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Forthcoming Community Social Work Books

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 12 forthcoming new books in the subject of Community Social Work — sorted by publish date from upcoming books to future books.

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Practicing Rights

    Human rights-based approaches to social work practice

    By David Androff

    Social work Codes of Ethics of professional organizations around the world appeal to the concept of people having ‘rights’ that social workers need to respect and advocate for. However, it isn’t always clear how social workers can actually incorporate human rights-based approaches in their practice...

    To Be Published July 28th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Social Development in Social Work

    Practices and Principles

    By Richard Hugman

    Social work has always been concerned with the development of society as the basis for achieving the well-being of individuals, families and communities. Interest in this important aspect of social work is now seeing a resurgence, not only in the ‘developing countries’ of the global South, but also...

    To Be Published July 28th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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

  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. 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

  6. Substance Use in Social Work Education and Training

    Preparing for and supporting practice

    Edited by Hilda Loughran, Wulf Livingston

    Substance use has become an increasingly common concern for all aspects of social work practice, and especially when working with mental health and vulnerable families. This requires all social workers to have sufficient education and training in alcohol and other drugs across a range of settings....

    To Be Published September 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  7. Examining the Relationship between Trauma and Addiction

    Edited by Shelly Wiechelt, Shulamith Lala A. Straussner

    Trauma, trauma-related disorders, substance use, and addictive disorders often co-occur, and frequently play a role in the problems and issues that social workers contend with in their practice with individuals, families, and communities. Research shows that there is a relationship between...

    To Be Published September 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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

  9. Supporting and Enhancing Learning on Campus

    Effective Pedagogy In and Outside the Classroom

    By Jason Laker, Ruth Harper, Jane Fried

    This book confronts the assumption that learning only happens in the classroom. College students learn through both formal and informal activities in a range of campus and community spaces; supporting these educational opportunities allows for more meaningful intellectual, social, and emotional...

    To Be Published March 1st 2016 by Routledge

  10. Tackling Poverty and Social Exclusion

    Promoting Social Justice in Social Work, 3rd Edition

    By John Pierson

    In recent years, a new government and a difficult economic outlook have led to widespread changes in welfare services and the resources available to social workers. Policy around the concept of the socially excluded has moved on as a result. The third edition of this unique textbook seeks to...

    To Be Published March 31st 2016 by Routledge