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Articles, News, Promotions and Updates from Routledge and the Taylor & Francis Group.

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  1. Routledge International Handbook of Social Justice

    Congratulations to Michael Reisch!

    Routledge author Professor Michael Reisch has been awarded the Council on Social Work Education's Significant Lifetime Achievement in Social Work Education Award for his consistent and ongoing professional achievements and contributions to social work education, research, service, and practice. Professor Reisch is the editor of the recent Routledge International Handbook of Social Justice.

  2. New Catalog: Social Work and Social Welfare: New and Key Books 2014

    This online catalog features new books in Social Work and Social Welfare from Routledge.

    Browse and buy books online. Find out how to get your 20% discount!

  3. Skills for Using Theory in Social Work

    Using theory, research evidence and experiential knowledge is a critical component of good social work. This unique text is designed to help social work students and practitioners to integrate theorizing into practice, demonstrating how to search for, select and translate academic knowledge for practical use in helping people improve their lives and environments.

  4. An Introduction to Using Theory in Social Work Practice

    An Introduction to Using Theory in Social Work Practice equips the reader to use fourteen key social work theories to guide each phase of the planned change process, from engagement through to evaluation. Suitable for a generalist approach, this book illustrates the value of applying theory to practice in a variety of social work roles, across diverse fields and facing assorted challenges. Linking to core competencies identified by the Council of Social Work Education, this text supports social work students and practitioners in developing vital skills, including critical thinking, applying theory and the effective use of the planned change process.
     

  5. Social Work Practice for Promoting Health and Wellbeing

    Drawing on international literature and research, the authors collected here encourage thinking about the social, political, cultural, emotional, spiritual, economic and spatial aspects of health and wellbeing. Exploring how structural inequality, oppression and stigma can impact upon people, and drawing upon a social model of health, this book is an important read for all practitioners and researchers interested in social work, public health and social inclusion.
     

  6. Recent Title: Health Care Policy and Practice

    In Health Care Policy and Practice: A Biopsychosocial Perspective, Moniz and Gorin have updated their text to incorporate health care reform. The authors have also restructured the book to guide students through the development of the American health care system: what it is, what the policies are, and how students can influence them.  

  7. New Directions in Social Work

    New Directions in Social Work is an innovative, integrated series offering a uniquely distinctive teaching strategy for generalist courses in the social work curriculum, at both undergraduate and graduate levels. The series integrates 5 texts with custom websites housing interactive cases, companion readings, and a wealth of resources to enrich the teaching and learning experience. Please visit www.routledgesw.com for more information.

  8. Social Policy, 3rd Edition

    This thoroughly updated new edition provides a comprehensive introduction to contemporary social policy, and addresses its historical, theoretical and contextual foundations. Divided into four sections, it opens with a survey of the socio-economic, political and governmental contexts within which social policy operates, before moving on to look at the historical development of the subject.

  9. World Social Work Day 2014

    In honor of World Social Work Day 2014 we’re giving you free online access to over 50 articles on Social and Economic Crises – Social Work Solutions, and highlighting related books on our Health & Social Care Arena.


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  10. Global Perspectives on Dissociative Disorders

    This book will engender interactions between trauma investigators – those whose approach is close clinical observation, those who use instruments to survey groups of individuals, those whose research takes the form of investigative journalism, and those who examine the truth embedded or hidden in documents created for multiple, and at times, disturbing political purposes.

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