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Practice research partnerships in social work: Making a difference

by Christa Fouché

This comprehensive, accessibly written resource, is designed to help students and practitioners explore partnerships in creating, contributing, consuming, commissioning or critiquing evidence in and for social...


Wide-Open World: How Volunteering Around the Globe Changed One Family's Lives Forever

by John Marshall

For readers of Three Cups of Tea; Eat, Pray, Love; and Wild comes the inspiring story of an ordinary American family that embarks on an extraordinary journey. Wide-Open World follows the Marshall family as they...


Trauma and Recovery on War's Border: A Guide for Global Health Workers

by MD Kathleen Allden, LCSW Nancy Murakami & Cynthia Maung

A guide for mental health workers in regions traumatized by war, human rights violations, and poverty across the globe


Basic Income: A Transformative Policy for India

by Sarath Davala, Renana Jhabvala & Guy Standing

Would it be possible to provide people with a basic income as a right? The idea has a long history. This book draws on two pilot schemes conducted in the Indian State of Madhya Pradesh, in which thousands of...


Routledge International Handbook of Children's Rights Studies

by Wouter Vandenhole, Ellen Desmet & Didier Reynaert

Since the adoption of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989) children's rights have assumed a central position in a wide variety of disciplines and policies.

This handbook offers an engaging overview...


Psychosocial and Relationship-based Practice

by Claudia Megele

This book offers a critical multidisciplinary analysis of case studies of social work interventions from a psychosocial and relationship-based perspective.


Active Ageing: Perspectives from Europe on a vaunted topic

by María Luisa Gómez Jiménez & Jonathan Parker

Authors from across Europe consider the diverse theoretical and conceptual issues in understanding ageing in late modern society with an emphasis on active ageing. Integrated approaches are emphasised, without...


The Healthy Country?: A History of Life & Death in New Zealand

by Alistair Woodward & Tony Blakely

Did Maori or Europeans live longer when Captain James Cook arrived in New Zealand in 1769? Why were Pakeha New Zealanders the healthiest, longest-lived people on the face of the globe for 80 years—and why...


Children and Young People Whose Behaviour is Sexually Concerning or Harmful: Assessing Risk and Developing Safety Plans

by Jackie Bateman & Judith Milner

Children and Young People Whose Behaviour is Sexually Concerning or Harmful gives professionals clear and effective advice, safe care plans and strengths based methods on how to deal with children and young...


Space and Place in Children's Literature, 1789 to the Present

by Maria Sachiko Cecire, Hannah Field & Kavita Mudan Finn

Focusing on questions of space and locale in children's literature, this collection explores how metaphorical and physical space can create landscapes of power, knowledge, and identity in texts from the early...


Global Poverty: Global governance and poor people in the Post-2015 Era

by David Hulme

Around 1.4 billion people presently live in extreme poverty, and yet despite this vast scale, the issue of global poverty had a relatively low international profile until the end of the 20th century. In this...


Community Economic Development in Social Work

by Steven D. Soifer, Joseph B. McNeely & Cathy Costa

Community economic development (CED) is an increasingly essential factor in the revitalization of low- to moderate-income communities. This cutting-edge text explores the intersection of CED and social work...


Baby Boomers of Color: Implications for Social Work Policy and Practice

by Melvin Delgado

Because researchers often treat baby boomers of color as belonging to one group, quality data on the individual status of specific racial populations is lacking, leading to insufficiently designed programs,...


Play Therapy Interventions to Enhance Resilience

by David A. Crenshaw, Robert Brooks & Sam Goldstein

The importance of therapeutic play in helping children recover from adversity has long been recognized. This unique volume brings together experts on resilience, trauma, and play therapy to describe effective...


Not Exactly As Planned: A Memoir of Adoption, Secrets and Abiding Love

by Linda Rosenbaum

Not Exactly As Planned is a captivating, deeply moving account of adoption and the unexpected challenges of raising a child with fetal alcohol syndrome. Linda Rosenbaum's life takes a major turn when her son,...


Addressing Racial Disproportionality and Disparities in Human Services: Multisystemic Approaches

by Rowena Fong, Alan Dettlaff & Joyce James

The issue of racial disproportionality in the child welfare system, particularly as it impacts African-American children and families, has long been a concern to practitioners and policymakers. However, disproportionality...


Comparative Health Law and Policy: Critical Perspectives on Nigerian and Global Health Law

by Irehobhude O. Iyioha & Remigius N. Nwabueze

This collection provides a comparative analysis of health policies and laws in Nigeria with those in the UK, USA, Canada and South Africa. It critically examines the duties and rights of physicians, patients,...


The Politics of Surveillance and Response to Disease Outbreaks: The New Frontier for States and Non-state Actors

by Sara E. Davies & Jeremy R. Youde

Despite all the rhetoric about the importance of infectious disease surveillance, the concept itself has received relatively little critical attention from academics, practitioners, and policymakers. This book...


Youth Cultures and Subcultures: Australian Perspectives

by Sarah Baker, Brady Robards & Bob Buttigieg

This volume critically examines 'subculture' in a variety of Australian contexts, exploring the ways in which the terrain of youth cultures and subcultures has changed over the last two decades and considering...


Dickens and the Imagined Child

by Peter Merchant & Catherine Waters

In Dickens and the Imagined Child, leading scholars explore the function of the child and childhood within Dickens's imagination and reflect on the cultural resonance of his engagement with this topic. Part...