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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 11 new and published books in the subject of Social Work Law — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Routledge International Handbook of Children’s Rights Studies

    Edited by Wouter Vandenhole, Ellen Desmet, Didier Reynaert, Sara Lembrechts

    Since the adoption of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989) children’s rights have assumed a central position in a wide variety of disciplines and policies. This handbook offers an engaging overview of the contemporary research landscape for those people in the theory and practice of...

    Published March 27th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Beginning Family Law

    By Jonathan Herring

    Series: Beginning the Law

    Whether you’re new to higher education, coming to legal study for the first time or just wondering what Family Law is all about, Beginning Family Law is the ideal introduction to help you hit the ground running. Starting with the basics and an overview of each topic, it will help you come to terms...

    Published January 15th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Routledge Handbook of Family Law and Policy

    Edited by John Eekelaar, Rob George

    Changes in family structures, demographics, social attitudes and economic policies over the last sixty years have had a large impact on family lives and correspondingly on family law. This book provides global perspectives on the policy challenges facing family law and policy round the world. The...

    Published May 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. New Horizons for Policy Practice

    By Richard Hoefer

    This book provides fresh perspectives on the state of policy practice. Leading scholars explore such vital conceptual topics such as how to impact social justice, what the strengths-based perspective means to policy practitioners and how to bridge the all-too common gap between community organizing...

    Published December 12th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Progressive Community Organizing

    Reflective Practice in a Globalizing World, 2nd Edition

    By Loretta Pyles

    The second edition of Progressive Community Organizing offers a concise intellectual history of community organizing and social movements while also providing practical tools geared toward practitioner skill building. Drawing from social-constructionist, feminist and critical traditions,...

    Published July 25th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Social Work, Law and Ethics

    By Jonathan Dickens

    Series: Student Social Work

    Law and ethics are two vital aspects of social work – all social workers need to practise according to the law and their codes of ethics and conduct. However, the relationship between the law and social work values and ethics is not without its tensions and this book takes a problem-based approach...

    Published September 18th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Social Work Practice in the Criminal Justice System

    By George T. Patterson

    The criminal justice system, with its complex policies and procedures and its focus on deterrence, punishment, and rehabilitation, can be a difficult system to understand. Social Work Practice in the Criminal Justice System presents an overview of the criminal justice system, exploring the network...

    Published February 15th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Forensic Mental Health Consulting in Family Law

    Part of the Problem or Part of the Solution?

    Edited by Robert L. Kaufman, Margaret Lee

    Forensic Mental Health Professionals have entered the fray of child custody litigation in ways that could not have been predicted even a decade ago. Traditionally engaged as neutral court appointed evaluators or mediators, or as treatment providers for children, parents or families, FMHPs are...

    Published December 13th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Controversies and Disputes in Disability and Rehabilitation

    Edited by Roland Meinert, Francis Yuen

    Although the field of disability services and societal understanding of disability issues have advanced in recent decades there remain controversial subjects and unresolved disputes. These cover a wide spectrum from legislation impacting the entire disability community such as the ADA, to culture...

    Published November 4th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Support for Victims of Crime in Asia

    Edited by Wing-Cheong Chan

    Series: Routledge Law in Asia

    Giving victims of crime a greater role in the criminal justice system is a relatively recent development, a trend likely to continue and increase in the foreseeable future. In many jurisdictions it has led to compensation schemes funded by the state, support for victims of crime to help them...

    Published September 4th 2007 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Handbook of Forensic Social Work with Children
    Edited by Viola Vaughan-Eden
    To Be Published January 30th 2016

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