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  1. Managing Information and Knowledge in the Public Sector

    By Eileen Milner

    For the public sector, which is globally the largest employer of people and repository of information, managing information and knowledge is an extremely problematic area to address. The essence of both resources is that they are intangible, their impact and value cannot be measured through...

    Published June 15th 2000 by Routledge

  2. Innovative Approaches for Teaching Community Organization Skills in the Classroom

    By Donna Hardina

    Bring your students the latest developments in community organization!Innovative Approaches for Teaching Community Organization Skills in the Classroom will help social work educators efficiently teach students methods of practice that they need to know in order to offer the best services to...

    Published June 1st 2000 by Routledge

  3. Crime, Abuse and the Elderly

    By Mike Brogden, Preeti Nijhar

    This book examines and analyses the experiences of older people as both victims and perpetrators of crime. Drawing upon a wealth of research from British and North American sources, the authors detail the historical experience of the elderly as victims, the extent of present-day criminal...

    Published May 1st 2000 by Willan

  4. Cybercrime

    Security and Surveillance in the Information Age

    Edited by Brian D. Loader, Douglas Thomas

    Cybercrime focuses on the growing concern about the use of electronic communication for criminal activities and the appropriateness of the countermeasures that are being adopted by law enforcement agencies, security services and legislators to address such anxieties. Fuelled by sensational media...

    Published April 13th 2000 by Routledge

  5. Poverty in Transition Economies

    Edited by Sandra Hutton, Gerry Redmond

    Series: Routledge Studies of Societies in Transition

    This study addresses the experience of, and responses to poverty in a range of transition economies including Russia, Ukraine, Hungary, Slovenia, Uzbekistan, Romania, Albania and Macedonia. It covers topics such as the definition of poverty lines and the measurement of poverty; the role of...

    Published March 23rd 2000 by Routledge

  6. Class Struggle and Social Welfare

    Edited by Michael Lavalette, Gerry Mooney

    For too long the collective struggles of the oppressed over welfare provision and welfare settlement have been ignored, yet such struggles punctuate recent British history. By presenting a series of case-studies of episodes of collective action from the field of social policy and social welfare,...

    Published March 9th 2000 by Routledge

  7. Gender Inequalities in Southern Europe

    Woman, Work and Welfare in the 1990s

    Edited by Maria Jose Gonzalez, Teresa Jurado, Manuela Naldini

    Presenting studies of the situation on gender inequalities and associated pattern of work and welfare in all southern European countries, this work focuses on the interaction of the three major societal institutions - the State, the family and the labour market....

    Published February 28th 2000 by Routledge

  8. Social Policy and Privatisation

    By Mark Drakeford

    Series: Longman Social Policy In Britain Series

    Privatisation and Social Policy follows this format while addressing one of the key issues of recent years, namely the covert but undeniable impact of growing privatisation on the development and implementation of social policy. As the text demonstrates, there is no area of policy which...

    Published October 19th 1999 by Routledge

  9. Absent Fathers?

    By Jonathan Bradshaw, Christine Skinner, Carol Stimson, Julie Williams

    Much has been written and debated on lone mothers. However little has been discussed about non-resident fathers. Absent Fathers is part of a growing literature on men and masculinities and takes this debate further. Drawn from one of the best social policy units in the UK and results from the...

    Published October 14th 1999 by Routledge

  10. Practice and Research in Social Work

    Postmodern Feminist Perspectives

    Edited by Barbara Fawcett, Brid Featherstone, Jan Fook, Amy Rossiter

    Although postmodernist theory has been related to and explored in sociology and social policy, this book is amongst the first to apply the theories to social work, and relate them to current debates. Contributors come from the UK, Australia, South Africa and Canada and many have professional...

    Published October 14th 1999 by Routledge