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  1. Making Policy Happen

    Edited by Leslie Budd, Julie Charlesworth, Rob Paton

    ‘Policy work’ is increasingly conducted by public managers at different levels of seniority, and in a variety of settings. This significant collection of readings focuses on the discussion of how policy work happens, whether that involves bringing a policy-making process to fruition or the...

    Published June 8th 2006 by Routledge

  2. Community and Everyday Life

    By Graham Day

    Series: The New Sociology

    'Community' continues to be a persistent theme in political, philosophical and policy debates. The idea of community poses fundamental questions about social inclusion and exclusion, particular versus general interests, identity and belonging. As well as extensive theoretical literature in the...

    Published June 1st 2006 by Routledge

  3. Nurturing Future Generations

    Promoting Resilience in Children and Adolescents Through Social, Emotional and Cognitive Skills, 2nd Edition

    By Rosemary A. Thompson, Ed.D.

    The statistics are pretty grim - young people face an ever increasing tide of poverty, alcohol and drug abuse, violence, suicide, and family dysfunction. Society's response has been slow. Too many young people do not receive consistent, positive, and realistic validation of themselves from those...

    Published May 30th 2006 by Routledge

  4. Evidence-Based Crime Prevention

    Edited by David Farrington, Doris Layton MacKenzie, Lawrence Sherman, Brandon C. Welsh

    Crime prevention policy and practice is often far from objective. Instead of being based on scientific evidence, the crime policy agenda is sometimes driven by political ideology, anecdotal evidence and program favorites of the month. Evidence-Based Crime Prevention seeks to change this by...

    Published May 25th 2006 by Routledge

  5. Accountability in Social Services

    The Culture of the Paper Program

    By Jill Florence Lackey

    Series: Haworth Health and Social Policy Series

    Accountability in Social Services examines how - and why - social and human services programs can function even though they are monitored by written communication instead of face-to-face interaction. Author Jill Florence Lackey draws on her experience as a consultant for more than 50 social...

    Published May 22nd 2006 by Routledge

  6. Cutting-Edge Social Policy Research

    Edited by Richard Hoefer

    Apply knowledge from the latest research to urgent social problems and programsCutting-Edge Social Policy Research is a careful selection of the finest papers from the 2004 Social Policy Conference held in Charleston, South Carolina. These presentations from respected experts spotlight the latest...

    Published May 22nd 2006 by Routledge

  7. The Promise of Welfare Reform

    Political Rhetoric and the Reality of Poverty in the Twenty-First Century

    By Elizabeth Segal

    Find out how—and why—legislation has made economic rights more important than human rightsSince 1996, politicians and public officials in the United States have celebrated the “success” of welfare reform legislation despite little, if any, evidence to support their claims....

    Published May 3rd 2006 by Routledge

  8. Children's Rights

    Policy and Practice, Second Edition

    By Jean A. Pardeck

    Series: Social Work Practice in Action

    Get up-to-date information on children’s and parent’s rightsChildren have a basic human right to be free of abuse and maltreatment. The late Dr. John Pardeck’s Children’s Rights: Policy and Practice, Second Edition comprehensively explores the latest legal, psychological,...

    Published May 1st 2006 by Routledge

  9. Homelessness in Rural America

    Policy and Practice

    By John A. Pardeck, Paul A Rollinson

    First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published April 25th 2006 by Routledge

  10. The Lives of Foster Carers

    Private Sacrifices, Public Restrictions

    By Linda Nutt

    The Lives of Foster Carers analyzes the contradictions, conflicts, and ambiguities experienced by foster carers arising from the inter-penetrations of public bureaucracy and private family life. Topics covered include: social policy pertinent to childcare the history of foster care service...

    Published April 20th 2006 by Routledge