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You are currently browsing 21–30 of 136 new and published books in the subject of Social Work Policy — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. The Handbook of European Welfare Systems

    Edited by Klaus Schubert, Simon Hegelich, Ursula Bazant

    This book provides the first comprehensive information and detailed data on the welfare systems of all twenty-seven EU member states and offers the reader an invaluable introduction and basis for comparative welfare research. The introductory chapter summarizes the actual debate about...

    Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Reducing Urban Poverty in the Global South

    By David Satterthwaite, Diana Mitlin

    Urban areas in the Global South now house most of the world’s urban population and are projected to house almost all its increase between now and 2030. There is a growing recognition that the scale of urban poverty has been overlooked – and that it is increasing both in numbers and in the...

    Published August 9th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Economic Justice, Labor and Community Practice

    Edited by Louise Simmons, Scott Harding

    Facing economic upheaval and growing inequality, people in local communities are fighting for economic justice. Coalitions from labor, grassroots community organizations, the faith community, immigrant communities and other progressive forces are emerging across the U.S. and Canada and winning...

    Published August 8th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Working with Vulnerable Children, Young People and Families

    Edited by Graham Brotherton, Mark Cronin

    The potential for early intervention to prevent social problems later in life has become the focus of much debate in recent years and finds itself at the centre of contemporary social policy. The meaning of ‘vulnerability’ – one of the key concepts in this drive – is examined in this book, as well...

    Published July 25th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Practising Social Inclusion

    Edited by Ann Taket, Beth R. Crisp, Melissa Graham, Lisa Hanna, Sophie Goldingay, Linda Wilson

    Practising Social Inclusion presents what we know about what works, and why, in promoting social inclusion and practising in a socially inclusive way. Contributing to the growing debates on social inclusion, this book moves beyond discussion of who it is that is socially excluded and the processes...

    Published June 25th 2013 by Routledge

  6. China's One-Child Policy and Multiple Caregiving

    Raising Little Suns in Xiamen

    By Esther Goh

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This book explores the effects of China’s one child policy on modern Chinese families. It is widely thought that such a policy has contributed to the creation of a generation of little emperors or little suns spoiled by their parents and by the grandparents who have been recruited to care for the...

    Published April 15th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Psychological Trauma and Juvenile Delinquency

    New Directions in Research and Intervention

    Edited by Patricia K. Kerig

    Recent years have seen an explosion of new research dedicated to understanding the link between psychological trauma and juvenile delinquency. Building on the work of the previous decade which uncovered shocking rates of trauma exposure and posttraumatic stress among juvenile justice-involved youth...

    Published March 19th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Key Themes in Social Policy

    By Patricia Kennedy

    Key Themes in Social Policy provides an accessible and authoritative introduction to the key concepts used in social policy, from autonomy to wellbeing. With over 100 ideas discussed, this is a comprehensive student guide and is designed to help readers to gain a deeper understanding of major...

    Published February 15th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Civil Society and Participatory Governance

    Municipal Councils and Social Housing Programs in Brazil

    By Maureen M. Donaghy

    Series: Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

    Democratic institutions should promote accountability of government officials to the needs of citizens. Civil society plays a role in exposing corruption as well as in communicating the needs of low-income residents to officials. Neither the institutions of representative democracy nor the presence...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Trafficked Young People

    Breaking the Wall of Silence

    By Jenny J. Pearce, Patricia Hynes, Silvie Bovarnick

    Series: Adolescence and Society

    Human trafficking constitutes one of the most serious human rights violations of our time. However, many social work practitioners still have a poor and incomplete understanding of the experiences of children and young people who have been trafficked. In Trafficked Young People, the authors call...

    Published January 28th 2013 by Routledge