Social Work: Social Work Policy

  • 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 – 2018-08-04 

  • Routledge Handbook of the Welfare State book cover

    Routledge Handbook of the Welfare State

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Bent Greve

    45 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 combines…

    Hardback – 2018-07-19 
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Health Care Policy and Practice: A Biopsychosocial Perspective book cover

    Health Care Policy and Practice

    A Biopsychosocial Perspective, 5th Edition

    By Cynthia Moniz, Stephen Gorin

    Paperback – 2018-07-01 

  • 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 – 2018-05-18 
    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 it is 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 effectiveness,…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    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 – 2018-04-17 
    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 – 2018-03-05 
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • 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 – 2018-02-19
    Student Social Work

  • Social and Labour Market Policy: The Basics book cover

    Social and Labour Market Policy

    The Basics

    By Bent Greve

    Social and Labour Market Policy: The Basics is an engaging and accessible introduction to the subject, which explores the broad historical, social and economic factors which have affected the differing types of social and labour market policies found in welfare states. Drawing links between social…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    The Basics

  • 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

  • Research Methods: The Basics: 2nd edition book cover

    Research Methods: The Basics

    2nd edition

    By Nicholas Walliman

    Research Methods: The Basics is an accessible, user-friendly introduction to the different aspects of research theory, methods and practice. This second edition provides an expanded resource suitable for students and practitioners in a wide range of disciplines including the natural sciences,…

    Paperback – 2017-09-08
    The Basics

  • Active Ageing and Demographic Change: Challenges for social work and social policy book cover

    Active Ageing and Demographic Change

    Challenges for social work and social policy

    Edited by Siniša Zrinščak, Susan Lawrence

    Although demographic change has been a widely discussed topic for decades, its scope, social impact and related policy responses leave us with many unresolved social issues. Demographic change is a reality for all European societies but the ways in which it is taking place differ from country to…

    Paperback – 2017-08-11

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