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Social Work

  • Social Work ASWB Masters Practice Testby ACSW LSW PhD Dawn Apgar

    Springer Publishing Company 2016; US$ 44.99

    This full-length practice test with answers and rationales, created by a prominent educator of social work licensure candidates, is a key resource for social workers preparing for the ASWB® Masters exam. It can be used either on its own or in conjunction with the author?s Social Work ASWB® Masters Exam Guide: A Comprehensive Study Guide for Success.... more...

  • Twenty Years at Hull Houseby Jane Addams

    Open Road Media 2016; US$ 0.99

    The classic memoir of one of the Progressive Era?s most important reformers and social activists.   If it is natural to feed the hungry . . . it is certainly natural to give pleasure to the young, comfort to the aged, and to minister to the deep-seated craving for social intercourse that all men feel.   In 1889, Jane Addams and her partner,... more...

  • Micro-enterprise and personalisationby Catherine Needham; Kerry Allen

    Policy Press 2016; US$ 42.95

    What size is 'just right' for a care provider? This book explores size as an independent variable in care services, comparing outcomes and value for money across micro, small, medium and large organisations. more...

  • International Social Work: Themes and Perspectivesby Karen Lyons

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book advocates the development of international social work, both as offering an important perspective on practice at local level and as a distinct form of cross-border and supra-national activity. The author argues that the effects of globalization and regional policies on the welfare sector have implications for the users of social services... more...

  • Compliance in the Enlarged European Unionby Gerda Falkner; Oliver Treib

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book offers a rigorous empirical and theoretical analysis of an important dimension of European integration - the implementation of EU legislation and its effect in the wake of the accession of ten new member states to the EU in 2004. The authors concentrate on the key field of social policy, which is of vital interest for the viability of the... more...

  • Practice Learning in the Caring Professionsby Dave Evans

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Dave Evans makes a convincing case that practice learning occupies a central role in the education and training of the caring professions. In doing so, he affirms the activities of many service agency staff involved in practice teaching and assessment and offers them clear models and illustrative examples to aid their development. He also explores... more...

  • Practice and Researchby Ian F. Shaw

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Practice and Research is an overview of Professor Ian Shaw's analysis of the complexity and challenges of the practice/research relationship in social work - a theme that has been the focus of much of his writing over his career. Introduced with a new essay that reflects on the 'serendipity, misfires and occasional patterns' in his work, the book... more...

  • Living With Drugsby Michael Gossop

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 41.95

    Now in its seventh edition, Living with Drugs continues to be a well-respected and indispensable reference tool. Michael Gossop has updated this new edition to take account of new laws and practices that have come in to place since the previous edition, published in 2007. Written in an accessible style and providing a balanced perspective, the book... more...

  • Eradicating Female Genital Mutilationby Hilary Burrage

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    This ground-breaking handbook details the present situation with regard to female genital mutilation (FGM) in Britain, referring also to other Western nations where FGM occurs. It scrutinises current pathways to eradicating this dangerous, sometimes lethal, form of child abuse and gender-related violence. The cultural and belief systems giving rise... more...

  • Intercountry Adoptionby Karen Smith Rotabi; Judith L. Gibbons

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 60.95

    Intercountry adoption represents a significant component of international migration; in recent years, up to 45,000 children have crossed borders annually as part of the intercountry adoption boom. Proponents have touted intercountry adoption as a natural intervention for promoting child welfare. However, in cases of fraud and economic incentives, intercountry... more...