Social Work: Youth Work

  • Why Won't My Teenager Talk to Me? book cover

    Why Won't My Teenager Talk to Me?

    2nd Edition

    By John Coleman

    Do you wish your son or daughter would tell you more about what is happening in their life, and that they would open up to you more often? Are you worried about them as they seem to be spending more and more time in their bedroom and on their smart phone? The teenage years can be a time of concern…

    Paperback – 2018-10-03
    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, 1st Edition

    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 book on child abuse and child protection,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-03
    Routledge

  • Youths in Challenging Situations: International and Interdisciplinary Perspectives book cover

    Youths in Challenging Situations

    International and Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Charalambos Tsekeris, Lily Stylianoudi

    This book investigates and explores the complex dynamics of youth in contemporary society, especially in troubled and crisis-ridden contexts. On the one hand, teenagers and young adults experience social suffering, marginalisation, gender and ethnic bias, and an increased risk to be radicalised and…

    Hardback – 2018-08-21
    Routledge
    Contemporary Issues in Social Science

  • Juvenile Justice in Europe: Past, Present and Future book cover

    Juvenile Justice in Europe

    Past, Present and Future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Barry Goldson

    At a time when Europe is witnessing major cultural, social, economic and political challenges and transformations, this book brings together leading researchers and experts to consider a range of pressing questions relating to the historical origins, contemporary manifestations and future prospects…

    Paperback – 2018-08-20
    Routledge

  • Transnational Social Work and Social Welfare: Challenges for the Social Work Profession book cover

    Transnational Social Work and Social Welfare

    Challenges for the Social Work Profession, 1st Edition

    Edited by Beatrix Schwarzer, Ursula Kämmerer-Rütten, Alexandra Schleyer-Lindenmann, Yafang Wang

    The underlying frame of social work is the nation state, and it is from within the state that welfare strategies and social policies are devised and implemented. However, post-colonialism, globalisation, migration and the associated implications for human rights, social justice and social welfare…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Human Growth and Development: An Introduction for Social Workers book cover

    Human Growth and Development

    An Introduction for Social Workers, 2nd Edition

    By John Sudbery, Andrew Whittaker

    Social workers work with people at all stages of life, tackling a multitude of personal, social, health, welfare, legal and educational issues. As a result, all social work students need to understand human growth and development throughout the lifespan. This fully revised and expanded second…

    Paperback – 2018-07-11
    Routledge
    Student Social Work

  • Participatory Pedagogic Impact Research: Co-production with Community Partners in Action book cover

    Participatory Pedagogic Impact Research

    Co-production with Community Partners in Action, 1st Edition

    By Mike Seal

    Involvement of community partners in the structure and design of services is largely accepted in principle, but its practice is heavily contested. This book argues that the co-production of research is one of the best ways to involve community partners. As well as having intrinsic value in and of…

    Hardback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Hidden Youth and the Virtual World: The process of social censure and empowerment book cover

    Hidden Youth and the Virtual World

    The process of social censure and empowerment, 1st Edition

    By Gloria Hongyee Chan

    Hidden Youth and the Virtual World examines the phenomenon of ‘hidden youth’ or hikikomori, as it is better known in Japan as well as Hong Kong. Exposure to the Internet has allowed these young persons to develop a high level of capability within the virtual world, however these are skills that are…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

  • Narrative Approaches to Youth Work: Conversational Skills for a Critical Practice book cover

    Narrative Approaches to Youth Work

    Conversational Skills for a Critical Practice, 1st Edition

    By Julie Tilsen

    This is the book that youth workers who want to put into practice their desire to "meet youth where they’re at" have been waiting for. Narrative Approaches to Youth Work provides hope-filled and fresh conversational practices anchored in a critical intersectional analysis of power and a relational…

    Paperback – 2018-03-22
    Routledge

  • Youth Justice: A Critical Introduction book cover

    Youth Justice

    A Critical Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Case

    This book provides a comprehensive, student-friendly and critical introduction to youth justice in England and Wales, offering a balanced evaluation of its development, rationale, nature and evidence base. It explores the evolution of definitions and explanations of youth offending and examines the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-21
    Routledge

  • Re-Circuiting Trauma Pathways in Adults, Parents, and Children: A Brain-Based, Intergenerational Trauma Treatment Method book cover

    Re-Circuiting Trauma Pathways in Adults, Parents, and Children

    A Brain-Based, Intergenerational Trauma Treatment Method, 1st Edition

    By Valerie Copping

    Re-Circuiting Trauma Pathways in Adults, Parents, and Children presents the evidence-informed and substantiated Intergenerational Trauma Treatment Model (ITTM), with an emphasis on up-to-date trauma theory, the development of specialized clinical skills, and the replicability of methods. Grounded…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Youth Sport book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Youth Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ken Green, Andy Smith

    The Routledge Handbook of Youth Sport is a comprehensive survey of the latest research into young people’s involvement in sport. Drawing on a wide diversity of disciplines, including sociology, psychology, policy studies, coaching, physical education and physiology, the book examines the importance…

    Paperback – 2018-01-16
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

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