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Forthcoming Social Work and Social Policy Books

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  1. Care Ethics

    New Theories and Applications

    Edited by Christine M. Koggel, Joan Orme

    The ethic of care has developed to become a body of theory that has expanded from its roots in social psychology to many other disciplines in the social sciences as well as the humanities. This work on care has informed both theory and practice by generating complex accounts of care ethics for...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Social Development and Social Work

    Learning from Africa

    Edited by Alice K. Butterfield, Tasse Abye

    Africa has a long experience with reducing poverty and vulnerability. In the contemporary period, social development and social work are at the forefront of dealing with abject poverty and some of the world’s most difficult problems. This book brings research in Africa to the forefront so that...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Environmental Gerontology

    What Now?

    Edited by Rick J. Scheidt, Benyamin Schwarz

    Environmental gerontology – the research on aging and environment – evolved during the late 1960s, when the domain became a relevant topic due to societal concerns with the problems of housing for elderly people. The field proliferated during the 1970s and 1980s, and remains viable and active today...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Loneliness Updated

    Recent research on loneliness and how it affects our lives

    Edited by Ami Rokach

    "To be alone is to be different. To be different is to be alone, and to be in the interior of this fatal circle is to be lonely. To be lonely is to have failed" (Susan Schultz, 1976) Loneliness carries a significant social stigma, as lack of friendship and social ties is socially undesirable, and...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Addiction and Recovery in the UK

    Edited by Jeffrey D. Roth, David Best

    Addiction and Recovery in the UK captures the essence of the emerging addictions recovery movement and in particular the emerging evidence base that had been gathered around the umbrella of the Recovery Academy UK. The Recovery Academy was established with the aim of creating a forum for people in...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Disability in Japan

    By Carolyn S. Stevens

    Series: Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

    Disability and chronic illness represents a special kind of cultural diversity, the "other" to "normal" able-bodiedness. Most studies of disability consider disability in North American or European contexts; and studies of diversity in Japan consider ethnic and cultural diversity, but not the...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Mothering, Mixed Families and Racialised Boundaries

    Edited by Ravinder Barn, Vicki Harman

    Series: Ethnic and Racial Studies

    This pioneering volume draws together theoretical and empirical contributions analyzing the experiences of white mothers in interracial families in Britain, Canada and the USA. The growth of the mixed race population reflects an increasingly racially and culturally heterogeneous society, shaped by...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Political Philosophy, Empathy and Political Justice

    By Matt Edge

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    In this work, Matt Edge offers an innovative approach to political philosophy. He invites the reader to consider the question of political justice from an empathic perspective - if you were asked to construct a theory of justice acceptable to members of a community you were not yourself a part of,...

    To Be Published August 17th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Family-Based Prevention Programs for Children and Adolescents

    Theory, Research, and Large-Scale Dissemination

    Edited by Mark J. Van Ryzin, Karol L. Kumpfer, Gregory M. Fosco, Mark T. Greenberg

    In addition to introducing readers to the field of family-based prevention science, Family-Based Prevention Programs for Children and Adolescents highlights the distinctive contributions of a set of exemplary programs in terms of their foundational theory, design, delivery mechanisms, performance,...

    To Be Published August 17th 2015 by Psychology Press

  10. Social Work in a Global Context

    Issues and Challenges

    Edited by George Palattiyil, Dina Sidhva, Mono Chakrabarti

    Series: Routledge Advances in Social Work

    Social Work in a Global Context engages with, and critically explores, key issues that inform social work practice around the world. Social work can take many forms, and is differently understood in different parts of the world. However, at base, it can be seen as a profession which strives to...

    To Be Published August 18th 2015 by Routledge