Social Work

We are one of the leading publishers in social work, covering all fields, from child and family social work, to mental health and clinical social work, to disability studies, to health and society and public policy.

Our books range from introductory textbooks, to advanced modular texts, to credible books for professionals, to high-level research monographs.

Here you can browse our new titles, find out more about key texts, series and authors, or search by subject area or text type. Can't find what you're look for? Email us with your questions at Routledge Nursing, Healthcare & Social Work: routledgenhsw@informa.com

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26Series in Social Work

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  • The Management of Child Protection Services: Context and Change book cover

    The Management of Child Protection Services

    Context and Change, 1st Edition

    By Robert Sanders

    First published in 1999, The Management of Child Protection Services is not about child abuse but about child protection. It is about the arrangements that professionals from different disciplines make to ensure they operate together effectively to protect the most vulnerable children in society.…

    Hardback – 2019-05-23
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    Routledge Revivals

  • The Management of Failing DipSW Students: Activities and Exercises to Prepare Practice Teachers for Work with Failing Students book cover

    The Management of Failing DipSW Students

    Activities and Exercises to Prepare Practice Teachers for Work with Failing Students, 1st Edition

    By Mavis Sharp, Hazel Danbury

    First published in 1999, this book focuses on the process of failure, when necessary with DipSW students on assessed placements. It addresses some of the difficulties and dilemmas which can occur when working with students who fail. It is written for practice teachers and their mentors and it…

    Hardback – 2019-05-23
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    Routledge Revivals

  • The Cultural Adjustment of Asian Lone Mothers Living in London book cover

    The Cultural Adjustment of Asian Lone Mothers Living in London

    1st Edition

    By Rachana Sinha

    First published in 1998, this insightful volume aims to explore how 90 Indian and African single mothers in 1993 London resolve the dual challenges of single parenthood and their ethnic origins, along with a comparison with their British counterparts. This is one of only a few studies devoted…

    Hardback – 2019-05-23
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    Routledge Revivals

Journals

Routledge publish a diverse, international list of social work and related journals. We are proud to publish in association with prestigious societies and organisations, and of our record in launching innovative new journals in emerging areas, adding to our extensive list of well-established titles.

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  • Samantha Barbaro, Editor, US

    Samantha Barbaro acquires books in the areas of sociology, social work, and women’s and gender studies. She focuses on text books as well as supplementary books for courses.

  • Claire Jarvis, Editor

    I commission new books in social work, social policy and welfare. I am keen to hear from any prospective authors interested in publishing on social problems and social work as well as a range of related areas including: ageing and end-of-life care; child protection and welfare; violence and abuse; substance abuse; family policy; criminal justice; disability studies and special needs; race, migration and social exclusion; poverty and inequality; housing; environmental policy; labour and unemployment; human rights and social justice. I am happy to discuss all book types from high-level research monographs and handbooks to undergraduate textbooks and guides for professionals.

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