Social Work: Social Work Research

  • The International Development of Social Work Education: The Vietnam Experience book cover

    The International Development of Social Work Education

    The Vietnam Experience, 1st Edition

    By Debra Faires, Soma Sen, Meekyung Han, Hoa Nguyen, Laurie Drabble, Alice Hines, Edward Cohen

    A robust infrastructure for education and training is vital for the development of an emerging social work education in developing countries. This books fills a gap in the existing literature by providing analysis of international practice methods which can be used by developing countries to…

    Hardback – 2019-02-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Professional Judgement and Decision Making in Social Work: Current Issues book cover

    Professional Judgement and Decision Making in Social Work

    Current Issues, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Taylor, Andrew Whittaker

    Professional judgement and decision making are central to social work, both in everyday professional practice and in public perceptions of social work as a profession. This book examines key issues that are relevant today. The chapters cover child protection, mental health, and elder care…

    Hardback – 2019-02-25 
    Routledge

  • Pacific Social Work: Navigating Practice, Policy and Research book cover

    Pacific Social Work

    Navigating Practice, Policy and Research, 1st Edition

    By Jioji Ravulo, Tracie Mafile'o, Donald Bruce Yeates

    As a region, the Pacific is developing rapidly. This edited collection, 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…

    Paperback – 2019-02-20 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Critical Social Work book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Critical Social Work

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Webb

    The Routledge Handbook of Critical Social Work brings together the world’s leading scholars in the field to provide a cutting-edge overview of classic and current research and future trends in the subject. Comprised of 47 chapters divided into six sections: Historical, social, and political…

    Hardback – 2019-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Private Troubles or Public Issues?: Challenges for Social Work Research book cover

    Private Troubles or Public Issues?

    Challenges for Social Work Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Walter Lorenz, Ian Shaw

    This book bears testimony to the value of a progressive form of academisation of social work education in most European countries, including former communist countries which had to re-establish social work education. It also manifests the confidence of contributors in belonging to a serious…

    Paperback – 2019-01-20 
    Routledge

  • Faces of Homelessness in the Asia Pacific book cover

    Faces of Homelessness in the Asia Pacific

    1st Edition

    Edited by Carole Zufferey, Nilan Yu

    Across the Asia Pacific, there are a vast range of experiences of homelessness and an equally diverse range of responses from state systems. Since understandings of homelessness are also heavily dependent on geographical, cultural, and historical contexts, attitudes towards it as a ‘social problem’…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11 
    Routledge

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

    Neoliberalism, Nordic Welfare States and Social Work

    Current and Future Challenges, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-01-05 
    Routledge

  • Research and Statistics for Social Workers book cover

    Research and Statistics for Social Workers

    1st Edition

    By Thomas Lawson, Anna Faul, A.N. Verbist

    Using real social work examples written specifically to ally student fears this book brings research and statistics together bridging the gap to practice. It covers - conceptualization, ethics, cultural competence, design, qualitative research, individual and program evaluation as well as…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Social Work in a Glocalised World book cover

    Social Work in a Glocalised World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mona Livholts, Lia Bryant

    This engaging and timely volume contributes new knowledge to the rapidly emerging field of globalisation and social work. The volume brings together cutting-edge interdisciplinary scholarship from countries such as Australia, Finland, Japan, South Africa, the Philippines and Sweden. It proposes ‘…

    Paperback – 2018-11-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Social Work and Sociology: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives book cover

    Social Work and Sociology: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

    1st Edition

    Edited by Irene Levin, Marit Haldar, Aurélie Picot

    Discussing the relationship between social work and sociology, this book explores how the two have become more and more divided, moving from one single discipline, to two separate, but related, fields. Both sociology and social work focus on social problems, social structure, social integration and…

    Paperback – 2018-11-23 
    Routledge

  • Living with Mental Disorder: Insights from Qualitative Research book cover

    Living with Mental Disorder

    Insights from Qualitative Research, 1st Edition

    By Jacqueline Corcoran

    This evidence-based text puts a human face on mental disorders, illuminating the lived experience of people with mental health difficulties and their caregivers. Systematically reviewing the qualitative research conducted on living with a mental disorder, this text coalesces a large body of…

    Paperback – 2018-11-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

  • Routledge Revivals: Noel Timms book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Noel Timms

    1st Edition

    By Noel Timms

    The volumes in this set, originally published between 1964 and 1983, draw together research by the author. The collection covers some of his major works in the field of social work, with a focus on social policy, language, psychiatry and philosophy within the area of social work.…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Noel Timms

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