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  • Building the client's relational baseby Mark Furlong

    Policy Press 2013; US$ 34.95

    The book focuses on an often neglected key condition, that sustainable and accountable personal relationships are a precondition for health and well-being, and argues that there are always opportunities to deepen the quality, and range, of the client's connections with their current and future significant-others. more...

  • Modernising social workby John Harris; Vicky White

    Policy Press 2009; US$ 34.95

    New Labour's modernisation agenda has produced an avalanche of change that has posed formidable challenges for everyone involved in social work, whether as service users, practitioners or managers. Modernising Social Work provides a radical appraisal of the far-reaching changes in their theoretical, historical and policy contexts. more...

  • Narrative social workby Clive Baldwin

    Policy Press 2013; US$ 39.95

    This is the first book to extend the narrative lens to explore the contribution of narrative to social work values and ethics, social policy and our understanding of the self in social, cultural and political context. more...

  • Social workby Viviene Cree; Steve Myers

    Policy Press 2008; US$ 29.95

    This book explores what social work is. Structured around the framework of the National Occupational Standards for social work, the book examines how social work can make a difference in the lives of individuals, families and communities, and argues that to really make a difference it is necessary to think outside the box. more...

  • Social work and social theoryby Paul Michael Garrett

    Policy Press 2013; US$ 39.95

    In this unique book, Paul Michael Garrett seeks to bring the profession into the orbit of the anti-capitalist movement and encourages a new engagement with theorists, rarely explored in social work, such as Antonio Gramsci, Pierre Bourdieu and Nancy Fraser. more...

  • Social work in the communityby Barbra Teater; Mark Baldwin

    Policy Press 2012; US$ 29.95

    Social work in the community is a textbook offering practice guidance to students, practice assessors and practitioners on how social work practice takes place in the community within a political, theoretical, methodological and ethical framework. more...

  • The short guide to social workby Robert Adams

    Policy Press 2010; US$ 20.00

    This one-stop text for new and prospective social work students is easy to read and full of essential information and practical advice about what is needed to qualify and practice in social work. more...

  • Safeguarding Children and Young Peopleby Stella Coleman; Corinne May-Chahal

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95

    What does the novice practitioner or the experienced practitioner moving into child care work from another sector need to know to practice effectively? What skills do they need to call on? In this valuable addition to The Social Work Skills Series , Stella Coleman and Corinne May-Chahal bring together their considerable teaching and practice experience... more...

  • „Aneignung“ als Bildungskonzept der Sozialpädagogikby Ulrich Deinet; Christian Reutlinger

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2013; US$ 42.55

    Das Ziel des Buches ist es, das Aneignungskonzept als Bildungsbegriff der Sozialpädagogik neu zu definieren und damit eine eigenständige Position neben der Schule zu etablieren. Es bietet eine theoretische Orientierung, aber auch praxisorientierte Fokussierung der Bildungsdiskussion und formuliert auf der Grundlage des Begriffs der Aneignung als der... more...

  • The Call of Serviceby Robert Coles

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1994; US$ 13.53

    In this book, Coles explores the concept of idealism and why it necessary to the individual and society. more...