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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

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

Coming to careThe work and family lives of workers caring for vulnerable children

Coming to care: The work and family lives of workers caring for vulnerable children

Julia Brannen

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348500
eISBN:
9781447301882
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348500.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This book contributes to the understanding of care and care work in children's services in Britain in the early twenty-first century. It provides insights into the factors that influence why people ... More

Communities, identities and crime

Communities, identities and crime

Basia Spalek

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348043
eISBN:
9781447301899
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348043.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This book explores the importance of social identities when considering crime, victimisation and criminal justice. Offering a refreshing perspective on equality and diversity developments that ... More

Community development and civil societyMaking connections in the European context

Community development and civil society: Making connections in the European context

Paul Henderson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349705
eISBN:
9781447301929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349705.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

To what extent are the ideas and practice of community development across Europe similar? This book explores this question with special reference to the UK and Hungary and shows how community ... More

Community development as micropoliticsComparing theories, policies and politics in America and Britain

Community development as micropolitics: Comparing theories, policies and politics in America and Britain

Akwugo Emejulu

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447313175
eISBN:
9781447313205
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447313175.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Through a comparative analysis of American and British community development since 1968, this book aims to examine how key political and policy debates social justice and social welfare and how it ... More

Community Organising Against RacismRace', Ethnicity and Community Development

Community Organising Against Racism: Race', Ethnicity and Community Development

Gary Craig (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447333746
eISBN:
9781447333791
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333746.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This book blends theory and practice-based case studies to review how different community development approaches can empower minority ethnic communities to confront racism and overcome social, ... More

The Conservative Party and social policy

The Conservative Party and social policy

Hugh Bochel (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424334
eISBN:
9781447303718
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424334.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

With the Conservative Party breaking new ground in forming a coalition government with the Liberal Democrats, this book examines the development and content of the Conservatives' approaches to social ... More

Contemporary social evils

Contemporary social evils

Joseph Rowntree Foundation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424099
eISBN:
9781447301981
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424099.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Which underlying problems pose the greatest threat to British society in the twenty-first century? A hundred years after its philanthropist founder identified poverty, alcohol, drugs and gambling ... More

Criminalisation and advanced marginalityCritically exploring the work of Loic Wacquant

Criminalisation and advanced marginality: Critically exploring the work of Loic Wacquant

Peter Squires and John Lea (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781447300014
eISBN:
9781447307587
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300014.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This book represents the first full-length critical and interdisciplinary assessment of Loïc Wacquant's work in English. Wacquant's challenging critique of the neo-liberal government of crime and the ... More

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