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Disability, Culture and Identity

by Sheila Riddell & Nick Watson

First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Rescued Lives: The Oxford House Approach to Substance Abuse: The Oxford House Approach to Substance Abuse

by Leonard A. Jason, Bradley D. Olson & Karen J. Foli

An effective treatment to help those with addictions

Victims of drug addiction, chronic illness, and mental illness all too often are overwhelmed with the affliction called hopelessness. Oxford Houses succeed...


Divided: The Perils of Our Growing Inequality

by David Cay Johnston

The issue of inequality has irrefutably returned to the fore, riding on the anger against Wall Street following the 2008 financial crisis and the concentration of economic and political power in the hands of...


Changing Families

by Crescy Cannan

First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


International Analysis Poverty

by Peter Townsend

First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Literacy, Play and Globalization: Converging Imaginaries in Children's Critical and Cultural Performances

by Carmen L. Medina & Karen E. Wohlwend

This book takes on current perspectives on children's relationships to literacy, media, childhood, markets and transtionalism in converging global worlds. It introduces the idea of multi-sited imaginaries to...


Therapeutic and Legal Issues for Therapists Who Have Survived a Client Suicide: Breaking the Silence

by Kayla Weiner

The death of a patient is every therapist's worst nightmare. Even more frightening is the debilitating silence that surrounds a therapist after the death of a client. What do you do? How do you proceed with...


Public Policy and the Old Age Revolution in Japan

by Scott Bass, Masato Oka & Jill Norton

Thirty years ago, when compared to the U.S., England, France, and Sweden, Japan had the lowest life expectancy for males and females. Today, Japan has the highest life expectancy and is the world's most rapidly...


Contemporary Research on Sex Work

by Jeffrey T. Parsons

Gain important insight and a broader perspective on where, why, and how sex workers conduct their business

For years, the focus of sex work research has been on street-based male and female sex workers and the...


Elder Abuse and Neglect in Residential Settings: Different National Backgrounds and Similar Responses

by Frank Glendennina & Paul Kingston

Elder Abuse and Neglect in Residential Settings: Different National Backgrounds and Similar Responses contains insights and examples from other countries where elder abuse and neglect have been recognized as...


Self-Neglect: Challenges for Helping Professionals

by James G O'Brien

Understand the complex ethical, legal, medical, and psychological issues of the most common form of elder abuse!Self-Neglect examines the social, ethical, medical, and practical implications of the most prevalent...


Teaching Secrets: The Technology in Social Work Education

by Ruth Middleman & Gale Goldberg Wood

Teachers and student teachers in social work will gain valuable insight into the artistry that makes truly great teaching from the accounts found in this new book. Master teachers examine the processes they...


African-American Social Workers and Social Policy

by Carlton Munson & Tricia Bent-Goodley

Critical analyses of policies that significantly affect African-American families and communities!

African-American Social Workers and Social Policy is the first book of its kind to combine the voices of African-American...


Faces of Women and Aging

by Ellen Cole, Esther D Rothblum & Nancy C Davis

Discover the diverse ways aging women attempt to deal with the universal challenges of loss, sickness, and death along with the problems of being old women in a society that values women mainly as sexual partners...


International Aspects of Social Work Practice in the Addictions

by Shulamith L A Straussner & Larry Harrison

Examine the worldwide phenomenon of substance abuse and addiction!

International Aspects of Social Work Practice in the Addictions examines current social work practice in the addictions around the world. Researchers...


Decade of the Plague: The Sociopsychological Ramifications of Sexually Transmitted Diseases

by Margaret R Rodway & Marianne Wright

Social workers, counselors, and health care professionals will be challenged by this thorough presentation of Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs). The contributing authors contend that in the immediate future,...


Community Practice: Conceptual Models

by Marie Weil

Here is the only book that gives you a comparison of model frameworks and a critique of multiple perspectives. Community Practice: Conceptual Models (along with its companion volume, Community Practice: Models...


A Matter of Gravity

by Hélène Vachon, Phyllis Aronoff & Howard Scott

Treading delicately between laughter and tragedy, Force of Gravity is a touching portrait of loneliness and the pursuit of happiness.


Accountability in Social Services: The Culture of the Paper Program

by Jill Florence Lackey

Accountability in Social Services examines how - and why - social and human services programs can function even though they are monitored by written communication instead of face-to-face interaction. Author...


Trauma Treatment Techniques: Innovative Trends

by Jacqueline Garrick & Mary Beth williams

Examine alternative techniques for dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder

Trauma Treatment Techniques: Innovative Trends examines alternative approaches to “talk” therapies that help relieve stress in...