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.

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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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  • Green Social Work - Cover

    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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  • Professional Social Work in East Africa

     

    H. Spitzer, J.M. Twikirize, G.G. Wairire, Professional Social Work in East Africa: Towards Social Development, Poverty Reduction and Gender Equality.
     
    Kampala: Fountain Publishers, 2014, 398 pages, ISBN: 978-9970253678
    Reviewed by: Linda Kreitzer, University of Calgary, Canada
    Book Review Published: 14 December 2016

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  • Social Work with Sex Offenders: Making a difference

     

    Malcolm Cowburn and Steve Myers, Social Work with Sex Offenders: Making a difference

    Bristol: Policy Press, 2016, 208 pages, ISBN: 978-1447301196
    Reviewed by: Josie Phillips, Durham University, UK
    Book Review Published: 23 August 2017

     

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