Social Work: Violence and Abuse

  • Domestic and family violence: A critical introduction to knowledge and practice book cover

    Domestic and family violence

    A critical introduction to knowledge and practice, 1st Edition

    By Silke Meyer, Andrew Frost

    Domestic and family violence (DFV) is an enduring social and public health issue of endemic proportions and global scale with multiple and lasting consequences for those directly affected. This book tackles current debates in the field and addresses the social norms and settings that perpetuate…

    Paperback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge

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

    Pacific Social Work

    Navigating Practice, Policy and Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jioji Ravulo, Tracie Mafile'o, Donald Bruce Yeates

    As a region, the Pacific is changing rapidly. This edited collection, the first of its kind, centres Pacific-indigenous ways of knowing, doing and being in Pacific social work. In so doing, the authors decolonise the dominant western rhetoric that is evident in contemporary social work practice in…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge

  • Execution by Family: A Theory of Honor Violence book cover

    Execution by Family

    A Theory of Honor Violence, 1st Edition

    By Mark Cooney

    Across many parts of the world, violence inflicted in the name of family honor is attracting an increasing amount of attention. Family honor violence, otherwise known as honor-based violence, is physical force inflicted primarily on women for conduct defined as dishonorable. This book explores…

    Hardback – 2019-04-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Intimate Partner Violence: New Perspectives in Research and Practice book cover

    Intimate Partner Violence

    New Perspectives in Research and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth A. Bates, Julie C. Taylor

    Since the 1970s the issue of intimate partner violence (IPV) has been explained through the patriarchal desire of men to control and dominate women, but this gendered perspective limits both our understanding of IPV and its treatment. Intimate Partner Violence: New Perspectives in Research and…

    Paperback – 2019-04-08 
    Routledge

  • Violence, Sex Offenders, and Corrections book cover

    Violence, Sex Offenders, and Corrections

    1st Edition

    By Rose Ricciardelli, Dale C. Spencer

    Sex offenders remain the most hated group of offenders, subject to a myriad of regulations and punishments beyond imprisonment, including sex offender registries, chemical and surgical castration, and global positioning electronic monitoring systems. While aspects of their experiences of…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Sexual Violence Against Older People book cover

    Sexual Violence Against Older People

    1st Edition

    By Hannah Bows

    Research on sexual violence has been a growing area of academic study since the 1970s. However, the focus of these efforts has centred on younger women, leaving older women largely ignored from research. This book presents data from the first UK study to examine the extent, nature and impacts of…

    Hardback – 2019-03-22 
    Routledge
    Victims, Culture and Society

  • Yoga for Trauma Recovery: Theory, Philosophy, and Practice book cover

    Yoga for Trauma Recovery

    Theory, Philosophy, and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Lisa Danylchuk

    Yoga for Trauma Recovery outlines best practices for the growing body of professionals trained in both yoga and psychotherapy and addresses the theoretical foundations that tie the two fields. Chapters show how understanding the safe and effective integration of trauma-informed yoga and somatic…

    Paperback – 2019-03-20 
    Routledge

  • Contextual Characteristics in Juvenile Sentencing: Examining the Impact of Concentrated Disadvantage on Youth Court Outcomes book cover

    Contextual Characteristics in Juvenile Sentencing

    Examining the Impact of Concentrated Disadvantage on Youth Court Outcomes, 1st Edition

    By Rimonda Maroun

    While there is extensive research published concerning juvenile justice and sentencing, most research focuses on individual and extra-legal factors, such as age, race, and gender, with scant attention to the impact of macro-level factors. This book assesses how a specific contextual…

    Hardback – 2019-03-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Juvenile Justice and Delinquency

  • Trauma and Play Therapy: Helping Children Heal book cover

    Trauma and Play Therapy

    Helping Children Heal, 1st Edition

    By Paris Goodyear-Brown

    Trauma and Play Therapy synthesizes new developments in the study of children’s trauma recovery to assist clinicians in combining play therapy with other powerful ways of addressing the needs of hurt children. The TraumaPlayTM model, formerly known as Flexibly Sequential Play Therapy, equips…

    Paperback – 2019-02-27 
    Routledge

  • Recalibrating Juvenile Detention: Lessons Learned from the Court-Ordered Reform of the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center book cover

    Recalibrating Juvenile Detention

    Lessons Learned from the Court-Ordered Reform of the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, 1st Edition

    By David W. Roush

    Recalibrating Juvenile Detention chronicles the lessons learned from the 2007-2015 landmark U.S. District Court-ordered reform of the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center (JTDC) in Illinois, following years of litigation by the ACLU about egregious and unconstitutional conditions of…

    Hardback – 2019-02-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Corrections

  • Imagining a Greater Justice: Criminal Violence, Punishment and Relational Justice book cover

    Imagining a Greater Justice

    Criminal Violence, Punishment and Relational Justice, 1st Edition

    By Samuel H. Pillsbury

    Even for violent crime, justice should mean more than punishment. By paying close attention to the relational harms suffered by victims, this book develops a concept of relational justice for survivors, offenders and community. Relational justice looks beyond traditional rules of legal…

    Paperback – 2019-01-24 
    Routledge

  • Working with Domestic Violence: Contexts and Frameworks for Practice book cover

    Working with Domestic Violence

    Contexts and Frameworks for Practice, 1st Edition

    By Deborah Walsh

    This textbook equips social workers and human services practitioners with the knowledge and skills to work effectively with both the victims and perpetrators of domestic violence. Written to address the needs of the social work and human services student learner, the book covers a range of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-14
    Routledge

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