Voluntary Organisations in Social Welfare book cover

    The Role of Voluntary Organisations in Social Welfare

    By Hugh W Mellor

    Originally published in 1985 The Role of Voluntary Organisations in Social Welfare considers the voluntary sector as a provider of social welfare. The book asks the fundamental questions for those involved in social welfare: what should the role of this voluntary sector be, and what should its…

    Hardback – 2018-08-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Welfare and the State

  • Routledge Handbook of the Welfare State book cover

    Routledge Handbook of the Welfare State

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Bent Greve

    Forty-five contributions from renowned international specialists in the field provide readers with expert analysis of the core issues related to the welfare state, including regional depictions of welfare states around the globe. The second edition of the Routledge Handbook of the Welfare State…

    Hardback – 2018-07-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Cost-Benefit Analysis in Urban & Regional Planning book cover

    Cost-Benefit Analysis in Urban & Regional Planning

    By John A. Schofield

    Originally published in 1987, Cost-Benefit Analysis in Urban and Regional Planning, outlines the theory and practice of cost-benefit analysis (CBA) in the context of urban and regional planning. The theory of CBA is developed with examples to illustrate the principles, it also deals with details of…

    Hardback – 2018-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Planning

  • Food Bank Nations: Poverty, Corporate Charity and the Right to Food book cover

    Food Bank Nations

    Poverty, Corporate Charity and the Right to Food

    By Graham Riches

    In the world’s most affluent and food secure societies, why is it now publicly acceptable to feed donated surplus food, dependent on corporate food waste, to millions of hungry people? While recognizing the moral imperative to feed hungry people, this book challenges the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Neoliberalism, Nordic Welfare States and Social Work: Current and Future Challenges book cover

    Neoliberalism, Nordic Welfare States and Social Work

    Current and Future Challenges

    Edited by Masoud Kamali, Jessica H. Jönsson

    How have three decades of neoliberalism affected the Nordic welfare states as well as the organisation, education and practices of social work in those countries? During recent decades the welfare states of Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden have gone through dramatic changes infl uenced by the…

    Hardback – 2018-04-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Routledge Handbook of Critical Criminology book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Critical Criminology

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Walter S. DeKeseredy, Molly Dragiewicz

    The main objective of the second edition of the Routledge Handbook of Critical Criminology is twofold: (1) to provide original chapters that cover contemporary critical criminological theoretical offerings generated over the past five years and (2) to provide chapters on important new substantive…

    Hardback – 2018-03-13
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

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