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  • Social Protection for Dependency in Old Age: A Study of the Fifteen EU Member States and Norway book cover

    Social Protection for Dependency in Old Age

    A Study of the Fifteen EU Member States and Norway

    By Jozef Pacolet, Ria Bouten, Katia Versieck

    This title was first published in 2000. An up-to-date overview of the systems of social protection for the elderly in the fifteen EU states and Norway. The book also offers a comprehensive comparative analysis of the residential, semi-residential and community services available and explores the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31
    Routledge

  • The 'Other' in Ourselves: Exploring the educational power of the humanities and arts book cover

    The 'Other' in Ourselves

    Exploring the educational power of the humanities and arts

    Edited by Kate de Medeiros, Kelly Niles-Yokum, Judith L. Howe

    Increasingly, scholars from many disciplines have begun to incorporate various modalities from the humanities and arts – novels, films, artwork, and other forms of expression – to help connect students with the experience of aging in deeply meaningful and person-centered ways. This collection…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31
    Routledge

  • Everyday Social Justice and Citizenship: Perspectives for the 21st Century book cover

    Everyday Social Justice and Citizenship

    Perspectives for the 21st Century

    Edited by Ann Marie Mealey, Pam Jarvis, Jonathan Doherty, Jan Fook

    Social justice is a concept which is widely touted and lauded as desirable, yet its meaning may differ depending on whether its focus is on the underlying values of social justice, the more specific objectives these entail, or the actual practices or policies which aim to achieve social justice. In…

    Hardback – 2017-10-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Constructing Lived Experiences: Representations of Black Mothers in Child Sexual Abuse Discourses book cover

    Constructing Lived Experiences

    Representations of Black Mothers in Child Sexual Abuse Discourses

    By Claudia Bernard

    This title was first published in 2001. Employing a black feminist standpoint, Claudia Bernard offers an in-depth study of black mothers’ responses to the abuse of their children and of the factors which shape their reactions and help-seeking behaviour.…

    Hardback – 2017-10-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Family Mediation in Ireland book cover

    Family Mediation in Ireland

    By Sinéad Conneely

    This title was first published in 2002: After outlining the origins and development of family mediation on a world-wide basis, this book assesses family mediation services in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, within the context of the empirical and theoretical debates surrounding the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Existentialism and Social Work book cover

    Existentialism and Social Work

    By Neil Thompson

    Existentialism and Social Work provides a clearly-expressed and well-argued exposition of Sartrean existentialism as a theory base for social work practice. It introduces the key concepts and themes of the philosophy and relates them to social welfare theory and practice. Existentialism is a…

    Paperback – 2017-10-27
    Routledge

  • European Social Policy and the Nordic Countries book cover

    European Social Policy and the Nordic Countries

    Edited by Alan C. Neal

    This title was first published in 2000:  The contributions to this volume have been brought together and edited from presentations made to a two-day seminar held in Brussels with the financial and organisational support of the social affairs directorate of the European Commission on 15th and…

    Hardback – 2017-10-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Routledge Handbook of Community Development: Perspectives from Around the Globe book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Community Development

    Perspectives from Around the Globe

    Edited by Sue Kenny, Brian McGrath, Rhonda Phillips

    The Routledge Handbook of Community Development explores community development theory and practice across the world. The book provides perspectives about community development as an interactive, relevant and sometimes contradictory way to address issues impacting the human condition. It promotes…

    Hardback – 2017-10-23
    Routledge

  • Humane Helping: Focusing Less on Disorders and More on Life’s Challenges book cover

    Humane Helping

    Focusing Less on Disorders and More on Life’s Challenges

    By Eric Maisel

    Humane Helping is a comprehensive, practical guide that helps clinicians shift their practice from the mental disorder-and-chemical fix and expert-talk models to a more humane, helpful model that increases their ability to help clients meet life’s challenges and reduce emotional distress. Chapters…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23
    Routledge

  • Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: A Roadmap for Families and Professionals book cover

    Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

    A Roadmap for Families and Professionals

    Edited by Briana S. Nelson Goff, Nicole Piland Springer

    Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities provides a unique contribution not currently available in the professional literature by addressing the experiences and perspectives of families living with or raising a child with a disability. Designed for family therapists, social workers, and other…

    Paperback – 2017-10-20
    Routledge

  • The Fight for Fair Housing: Causes, Consequences, and Future Implications of the 1968 Federal Fair Housing Act book cover

    The Fight for Fair Housing

    Causes, Consequences, and Future Implications of the 1968 Federal Fair Housing Act

    Edited by Gregory D. Squires

    The federal Fair Housing Act of 1968 was passed in a time of turmoil, conflict, and often conflagration in cities across the nation. It took the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to finally secure its passage. The Kerner Commission warned in 1968 that "to continue present policies…

    Paperback – 2017-10-18
    Routledge

  • Mothering Babies in Domestic Violence: Beyond Attachment Theory book cover

    Mothering Babies in Domestic Violence

    Beyond Attachment Theory

    By Fiona Buchanan

    This unique book offers an innovative feminist critique of attachment theory that offers an alternative understanding of relationships between women and their babies in domestic violence. Fiona Buchanan identifies a way forward for working with women, babies and people who have grown up with…

    Paperback – 2017-10-17
    Routledge
    Women and Psychology

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