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Kids onlineOpportunities and risks for children

Kids online: Opportunities and risks for children

Sonia Livingstone and Leslie Haddon (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424396
eISBN:
9781447302643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424396.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

As the internet and new online technologies are becoming embedded in everyday life, there are increasing questions about their social implications and consequences. Children, young people, and their ... More

Leadership and the Reform of Education

Leadership and the Reform of Education

Helen Gunter

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847427670
eISBN:
9781447305606
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427670.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Western politicians consider leadership to be essential for the delivery of educational reform. Everyone in a school — including children — need to identify as a leader, have the word ‘leader’ in ... More

Making social policy work

Making social policy work

John Hills, Julian Le Grand, and David Piachaud (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349583
eISBN:
9781447302742
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349583.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Social policy is now central to political debate in Britain. What has been achieved by efforts to improve services and reduce poverty? What is needed to deliver more effective and popular services to ... More

Managing community practicePrinciples, policies and programmes

Managing community practice: Principles, policies and programmes

Sarah Banks, Hugh L Butcher, and Paul Henderson (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343567
eISBN:
9781447302766
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343567.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Recent policy trends have moved the principle of community involvement to the centre of the UK government's social inclusion, neighbourhood renewal and health development programmes. The challenges ... More

Managing transitionsSupport for individuals at key points of change

Managing transitions: Support for individuals at key points of change

Alison Petch (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421883
eISBN:
9781447302780
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421883.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Everyone will experience a number of transitions throughout their life. Many of these will be positive, others may present challenges. This book addresses significant transitions relevant to policy ... More

Modernising social workCritical considerations

Modernising social work: Critical considerations

John Harris and Vicky White (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420060
eISBN:
9781447302827
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420060.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

New Labour's modernisation agenda has produced an avalanche of change that has posed formidable challenges for everyone involved in social work, whether as service users, practitioners, or managers. ... More

Modernising the welfare stateThe Blair legacy

Modernising the welfare state: The Blair legacy

Martin Powell (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420404
eISBN:
9781447302834
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420404.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Tony Blair was the longest serving Labour Prime Minister in British history. This book, the third in a trilogy of books on New Labour, analyses the legacy of his government for social policy, ... More

Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements and Youth Justice

Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements and Youth Justice

Kerry Baker and Alex Sutherland (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422156
eISBN:
9781447302841
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422156.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements (MAPPAs) are now one of the central features of government policy in the United Kingdom for managing the risk presented by violent and sexual offenders. ... More

Networks, new governance and education

Networks, new governance and education

Stephen J. Ball and Carolina Junemann

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847429803
eISBN:
9781447307617
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429803.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The public sector is going through a period of fundamental change. Service delivery, policy making and policy processes are being carried out by new actors and organisations with new interests, ... More

Offenders in focusRisk, responsivity and diversity

Offenders in focus: Risk, responsivity and diversity

Kathryn Farrow

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347879
eISBN:
9781447302865
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347879.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

A great deal has been written about developing effective practice against a backdrop of rapid change in criminal justice services. Much of this is research-oriented and not always accessible to ... More

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