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Forthcoming Social Work Theory Books

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  1. Political Philosophy, Empathy and Political Justice

    By Matt Edge

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    In this work, Matt Edge offers an innovative approach to political philosophy. He invites the reader to consider the question of political justice from an empathic perspective - if you were asked to construct a theory of justice acceptable to members of a community you were not yourself a part of,...

    To Be Published August 17th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Key Debates in Social Work and Philosophy

    By Tom Grimwood

    In order to practice effectively in today’s complex and changing environment, social workers need to have an understanding of how contemporary cultural and philosophical concepts relate to the people they work with and the fields they practice in. Exploring the ideas of philosophers, including...

    To Be Published September 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. Empowerment

    A Critique

    By Kenneth McLaughlin

    Series: Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

    ‘Empowerment’ is a term in widespread use today and one that is often considered to be a self-evident good. Here, McLaughlin explores its rise from the 1990s to the present day and interrogates its uncontroversial status, paying particular attention to social policy, social work and health and...

    To Be Published March 31st 2016 by Routledge

  5. Social Theory for Social Work

    By Christopher Thorpe

    Series: Student Social Work

    Social theoretical concepts and models are at the very heart of social work practice and can provide frameworks with which to connect wider political and social processes with individual development and sense of selfhood. This textbook outlines in a clear, concise and applied manner exactly how...

    To Be Published April 1st 2016 by Routledge

  6. LGBT Individuals Living with Dementia

    Theoretical, Practical and Rights-Based Perspectives

    Edited by Sue Westwood, Elizabeth Price

    Series: Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

    To Be Published April 30th 2016 by Routledge

  7. Transnational Social Work and Social Welfare

    Challenges for the Social Work Profession

    Edited by Ursula Kämmerer-Rütten, Alexandra Schleyer-Lindemann, Beatrix Schwarzer, Yafang Wang

    Series: Routledge Advances in Social Work

    The underlying frame of social work is the nation state. It is from within the state that welfare strategies and social policies are devised and implemented. However, post-colonialism, globalisation, migration and the associated implications for human rights, social justice and social welfare...

    To Be Published July 1st 2016 by Routledge

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