Social Work and Social Welfare

Social Work Values and Ethics

  1. The Routledge International Handbook of Social Justice

    Edited by Michael Reisch

    In a world where genocide, hunger, poverty, war, and disease persist and where richer nations often fail to act to address these problems or act too late, a prerequisite to achieving even modest social justice goals is to clarify the meaning of competing discourses on the concept. Throughout...

    Published April 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 24th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Readings for Diversity and Social Justice

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Maurianne Adams, Warren Blumenfeld, Carmelita Castaneda, Heather W. Hackman, Madeline L. Peters, Ximena Zuniga

    For more than a decade, Readings for Diversity and Social Justice has been the trusted, leading anthology to cover the full range of social oppressions from a social justice standpoint. With full sections dedicated to racism, sexism, classism, heterosexism, and ableism, as well as transgender...

    Published February 28th 2013 by Routledge

  4. International Social Work Practice

    Case Studies from a Global Context

    Edited by Joanna E. Bettmann, Gloria Jacques, Caren J. Frost

    International Social Work Practice compares and contrasts divergent social work approaches in countries around the world, providing students with a unique perspective on social work as it is actually practised. Using case studies from frontline practitioners from across the globe, this innovative...

    Published November 12th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Culture, Values and Ethics in Social Work

    Embracing Diversity

    By Richard Hugman

    This groundbreaking book examines the ways in which questions of culture and diversity impact on the values and ethics of social work. Using detailed case studies to illustrate key points for practice, Richard Hugman discusses how social workers can develop cross-cultural engagement in practice and...

    Published August 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  6. Health Equity, Social Justice and Human Rights

    By Ann Taket

    Important links between health and human rights are increasingly recognised and human rights can be viewed as one of the social determinants of health. Furthermore, a human rights framework provides an excellent foundation for advocacy on health inequalities, a value-based alternative to views of...

    Published April 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  7. Practising Social Work Ethics Around the World

    Cases and Commentaries

    Edited by Sarah Banks, Kirsten Nøhr

    Ethics is an increasingly important theme in social work practice. Worldwide, social workers experience common ethical challenges (how to be fair, whether to break a rule, how to act in politically tense situations) in very different contexts – from disaster relief in China to child protection work...

    Published July 10th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Communicating Social Change

    Structure, Culture, and Agency

    By Mohan J. Dutta

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    Communicating Social Change: Structure, Culture, and Agency explores the use of communication to transform global, national, and local structures of power that create and sustain oppressive conditions. Author Mohan J. Dutta describes the social challenges that exist in current globalization...

    Published March 20th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Ethics and Public Policy

    A Philosophical Inquiry

    By Jonathan Wolff

    Train crashes cause, on average, a handful of deaths each year in the UK. Technologies exist that would save the lives of some of those who die. Yet these technical innovations would cost hundreds of millions of pounds. Should we spend the money? How can we decide how to trade off life against...

    Published May 23rd 2011 by Routledge