Social Work: Social Work Policy

  • Singapore's Ageing Population: Managing Healthcare and End-of-Life Decisions book cover

    Singapore's Ageing Population

    Managing Healthcare and End-of-Life Decisions

    Edited by Wing-Cheong Chan

    A rapidly ageing population is the most significant demographic issue confronting Singapore in our lifetime. This has created new and increasing demands on Singapore's healthcare system and on the families of the older adults. The challenge is in providing a system of care that is humane, effective…

    Paperback – 2017-06-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • The Resettlement of Sex Offenders after Custody: Circles of Support and Accountability book cover

    The Resettlement of Sex Offenders after Custody

    Circles of Support and Accountability

    By David Thompson, Terry Thomas

    Circles of Support and Accountability is a voluntary initiative that assists people with convictions for sexual offences to resettle in the community. People leaving prison with such convictions often have difficulties in resettling. They carry the burden of the conviction itself, which may be both…

    Hardback – 2017-06-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Transnational Social Policy

    Social Welfare in a World on the Move

    Edited by Luann Good Gingrich, Stefan Köngeter

    Transnational Social Policy highlights the changing face of social policy and social work against the background of accelerating transnationalisation of economies, labour markets, education, social services and care. The contributions of this book provide unique case examples on the interplay of…

    Hardback – 2017-05-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Social Policy for Effective Practice: A Strengths Approach book cover

    Social Policy for Effective Practice

    A Strengths Approach, 4th Edition

    By Rosemary Kennedy Chapin

    For use as a text in foundations generalist social policy courses, either at the baccalaureate or master’s level, this book examines the process of defining need, analyzing social policy, and developing new policy. A clear philosophical base and a common theoretical framework underlie the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-16
    Routledge
    New Directions in Social Work

  • Participation in Health and Welfare Services: Professional Concepts and Lived Experience book cover

    Participation in Health and Welfare Services

    Professional Concepts and Lived Experience

    Edited by Arne H. Eide, Staffan Josephsson, Kjersti Vik

    Today, healthy ageing and active, meaningful lives are core values and aims for international and national health policies. Health services are challenged to ensure that the recipients of their services are active participants in their own care and beyond. Participation allows patients to become…

    Hardback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

  • The Practice of Generalist Social Work book cover

    The Practice of Generalist Social Work

    4th Edition

    By Julie Birkenmaier, Marla Berg-Weger

    The fourth edition of The Practice of Generalist Social Work continues to teach students to apply micro, macro, and mezzo social work skills. This new edition strengthens the connection between the three levels of practice and is fully updated to the 2015 EPAS. This edition also contains more…

    Paperback – 2017-02-09
    Routledge
    New Directions in Social Work

  • (Against) Neo-liberal Social Work

    By John Harris

    Eroding distinctions traditionally made between the private, public and voluntary sectors, the assumptions and principles of hegemonic neo-liberalism have been relocated, often unquestioned, beyond their origins in corporate business. This challenging book uses illustrative snapshots from…

    Hardback – 2017-02-01
    Routledge

  • Paradigms of Clinical Social Work: Emphasis on Diversity book cover

    Paradigms of Clinical Social Work

    Emphasis on Diversity

    Edited by Rachelle A. Dorfman-Zukerman, Ph.D., Melinda L. Morgan, Ph.D., Phil Meyer

    Designed to mirror how social work theory and practice is taught, Paradigms of Clinical Social Work, Volume 3 presents new therapeutic models through an imaginary family experiencing common social work problems.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-18
    Routledge

  • Responsibilisation at the Margins of Welfare Services book cover

    Responsibilisation at the Margins of Welfare Services

    Edited by Kirsi Juhila, Suvi Raitakari, Christopher Hall

    The impetus for this book is the shift in welfare policy in Western Europe from state responsibilities to individual and community responsibilities. The book examines the ways in which policies associated with advanced liberalism and New Public Management can be identified as influencing…

    Hardback – 2016-11-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • The Routledge Handbook of the Welfare State book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of the Welfare State

    Edited by Bent Greve

    ‘The welfare state’ in all its many forms has had a profound role in many countries around the world since at least the Second World War. The Routledge Handbook of the Welfare State explores the classical issues around the welfare state, but also investigates its key concepts, along with how these…

    Paperback – 2016-11-08
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Nurturing Natures: Attachment and Children's Emotional, Sociocultural and Brain Development book cover

    Nurturing Natures

    Attachment and Children's Emotional, Sociocultural and Brain Development, 2nd Edition

    By Graham Music

    This new edition of the bestselling text, Nurturing Natures, provides an indispensable synthesis of the latest scientific knowledge about children’s emotional development. Integrating a wealth of both up-to-date and classical research from areas such as attachment theory, neuroscience developmental…

    Paperback – 2016-10-24
    Psychology Press

  • Inequality in U.S. Social Policy: An Historical Analysis book cover

    Inequality in U.S. Social Policy

    An Historical Analysis

    By Bryan Warde

    In Inequality in US Social Policy: An Historic Analysis, Bryan Warde illuminates the pervasive and powerful role that social inequality based on race and ethnicity, gender, immigration status, sexual orientation, class, and disability plays and has historically played in informing social policy.…

    Paperback – 2016-08-18
    Routledge

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