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Champions for childrenThe lives of modern child care pioneers

Champions for children: The lives of modern child care pioneers

Bob Holman

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343536
eISBN:
9781447301653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343536.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Numerous books have been written about Victorian child-care pioneers, but few biographical studies have been published about more recent child-care and welfare pioneers. This book looks at the lives ... More

Change and continuity in children's services

Change and continuity in children's services

Roy Parker

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447322221
eISBN:
9781447322238
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322221.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

There are, sadly, children whose lives are severely blighted by abuse, by neglect and by separation from their parents. Ways have been devised to protect and care for them. Some have been ... More

Changing AdolescenceSocial Trends and Mental Health

Changing Adolescence: Social Trends and Mental Health

Ann Hagell (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781447301042
eISBN:
9781447307242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301042.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The general well-being of British adolescents has been the topic of considerable debate in recent years, but too often this is based on myth rather than fact. Are today's young people more stressed, ... More

Child protection and mental health servicesInterprofessional responses to the needs of mothers

Child protection and mental health services: Interprofessional responses to the needs of mothers

Nicky Stanley

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344274
eISBN:
9781447301707
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344274.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Health and social care professionals are constantly exhorted to work collaboratively. This book reports on research which examines inter-professional work with families in which mothers have a mental ... More

Child slavery nowA contemporary reader

Child slavery now: A contemporary reader

Gary Craig (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426109
eISBN:
9781447301714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426109.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Most slave trades were abolished during the nineteenth century, yet there remain millions of people in slavery today, amongst them approximately 210 million children in slavery, trafficked, debt ... More

Childcare marketsCan they deliver an equitable service?

Childcare markets: Can they deliver an equitable service?

Eva Lloyd and Helen Penn (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847429339
eISBN:
9781447307679
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429339.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The viability, quality and sustainability of publicly supported early childhood education and care services is a lively issue in many countries, especially since the rights of the child imply equal ... More

Children caring for parents with mental illnessPerspectives of young carers, parents and professionals

Children caring for parents with mental illness: Perspectives of young carers, parents and professionals

Jo Aldridge

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344007
eISBN:
9781447301776
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344007.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Little is known about the experiences of children living in families affected by severe and enduring mental illness. This book provides an in-depth study of children and young people caring for ... More

Children, families and social exclusionNew approaches to prevention

Children, families and social exclusion: New approaches to prevention

Kate Morris

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349668
eISBN:
9781447301806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349668.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Many policy and practice initiatives that aim to prevent social exclusion focus on children and young people. This book considers new approaches to understanding the complexities of prevention, and ... More

Children, risk and safety on the internetResearch and policy challenges in comparative perspective

Children, risk and safety on the internet: Research and policy challenges in comparative perspective

Sonia Livingstone and Leslie Haddon (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428837
eISBN:
9781447307723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428837.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

As internet use is extending to younger children, there is an increasing need for research focusing on the risks young users are experiencing, as well as the opportunities, and how they should cope. ... More

Children's agency, children's welfareA dialogical approach to child development, policy and practice

Children's agency, children's welfare: A dialogical approach to child development, policy and practice

Carolus van Nijnatten

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424891
eISBN:
9781447301837
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424891.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Human development is about the growth of agency, which is developed in interaction with parents and families but if parental agency is insufficient, agency in the form of child welfare will be ... More

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