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Setting the Record Straight
This book is the first to tell what happened to 'Baby P', how the story was told by the media and its considerable impact on the child protection system in England. It makes a crucial contribution to the topic.
This report explores the problems and opportunities presented for child protection workers responding to child abuse that occurred in the context of violence towards the child(ren)'s mother. It provides good practice examples for overcoming the traditional difficulties in this area.
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The Colwell Inquiry and the State of Welfare
This book describes the local and national politics, professional concerns and public interest that surrounded the inquiry following the death of Maria Colwell in 1973.
Through Nordic lenses
Drawing on contemporary research and debates from different Nordic countries, this book examines how social work and child welfare politics are produced and challenged as both global and local ideas and practices.
A Practical Guide
This book provides a practical and concise introductory guide to doing research with children and young people, outlining the benefits and challenges along with key ethical, methodological and other considerations. Throughout, there are practical examples, checklists and top tips to aid the reader.
A Life in Family Sociology
Drawing from forty years of experience, Julia Brannen offers an invaluable account of how research in family studies is conducted and ‘matters’ at particular times. An exceptional resource for family scholars and those interested in the methodology of social research.
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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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.
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.
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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 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.
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.