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You are currently browsing 31–40 of 134 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. Environmental Gerontology

    What Now?

    Edited by Rick J. Scheidt, Benyamin Schwarz

    Environmental gerontology – the research on aging and environment – evolved during the late 1960s, when the domain became a relevant topic due to societal concerns with the problems of housing for elderly people. The field proliferated during the 1970s and 1980s, and remains viable and active today...

    Published November 29th 2012 by Routledge

  2. The Routledge Handbook of the Welfare State

    Edited by Bent Greve

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    ‘The welfare state’ in all its many forms has had a profound role in many countries around the world since at least the Second World War. The Routledge Handbook of the Welfare State explores the classical issues around the welfare state, but also investigates its key concepts, along with how these...

    Published November 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  3. Gender-based Violence and Public Health

    International perspectives on budgets and policies

    Edited by Keerty Nakray

    Series: Routledge Studies in Public Health

    Gender-based violence is a multi-faceted public health problem with numerous consequences for an individual’s physical and mental health and wellbeing. This collection develops a comprehensive public health approach for working with gender-based violence, paying specific attention to...

    Published November 18th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Researching Trust and Health

    Edited by Julie Brownlie, Alexandra Greene, Alexandra Howson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

    There is currently a lively debate ongoing in society about the nature of trust and the conditions necessary to establish and sustain it. Given the role of trust in bridging uncertainty, it is perhaps not surprising that as our consciousness of risk has increased, the role and nature of trust in...

    Published October 9th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Crime and the Life Course

    2nd Edition

    By Michael Benson

    Series: Criminology and Justice Studies

    In recent years, the lifecourse perspective has become a popular theoretical orientation toward crime. Yet despite its growing importance in the field of criminology, most textbooks give it only cursory treatment. Crime and the Lifecourse: An Introduction by Michael L. Benson provides a...

    Published July 25th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Designed for Habitat

    Collaborations with Habitat for Humanity

    By David Hinson, Justin Miller

    If you're looking for ways to give back to your community, then this book, the first to profile thirteen projects designed and built by architects and Habitat for Humanity, will help. Detailed plans, sections, and photographs show you how these projects came about, the strategies used by each team...

    Published July 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  7. Linking Integration and Residential Segregation

    Edited by Gideon Bolt, A. Sule Özüekren, Deborah Phillips

    Policy-makers tend to view the residential segregation of minority ethnic groups in a negative light as it is seen as an obstacle to their integration. In the literature on neighbourhood effects, the residential concentration of minorities is seen as a major impediment to their social mobility and...

    Published June 26th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Social Work: The Basics

    By Mark Doel

    Series: The Basics

    Social Work: The Basics is an insightful introduction to the often misrepresented world of social work. This accessible book presents a broad view of contemporary social work, exploring its roots and its possible future. It dispels myths surrounding social work, addresses media debates, and offers...

    Published June 20th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Transforming Asian Governance

    Rethinking assumptions, challenging practices

    Edited by M Ramesh, Scott Fritzen

    Series: Routledge Research On Public and Social Policy in Asia

    There are a multitude of hazards that confront attempts to change institutional or political orders in pursuit of good governance. Even seemingly technical prescriptions run up against local political and social realities which make their adoption difficult and, if adopted, require significant...

    Published June 13th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Improving Organizational Interventions For Stress and Well-Being

    Addressing Process and Context

    Edited by Caroline Biron, Maria Karanika-Murray, Cary Cooper

    This book brings together a number of experts in the field of organizational interventions for stress and well-being, and discusses the importance of process and context issues to the success or failure of such interventions. The book explores how context and process can be incorporated into...

    Published May 20th 2012 by Routledge