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  • Social Policy

    Social Policy
    av Paul Spicker

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447316107

    Social Policy: Theory and practice is a fully revised, updated and extended edition of a bestselling social policy textbook, extensively reworked and adapted to meet the needs of its international readership. The book lays out the architecture of so…

  • The Education Debate

    The Education Debate
    av Stephen J. Ball

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447339281

    Since the second edition of this book, the education debate has fiercened. Education policy must ensure economic productivity and competitiveness, but in recent years, debates about its contribution to the worsening of social inequality, particularl…

  • New Media and Public Activism

    New Media and Public Activism
    av John Michael Roberts

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447308218

    The Arab Spring, chat forums, political leaders tweeting, online petitions, and protestors in the Occupy Movement - new media public spheres have without doubt radically altered social and political activism in society. But to what extent is this ne…

  • New Media and Public Activism

    New Media and Public Activism
    av John Michael Roberts

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447308225

    The Arab Spring, chat forums, political leaders tweeting, online petitions, and protestors in the Occupy Movement, new media public spheres have without doubt radically altered social and political activism in society. But to what extent is this new…

  • Support Workers and the Health Professions in International Perspective

    Support Workers and the Health Professions in International Perspective

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447352105

    Health care support workers (HSWs) play a fundamental role in international health care systems, and yet they remain largely invisible. Despite this, the number of HSWs is growing fast as governments strive to combat illness and address social care…

  • The Street Casino

    The Street Casino
    av Simon Harding

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447317173

    Gang violence is on the increase in certain neighbourhoods. There is an urgent need for a fresh perspective that offers insight into gang structure, organisation and offending behaviour to explain this increase.Using the findings from an extensive e…

  • The Street Casino

    The Street Casino
    av Simon Harding

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447317180

    Gang violence is on the increase in certain neighbourhoods. There is an urgent need for a fresh perspective that offers insight into gang structure, organisation and offending behaviour to explain this increase.Using the findings from an extensive e…

  • Why We Need a Citizen's Basic Income

    Why We Need a Citizen's Basic Income
    av Malcolm Torry

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447343172

    In the five years since Money for Everyone was published the idea of a Citizen's Basic Income has rocketed in interest to an idea whose time has come. In moving the debate on from the desirability of a basic income this fully updated and revised edi…

  • Why We Need a Citizen's Basic Income

    Why We Need a Citizen's Basic Income
    av Malcolm Torry

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447343158

    In the five years since Money for Everyone was published the idea of a Citizen's Basic Income has rocketed in interest to an idea whose time has come. In moving the debate on from the desirability of a basic income this fully updated and revised edi…

  • What is professional social work?

    What is professional social work?
    av Malcolm Payne

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781861347046

    What is Professional Social Work? is a now classic analysis of social work as a discourse between three aspects of practice: social order, therapeutic and transformational perspectives. It enables social workers to analyse and value the role of soci…

  • Understanding Police Intelligence Work

    Understanding Police Intelligence Work
    av Adrian James

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447326410

    Although police intelligence is becoming increasingly reliant on technology, it remains a human activity. This is the first textbook to offer a comprehensive and up-to-date account of police intelligence work based on current research, and to assess…

  • Understanding Police Intelligence Work

    Understanding Police Intelligence Work
    av Adrian James

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447326403

    Although police intelligence is becoming increasingly reliant on technology, it remains a human activity. This is the first textbook to offer a comprehensive and up-to-date account of police intelligence work based on current research, and to assess…

  • Practical Social Pedagogy

    Practical Social Pedagogy
    av Jan Storo

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447305385

    Social pedagogical work is a field of practice that is indebted to and illuminated by aspects of knowledge from sociology and psychology, but many practitioners feel that social pedagogical theories are too abstract and distant from the challenges f…

  • Practical Social Pedagogy

    Practical Social Pedagogy
    av Jan Storo

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447305392

    Social pedagogical work is a field of practice that is indebted to and illuminated by aspects of knowledge from sociology and psychology, but many practitioners feel that social pedagogical theories are too abstract and distant from the challenges f…

  • Social Determinants of Health

    Social Determinants of Health

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447336853

    This book provides an applied, interdisciplinary approach to an understanding of the key social determinants of health, essential at a time of increasing inequalities and reductions in existing NHS services and local authority budgets.A person's hea…

  • Social Determinants of Health

    Social Determinants of Health

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447336846

    This book provides an applied, interdisciplinary approach to an understanding of the key social determinants of health, essential at a time of increasing inequalities and reductions in existing NHS services and local authority budgets.A person's hea…

  • Challenging the Myth of Gender Equality in Sweden

    Challenging the Myth of Gender Equality in Sweden

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447325970

    Sweden is often considered one of the most gender-equal countries in the world and held up as a model to follow, but the reality is more complex. This is the first book to explode the myth of Swedish gender equality, both offering a new perspective…

  • Challenging the Myth of Gender Equality in Sweden

    Challenging the Myth of Gender Equality in Sweden

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447325963

    Sweden is often considered one of the most gender-equal countries in the world and held up as a model to follow, but the reality is more complex. This is the first book to explode the myth of Swedish gender equality, both offering a new perspective…

  • The purpose of planning

    The purpose of planning
    av Yvonne Rydin

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847424303

    Planning is never far from the top of the policy or media agenda, whether this concerns 'garden-grabbing', the location of wind farms or protests about travellers' sites. The operation of the planning system raises strong views, even passions, and i…

  • Supporting Victims of Hate Crime

    Supporting Victims of Hate Crime
    av Kusminder Chahal

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447329725

    This practical guide provides user-friendly, concise, expert and up-to-date guidance for both new and experienced hate crime caseworkers and advocates (whether professional or volunteers). Filling a gap in the growing debates and research literature…

  • What Is the Future of Social Work?

    What Is the Future of Social Work?

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447340829

    Social work is under unprecedented pressure as a result of funding cuts, political interventions, marketisation and welfare transformations which, combined, are dramatically reshaping the relationship between individuals and the welfare state. A wid…

  • What Is the Future of Social Work?

    What Is the Future of Social Work?

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447340812

    Social work is under unprecedented pressure as a result of funding cuts, political interventions, marketisation and welfare transformations which, combined, are dramatically reshaping the relationship between individuals and the welfare state. A wid…

  • Leading Public Sector Innovation (Second Edition)

    Leading Public Sector Innovation (Second Edition)
    av Christian Bason

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447336242

    The second edition of this significant text has been thoroughly revised to take account of the latest literature, case studies and international developments in the field. Drawing on global research and practical examples, Bason illustrates the key…

  • The New Working Class

    The New Working Class
    av Claire Ainsley

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447344186

    Recent events such as the Brexit vote and the 2017 general election result highlight the erosion of traditional class identities and the decoupling of class from political identity. The majority of people in the UK still identify as working class, y…

  • Gender Mainstreaming and Gender Equality in Europe

    Gender Mainstreaming and Gender Equality in Europe
    av Vera Lomazzi

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447317692

    With gender equality so prominent in public debate, this timely book reviews the impacts of gender mainstreaming on political, social and cultural issues around Europe.It explores the origins and evolution of mainstreaming, the theory's contribution…

  • Gender equality and welfare politics in Scandinavia

    Gender equality and welfare politics in Scandinavia

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847424655

    Gender equality is often seen as a hallmark of the Nordic countries. This book explores this notion by examining the meanings of gender that underpin policies in the Scandinavian welfare states, historically and today. The book focuses on three Scan…

  • Social Innovation

    Social Innovation
    av Geoff Mulgan

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447353799

    The 21st century has brought a cornucopia of new knowledge and technologies. But there has been little progress in our ability to solve social problems using social innovation - the deliberate invention of new solutions to meet social needs - across…

  • Ageing, Meaning and Social Structure

    Ageing, Meaning and Social Structure

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447300892

    Ageing, meaning and social structure is a unique book advancing critical discourse in gerontology and makes a major contribution to understanding key social and ethical dilemmas facing ageing societies. It confronts and integrates approaches that ha…

  • Ageing, Meaning and Social Structure

    Ageing, Meaning and Social Structure

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447300908

    Ageing, meaning and social structure is a unique book advancing critical discourse in gerontology and makes a major contribution to understanding key social and ethical dilemmas facing ageing societies. It confronts and integrates approaches that ha…

  • Understanding Global Social Policy

    Understanding Global Social Policy

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447310242

    Building on the successes of Understanding Global Social Policy (Yeates ed. 2008) and its companion text, the Global Social Policy Reader (Yeates and Holden ed. 2009), the second edition of this leading textbook in social policy identifies and revie…

  • Creative Research Methods

    Creative Research Methods
    av Helen Kara

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447356745

    Creative research methods can help to answer complex contemporary questions which are hard to answer using conventional methods alone. Creative methods can also be more ethical, helping researchers to address social injustice.This bestselling book,…

  • Money

    Money
    av Mary Mellor

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447346272

    What does money mean? Where does it come from and how does it work?In this highly topical book, Mary Mellor, an expert on money, examines money's social, political and commercial histories to debunk longstanding myths such as money being in short su…

  • The Research Journal

    The Research Journal
    av Barbara Bassot

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447352785

    Are you worried about how to get your research project started and how to keep it on track? Do you wish you had help in gathering your thoughts and developing your ideas?This brilliant book is a great guide for students undertaking their first piece…

  • Ageing with Disability

    Ageing with Disability

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447305224

    This is the first book to address the issue of ageing after a long life with disability. It breaks new ground through its particular life course perspective, examining what it means to age with a physical or mental disability and what the implicatio…

  • Social inequality and public health

    Social inequality and public health

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847423207

    Public health in the early 21st century increasingly considers how social inequalities impact on individual health, moving away from the focus on how disease relates to the individual person. This 'new public health' identifies how social, economic…

  • The Inequality Crisis

    The Inequality Crisis
    av Roger Brown

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447337584

    What are the causes of the rise in economic inequality in the West and what can be done about it?Inequality has at last taken centre stage in the political discourse, but there is very little to explain the inequality debates and to offer solutions…

  • Ethnicity and Old Age

    Ethnicity and Old Age
    av Sandra Torres

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447328124

    Part of the Ageing in a Global Context series, this book proposes a new research agenda for scholarship that focuses on ethnicity, race and old age. It argues that in a time of increased international migration, population ageing and ethno-cultural…

  • Ethnicity and Old Age

    Ethnicity and Old Age
    av Sandra Torres

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447328117

    Part of the Ageing in a Global Context series, this book proposes a new research agenda for scholarship that focuses on ethnicity, race and old age. It argues that in a time of increased international migration, population ageing and ethno-cultural…

  • Ageing, health and care

    Ageing, health and care
    av Christina R. Victor

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847420879

    The ageing of the population has enormous implications for the provision of, and access to, health care. Christina Victor's important textbook provides comprehensive overview of the experiences of older people, chapters on physical health, mental he…

  • Ageing, Health and Care

    Ageing, Health and Care
    av Christina R. Victor

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847420886

    The ageing of the population has enormous policy implications for the provision of, and access to, health care. People aged 65+ are the major consumers of the health care system accounting for about half of all NHS resources. Furthermore those aged…

  • Health Divides

    Health Divides
    av Clare Bambra

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447330356

    HIGHLY COMMENDED IN THE BMA BOOK AWARDS 2017Americans live three years less than their counterparts in France or Sweden. Scottish men survive two years less than English men. Across Europe, women in the poorest communities live up to ten years less…

  • Essays on the Welfare State

    Essays on the Welfare State
    av Richard M Titmuss

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447349549

    Richard Titmuss (1907-1973) was a pioneer in the field of social administration (now social policy) and this reissued classic contains a selection of his most famous writing on social issues. It covers subjects ranging from the position of women in…

  • Essays on the Welfare State

    Essays on the Welfare State
    av Richard M Titmuss

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447349518

    Richard Titmuss (1907-1973) was a pioneer in the field of social administration (now social policy) and this reissued classic contains a selection of his most famous writing on social issues. It covers subjects ranging from the position of women in…

  • Transitions and the Lifecourse

    Transitions and the Lifecourse
    av Amanda Grenier

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847426918

    Transitions and the life course: Challenging the constructions of 'growing old' explores and challenges dominant interpretations of transitions as they relate to ageing and the life course. It takes a unique perspective that draws together ideas abo…

  • Transitions and the Lifecourse

    Transitions and the Lifecourse
    av Amanda Grenier

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847426925

    This book explores and challenges dominant interpretations of transitions as they relate to ageing and the life course. It takes a unique perspective that draws together ideas about late life as expressed in social policy and socio-cultural construc…

  • Communities, Archives and New Collaborative Practices

    Communities, Archives and New Collaborative Practices

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447341949

    This innovative book examines the changing relationship between communities, citizens and the notion of the archive. Archives have traditionally been understood as repositories of knowledge and experience, remote from the ordinary people who fund an…

  • Communities, Archives and New Collaborative Practices

    Communities, Archives and New Collaborative Practices

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447341895

    This innovative book examines the changing relationship between communities, citizens and the notion of the archive. Archives have traditionally been understood as repositories of knowledge and experience, remote from the ordinary people who fund an…

  • Changing social equality

    Changing social equality

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847426598

    The Nordic countries have been able to raise living standards and curb inequalities without compromising economic growth. But with social inequalities on the rise how do they fare when compared to countries with alternative welfare models, such as t…

  • Mental Health Services and Community Care

    Mental Health Services and Community Care
    av Ian Cummins

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447350590

    This critical interdisciplinary study charts the modern history of mental health services, reflects upon the evolution of care in communities, and considers the most effective policies and practices for the future. Starting with the development of c…

  • Social Work

    Social Work

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447356547

    This collection brings together a collection of experts from across social work who explore key developments in the field over the last fifty years. Examining evolution in approaches to practice, key legislative developments, the re-emergence of cer…

  • Social Work

    Social Work

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447356530

    This collection charts the key developments in the social work field from 1970 to the present day and shows how by fully understanding social work's past, we can make better progress for practitioners and service users in the future. It brings toget…

  • Ending Homelessness?

    Ending Homelessness?
    av Mike Allen

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447347170

    Homelessness is on the increase in most European states and remains at stubbornly high levels across developed nations. This is despite increased policy attention, economic provision and the implementation of strategies that have promised to stop ho…

  • The Happiness Problem

    The Happiness Problem
    av Sam Wren-Lewis

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447353553

    We appear to have more control over our lives than ever before. If we could get things right - the perfect job, relationship, family, body and mind - then we'd be happy. With enough economic growth and technological innovation, we could cure all soc…

  • Radical social work in practice

    Radical social work in practice
    av Iain Ferguson

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781861349910

    Radical social work is a tradition often identified exclusively with the movement which developed in the UK in the 1970s, yet as this much-needed new textbook demonstrates, the relevance of radical approaches to contemporary social work practice hav…

  • Radical social work today

    Radical social work today

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847428172

    Created to celebrate the 35th anniversary of Bailey and Brake's seminal text Radical Social Work (1975), this volume seeks to explore the radical tradition within social work and assess its legacy, relevance and prospects.With a foreword by Roy Bail…

  • Experiences in Researching Conflict and Violence

    Experiences in Researching Conflict and Violence

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447337690

    This international, edited collection brings together personal accounts from researchers working in and on conflict and explores the roles of emotion, violence, uncertainty, identity and positionality within the process of doing research, as well as…

  • Experiences in Researching Conflict and Violence

    Experiences in Researching Conflict and Violence

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447337683

    This international, edited collection brings together personal accounts from researchers working in and on conflict and explores the roles of emotion, violence, uncertainty, identity and positionality within the process of doing research, as well as…

  • The Class Ceiling

    The Class Ceiling
    av Sam Friedman

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447336105

    Politicians continually tell us that anyone can get ahead. But is that really true? This important, best-selling book takes readers behind the closed doors of elite employers to reveal how class affects who gets to the top.Friedman and Laurison show…

  • The Class Ceiling

    The Class Ceiling
    av Sam Friedman

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447336068

    Politicians continually tell us that anyone can get ahead. But is that really true? This important, best-selling book takes readers behind the closed doors of elite employers to reveal how class affects who gets to the top.Friedman and Laurison show…

  • Population Ageing from a Lifecourse Perspective

    Population Ageing from a Lifecourse Perspective

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447310716

    Populations around the globe are ageing rapidly. This demographic shift affects families, market structures and social provisions. This timely volume, part of the Ageing and the Lifecourse series, argues that the lifecourse perspective helps us unde…

  • How to Use Social Work Theory in Practice

    How to Use Social Work Theory in Practice
    av Malcolm Payne

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447343776

    Social work theory is full of ideas about how to practise. It guides you in what to do as well as how to approach and think about social work goals.In this clear and systematic book covering both general practice concepts and theoretical insights, b…

  • Using evidence

    Using evidence
    av Sandra M. Nutley

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781861346643

    This book provides a timely and novel contribution to understanding and enhancing evidence use. It builds on and complements the popular and best-selling "What Works?: Evidence-based policy and practice in public services" (Davies, Nutley and Smith,…

  • Rescaling Urban Governance

    Rescaling Urban Governance
    av John Sturzaker

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447350774

    Cities across the globe face unprecedented challenges as a result of ever-increasing pressure from climate change, migration, ageing populations and resource shortages. In order to guarantee a sustainable global future, these issues demand radical n…

  • Rescaling Urban Governance

    Rescaling Urban Governance
    av John Sturzaker

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447350798

    Cities across the globe face unprecedented challenges as a result of ever-increasing pressure from climate change, migration, ageing populations and resource shortages. In order to guarantee a sustainable global future, these issues demand radical n…

  • Local Policies and the European Social Fund

    Local Policies and the European Social Fund
    av Katharina Zimmermann

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447346517

    This book reviews how local social and employment policy fields react to the European Social Fund (ESF) to determine the role of the ESF in local activation policies. Drawing on both sociology and political science literature on welfare state reform…

  • Women and Religion

    Women and Religion

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447336402

    This edited collection provides interdisciplinary, global, and multi-religious perspectives on the relationship between women's identities, religion, and social change in the contemporary world. The book discusses the experiences and positions of wo…

  • Women and Religion

    Women and Religion

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447336358

    This edited collection provides interdisciplinary, global, and multi-religious perspectives on the relationship between women's identities, religion, and social change in the contemporary world. The book discusses the experiences and positions of wo…

  • Abortion Wars

    Abortion Wars
    av Judith Orr

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447339113

    In this hard-hitting timely book Judith Orr, leading pro-choice campaigner, argues that it's time women had the right to control their fertility without the practical, legal and ideological barriers they have faced for generations. Donald Trump's pr…

  • White Privilege

    White Privilege
    av Kalwant Bhopal

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447335979

    Why and how do those from black and minority ethnic communities continue to be marginalised? Despite claims that we now live in a post-racial society, race continues to disadvantage those from black and minority ethnic backgrounds. Kalwant Bhopal ex…