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  1. Diagnosis in Social Work

    New Imperatives

    By Francis J Turner

    How can you make necessary professional judgments without being judgmental?Assessment and diagnostic skills are essential professional tools for the social worker, but all too often they are neglected or downplayed. Diagnosis in Social Work argues for the reinstatement of social diagnosis to...

    Published February 14th 2002 by Routledge

  2. HEALTH POLICY

    2nd Edition

    By Barry Owen, Ann Wall

    Series: The Gildredge Social Policy Series

    The health care system in Britain at the beginning of the twenty-first century is being subjected to radical rethinking. Health Policy examines how the NHS has developed to the point it has reached today as well as placing it in the wider context of the kinds of health care which are available to...

    Published February 13th 2002 by Routledge

  3. The Shaken Baby Syndrome

    A Multidisciplinary Approach

    By Vincent J. Palusci, Stephen Lazoritz

    Diagnose and treat shaken baby syndrome with advice from experts in the field!When an angry adult shakes a baby, the child may suffer brain damage, broken ribs, deafness, mental retardation, cerebral palsy, coma, or death. Often there are personal, ethical, and legal consequences as well for...

    Published January 15th 2002 by Routledge

  4. Consuming Health

    The Commodification of Health Care

    Edited by Sara Henderson, Alan Petersen

    In our post-welfare society, health is increasingly viewed as a commodity and individuals are defined as 'health care consumers'. At the same time, the notion that the state should care for the health of its citizens is being replaced by an expectation that citizens should play a more active role...

    Published December 12th 2001 by Routledge

  5. Drug Misuse and Motherhood

    Edited by Marcia Jackson, Hilary Klee, Suzan Lewis

    The growing use of illicit drugs among women has become a major concern for health professionals and social services. The reluctance of drug-using women to seek help from drug agencies and to disclose their use of drugs to ante-natal, midwifery and social services is now officially recognised by...

    Published November 28th 2001 by Routledge

  6. Young Europeans, Work and Family

    Edited by Julia Brannen, Susan Lewis, Anne Nilsen

    Series: Routledge/ESA Studies in European Societies

    Based on qualitative research carried out with young people aged from 18 to 30 in five European countries, Young Europeans, Work and Family examines young people's pathways to adulthood, and their perspectives on their future work and family lives. This enlightening book investigates young...

    Published November 21st 2001 by Routledge

  7. Social Work and Social Care

    2nd Edition

    By Lester Parrott

    Social Work and Social Care has been revised and updated to take into account the profound changes that have occurred in social work over the past two years, in particular the extensive legislative changes to childrens and community care services. A new chapter examines the relevance of social...

    Published November 21st 2001 by Routledge

  8. The Managerial School

    Post-welfarism and Social Justice in Education

    By Sharon Gewirtz

    The relationship between welfare and the state has undergone a sustained process of reconfiguration over the past two decades and managerialism has played a key role in this process. In education, parents are now seen as consumers and schools as small businesses, their income dependent on their...

    Published October 31st 2001 by Routledge

  9. The Environment and Social Policy

    By Michael Cahill

    Series: The Gildredge Social Policy Series

    Focusing on human welfare and the environment from a social policy perspective, this text shows how environmental concerns are becoming increasingly central to policy-making and discusses the roles of central and local government in relation to environmental issues.The Environment and Social Policy...

    Published October 24th 2001 by Routledge

  10. The New Handbook of Children's Rights

    Comparative Policy and Practice

    Edited by Bob Franklin

    The new edition of this well established handbook provides up-to-date information on a topic of increasing importance across a range of disciplines and practices. It covers:* the debate concerning children's rights and developments in rights provision over the last twenty years* the impact of...

    Published October 17th 2001 by Routledge