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Forthcoming Social Work and Social Policy Books

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  1. Youth and Inequality in Education

    Global Actions in Youth Work

    Edited by Dana Fusco, Michael Heathfield

    Series: Routledge Research in Educational Equality and Diversity

    The transition to adulthood for many is mediated by class, culture, and local/global influences on identity. This volume analyzes the global injustices that create inequities and restrict future opportunities for young people during this transitional time, including poverty, unemployment, human...

    To Be Published August 20th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Working Ethically in Child Protection

    By Bob Lonne, Maria Harries, Brigid Featherstone, Mel Gray

    In their day-to-day practice, social work and human services practitioners frequently find themselves in confusing ethical quandaries, trying to balance the numerous competing interests of protecting children from harm and promoting family and community capacity. This book explores the ethical...

    To Be Published August 24th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Working with Adolescent Violence and Abuse Towards Parents

    Approaches and Contexts for Intervention

    Edited by Amanda Holt

    Adolescent violence and abuse towards parents is increasingly recognised as a global problem. Inverting how we normally understand power to operate in abusive relationships, it involves actors who cannot easily be categorised as victims or perpetrators, and often impacts families who are...

    To Be Published August 25th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Learning Disability and Inclusion Phobia

    Past, Present, Future

    By C. F. Goodey

    Series: Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

    The social position of learning disabled people has shifted rapidly over the last 20 years, from long-stay institutions, first into community homes and day centres, and now to a currently emerging goal of "ordinary lives" for individuals using person-centred support and personal budgets. These...

    To Be Published August 30th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Older People and Migration

    Challenges for Social Work

    Edited by Susan Lawrence, Sandra Torres

    With neo-liberal resource rationing, and the onus of cost shifting from the state to individuals, families, and communities, migration issues can add a further layer of complexity to the question of caring for the elderly. By presenting examples from a variety of contexts and countries, this book...

    To Be Published August 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Routledge Handbook of Youth Sport

    Edited by Andy Smith, Ken Green

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The Routledge Handbook of Youth Sport is a comprehensive survey of the latest research into young people’s involvement in sport. Drawing on a wide diversity of disciplines, including sociology, psychology, policy studies, coaching, physical education and physiology, the book examines the importance...

    To Be Published August 31st 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Science inside the Child

    The story of what happens when we're growing up

    By Sara Meadows

    This engaging book presents some of the ways in which science can describe and explain how and why children develop in the way they do. It looks at children’s individual development within the development of our species, at genes, at the hormone systems that flood our bodies, at the neuroscience of...

    To Be Published August 31st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Comprehensive Community Initiatives for Positive Youth Development

    Closing Disparities

    Edited by Jonathan F. Zaff

    Beginning in the 1990s, policymakers, foundations, and practitioners considered the potential of comprehensive community initiatives (CCIs) that could attend to the complex needs and strengths of low-income children, youth, and families. While these CCIs have been in effect for decades, we’ve only...

    To Be Published August 31st 2015 by Psychology Press

  9. Domestic Disturbances, Patriarchal Values

    Violence, Family and Sexuality in Early Modern Europe, 1600-1900

    Edited by Marianna Muravyeva

    This book offers an in-depth analysis of several national case studies on family violence between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries, using court records as their main source. It raises important questions for research on early modern Europe: the notion of absolute power; sovereignty and its...

    To Be Published August 31st 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Education of Children and Young People in State Care

    Edited by Sonia Jackson, Ingrid Hojer

    Young people who leave care with few or no educational qualifications are at very high risk of social exclusion in adulthood. Yet in the past their education has attracted little attention from researchers or professionals. Studies by the editors and contributors to this volume show that the...

    To Be Published September 3rd 2015 by Routledge