ISW Book Reviews

ISW Book Reviews publishes reviews of academic books in the fields of social work, social welfare and community development. Our aim is to share knowledge with our readers regarding books that have a strong comparative element, are about international social work, offer insights and evidence that is transferable between countries and raise issues of relevance to a wider readership.

Interested in reviewing a book? Please refer to our Book Reviewer Guidance and the List of Books for Review.

  • Breaking The Poverty Cycle

    Susan Pick and Jenna T. Sirkin, Breaking The Poverty Cycle
    Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010, 336 pages, ISBN: 978-0195383164
    Reviewed by: Cheryl Hiu-Kwan Chui and Cecilia Lai Wan Chan, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Book Review Published: 28 November 2017

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  • Eradicating Female Genital Mutilation: A UK Perspective

    Hilary Burrage, Eradicating Female Genital Mutilation: A UK Perspective
    Farnham: Ashgate, 2015, 360 pages, ISBN: 978-1472419941
    Reviewed by: Shulamit Ramon, University of Hertfordshire, UK
    Book Review Published: 23 August 2017

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  • Familia- Escuela –Comunidad

    Mahia Saracostti Schwartzman, Familia- Escuela –Comunidad
    Santiago: Editorial Universitaria, 2013, 340 pages, ISBN: 978-9561124028
    Reviewed by: Cecilia J. Mayorga Muñoz, Universidad de La Frontera, Chile
    Book Review Published: 28 November 2017

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    Green Social Work

    Lena Dominelli, Green Social Work – From Environmental Crises to Environmental Justice.
    Cambridge: Polity, 2012, 207 pages, ISBN: 978-0745654010
    Reviewed by: Christian Spatscheck, Hochschule Bremen, Germany
    Book Review Published: 17 May 2016


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