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Routledge publishes quality textbooks in a variety of disciplines and course subjects. We are committed to providing course materials to instructors and students that are both engaging and innovative. You can learn more about our textbooks by viewing our featured selections below in Social Work. You can also browse textbooks in all subjects or check out our companion websites.

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  1. Youth Work: Preparation for Practice

    Professional practice is at the heart of youth work training but integrating the theory learned in class with the reality of placements can sometimes require extra support. This comprehensive textbook is designed to help students working with young people become competent and ethical practitioners, able to reflect on their learning and interventions in young people’s lives.

  2. Recent Title: Health Care Policy and Practice

    In Health Care Policy and Practice: A Biopsychosocial Perspective, Moniz and Gorin have updated their text to incorporate health care reform. The authors have also restructured the book to guide students through the development of the American health care system: what it is, what the policies are, and how students can influence them.  

  3. New Directions in Social Work

    New Directions in Social Work is an innovative, integrated series offering a uniquely distinctive teaching strategy for generalist courses in the social work curriculum, at both undergraduate and graduate levels. The series integrates 5 texts with custom websites housing interactive cases, companion readings, and a wealth of resources to enrich the teaching and learning experience. Please visit www.routledgesw.com for more information.

  4. Social Policy, 3rd Edition

    This thoroughly updated new edition provides a comprehensive introduction to contemporary social policy, and addresses its historical, theoretical and contextual foundations. Divided into four sections, it opens with a survey of the socio-economic, political and governmental contexts within which social policy operates, before moving on to look at the historical development of the subject.

  5. A Mutual-Aid Model for Social Work with Groups, 3rd Edition

    Designed to support ethical and successful practice, this textbook is an essential addition to the library of any social work student or human service practitioner working with groups.

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  6. Mary Sheridan’s From Birth to Five Years, 4th Edition

    From Birth to Five Years, based on the pioneering work of Mary Sheridan, is widely regarded as the go-to reference for health, education and social care professionals, or anyone concerned with the developmental progress of pre-school children.

    To request your complimentary exam copy, please click here.

  7. Social Policy, 3rd Edition

    Social Policy, 3rd Edition is an essential textbook for undergraduate students taking courses in social policy and related courses such as criminology, health studies, politics, sociology, nursing, youth and social work.

    To request your complimentary exam copy, please click here.

  8. From Birth to Five Years - Two-Book Set at a Reduced Price

    Now you can purcahse both Mary Sheridan's From Birth to Five Years: Children's Developmental Progress, 4th Edition and its companion volume, From Birth to Five Years: Practical Developmental Examination together at a reduced price.

  9. From Birth to Five Years: Practical Developmental Examination

    From Birth to Five Years: Practical Developmental Examination is a step-by-step ‘how to’ guide to the developmental examination of pre-school children. This book has been developed alongside the original From Birth to Five Years as a companion volume that expands on the normative developmental stages outlined in Mary Sheridan’s pioneering work in the field.

  10. Mary Sheridan’s From Birth to Five Years: Children’s Developmental Progress, 4th Edition

    From Birth to Five Years, based on the pioneering work of Mary Sheridan, is widely regarded as the go-to reference for health, education and social care professionals, or anyone concerned with the developmental progress of pre-school children.

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