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Wolcott, Harry F. (2009). Writing up qualitative research
Writing Up Qualitative Research, Third Edition offers time-tested suggestions on every aspect of the process from beginning to end. In this new edition, author Harry Wolcott continues to focus on the writing side of qualitative research, while incorporating new features such as guidelines on how and where to use theory.
Netting, F. et.al. (2012). Social work macro practice
This series helps students understand and master CSWE’s core competencies with a variety of pedagogy highlighted competency content and critical thinking questions for the competencies throughout. The book focuses on work with organizations and communities, including planned change approaches and implementation.
Shulmac, L. (2011). Dynamics and skills of group counseling
Reflecting the author’s vast experience as teacher, researcher, and practitioner, Shulman delivers a current, comprehensive, and practical introduction to methods for effective group counseling. Concepts come to life with vivid cases that include “Record of Service” reports and dialogue from actual groups.
Nakkula, M. (2010). Building Healthy Communities for Positive Youth Development
The Healthy Communities Healthy Youth (HC HY) project has provided grassroots support for the creation of robust, welcoming environments not only for children and adolescents at risk but for all youth. Building Healthy Communities for Positive Youth Development explains the Developmental Assets framework in depth and demonstrates how eight local initiatives across the US have adapted and implemented it to fit the unique cultures and resources of their neighborhoods and the needs and strengths of their young people.
Shah, Sonali. (2010). Disability and social change: private lives and public policies
Combining critical policy analysis with biographical accounts, this book provides a socio-historical account of the changing treatment of disabled people in Britain from the 1940s to the present day. Disability and Social Change asks whether life has really changed for disabled people and shows the value of using biographical methods in new and critical ways to examine social and historical change over time.
Harne, Lynne. (2011). Violent fathering and the risks to children: the need for change
Current family policy approaches emphasise the significance of paternal involvement in children’s lives, yet there has been a silence on violent and abusive fathering in these discourses. This is the first UK book to specifically focus on violent fathering discussing original research in the context of domestic violence. Violent fathering and the risks to children examines fathers’ perceptions of their domestic violence and its impact on children, their relationships with children and their parenting practices.