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  • Implementing the Grand Challenge of Reducing and Preventing Alcohol Misuse and its Consequences book cover

    Implementing the Grand Challenge of Reducing and Preventing Alcohol Misuse and its Consequences

    Edited by Audrey Begun, Diana DiNitto, Shulamith Lala A. Straussner

    ‘Reducing and Preventing Alcohol Misuse and Its Consequences’ is one of the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare’s Grand Challenges for Social Work, a programme launched in 2012. This book reports on the work of many social work and allied professions scholars, describing current…

    Hardback – 2018-05-09
    Routledge

  • New Directions in the Sociology of Higher Education book cover

    New Directions in the Sociology of Higher Education

    Edited by Pamela Abbott, Geoff Payne

    New Directions in the Sociology of Health links a number of contemporary issues to a broader sociological framework. It discusses health policy and programmes aimed at public concerns like AIDS, drug use, tranquilizer dependency and alcohol abuse. The work of a para-medical and lay workers – not…

    Hardback – 2018-05-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British Sociological Association

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution and Domestic Violence: Women, Divorce and Alternative Justice book cover

    Alternative Dispute Resolution and Domestic Violence

    Women, Divorce and Alternative Justice

    By Dafna Lavi

    Dealing with the interface between the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) movement and the phenomenon of domestic violence against women, this book examines the phenomenon of divorce disputes involving violence through the prism of ‘alternative justice’ and the dispute resolution mechanisms…

    Hardback – 2018-05-08
    Routledge

  • The Big Book of Blob Trees book cover

    The Big Book of Blob Trees

    2nd Edition

    By Pip Wilson, Ian Long

    The Big Book of Blob Trees features 70 different Blob trees that can be used as prompts to explore feelings. This unique collection of Blob trees with its range of different Blob characters is a fabulous way of opening up discussions about feelings and developing understanding of emotions, empathy…

    Paperback – 2018-05-01
    Routledge
    Blobs

  • The Big Book of Blobs book cover

    The Big Book of Blobs

    2nd Edition

    By Pip Wilson, Ian Long

    The Big Book of Blobs is a collection of Blob pictures that can be used as prompts to explore feelings. The relatable Blob characters are depicted in many different situations which can be used as a springboard for meaningful discussion on a range of issues and topics. The Blobs in this collection…

    Paperback – 2018-05-01
    Routledge
    Blobs

  • Therapy with Harming Fathers, Victimized Children and their Mothers after Parental Child Sexual Assault: Forging Enduring Safety book cover

    Therapy with Harming Fathers, Victimized Children and their Mothers after Parental Child Sexual Assault

    Forging Enduring Safety

    By Dale Tolliday, Jo Spangaro, Lesley Laing

    'This book explores with refreshing clarity the complexities and challenges of working with child sexual abuse in the family environment. Describing a victim-centred, family approach based on clear ethical principles and with reference to their own practice experiences, Tolliday, Spangaro and Laing…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30
    Routledge Academic

  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy in Alternative Schools: Ensuring Student Success and Preventing Dropout book cover

    Solution Focused Brief Therapy in Alternative Schools

    Ensuring Student Success and Preventing Dropout

    By Cynthia Franklin, Calvin L. Streeter, Linda Webb, Samantha Guz

    Solution Focused Brief Therapy in Alternative Schools (SFBT) provides a step-by-step guide for how school social workers and counselors can work with other school professionals to create an effective solution focused dropout prevention program. Along with illustrative cases and detailed…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30
    Routledge

  • The Outlaw Biker Legacy of Violence book cover

    The Outlaw Biker Legacy of Violence

    By Thomas Barker

    Outlaw bikers represent a very small percentage of motorcycle riders who join motorcycle clubs, but they receive disproportionate attention due to their mystique, unconventional behavior, and violence. Although the outlaw biker phenomenon started in the United States, it has since spread throughout…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30
    Routledge

  • The New Psychology of Health: Unlocking the Social Cure book cover

    The New Psychology of Health

    Unlocking the Social Cure

    By Catherine Haslam, Jolanda Jetten, Tegan Cruwys, Genevieve Dingle, Alex Haslam

    Why do people who are more socially connected live longer and have better health than those who are socially isolated? Why are social ties at least as good for your health as not smoking, having a good diet, and taking regular exercise? Why is treatment more effective when there is an alliance…

    Paperback – 2018-04-24
    Routledge

  • The Transformation of Work in Welfare State Organizations: New Public Management and the Institutional Diffusion of Ideas book cover

    The Transformation of Work in Welfare State Organizations

    New Public Management and the Institutional Diffusion of Ideas

    Edited by Frank Sowa, Ronald Staples, Stefan Zapfel

    How has New Public Management influenced social policy reform in different developed welfare states? New managerialism is conceptualized as a paradigm, which not only shapes the decision-making process in bureaucratic organizations but also affects the practice of individuals (citizens). Public…

    Hardback – 2018-04-24
    Routledge

  • Sexuality and Intellectual Disabilities: A Guide for Professionals book cover

    Sexuality and Intellectual Disabilities

    A Guide for Professionals

    By Andrew Maxwell Triska

    This book provides a concise overview of sexuality and gender identity in clients with intellectual disabilities for therapists, social workers, educators, and healthcare providers. It captures the social, political, and legal environment of the late 2010s and bridges the gap between research and…

    Paperback – 2018-04-20
    Routledge

  • Food Bank Nations: Poverty, Corporate Charity and the Right to Food book cover

    Food Bank Nations

    Poverty, Corporate Charity and the Right to Food

    By Graham Riches

    In the world’s most affluent and food secure societies, why is it now publicly acceptable to feed donated surplus food, dependent on corporate food waste, to millions of hungry people? While recognizing the moral imperative to feed hungry people, this book challenges the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

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