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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

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

The emotional politics of social work and child protection

The emotional politics of social work and child protection

Joanne Warner

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447318422
eISBN:
9781447318446
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318422.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

For 40 years or more, social work and child protection have been subject to accelerating cycles of crisis and reform. Each crisis involves intense media and political scrutiny and public outcry ... More

Enterprising care?Unpaid voluntary action in the 21st century

Enterprising care?: Unpaid voluntary action in the 21st century

Irene Hardill

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427212
eISBN:
9781447302193
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427212.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Throughout the European Union, rates of unemployment among young people tend to be higher than among the general population and there is a serious risk of marginalisation and exclusion. This book ... More

EthicsContemporary challenges in health and social care

Ethics: Contemporary challenges in health and social care

Audrey Leathard and Susan McLaren (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347558
eISBN:
9781447302216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347558.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

While ethics has been addressed in the health care literature, relatively little attention has been paid to the subject in the field of social care. This book redresses the balance by examining ... More

Ethics of CareCritical advances in international perspective

Ethics of Care: Critical advances in international perspective

Tula Brannelly, Lizzie Ward, and Nicki Ward (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447316510
eISBN:
9781447316534
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316510.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Over the last 20 years there has been a flourishing of work on feminist care ethics. This collection makes a unique contribution to this body of work. The international contributors demonstrate the ... More

Evidence, policy and practiceCritical perspectives in health and social care

Evidence, policy and practice: Critical perspectives in health and social care

Jon Glasby (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423191
eISBN:
9781447302254
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423191.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This book provides a hard-hitting and deliberately provocative overview of the relationship between evidence, policy and practice; how policy is implemented, and how research can and should influence ... More

Exploring concepts of child well-beingImplications for children's services

Exploring concepts of child well-being: Implications for children's services

Nick Axford

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420657
eISBN:
9781447302278
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420657.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Policy reforms to children's services in the UK and elsewhere encourage a greater focus on outcomes defined in terms of child well-being. Yet for this to happen, we need not only a better ... More

Exploring the dynamics of personal, professional and interprofessional ethics

Exploring the dynamics of personal, professional and interprofessional ethics

Divya Jindal-Snape and Elizabeth F.S. Hannah (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447308997
eISBN:
9781447311447
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308997.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Professionals involved in person centred professions are working in increasingly complex and demanding environments. Many professional bodies have established codes of conduct and ethics for their ... More

Exploring the production of urban spaceDifferential space in three post-industrial cities

Exploring the production of urban space: Differential space in three post-industrial cities

Michael Edema Leary-Owhin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447305743
eISBN:
9781447311454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305743.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This important book presents new international comparative research that engages critically with Lefebvre’s spatial theories and challenges recent thinking about the nature of urban space. The book ... More

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