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Forthcoming Social Work Research Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Addressing Loneliness

    Coping, Prevention and Clinical Interventions

    Edited by Ami Rokach, Ami Sha'ked

    Series: Researching Social Psychology

    This is a volume on loneliness and what can be done to address its pain. While most books simply describe loneliness from one author’s point of view, this volume includes a comprehensive review of the literature and employs top researchers in the field discuss their own research findings,...

    To Be Published July 23rd 2015 by Psychology Press

  2. How to be a Researcher

    A strategic guide for academic success, 2nd Edition

    By Jonathan St B T Evans

    How to be a Researcher provides a strategic guide to the conduct of a successful research career within a university environment. Based on the author’s extensive personal experience, it offers down-to-earth advice, philosophical guidance, and discussions of the political context of academic...

    To Be Published September 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Substance Use in Social Work Education and Training

    Preparing for and supporting practice

    Edited by Hilda Loughran, Wulf Livingston

    Substance use has become an increasingly common concern for all aspects of social work practice, and especially when working with mental health and vulnerable families. This requires all social workers to have sufficient education and training in alcohol and other drugs across a range of settings....

    To Be Published September 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Examining the Relationship between Trauma and Addiction

    Edited by Shelly Wiechelt, Shulamith Lala A. Straussner

    Trauma, trauma-related disorders, substance use, and addictive disorders often co-occur, and frequently play a role in the problems and issues that social workers contend with in their practice with individuals, families, and communities. Research shows that there is a relationship between...

    To Be Published September 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Researching Critical Reflection

    Multidisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Jan Fook, Val Collington, Fiona Ross, Gillian Ruch, Linden West

    Critical reflection helps professionals to learn directly from their practice experience, so that they can improve their own work in an ongoing and flexible way – something essential in today’s complex and changing organisations. It allows change to be managed in a way which enables individuals to...

    To Be Published October 20th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Living with Mental Disorder

    Insights from Qualitative Research

    By Jacqueline Corcoran

    Series: Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

    This evidence-based text puts a human face on mental disorders, illuminating the lived experience of people with mental health difficulties and their caregivers. Providing comprehensive reviews of the qualitative research on each topic discussed, it offers insights into the perceived causes and...

    To Be Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Social Work Doctoral Education

    Past, Present and Future

    Edited by Paul A. Kurzman

    The rapid expansion of doctoral education in social work is changing academia, and expanding the expectations of education for professional practice. This volume focuses on the early development, gradual evolution and present status of social work doctoral education. Relevant for social work...

    To Be Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Why Do I Need Research and Theory? I Want to be a Social Worker!

    By Jennifer Anderson-Meger

    This book is based on the idea that social work as a profession can do better with advancing our mission if practitioners are knowledgeable, skilled, critical thinkers that use research to inform practice. This is a user-friendly, student directed, book form to help students understand the...

    To Be Published December 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Monitoring and Evaluation in Health and Social Development

    Interpretive and Ethnographic Perspectives

    Edited by Stephen Bell, Peter Aggleton

    To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Research Companion

    A Practical Guide for the Social and Health Sciences, 2nd Edition

    By Petra M. Boynton

    Books on social and behavioral research too often focus on theory and methods overlook the practical skills needed to undertake a research project. The Research Companion recognizes this need and offers clear, honest advice to help avoid typical problems and improve standards and outcomes. The...

    To Be Published April 1st 2016 by Routledge