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New and Published Books

  1. For the Common Good

    Essays of Harold Lewis

    Edited by Michael Reisch

    For the Common Good is an anthology of selected essays by Dr. Harold Lewis, one of the intellectual leaders of the social work profession. Social work literature often reflects powerful ahistorical tendencies which, in recent years, have produced analyses of social issues that lack awareness of...

    Published November 10th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Power and Welfare

    Understanding Citizens' Encounters with State Welfare

    By Nanna Mik-Meyer, Kaspar Villardsen

    Series: Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

    In the welfare provision of today, power takes both the shape of juridical sanctions and of attractive offers for self-development. When state institutions punish criminals, remove children at risk, or enforce sanctions upon welfare recipients the question of power is immediately urgent. It is less...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Financial Exclusion and the Poverty Trap

    Overcoming Deprivation in the Inner City

    By Pamela Lenton, Paul Mosley

    Series: Routledge Advances in Social Economics

    The persistence of poverty hurts us all, and attacking poverty is a major policy objective everywhere. In Britain, the main political parties have an anti-poverty mandate and in particular an agreed commitment to eliminate child poverty by 2020, but there is controversy over how this should be done...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Healthy Aging in Sociocultural Context

    Edited by Andrew E. Scharlach, Kazumi Hoshino

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Healthy Aging in Sociocultural Context examines two emerging trends facing countries throughout the world: population aging and population diversity. It makes a unique contribution to our understanding of these timely issues by examining their implications for healthy aging, a topic of increasing...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Child Welfare Practice with Immigrant Children and Families

    Edited by Alan Dettlaff, Rowena Fong

    Children in immigrant families represent nearly one-fourth of all children living in the United States. As this population of children has increased, so has their representation among children involved in child welfare and related systems. Once immigrant families come to the attention of these...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Ethics of Health Care Rationing: An Introduction

    By Greg Bognar, Iwao Hirose

    Should organ transplants be given to patients who have waited the longest, or need it most urgently, or those whose survival prospects are the best? The rationing of health care is universal and inevitable, taking place in poor and affluent countries, in publicly funded and private health care...

    Published May 20th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Making of Criminal Justice Policy

    By Sue Hobbs, Christopher Hamerton

    This new textbook will provide students of criminology with a better understanding of criminal justice policy and, in doing so, offers a framework for analysing the social, economic and political processes that shape its creation. The book adopts a policy-oriented approach to criminal justice,...

    Published April 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Social Policy

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Hugh Bochel, Guy Daly

    This thoroughly updated new edition provides a comprehensive introduction to contemporary social policy, and addresses its historical, theoretical and contextual foundations. Divided into four sections, it opens with a survey of the socio-economic, political and governmental contexts within which...

    Published March 17th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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...

    Published February 19th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Social Policy for Effective Practice

    A Strengths Approach, 3rd Edition

    By Rosemary Chapin

    Series: New Directions in Social Work

    For use as a text in foundations generalist social policy courses, either at the baccalaureate or master’s level, this book examines the process of defining need, analyzing social policy, and developing new policy. A clear philosophical base and a common theoretical framework underlie the...

    Published January 23rd 2014 by Routledge