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New and Published Books

  1. Social Work, the Media and Public Relations (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Bob Franklin, Nigel Parton

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Over the past few decades, relationships between social workers and the media have become increasingly challenging. Social workers feel aggrieved by media reporting of their profession and believe that journalists lack sufficient knowledge and experience of the social services to report matters...

    Published July 6th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Group Work

    Skills and Strategies for Effective Interventions, 3rd Edition

    By Sondra Brandler, Camille P. Roman

    The new edition of Group Work adds a focus on diversity and the use of self in group work, an area too often neglected in professional training but essential to meeting current competence standards set by the Council on Social Work Education. As in previous editions, students and professors will...

    Published July 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Social Work with Lesbian Parent Families

    Ecological Perspectives

    Edited by Lucy R Mercier, Rena D Harold

    The traditional concept of family as being exclusively heterosexual has resulted in myth-generation about lesbian parents as well as fostering limitations in the programs and benefits that support more diverse nontraditional families. Social Work with Lesbian Parent Families: Ecological...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Advances in Group Work Research

    By Aaron Brower, Sheldon D Rose

    In this comprehensive overview of the state of the art in the field, group workers and social scientists explore group research issues. Learn how they grapple with the major problems associated with doing research on treatment groups. While discussing the outcomes of their group treatment programs,...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Aging in Place

    The Role of Housing and Social Supports

    By Leon A Pastalan

    In this highly practical volume, the contributing authors explore some of the dimensions associated with aging in place. There are increasing numbers of older Americans who are faced with fundamental changes in their economic circumstances, health, and marital status which have an impact on their...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Suicides in Prison

    By Alison Liebling

    First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Drugs, Women, and Justice

    Roles of the Criminal Justice System for Drug-Affected Women

    Edited by James Schwarz, Patricia O'Brien

    A unique interdisciplinary exploration of a pressing social issueThe numbers of women offenders involved in the correctional system are quickly growing. Drugs, Women, and Justice: Roles of the Criminal Justice System for Drug-Affected Women gathers a distinguished group of researchers and policy...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Gender Justice and Development: Vulnerability and Empowerment

    Volume II

    Edited by Eric Palmer

    Vulnerability and empowerment are central concepts of contemporary development theory and ethics. Vulnerability associated with human interdependence is a wellspring of values in care ethics, while vulnerability arising from social problems demands remedy, of which empowerment is frequently the...

    Published April 17th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Abuse and Violence Towards Young Children

    Perspectives on Research and Policy

    Edited by Roy Evans

    Levels of violence, abuse and neglect in early childhood are reported internationally as having reached epidemic proportions. The prevalence of all forms of violence to children has been difficult to establish, particularly in low and middle income countries. However, even in countries with a high...

    Published March 12th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Active Ageing in Asia

    Edited by Alan Walker, Christian Aspalter

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social Welfare in Asia

    East Asian societies are changing rapidly, and one of the most important facets of this transformation is population the ageing. of society. "Active ageing" is one of the few concepts available today to effectively address the problems arising from a highly-aged and, particularly in East Asia,...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge