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Policing at the TopThe Roles, Values and Attitudes of Chief Police Officers

Policing at the Top: The Roles, Values and Attitudes of Chief Police Officers

Bryn Caless

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781447300168
eISBN:
9781447305507
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300168.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

The world of the chief police officer is not clearly understood, even by those within policing, or by those who have formal and political oversight of police command. The police themselves argue that ... More

Policy reconsideredMeanings, politics and practices

Policy reconsidered: Meanings, politics and practices

Susan M. Hodgson and Zoe Irving (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349132
eISBN:
9781447302995
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349132.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The idea of policy is ripe for critical reappraisal. Whilst the context for policy making changes constantly, multiple questions endure, such as how policy is conceived and why; what is taken for ... More

Prevention and youth crimeIs early intervention working?

Prevention and youth crime: Is early intervention working?

Maggie Blyth and Enver Solomon (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422637
eISBN:
9781447303060
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422637.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

The Youth Crime Action Plan, launched by the UK government in 2008, emphasises crime prevention and early intervention in different aspects of work with young people who offend or are considered to ... More

Private and confidential?Handling personal information in the social and health services

Private and confidential?: Handling personal information in the social and health services

Chris Clark and Janice McGhee (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349064
eISBN:
9781447303077
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349064.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Handling personal and often sensitive information is central to daily practice in social and health services. However, the increasing emphasis on multi-disciplinary and inter-agency working required ... More

Public engagement and social science

Public engagement and social science

Stella Maile and David Griffiths (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447306863
eISBN:
9781447311546
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306863.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This original edited collection explores the value of public engagement in a wider social science context. Its main themes range from the dialogic character of social science to the pragmatic ... More

Radical social work todaySocial work at the crossroads

Radical social work today: Social work at the crossroads

Michael Lavalette (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428189
eISBN:
9781447303138
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428189.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Created to celebrate the 35th anniversary of Roy Bailey and Mike Brake's seminal text Radical social work (1975), this book explores the radical tradition within social work and assesses its legacy, ... More

Re-imagining child protectionTowards humane social work with families

Re-imagining child protection: Towards humane social work with families

Brid Featherstone, Sue White, and Kate Morris

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447308027
eISBN:
9781447312000
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308027.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This book draws from moral philosophy, social policy, the humanities, sociology, systems theory,psycho-social studies and the authors’ research on systems and the lived experiences of those involved ... More

Rematerialising Children'S AgencyEveryday practices in a post-socialist estate

Rematerialising Children'S Agency: Everyday practices in a post-socialist estate

Matej Blazek

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447322740
eISBN:
9781447322764
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322740.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This book is a detailed study of children’s everyday practices in a small deprived neighbourhood of post-socialist Bratislava, called Kopčany. It provides a novel empirical insight on what it is like ... More

Rethinking palliative careA social role valorisation approach

Rethinking palliative care: A social role valorisation approach

Paul Sinclair

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349217
eISBN:
9781447303244
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349217.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This book's message is that palliative care does not deliver on its aims to value people who are dying and make death and dying a natural part of life. The book draws from wide social-science ... More

Rethinking residential child carePositive perspectives

Rethinking residential child care: Positive perspectives

Mark Smith

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349088
eISBN:
9781447303268
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349088.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Residential child care is a crucial, though relatively neglected, area of social work. And yet, revelations of abuse and questions of effectiveness have led to increasingly regulatory and procedural ... More

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