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A generation of change, a lifetime of difference?Social policy in Britain since 1979

A generation of change, a lifetime of difference?: Social policy in Britain since 1979

Martin Evans

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423054
eISBN:
9781447301387
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423054.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This book addresses the historical development of social and fiscal policies from the late 1970s to the present day by asking what has changed, how these changes have affected the lifecourse and what ... More

The governance of female drug usersWomen's experiences of drug policy

The governance of female drug users: Women's experiences of drug policy

Natasha Du Rose

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781847426727
eISBN:
9781447307839
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426727.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This book is about the ways in which the governance of illicit drug use shapes female dependent drug users’ lives. It argues female drug users’ subjectivities, and hence their experiences, are shaped ... More

Grassroots Youth WorkPolicy, Passion and Resistance in Practice

Grassroots Youth Work: Policy, Passion and Resistance in Practice

Tania De St Croix

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447328599
eISBN:
9781447328612
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328599.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This book provides a rich and detailed understanding of the experiences and perspectives of grassroots youth workers in England. Drawing on three years of qualitative research and written by an ... More

Growing up with risk

Growing up with risk

Betsy Thom, Rosemary Sales, and Jenny Pearce (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347329
eISBN:
9781447302469
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347329.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This book provides a critical analysis of ways in which risk assessment and management – now a pervasive element of contemporary policy and professional practice – are defined and applied in policy, ... More

'Hate crime' and the city

'Hate crime' and the city

Paul Iganski

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349408
eISBN:
9781447302476
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349408.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

The impression often conveyed by the media about hate crime offenders is that they are hate-fuelled individuals who, in acting out their extremely bigoted views, target their victims in premeditated ... More

Housing allowances in comparative perspective

Housing allowances in comparative perspective

Peter Kemp (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347541
eISBN:
9781447302506
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347541.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Housing allowances have become increasingly important policy instruments in the advanced welfare states. Operating at the interface between housing and social security policy, they provide ... More

Implementing restorative justice in children's residential care

Implementing restorative justice in children's residential care

Carol Hayden

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426482
eISBN:
9781447302568
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426482.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Restorative justice (RJ) and restorative approaches (RAs) are becoming increasingly valued as a way of responding to a wide range of conflicts, including problem behaviour and offending behaviour. ... More

Including the excludedFrom practice to policy in European community development

Including the excluded: From practice to policy in European community development

Paul Henderson

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347459
eISBN:
9781447302575
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347459.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This book provides an in-depth study of how community development can contribute to tackling social exclusion. It draws on the outcomes of a project funded by the Social Inclusion Programme of the ... More

Independent futuresCreating user-led disability services in a disabling society

Independent futures: Creating user-led disability services in a disabling society

Colin Barnes

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347183
eISBN:
9781447302599
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347183.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

The number of disability related support services controlled and run by disabled people themselves has increased significantly in the UK and internationally over the past forty years. As a result, ... More

An intellectual history of British social policyIdealism versus non-idealism

An intellectual history of British social policy: Idealism versus non-idealism

John Offer

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345318
eISBN:
9781447301455
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345318.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Drawing on recent historical research, the book reconsiders and challenges many long-held beliefs about the ‘evolution’ of social policy; presents a wide-ranging reappraisal of links between social ... More

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