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Forthcoming Social Work and Social Policy Books

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  1. Spirituality Matters in Social Work

    Connecting Spirituality, Religion, and Practice

    By Jim Dudley

    To Be Published December 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Why Do I Need Research and Theory to be a Social Worker?

    By Jennifer Anderson-Meger

    This book is based on the idea that social work as a profession can do better with advancing our mission if practitioners are knowledgeable, skilled, critical thinkers that use research to inform practice. This is a user-friendly, student directed, book form to help students understand the...

    To Be Published December 1st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Liberation Practices

    Towards Emotional Wellbeing Through Dialogue

    Edited by Taiwo Afuape, Gillian Hughes

    Liberation psychology is an approach that aims to understand wellbeing within the context of relationships of power and oppression, and the sociopolitical structure in which these relationships exist. Liberation Practices: Towards Emotional Wellbeing Through Dialogue explores how wellbeing can be...

    To Be Published December 8th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Black Single Mothers and the Child Welfare System

    A Guide for Social Workers on Addressing Oppression

    By Brandynicole Brooks

    Black Single Mothers and the Child Welfare System examines the pressures, hardships, and oppression women of color face in the child welfare system, and how this affects social workers who investigate childhood abuse and neglect. Author Brandynicole Brooks addresses intersectionality and...

    To Be Published December 8th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Comprehensive Community Initiatives for Positive Youth Development

    Edited by Jonathan F. Zaff, Elizabeth Pufall Jones, Alice E. Donlan, Sara Anderson

    While Comprehensive Community Initiatives (CCIs) provide promising avenues to support the positive development of all young people, research findings assessing the relation between CCIs and community-level child and youth outcomes have been mixed. Although there are exceptions, few evaluations on...

    To Be Published December 15th 2015 by Psychology Press

  6. Disability Policy in China

    Child and Family Experiences

    By Xiaoyuan Shang, Karen R. Fisher

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Without access to a public social welfare system in parts of China, some families face invidious decisions about the lives of their children with disabilities. In other places, children with disabilities can now expect to participate in their families and communities with the same aspirations as...

    To Be Published December 18th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Routledge Handbook of Youth Sport

    Edited by Ken Green, Andy Smith

    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 December 31st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Human Development and International Development

    By Daniel A Wagner

    To Be Published January 1st 2016 by Psychology Press

  9. Emotional Abuse of Children

    Essential Information

    By David Royse

    Children and Emotional Abuse ia a research-informed learning resource for students in social work about the dynamics and consequences of psychological abuse—especially as it occurs in dysfunctional families and affects children and adolescents. Emotional abuse is still not widely understood or...

    To Be Published January 20th 2016 by Routledge

  10. Contested Issues in the Evaluation of Child Sexual Abuse

    A Response to Questions Raised in Kuehnle and Connell's Edited Volume

    Edited by Kathleen Coulborn Faller, Mark D. Everson

    This book represents a significant contribution to the highly contested debate surrounding how allegations of child sexual abuse should be evaluated. Despite decades of substantial research in this sensitive area, professional consensus remains elusive. A particular source of contention is the...

    To Be Published January 20th 2016 by Routledge