Social Work: Violence and Abuse

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Violence Studies book cover

    The Routledge International Handbook of Violence Studies

    Edited by Walter S. DeKeseredy, Callie Marie Rennison, Amanda K. Hall-Sanchez

    Violence is a serious public health problem. The number of violent deaths tells only part of the story and many more survive violence and are left with permanent physical and emotional scars. Violence also erodes communities by reducing productivity, decreasing property values, and disrupting…

    Hardback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Promoting Non-Violence: Social Work Conversations about Violence book cover

    Promoting Non-Violence

    Social Work Conversations about Violence

    By Gerard Heery

    The use of violence within relationships, families or communities is a major public health issue across the world. As such, it will continue to require global, strategic, and preventative measures across educational, social care and criminal justice systems. This book draws on the author’s gritty…

    Paperback – 2018-11-06 
    Routledge

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

    Pacific Social Work

    Navigating Practice, Policy and Research

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

    As a region, the Pacific is developing rapidly. This textbook, 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 and…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Mafia Violence: Political, Symbolic, and Economic Forms of Violence in the Camorra Clans book cover

    Mafia Violence

    Political, Symbolic, and Economic Forms of Violence in the Camorra Clans

    Edited by Monica Massari, Vittorio Martone

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Criminology

  • Female Genital Mutilation and Social Media book cover

    Female Genital Mutilation and Social Media

    By Christina Julios

    This book explores the phenomenon of anti-FGM social media activism. Against a backdrop of over 200 million girls and women worldwide affected by FGM, this volume examines key global online campaigns to end the practice, involving leading virtual platforms such as Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.…

    Hardback – 2018-09-25 
    Routledge

  • Child Abuse and Protection: Contemporary issues in research, policy and practice book cover

    Child Abuse and Protection

    Contemporary issues in research, policy and practice

    By Julia Davidson, Antonia Bifulco

    Literature in the child abuse and child protection arena has tended to adopt either a practice or legal perspective. Drawing on their expertise as researchers and leaders in their field, Julia Davison and Antonia Bifulco offer a comprehensive and cohesive textbook on child abuse and child…

    Paperback – 2018-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Violent and Sexual Offenders: Assessment, Treatment and Management book cover

    Violent and Sexual Offenders

    Assessment, Treatment and Management, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Jane L. Ireland, Carol A. Ireland, Philip Birch

    Building on the success of the first edition and the growth of research in the field over the past decade, this book offers an authoritative overview of the assessment, treatment and management of violent and sexual offenders. This new and expanded edition reflects the considerable developments in…

    Paperback – 2018-08-29 
    Routledge

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

    Working with Domestic Violence

    Contexts and Frameworks for Practice

    By Deborah Walsh

    This textbook aims to equip social workers and human services practitioners with the knowledge and skills to work effectively with both the victims and perpetrators of domestic violence. Whilst acknowledging the occurrence of domestic violence in all contexts, this book places its primary focus on…

    Paperback – 2018-08-28 
    Routledge

  • Using Stories, Art, and Play in Trauma-Informed Treatment: Case Examples and Applications Across the Lifespan book cover

    Using Stories, Art, and Play in Trauma-Informed Treatment

    Case Examples and Applications Across the Lifespan

    By Pat Pernicano

    This book shows new and experienced therapists how to use meaningful therapeutic material in art, stories, and play to facilitate shifts in outlook and behavior. Using a wide variety of case studies, Dr. Pernicano lays out a framework for problem clarification, conceptualization, trauma-informed…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23 
    Routledge

  • Routledge International Handbook of Psychopathy and Crime book cover

    Routledge International Handbook of Psychopathy and Crime

    Edited by Matt DeLisi

    For over two centuries, psychopathy has stood as perhaps the most formidable risk factor for antisocial behavior, crime, and violence. The Routledge International Handbook of Psychopathy and Crime presents the state-of-the-art on the full landscape of research on antisocial behavior that employs…

    Hardback – 2018-08-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Institutional Violence and Disability: Punishing Conditions book cover

    Institutional Violence and Disability

    Punishing Conditions

    By Kate Rossiter, Jen Rinaldi

    "This was several times with that damn cribbage board. I hate cribbage boards to this very day. They never beat us on the arms or legs or stuff, it was always on the bottom of the feet, I couldn't figure it out." Brian L., Huronia Regional Centre Survivor Over the past two decades, the public has…

    Hardback – 2018-08-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Muslim Women, Domestic Violence, and Psychotherapy: Theological and Clinical Issues book cover

    Muslim Women, Domestic Violence, and Psychotherapy

    Theological and Clinical Issues

    By Nazila Isgandarova

    Muslim Women, Domestic Violence, and Psychotherapy reconciles newly emerging Islamic practical theology with the findings and theories of contemporary social sciences. It is an inquiry about the lived experience of the Islamic tradition and its application in Islamic counseling with Muslim women…

    Hardback – 2018-08-16 
    Routledge

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