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Forthcoming Social Work and Social Policy Books

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  1. The Nine Degrees of Autism

    A Developmental Model for the Alignment and Reconciliation of Hidden Neurological Conditions

    Edited by Philip Wylie, Wenn Lawson, Luke Beardon

    The Nine Degrees of Autism presents a much-needed positive tool for understanding the developmental process of autism, and to facilitate the improved mental health and well-being of individuals on the spectrum. The ground-breaking model charts nine distinct stages of development - from...

    To Be Published September 8th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Towards Human Rights in Residential Care for Older Persons

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Helen Meenan, Nicola Rees, Israel Doron

    People are leading significantly longer lives than previous generations did, and the proportion of older people in the population is growing. Residential care for older people will become increasingly necessary as our society ages and, we will require more of it. At this moment in time, the rights...

    To Be Published September 11th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Ageing Resource Communities

    New frontiers of rural population change, community development and voluntarism

    Edited by Mark Skinner, Neil Hanlon

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Throughout the world’s hinterland regions, people are growing old in resource-dependent communities that were neither originally designed nor presently equipped to support an ageing population. This book provides cutting edge theoretical and empirical insights into the new phenomenon resource...

    To Be Published September 14th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Social Sustainability

    A Multilevel Approach to Social Inclusion

    Edited by Veronica Dujon, Jesse Dillard, Eileen M. Brennan

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    How can we raise the standard of living of the world’s poor and maintain high levels of social health and well-being in the developed world, while simultaneously reducing the environmental damage wrought by human activity? The social dimension of sustainability is becoming recognized as a necessary...

    To Be Published September 15th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 September 17th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 September 17th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Lifespan Transitions and Disability

    A holistic perspective

    By Iva Strnadova, Therese Cumming

    Series: Foundations and Futures of Education

    This book brings a refreshing perspective to preparing students with disabilities and their families for all aspects of independent life. Many of the transitions experienced by younger children set the stage for future changes, yet do not receive the attention they deserve in the literature. This...

    To Be Published September 21st 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 September 21st 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 September 21st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Systemic Interventions for Collective and National Trauma

    Theory, Practice, and Evaluation

    By Michal Shamai

    Systemic Interventions for Collective and National Trauma explains the theoretical basis for understanding collective and national trauma through the concept of systems theory, and gives ways of implementing systems theory in interventions at the micro, mezzo, and macro levels. Particular attention...

    To Be Published September 23rd 2015 by Routledge