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Social welfare & social services books

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Capability-promoting policies Enhancing individual and social development by Hans-Uwe Otto Capability-promoting policies Enhancing individual and social development

How can unjust societies be overcome with a better distribution of opportunities to flourish? How can human development be revitalised in countries where social welfare is being questioned? In short, how can human development be fostered in practice? These are...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/11/2017

Payment by results and social impact bonds Outcome-based payment systems in the UK and US by Kevin Albertson, Chris Fox, Kimberly Bailey, Jessica LaBarbera Payment by results and social impact bonds Outcome-based payment systems in the UK and US
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As public services budgets are cut, the `Payment by Results' (or Pay for Success) model has become a popular choice in public sector commissioning. Social Impact Bonds are a variant of Payment by Results also promoted by proponents of social...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities A Roadmap for Families and Professionals by Briana S. (Kansas State University, USA) Nelson Goff Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities A Roadmap for Families and Professionals
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Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities provides a unique contribution not currently available in the professional literature by addressing the experiences and perspectives of families living with or raising a child with a disability. Designed for family therapists, social workers, and other...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/10/2017

Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities A Roadmap for Families and Professionals by Briana S. (Kansas State University, USA) Nelson Goff Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities A Roadmap for Families and Professionals
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Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities provides a unique contribution not currently available in the professional literature by addressing the experiences and perspectives of families living with or raising a child with a disability. Designed for family therapists, social workers, and other...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/10/2017

Social Welfare Scottish Perspective by Mono Chakrabarti Social Welfare Scottish Perspective

This title was first published in 2001. This volume, adopting a Scottish perspective, concentrates on welfare issues in the UK. The book acknowledges the fact that the Scottish legislative base has, historically, been different from the rest of the country,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/10/2017

Doing Care, Doing Citizenship Towards a Micro-Situated and Emotion-Based Model of Social Inclusion by Alessandro Pratesi Doing Care, Doing Citizenship Towards a Micro-Situated and Emotion-Based Model of Social Inclusion

This book examines the emotional, micro-situated dynamics of status inclusion/exclusion that people produce while caring for others by focusing, in particular, on non-conventional families. Grounded in empirical research that involves different types of care and family contexts, the book situates...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/10/2017

Politics and Bureaucracy in the Norwegian Welfare State An Anthropological Approach by Halvard Vike Politics and Bureaucracy in the Norwegian Welfare State An Anthropological Approach

Vike's approach is based on an ethnographic practice which may be labeled in and out of institutions. It is based on ethnographic work in municipal assemblies, local bureaucracies, political parties, voluntary organizations, and various informal contexts.
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/10/2017

Adaptive Mentalization-Based Integrative Treatment A Guide for Teams to Develop Systems of Care by Dickon (Consultant in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Medical Director, Anna Freud National Centre for Children  Bevington Adaptive Mentalization-Based Integrative Treatment A Guide for Teams to Develop Systems of Care
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This book describes Adaptive Mentalization-Based Integrative Treatment (AMBIT). This is an approach to working with people - particularly young people and young adults - whose problems are not limited to one domain. AMBIT has been designed for community teams from...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/10/2017

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Understanding the Policy Process Analysing Welfare Policy and Practice by John Hudson, Stuart Lowe, Dan Horsfall Understanding the Policy Process Analysing Welfare Policy and Practice
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Using core concepts of policy analysis Understanding the policy process builds up a full explanation of social policy change that can be applied to any aspect of welfare policy, public and social policy. This second edition of the book updates...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2017

Innovative Social Services in Europe What are social innovations and how do they emerge?Based on European practice projects by Andreas Langer, Johannes Eurich, Tom Kenter, Simon Guntner Innovative Social Services in Europe What are social innovations and how do they emerge?Based on European practice projects
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The question of the sustainability of different European welfare states is currently in discussion. This book presents empirical research results from all over Europe based on text and video material and answers the question of innovations in social services.
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/12/2017

Japanese Social Welfare The Development of Diversity by HyunSun (Tokyo University, Japan) Lee Japanese Social Welfare The Development of Diversity
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This book presents a new dimension of the lives of the zainichi Koreans in Japan and the development of social policy for an ageing society. Using Aera, (a non-profit North Korean welfare organisation in Japan) as the case study, Lee...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/2018

The triple bind of single-parent families Resources, employment and policies to improve well-being by Rense Nieuwenhuis The triple bind of single-parent families Resources, employment and policies to improve well-being

This book presents evidence from over 40 countries that shows how single parents face a triple bind of inadequate resources, employment and policies, which in combination further complicate their lives.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/02/2018

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Modern Social Policy by Michael Sullivan Modern Social Policy

First published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor and Francis, an informa company.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

The Integration of Health and Social Care in the UK Policy and Practice by Deirdre Heenan, Derek Birrell The Integration of Health and Social Care in the UK Policy and Practice
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Closer integration of health and social care with the aim of ending the historic divide between NHS and social services has been the goal of successive governments for decades. The rationale for greater integration has been widely accepted in terms...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/09/2017

Human Trafficking and Exploitation Lessons from Europe by Belachew (Management Center Innsbruck, Austria) Gebrewold Human Trafficking and Exploitation Lessons from Europe
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Human trafficking is a serious human rights violation that leads to the gross exploitation of its victims, who are coerced into forced labor and slavery across the globe. As the current migration movement and refugee situation reaches crisis point in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/09/2017

A Critical Approach to Surrogacy Reproductive Desires and Demands by Damien W. (Flinders University, Australia) Riggs, Clemence (The University of Adelaide, Australia) Due A Critical Approach to Surrogacy Reproductive Desires and Demands
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This comprehensive text makes an important contribution to the study of surrogacy by developing a novel theoretical framework through which to understand the broader social contexts as well as individual decisions at play within surrogacy arrangements. Drawing on empirical research...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/09/2017

A Critical Approach to Surrogacy Reproductive Desires and Demands by Damien W. (Flinders University, Australia) Riggs, Clemence (The University of Adelaide, Australia) Due A Critical Approach to Surrogacy Reproductive Desires and Demands
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This comprehensive text makes an important contribution to the study of surrogacy by developing a novel theoretical framework through which to understand the broader social contexts as well as individual decisions at play within surrogacy arrangements. Drawing on empirical research...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/09/2017

It Takes a Village by Hillary Rodham Clinton It Takes a Village

Illustrated children's adaptation of IT TAKES A VILLAGE
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/09/2017

Not for Patching A Strategic Welfare Review by Frank Field, Andrew Forsey Not for Patching A Strategic Welfare Review
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The last great rethink of the welfare system was the Beveridge Report of 1942.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Austerity, community action, and the future of citizenship in Europe by Shana Cohen Austerity, community action, and the future of citizenship in Europe

Explores secular and faith-based grassroots social action in Germany and the UK that has evolved in response to the shrinking of the welfare state. The book provides new ways of thinking about social and political belonging and about the relations...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Ageing and globalisation by Martin Hyde, Paul Higgs Ageing and globalisation
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This book provides, for the first time, an accessible overview of how population ageing and globalisation - two of the most radical social transformations that have occurred - interact.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Introducing Social Policy by Cliff Alcock Introducing Social Policy

The completely revised second edition of this highly respected textbook provides a comprehensive yet digestible and accessible introduction to the theoretical foundations, development and crucial areas of contemporary concern in social policy and welfare. Fully up to date, it provides...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/08/2017

Community Care Social Policy & Ideology by Harry Cowen Community Care Social Policy & Ideology

This book offers a comprehensive evaluation of community care strategies within the context of government social policy, and assesses the recent shifts of political power from Conservative to Labour towards the end of the century. Unlike the majority of texts...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

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