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  1. Transforming Social Work Practice

    Postmodern Critical Perspectives

    Edited by Jan Fook, Bob Pease

    Transforming Social Work Practice shows that postmodern theory offers new strategies for social workers concerned with political action and social justice. It explores ways of developing practice frameworks, paradigms and principles which take advantage of the perspectives offered by postmodern...

    Published April 21st 1999 by Routledge

  2. Prisoners' Work and Vocational Training

    By Frances H. Simon

    Most prisoners in the UK are required to work. Yet prison work is a relatively neglected subject in the existing literature on imprisonment and few studies have focused on the nature of prison work, prisoners' experience of it, and the extent to which it meets the need of rehabilitating prisoners....

    Published February 24th 1999 by Routledge

  3. Criminal Conversations

    An Anthology of the Work of Tony Parker

    Edited by Keith Soothill

    This anthology, selected by Tony Parker shortly before his death in 1996, provides the very essence of his quite distinctive contribution to criminology. In it he speaks intimately to all kinds of people including offenders, inadequates, professional criminals, sex offenders, frauds and false...

    Published February 17th 1999 by Routledge

  4. Policing Sexual Assault

    By Jeanne Gregory, Sue Lees

    Policing Sexual Assault provides a detailed account of current police practice in the UK in response to sexual assault. The authors use case studies and interviews to find out why when the number of rape cases has almost trebled since 1985, the proportion of cases resulting in a conviction has...

    Published February 17th 1999 by Routledge

  5. Managing Mental Health in the Community

    Chaos and Containment

    Edited by Angela Foster, Dr Vega Zagier Roberts, Vega Zagier Roberts

    Managing Mental Health in the Community is a guide to best practice in the management of community care for people with mental health problems. A major theme is how to balance the 'triangle of care' that represents the needs and concerns of the user, carer (professional or family) and community....

    Published January 20th 1999 by Routledge

  6. Someone To Lend a Helping Hand

    Women Growing Old in Rural America

    By D. Shenk

    By providing descriptions of the experiences of thirty rural Minnesota women, often in their own words, this timely and topical book examines the expectations, beliefs and values of the women as they grow old in rural America. A lifecourse perspective fosters a better understanding of the aging...

    Published January 17th 1999 by Routledge

  7. Moral Agendas For Children's Welfare

    Edited by Michael King

    Moral Agendas for Children's Welfare examines the roles played by politics, religion, ethics, aesthetics, law and science in identifying children's needs and rights and critically analyses existing child welfare policies.Five sections cover the following Agendas:* Philosophical and Psychoanalytical...

    Published December 2nd 1998 by Routledge

  8. Social Welfare Policy Analysis and Choices

    By Hobart A Burch

    Social Welfare Policy Analysis and Choices gives you a thorough introduction to social welfare policy analysis. The knowledge you’ll gain from its pages will enable you to understand and evaluate individual policy issues and choices by exploring the possible choices, the effects and implications of...

    Published November 11th 1998 by Routledge

  9. Effective Staff Training in Social Care

    From Theory to Practice

    By Jan Horwath, Tony Morrison

    Effective Staff Training in Social Care provides a theoretical framework for training and professional development, focusing on group learning in a social care context. It tackles the tensions and dilemmas of those engaged in training amidst a climate of change and a mixed economy of welfare and...

    Published November 4th 1998 by Routledge

  10. Social Work and Minorities

    European Perspectives

    Edited by R.D. Johnson Mark, Haluk Soydan, Charlotte Williams

    Social Work and Minorities examines the new challenges presented to Social Workers throughout Europe by the complex problems occasioned by increased migration and settlement and the growing awareness of the specific needs of refugees and asylum seekers. Contributors use illustrative examples from...

    Published October 14th 1998 by Routledge