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Where We Should Go from Here
New Labour had a momentous impact on British family policy. In this timely book, Clem Henricson asks whether its aspirations were met, or were indeed realisable, and formulates radical proposals for the future.
Family life and self-employment
This report takes a critical look at the costs and benefits for individuals and families of turning to self-employment as a route out of economic disadvantage.
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A Guide for Practitioners
The first book to provide practitioners with an evidence-based, practical guide to safeguarding children and young people from abuse in a world of sexting, selfies and snap chat.
Evidence on the dynamics of social change from the British Household Panel Survey
This ground-breaking study provides important new insights into the dynamics of Britain's social and economic life. A total of 10,000 adults (from 5,500 households) were interviewed every year between 1991 and 1997, providing a unique picture of the processes and outcomes of important events in their lives.
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Equal and Primary Carer Fathers and Early Years Parenting
This timely study explores the experiences of fathers who take on equal or primary care responsibilities for young children.
Offering academic insight and practical recommendations, this will be key reading for researchers, policymakers, practitioners and students interested in contemporary families.
Intimacy, Materiality and Bio-Communities of Practice
Using a bio-communities of practice framework, this thought-provoking empirical analysis explores the emotional and material dimensions of the growing phenomenon of milk sharing in the Global North and its implications for contemporary understandings of infant feeding in the US, providing new insights into a much-debated topic.
The third edition of this long-established guide offers an invaluable, authoritative and concise introduction to community development. Fully updated to reflect changes in policy, practice, economics and culture it will equip readers with an understanding of the history and theory of community development, as well as practical guidance.
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The short guide to working with children and young people is an accessible introduction into the main concepts, developments and policy related to this exciting area of work.
Implications for Practice, Policy and Research
Social capital, children and young people is about the relationships and networks - social capital - that children and young people have in and out of school.
The Multifaceted Consequences of Labour Market Insecurity
Adopting a mixed-method and multilevel perspective, this book provides a comprehensive investigation into the multifaceted consequences of social exclusion of young people and derives crucial new policy recommendations. Contributors offer fresh insights into areas including youth well-being, health, leaving home and risks of poverty.
Building Bridges between Research, Policy and Practice
This edited collection brings together international academics, policy makers and practitioners to examine the social and cultural contexts of breastfeeding and looks at how policy and practice can apply this to women’s experiences.
Analysis and Debate in Social Policy, 2019
Bringing together the voices of leading experts in the field, this edition offers an up-to-date and diverse review of the best in social policy scholarship over the past year.
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