Social Work

We are one of the leading publishers in social work, covering all fields, from child and family social work, to mental health and clinical social work, to disability studies, to health and society and public policy.

Our books range from introductory textbooks, to advanced modular texts, to credible books for professionals, to high-level research monographs.

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  • The Costs of Caring: Families with Disabled Children book cover

    The Costs of Caring

    Families with Disabled Children, 1st Edition

    By Sally Baldwin

    First published in 1985, this book considers the financial consequences of parents and other relatives caring for severely disabled children at home. At the time of publication little reliable information was available on the costs incurred by ‘informal carers’, which this book set to rectify. The…

    Hardback – 2015-12-14
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    Routledge Library Editions: Children and Disability

  • Normalisation in Practice: Residential Care for Children with a Profound Mental Handicap book cover

    Normalisation in Practice

    Residential Care for Children with a Profound Mental Handicap, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andy Alaszewski, Pauline BN Ong

    First published in 1990, this book was the first informed study to focus on care within the voluntary sector. Written with the child in mind, it is a sensitive work which explores the administration, strategy, and problems facing carers in children’s homes, at that time. Centring on small,…

    Hardback – 2015-12-14
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    Routledge Library Editions: Children and Disability

  • A Single Door: Social Work with the Families of Disabled Children book cover

    A Single Door

    Social Work with the Families of Disabled Children, 1st Edition

    By Caroline Glendinning

    First published in 1986, this study explores the increased public concern with policies of ‘community care’ and their effects on informal carers, at that time. It looks at the widespread evidence that one particular group of informal carers- parents looking after their severely disabled child- lack…

    Hardback – 2015-12-14
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    Routledge Library Editions: Children and Disability

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Routledge publish a diverse, international list of social work and related journals. We are proud to publish in association with prestigious societies and organisations, and of our record in launching innovative new journals in emerging areas, adding to our extensive list of well-established titles.

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