Social Work: Social Work Theory

  • Systems Theory for Social Work and the Helping Professions book cover

    Systems Theory for Social Work and the Helping Professions

    1st Edition

    By Werner Schirmer, Dimitris Michailakis

    Social systems occur in many contexts of social work. This book provides an easy to read introduction to systems thinking for social workers who will encounter social problems in their professional practice or academic research. It offers new insights and fresh perspectives on this familiar topic…

    Paperback – 2019-03-29 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-03-25 
    Routledge

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

    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

  • The Routledge Handbook of Critical Social Work book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Critical Social Work

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen A. 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 48 chapters divided into six parts: Historical, social, and political…

    Hardback – 2019-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • 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 – 2019-01-16 
    Routledge

  • Social Work and the Visual Imagination: Seeing with the Mind's Eye book cover

    Social Work and the Visual Imagination

    Seeing with the Mind's Eye, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lynn Froggett, Julian Manley, Martin Smith, Alastair Roy

    Images are inscribed in the memory more easily than words, and some remain with the viewer for a lifetime. Combining hindsight, insight and foresight, the chapters in this book turn a spotlight onto various aspects of health, social work and socially engaged arts practice. The visual imagination is…

    Hardback – 2018-12-04
    Routledge

  • The Uses and Abuses of Humour in Social Work book cover

    The Uses and Abuses of Humour in Social Work

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Jordan

    In recent years, social work academics and practitioners have highlighted the need to "re-claim" methodologies which unpack creativity and resourcefulness. In the bleakest of times many turn to humour to survive. Making a unique contribution to social work thought, this is the first book to focus…

    Hardback – 2018-11-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Social Work: An Outline for the Intending Student book cover

    Social Work

    An Outline for the Intending Student, 1st Edition

    By Noel Timms

    Originally published in 1970, Social Work is an introduction for students and others who are thinking of taking up social work, or who want to know what social work is. The book begins by outlining the development of social work in the United Kingdom. It describes the methods social workers use,…

    Hardback – 2018-11-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Noel Timms

  • Perspectives in Social Work book cover

    Perspectives in Social Work

    1st Edition

    By Noel Timms, Rita Timms

    Perspectives in Social Work was originally published in 1977 and provides a text for social workers in training to use. The book argues for a more philosophical approach to both understanding and doing social work and seeks to establish simple and basic elements in social work, asking questions…

    Hardback – 2018-11-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Noel Timms

  • The Receiving End book cover

    The Receiving End

    1st Edition

    Edited by Noel Timms

    Originally published in 1973, The Receiving End looks at the British welfare services for deprived children. The book is comprised of essays from individuals that have been on the receiving end of the social help agencies, such as adoption societies, fostering agencies and children’s homes. Each…

    Hardback – 2018-11-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Noel Timms

  • Language of Social Casework book cover

    Language of Social Casework

    1st Edition

    By Noel Timms

    Originally published in 1968, Language of Social Casework considers the way in which social workers commonly neglect language. It is suggested that part of this neglect is due to the ways in which social workers and their critics envisage the activity of social work. The traditional criticisms of…

    Hardback – 2018-11-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Noel Timms

  • Social Work Values: An Enquiry book cover

    Social Work Values

    An Enquiry, 1st Edition

    By Noel Timms

    Originally published in 1983 Social Work Values is a sustained enquiry about the present situation of social work. It describes the treatment of social work values in the social work literature and in research, and pursues three distinct avenues towards an improvement on the present…

    Hardback – 2018-11-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Noel Timms

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