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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 6 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Race, Racism and Social Work: Contemporary Issues and Debates by Michael Lavalette, Laura Penketh
    Race, Racism and Social Work: Contemporary Issues and Debates - by Michael Lavalette, Laura Penketh

    £27.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781447307075 | ISBN 10: 1447307070

    Without a doubt, structural and institutionalised racism is still present in Britain and Europe, a factor that social work education and training has been slow to acknowledge.  In this timely new book, Lavalette and Penketh reveal that racism to ... more

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  • Cover image of book Social Work and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans People: Making a Difference by Julie Fish
    Social Work and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans People: Making a Difference - by Julie Fish

    £21.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781847428035 | ISBN 10: 1847428037

    This important textbook makes a timely contribution to international agendas in social work with lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) people.  It examines how practitioners and student social workers can provide appropriate care across the li ... more

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  • Cover image of book Social Work and Social Policy Under Austerity by Bill Jordan and Mark Drakeford
    Social Work and Social Policy Under Austerity - by Bill Jordan and Mark Drakeford

    £30.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781137020635 | ISBN 10: 1137020636

    What has the contemporary financial context meant for social policy, social work and the relationship between them? Examining the role of political, economic and societal forces, this lively book uses a full range of supportive features to encourage ... more

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  • Cover image of book Radical Social Work Today: Social Work at the Crossroads by Michael Lavalette
    Radical Social Work Today: Social Work at the Crossroads - by Michael Lavalette

    £23.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781847428172 | ISBN 10: 1847428177

    Created to celebrate the 35th anniversary of Bailey and Brake's seminal text Radical Social Work (1975), this volume seeks to explore the radical tradition within social work and assess its legacy, relevance and prospects.   With a forewor ... more

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  • Cover image of book Anti-Racist Practice in Social Work by Kish Bhatti-Sinclair
    Anti-Racist Practice in Social Work - by Kish Bhatti-Sinclair

    £30.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780230013070 | ISBN 10: 0230013074

    Concerns about social justice and equality are woven into the history of social work and welfare, yet practitioners and service users continue to experience discrimination. While the obstacles to real equality are constantly changing, the need rem ... more

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  • Cover image of book Social Work in a Globalizing World by Lena Dominelli
    Social Work in a Globalizing World - by Lena Dominelli

    £16.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780745640891 | ISBN 10: 0745640893

    This inspiring and stimulating book confronts contemporary challenges facing social workers. Many of the forms of human, social and environmental degradation addressed arise from social problems that have persisted over time, such as social work’s ow ... more

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