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Talking about careTwo sides to the story

Talking about care: Two sides to the story

Liz Forbat

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346216
eISBN:
9781447303671
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346216.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Despite its familiarity, the realities of care are both complex and contested. This book looks at the co-existence of both care and abuse in relationships. It demonstrates ways of increasing critical ... More

Towards A Social Investment Welfare State?Ideas, Policies and Challenges

Towards A Social Investment Welfare State?: Ideas, Policies and Challenges

Nathalie Morel, Bruno Palier, and Joakim Palme (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847429247
eISBN:
9781447305613
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429247.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Since the late 1990s, new ideas and strategies concerning the role and shape of the Welfare State have been formulated. All these analyses and policy developments point towards a similar policy logic ... More

Transforming education policyShaping a democratic future

Transforming education policy: Shaping a democratic future

Philip A. Woods

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427366
eISBN:
9781447304067
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427366.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Education is in a state of continual change and schools ever more diverse. People want more participation and meaning in their lives; organisations want more creativity and flexibility. Building on ... More

Transforming the Dutch welfare stateSocial risks and corporatist reform

Transforming the Dutch welfare state: Social risks and corporatist reform

Mara A. Yerkes

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847429636
eISBN:
9781447304081
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429636.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This study provides a thorough account of important policy developments in the Netherlands that are significant beyond the borders of the Dutch welfare state. It demonstrates the dramatic changes ... More

UnleashedThe phenomena of status dogs and weapon dogs

Unleashed: The phenomena of status dogs and weapon dogs

Simon Harding

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447300274
eISBN:
9781447307594
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300274.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This is the first book in the UK or US to set on record the recent cultural phenomenon of the use of certain dog breeds - both legal and illegal - to ‘convey status’ upon their owners. Such dogs are ... More

UprootedThe Shipment of Poor Children to Canada, 1867-1917

Uprooted: The Shipment of Poor Children to Canada, 1867-1917

Roy Parker

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420145
eISBN:
9781447304142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420145.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Some 80,000 British children – many of them under the age of ten – were shipped from Britain to Canada by Poor Law authorities and voluntary bodies during the fifty years following Confederation in ... More

Values in criminology and community justice

Values in criminology and community justice

Malcolm Cowburn, Marian Duggan, Anne Robinson, and Paul Senior (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447300359
eISBN:
9781447311706
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300359.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This edited book considers the values both implicit and explicit in criminology and criminal justice. Taking Becker’s influential article “Whose Side Are We On?” (1967) as a starting point, the book ... More

Welfare rights and responsibilitiesContesting social citizenship

Welfare rights and responsibilities: Contesting social citizenship

Peter Dwyer

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342041
eISBN:
9781447304234
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342041.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The British government is currently committed to radical reform of the welfare system underpinning social citizenship in the country. Welfare rights and responsibilities are a response to this, ... More

The well-being of children in the UK

The well-being of children in the UK

Jonathan Bradshaw (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428370
eISBN:
9781447304005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428370.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The well-being of children is a vital and highly topical issue. This important new book is the third in a series, and updates the findings from a wide range of data to evaluate the outcomes of the ... More

The well-connected communityA networking approach to community development

The well-connected community: A networking approach to community development

Alison Gilchrist

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420565
eISBN:
9781447304012
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420565.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Since the publication of the first edition of this book there has been a growing recognition in practice and policy of how networks contribute to the vitality of community life and civil society. ... More

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