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  • Contemporary Feminisms in Social Work Practiceby Sarah Wendt; Nicole Moulding

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Contemporary Feminisms in Social Work Practice explores feminism as core to social work knowledge, practice and ethics. It demonstrates how gender-neutral perspectives and practices obscure gender discourses and power relations. It also shows feminist social work practice can transform areas of social work not specifically concerned with gender,... more...

  • Developing Human Service Leadersby Deborah Harley-McClaskey

    SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 68.00

    Developing Human Service Leaders is an empowering text for human services students that covers the skills and behaviors essential for leaders to manage themselves, their teams, and the organization. Using a unique coaching voice, author Deborah Harley-McClaskey follows a Reflection?Diagnosis?Prescription approach for leadership development with exercises... more...

  • Direct payments and personal budgetsby Jon Glasby; Rosemary Littlechild

    Policy Press 2016; US$ 34.95

    This third edition of the leading textbook on personalisation considers key policy changes since 2009 and new research into the extension and outcomes of personal budgets. It is essential reading for students, practitioners and policy makers in social work and community care services. more...

  • The Practice of Research in Social Workby Rafael J. Engel; Russell K. Schutt

    SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 107.00

    The Fourth Edition of Rafael J. Engel and Russell K. Schutt?s The Practice of Research in Social Work introduces an integrated set of techniques for evaluating research and practice problems as well as conducting studies. Evidence-based practice comes alive through illustrations of actual social work research. Updated with new examples, the latest... more...

  • Practice placement in social workby Avril Bellinger; Deirdre Ford

    Policy Press 2016; US$ 36.95

    This collection of innovative approaches to social work placements offers hope in the current climate of cuts to services and over-regulation. The international contributions offer practical guidance and challenge conventional approaches to placement finding, teaching and assessment in field education. more...

  • Social Work and Social Policyby Jonathan Dickens

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 46.95

    An understanding of social policy is vital for engaging practically with social work values, and dealing with political and ethical questions about responsibility, rights and our understanding of ?the good society?. This textbook provides a comprehensive introduction to social policy, tailored to the needs of a social work audience. The new edition... more...

  • Politics, power and community developmentby Rosie Meade; Mae Shaw; Sarah Banks

    Policy Press 2016; US$ 42.95

    Presenting unique and critical reflections on international policy and practice, this book addresses the global dominance of neoliberalism. It examines the extent to which community development practitioners, activists and programmes can challenge, critique, engage with or resist its influence. more...

  • Activismby Kathlyn Gay

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 44.99

    This book looks at the many opportunities for teen activism and shows how more teens can get involved in causes that are important to them. Among the causes most important to teens covered in this book are campaigns for animal rights and world peace and against sexual violence, discrimination, and hate crimes. The book also discusses the pro and... more...

  • Ethnographie - Pädagogik - Geschlechtby Ulrike Graff; Katja Kolodzig; Nikolas Johann

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 29.99

    Der Sammelband stellt Berichte aus der pädagogischen Geschlechterforschung vor, die zum einen grundlegende Perspektiven zur ethnographischen Methodologie formulieren und zum anderen konkrete Forschungsergebnisse aus ethnographischen Projekten im Kontext von Kindheit und Jugend präsentieren. Dabei geht es unter anderem um ein theoretisches Verständnis... more...

  • A Guide to Therapeutic Child Careby Ruth Emond; Laura Steckley; Autumn Roesch-Marsh

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 24.95

    A Guide to Therapeutic Child Care provides an easy to read explanation of the secrets that lie behind good quality therapeutic child care.It describes relevant theories, the 'invisible' psychological challenges that children will often struggle with and how to develop a nurturing relationship and build trust. Combining advice with practical strategies,... more...