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Class, Inequality and Community Development

Class, Inequality and Community Development

Mae Shaw and Marjorie Mayo (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447322450
eISBN:
9781447322474
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322450.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This book, the second title in the Rethinking Community Development series, starts from concern about increasing inequality worldwide and the re-emergence of community development in public policy ... More

Disability and the Welfare State in BritainChanges in Perception and Policy 1948-79

Disability and the Welfare State in Britain: Changes in Perception and Policy 1948-79

Jameel Hampton

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447316428
eISBN:
9781447316442
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316428.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This book examines the welfare of disabled people during the welfare state of the 1940s to the later 1970s. The welfare state seemed to promise universal health and welfare for all, but originally ... More

Grassroots Youth WorkPolicy, Passion and Resistance in Practice

Grassroots Youth Work: Policy, Passion and Resistance in Practice

Tania De St Croix

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447328599
eISBN:
9781447328612
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328599.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This book provides a rich and detailed understanding of the experiences and perspectives of grassroots youth workers in England. Drawing on three years of qualitative research and written by an ... More

Moving on from Crime and Substance UseTransforming Identities

Moving on from Crime and Substance Use: Transforming Identities

Anne Robinson and Paula Hamilton (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447324676
eISBN:
9781447324690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324676.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Desistance is one of the big news stories of the criminological world. Research suggests that, as ‘offenders’ turn their backs on crime, they often change their identities as well as their behaviour. ... More

Responding to Youth Violence Through Youth Work

Responding to Youth Violence Through Youth Work

Mike Seal and Pete Harris

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447323099
eISBN:
9781447323112
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323099.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The ‘problem’ of violence involving young people and how to respond meaningfully to it continues to occupy the minds of policy-makers and other stakeholders across Europe. Based on a two-year ... More

Social Policy Review 28Analysis and Debate in Social Policy, 2016

Social Policy Review 28: Analysis and Debate in Social Policy, 2016

Menno Fenger, John Hudson, and Catherine Needham (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447331797
eISBN:
9781447332589
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331797.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Drawing together a mix of internationally renowned contributors, Social Policy Review 28 provides an up-to-date and diverse review of the best in social policy scholarship. This book contains three ... More

Transforming ProbationSocial Theories and the Criminal Justice System

Transforming Probation: Social Theories and the Criminal Justice System

Philip Whitehead

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447327653
eISBN:
9781447327677
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327653.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Although it is possible to trace a recent history of far reaching change in probation, the criminal justice system, and penal policy since the 1980s, it is of specific interest to excavate the period ... More

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