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  1. Community Mental Health

    Challenges for the 21st Century, Second Edition

    Edited by Jessica Rosenberg, Samuel Rosenberg

    The first edition of Community Mental Health quickly established itself as one of the most comprehensive and timely books about mental health practice in community settings. Readers will find that this new edition is also on the leading edge of the field, providing the most up-to-date research and...

    Published August 24th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Practising Social Work Ethics Around the World

    Cases and Commentaries

    Edited by Sarah Banks, Kirsten Nøhr

    Ethics is an increasingly important theme in social work practice. Worldwide, social workers experience common ethical challenges (how to be fair, whether to break a rule, how to act in politically tense situations) in very different contexts – from disaster relief in China to child protection work...

    Published July 10th 2011 by Routledge

  3. New Directions in the Study of Policy Transfer

    Edited by Mark Evans

    Policy transfer analysis seeks to make sense of the cross-cultural transfer of knowledge about institutions, policies or delivery systems in an era of globalization. The purpose of this volume is to evaluate how useful policy transfer analysis is as a descriptive, explanatory and prescriptive...

    Published April 13th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Tackling Social Exclusion

    2nd Edition

    By John Pierson

    The concept of social exclusion has been a central focus of government policy for the past ten years and is now at the core of much practitioner activity. Thoroughly updated, this much needed second edition shows how social workers can combat the social exclusion experienced by service users...

    Published October 14th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Theorising Social Exclusion

    Edited by Ann Taket, Beth R. Crisp, Annemarie Nevill, Greer Lamaro, Melissa Graham, Sarah Barter-Godfrey

    Social exclusion attempts to make sense out of multiple deprivations and inequities experienced by people and areas, and the reinforcing effects of reduced participation, consumption, mobility, access, integration, influence and recognition. This book works from a multidisciplinary approach across...

    Published August 26th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Community-Based Programs and Policies

    Contributions to Social Policy Development in Health Care and Health Care-Related Services

    Edited by Howard A. Palley

    This collection is focused on the provision of community-based programs and activities in health and related long-term care services that have contributed, or may in the future contribute, to social policy development. Several of the articles in this collection deal with community-based health and...

    Published October 28th 2008 by Routledge

  7. A Wider Social Role for Sport

    Who's Keeping the Score?

    By Fred Coalter

    Sport is perceived to have the potential to alleviate a variety of social problems and generally to ‘improve’ both individuals and the communities in which they live. Sport is promoted as a relatively cost effective antidote to a range of social problems – often those stemming from social exclusion...

    Published November 27th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Mental Health Care in the African-American Community

    Edited by Sadye Logan, Ramona Denby, Priscilla A Gibson

    Over the course of an African American’s lifetime, mental health care needs change according to an individual’s unique interactions with his or her environment. Mental Health Care in the African-American Community uses this perspective to provide a deeper analysis of factors and issues affecting...

    Published October 24th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Interdisciplinary Community Development

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Alice K Johnson Butterfield, Yossi Korazim-Korosy

    Interdisciplinary Community Development: International Perspectives is a unique look at the innovations in interdisciplinary community development around the world. International leaders in geography, public policy, administration, social work, education, and public health explore the latest...

    Published September 5th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Going Local

    Working in Communities and Neighbourhoods

    By John Pierson

    Series: The Social Work Skills Series

    Going Local explains how social work students and practitioners can develop approaches to neighbourhood work, to engage communities and neighbourhoods more purposefully and to work with citizens and other mainstream and community service providers to build the capacity of neighbourhoods to tackle...

    Published August 29th 2007 by Routledge