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Healthcare in TransitionUnderstanding Key Ideas and Tensions in Contemporary Health Policy

Healthcare in Transition: Understanding Key Ideas and Tensions in Contemporary Health Policy

Alan Cribb

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447323211
eISBN:
9781447323235
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323211.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

A call for change in healthcare thinking, this book explores the fundamental currents and tensions behind recent trends in policy, such as shared decision making, coproduction, and personalization. ... 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

International community organisingTaking power, making change

International community organising: Taking power, making change

Dave Beck and Rod Purcell

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781847429773
eISBN:
9781447310884
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429773.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

We live in changing and challenging times. After the financial crash, the Arab Spring and the Occupy Movement many people are looking for social alternatives based on vibrant and powerful ... More

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 Sense of Child Sexual ExploitationExchange, Abuse and Young People

Making Sense of Child Sexual Exploitation: Exchange, Abuse and Young People

Sophie Hallett

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447333586
eISBN:
9781447333630
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333586.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This important book puts forward the rarely heard voices of children and young people who have experienced child sexual exploitation (CSE) and the professionals who have worked with them. CSE is now ... More

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