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  • Death and Dying in India: Ageing and end-of-life care of the elderly book cover

    Death and Dying in India

    Ageing and end-of-life care of the elderly

    By Suhita Chopra Chatterjee, Jaydeep Sengupta

    Most aged in India are experiencing a highly protracted death in hospitals, entangled in tubes and machines. Such ‘medicalised death’ entails huge psychological, social and financial costs for both patients and their caregivers. There are also many who are dying in abject neglect. However,…

    Hardback – 2017-06-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Unaccompanied Children in European Migration and Asylum Practices: In Whose Best Interests? book cover

    Unaccompanied Children in European Migration and Asylum Practices

    In Whose Best Interests?

    Edited by Mateja Sedmak, Birgit Sauer, Barbara Gornik

    Unaccompanied minor migrants are underage migrants, who for various reasons leave their country and are separated from their parents or legal/customary guardians. Some of them live entirely by themselves, while others join their relatives or other adults in a foreign country. The concept of the…

    Hardback – 2017-06-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Asylum, Migration and Refugee Law

  • Family, Intergenerational Solidarity, and Post-Traditional Society book cover

    Family, Intergenerational Solidarity, and Post-Traditional Society

    By Ronald J. Angel, Jacqueline L. Angel

    Almost all families will at some time have to make difficult decisions concerning aging family members, involving institutionalization, moving from medical interventions to palliative care, and even physician-assisted death. Yet, the historical transition from traditional to post-traditional…

    Paperback – 2017-06-22
    Routledge

  • Health Care Systems in Developing Countries in Asia book cover

    Health Care Systems in Developing Countries in Asia

    Edited by Christian Aspalter, Kenny Teguh Pribadi, Robin Gauld

    For the last two decades, major Asian economies have successfully kept their economic growth momentum going. Now, as these economies are entering a new phase of economic growth, more attention is being paid to their respective states of social development, especially the provision and the expansion…

    Hardback – 2017-06-21
    Routledge
    Social Welfare Around the World

  • Substance Use in Social Work Education and Training: Preparing for and supporting practice book cover

    Substance Use in Social Work Education and Training

    Preparing for and supporting practice

    Edited by Hilda Loughran, Wulf Livingston

    Substance use has become an increasingly common concern for all aspects of social work practice, and especially when working with mental health and vulnerable families. This requires all social workers to have sufficient education and training in alcohol and other drugs across a range of settings.…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • Examining the Relationship between Trauma and Addiction book cover

    Examining the Relationship between Trauma and Addiction

    Edited by Shelly Wiechelt, Shulamith Lala A. Straussner

    Trauma, trauma-related disorders, substance use, and addictive disorders often co-occur, and frequently play a role in the problems and issues that social workers contend with in their practice with individuals, families, and communities. Research shows that there is a relationship between…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • Gender-based Violence and Public Health: International perspectives on budgets and policies book cover

    Gender-based Violence and Public Health

    International perspectives on budgets and policies

    Edited by Keerty Nakray

    Gender-based violence is a multi-faceted public health problem with numerous consequences for an individual’s physical and mental health and wellbeing. This collection develops a comprehensive public health approach for working with gender-based violence, paying specific attention to…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

  • Social Work Doctoral Education: Past, Present and Future book cover

    Social Work Doctoral Education

    Past, Present and Future

    Edited by Paul A. Kurzman

    The rapid expansion of doctoral education in social work is changing academia, and expanding the expectations of education for professional practice. This volume focuses on the early development, gradual evolution and present status of social work doctoral education. Relevant for social work…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • The Bureaucrat and the Poor: Encounters in French Welfare Offices book cover

    The Bureaucrat and the Poor

    Encounters in French Welfare Offices

    By Vincent Dubois

    Welfare offices usually attract negative descriptions of bureaucracy with their queues, routines, and impersonal nature. Are they anonymous machines or the locus of neutral service relationships? Showing how people experience state public administration, The Bureaucrat and the Poor provides a…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • Moralising Poverty: The ‘Undeserving’ Poor in the Public Gaze book cover

    Moralising Poverty

    The ‘Undeserving’ Poor in the Public Gaze

    By Serena Romano

    Do we judge the poor? Do we fear them? Do we have a moral obligation to help those in need? The moral and social grounds of solidarity and deservedness in relation to aid for poor people are rarely steady. This is particularly true under contemporary austerity reforms, where current debates…

    Hardback – 2017-06-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

  • Parental Vigilant Care: A Guide for Clinicians and Caretakers book cover

    Parental Vigilant Care

    A Guide for Clinicians and Caretakers

    By Haim Omer

    This volume presents the concept of vigilant care as a protective and non-intrusive parental attitude to risky behaviors of children and adolescents. The effective component in vigilant care is not control, but parental presence. Vigilant care is a flexible attitude in which parents shift between…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14
    Routledge

  • The Social Work and K-12 Schools Casebook: Phenomenological Perspectives book cover

    The Social Work and K-12 Schools Casebook

    Phenomenological Perspectives

    Edited by Miriam Jaffe, Jerry Floersch, Jeffrey Longhofer, Wendy Winograd

    This volume offers a collection of nine case studies from clinical social workers in K-12 schools, each from a phenomenological perspective, with the objective of educating Master of Social Work students and early career social work clinicians. Each chapter is framed with pre-reading prompts,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14
    Routledge

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