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  1. Children of Neglect

    When No One Cares

    By Margaret Smith, Rowena Fong

    This book contains a comprehensive review of the current state of child neglect. Included are statistics regarding incidence and lethality, definitional issues, etiological theory, history of and current policy, and current interventions. As child neglect is often linked with structural issues, the...

    Published December 29th 2003 by Routledge

  2. Practicing Social Justice

    By Ellen Burkemper, William J Hutchison, Jan Wilson, John J Stretch

    Examine new research and innovative programs targeted to serve vulnerable populations! This collection highlights innovative programs and interventions targeted toward underserved, vulnerable, and marginalized populations, including the homeless, immigrants, refugees, female ex-offenders, people...

    Published October 20th 2003 by Routledge

  3. Sexual Abuse of Males

    The SAM Model of Theory and Practice

    By Josef Spiegel

    This comprehensive text is one of the first to tackle the grave matter of the sexual abuse of boys, in all its complexity, within a biopsychosocial context and from different vantage points. Based on the life histories of more than one thousand sexually abused boys and adult males with histories of...

    Published June 19th 2003 by Routledge

  4. Social Work and the Courts

    A Casebook, 2nd Edition

    By Daniel Pollack, Toby Kleinman

    Social Work and the Courts is a compendium of the most recent and important legal cases in social work and social welfare. Its dissection and analysis of crucial cases makes it an excellent tool for teaching social workers to understand the legal system and its operation. The book demonstrates how...

    Published February 28th 2003 by Routledge

  5. The Transition from Welfare to Work

    Processes, Challenges, and Outcomes

    By Sharon Telleen, Judith V. Sayad

    How well do you understand the sweeping welfare reforms of the mid-1990s? The Transition from Welfare to Work: Processes, Challenges, and Outcomes provides a comprehensive examination of the welfare-to-work initiatives that were undertaken just prior to and following the major reform of United...

    Published October 18th 2002 by Routledge

  6. The Social Work Business

    By John Harris

    Social work has become a business. The traditional distinction drawn between social work as a non-commercial activity in the public and voluntary sectors of the welfare state and private commercial activities driven by the market's profit motive has largely disappeared. In The Social Work...

    Published September 26th 2002 by Routledge

  7. Understanding Care, Welfare and Community

    A Reader

    Edited by Vivien Bacigalupo, Joanna Bornat, Bill Bytheway, Julia Johnson, Susan Spurr

    Care, welfare and community are three key concepts in contemporary social policy. This reader covers a wide range of topics associated with them and relevant to the delivery of care and support to adults. It includes a wide-ranging collection of articles by leading writers and researchers, some...

    Published December 6th 2001 by Routledge

  8. Commissioning and Purchasing

    By Terry Bamford

    Series: The Social Work Skills Series

    This essential guide to commissioning and purchasing in social care provides case studies, guidelines, and checklists to help readers to assess need, develop care plans and select suppliers of care. It clearly explains: the reasons for the shift to commissioning and purchasing away from direct...

    Published September 27th 2001 by Routledge

  9. Violence

    Diverse Populations and Communities

    By Diane Deanda, Rosina M Becerra

    Understand violence within its cultural context!To reduce violence, we need to understand what it is, where it comes from, and what it means in cultural context. Violence: Diverse Populations and Communities provides new empirical research and theoretical models to help you understand the impact of...

    Published October 12th 2000 by Routledge

  10. Latino Poverty in the New Century

    Inequalities, Challenges, and Barriers

    By Maria Vidal De Haymes, Keith Kilty, Elizabeth Segal

    Understand the social factors that challenge this fast-growing community!The Latino community will soon be the largest minority population in the United States. Although Hispanics have been part of the American scene since before independence, their issues have only recently drawn the attention of...

    Published July 21st 2000 by Routledge