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Articles in the Research & Reference category

Routledge has an illustrious history in research and reference publishing. You can explore this area of the site to learn more about our featured research, reference, monographs, handbooks and major works in Social Work. In addition, you can visit one of following areas for broad representation of our reference publishing program:

Recent Research & Reference Articles

  1. New - Social Work Practice in Pediatric Palliative and End-of-Life Care

    An essential and emerging practice, pediatric palliative care seeks to prevent and relieve suffering for children with life-threatening conditions. This collection provides a succinct and accessible resource concerning practicing in different pediatric palliative care settings – primarily on collaborative teams, ICU, and hospice. It also offers research related to the role that social workers can play in caregiver support, bereavement support, and stillbirth grief and support. This book was originally published as a special issue of the Journal of Social Work in End-of-Life & Palliative Care.

  2. Routledge International Handbook of Social Justice

    Congratulations to Michael Reisch!

    Routledge author Professor Michael Reisch has been awarded the Council on Social Work Education's Significant Lifetime Achievement in Social Work Education Award for his consistent and ongoing professional achievements and contributions to social work education, research, service, and practice. Professor Reisch is the editor of the recent Routledge International Handbook of Social Justice.

  3. Global Perspectives on Dissociative Disorders

    This book will engender interactions between trauma investigators – those whose approach is close clinical observation, those who use instruments to survey groups of individuals, those whose research takes the form of investigative journalism, and those who examine the truth embedded or hidden in documents created for multiple, and at times, disturbing political purposes.

  4. Routledge Major Work - Suicide

    Edited by Keith Hawton and Rory O'Connor

    This new four-volume collection from Routledge’s Major Themes in Health and Social Welfare series answers the need for a comprehensive reference work offering wide-ranging and multidisciplinary perspectives on suicide and suicidal behavior. Find out more about this title and others in the series.

  5. New - Routledge International Handbook of Clinical Suicide Research

    Suicide remains one of the most pressing public health concerns across the world. This important reference work collects together a wide range of research around suicide and suicide prevention, in order to guide future research and provide guidance for professionals about the best way to respond meaningfully to suicidal patients. Read More

  6. Featured Title - Practising Social Inclusion

    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 of exclusion. It draws on research and reflective practice to answer the vital question of how to actually work towards inclusion and includes five sections looking at different arenas for practice: policy; program design; service delivery; community life; and research.

  7. Social Work Book of the Month, April 2010 - International Encyclopedia of Social Policy

    The International Encyclopedia of Social Policy provides the most substantial mapping of the international study and practice of social policy to date and will stand as a vital storehouse of knowledge for many years to come.

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