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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

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

Critical Geographies of Childhood and YouthContemporary Policy and Practice

Critical Geographies of Childhood and Youth: Contemporary Policy and Practice

Peter Kraftl, John Horton, and Faith Tucker (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781847428462
eISBN:
9781447307259
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428462.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This original book explores the importance of geographical processes for policies and professional practices related to childhood and youth. Contributors from a wide range of disciplinary backgrounds ... More

Critical Perspectives on User Involvement

Critical Perspectives on User Involvement

Marian Barnes and Phil Cotterell (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847427519
eISBN:
9781447305590
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427519.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This collection draws together experiences and perspectives on user involvement from user activists, academics and practitioners. It includes chapters that focus on autonomous collective action by ... More

Cultures of careBiographies of carers in Britain and the two Germanies

Cultures of care: Biographies of carers in Britain and the two Germanies

Prue Chamberlayne

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861341662
eISBN:
9781447302018
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861341662.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This book explores the experiences of informal home carers in the different welfare systems of the former West Germany and East Germany, and Britain. It is innovative in using a biographical case ... More

Dark secrets of childhoodMedia power, child abuse and public scandals

Dark secrets of childhood: Media power, child abuse and public scandals

Fred Powell and Margaret Scanlon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447317845
eISBN:
9781447317869
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317845.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Over the last few decades, public opinion has been traumatised by revelations of child abuse on a mass scale. It has become the major human rights story of the 21st century in Western society. This ... More

Developing reflective practiceMaking sense of social work in a world of change

Developing reflective practice: Making sense of social work in a world of change

Helen Martyn (ed.)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342386
eISBN:
9781447302032
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342386.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This book employs a unique ‘bottom-up’ approach to learning. Vivid examples of social work practice with children and families are presented, providing real life illustrations of the dilemmas and ... More

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