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Social work and social theory : Making connections.

Michael Garrett, Paul. Garrett, Paul Michael.
(2013)  | 9781847429605 | Policy Press | pbk. | book | 256pp
AUD 56.95 (inc. GST), AUD 51.77 (ex. GST),
In order to work effectively, social workers need to understand theoretical concepts and develop critical theory. In Social Work and Social Theory, Paul Michael Garrett seeks to bring the profession into dialogue with the anti-capitalist movement and encourages a new engagement with theorists such as...

American tianxia : chinese money, american power and the end of history.

Babones, Salvatore.
(2017)  | 9781447336808 | Policy Press | hbk. | book | 88pp
AUD 86.95 (inc. GST), AUD 79.05 (ex. GST),
After a meteoric rise, China's once inexorable growth has come to a screeching halt, ending the Chinese dream of establishing a new tianxia ("harmonious order") in Asia with China at its center. In this book, Salvatore Babones provides an up-to-date assessment of China's economic problems and how they...

Connecting families : information and communication technologies in a life course perspective.

Barbosa, Neves Barbara. Casimiro, ClŠudia.
(2018)  | 9781447339946 | Policy Press | hbk. | book | 266pp
AUD 158.95 (inc. GST), AUD 144.50 (ex. GST),
This volume brings together a group of contributors who take a life course perspective on a range of issues central to family life and the use of information and communications technologies, or ICTs. By combining empirical research with theoretical and methodological perspectives, the book offers students,...

Indigeneity : A Politics of Potential : Australia, Fiji and New Zealand

O'Sullivan Dominic
(2017)  | 9781447339427 | Policy Press | hbk. | book | 192pp
AUD 163.95 (inc. GST), AUD 149.05 (ex. GST),
This original book is the first comprehensive integration of political theory to explain indigenous politics. It assesses the ways in which indigenous and liberal political theories interact to consider the practical policy implications of the indigenous right to self-determination.Providing opportunities...

Inclusive leadership in social work and social care.

Hafford-letchfield, Trish. Daly, Niall. Lambley, Sharon. Spolander, Gary. Cocker, Christine.
(2014)  | 9781447300250 | Policy Press | pbk. | book | 256pp
AUD 52.99 (inc. GST), AUD 48.17 (ex. GST),
This critical and reflexive book looks closely at the pivotal but demanding role that leadership and management play in promoting social work and social care. Focusing on the value that can be created when the relationships between the people delivering and those using public services are effective,...

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Analysis and debate in social policy, 2019.

Heins, E. Rees, J. Needham, C.
(2019)  | 9781447343981 | Policy Press | hbk. | book | 272pp | Availability last checked: 27/3/2019
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Understanding 'race' and ethnicity : theory, history, policy, practice.

Atkin, Karl. Chattoo, Sangeeta. Craig, Gary. Flynn, Ronny.
(2019)  | 9781447339663 | Policy Press | pbk. | book | 336pp | Availability last checked: 1/4/2019
AUD 55.95 (inc. GST), AUD 50.86 (ex. GST),
In the wake of Brexit, overt racism and xenophobia are on the rise in the UK. At the same time, diversity in the ethnic population is being overlooked, and the experiences of minority groups are frequently marginalized. ?This new edition of a respected textbook examines institutional racism and community...

Miseducation : education and the working classes.

Reay, Diane.
(2019)  | 9781447330639 | Policy Press | hbk. | book | 208pp | Availability last checked: 1/3/2019
AUD 156.95 (inc. GST), AUD 142.68 (ex. GST),
Building upon Brian Jackson and Dennis Marsden's classic text Education and the Working Class , a complex study of the working-class experience of social mobility, this book weaves together a number of interconnected strands of thought on education and social justice. Diane Reay's analysis spans both...

Inclusive growth in cities : from ideas to action.

Stott, Josh.
(2019)  | 9781447337966 | Policy Press | pbk. | book | 224pp | Availability last checked: 1/1/2019
AUD 42.95 (inc. GST), AUD 39.05 (ex. GST),
Although inclusive growth has risen up the agendas of urban thinkers and policy makers, confusion remains about what it means, why exactly it is important, and how cities might achieve it. This book directly addresses these questions by analyzing the characteristics of a more inclusive local economy;...

Intimacy and ageing : new relationships in later life.

Bildtgard, Torbjorn. ÷berg, Peter.
(2018)  | 9781447326502 | Policy Press | pbk. | book | Availability last checked: 2/12/2018
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Age-friendly communities : a global perspective.

Buffel, Tine. Handler, Sophie. Phillipson, Chris.
(2018)  | 9781447331315 | Policy Press | hbk. | book | 276pp
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This important book provides a comprehensive survey of different strategies for developing age-friendly communities, and the extent to which older people themselves can be involved in the co-production of age-friendly policies and practices.

Policy analysis in france.

Halpern, Charlotte. Hassenteufel, Patrick. Zittoun, Philippe.
(2018)  | 9781447324218 | Policy Press | hbk. | book | 336pp
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Understanding policy analysis in France requires first a thorough exploration of the distinction usually made in French academic and practitioner debates between policy studies and policy analysis--essentially the difference between studies of policy and studies designed for the use of policy. This...

Evidence based policing : an introduction.

Mitchell, R.J. Huey, L.
(2018)  | 9781447339755 | Policy Press | pbk. | book | 272pp | Availability last checked: 7/3/2019
AUD 60.00 (inc. GST), AUD 54.55 (ex. GST),

The politics of labour reform in latin american countries.

Mello, E. Silva Leonardo.
(2018)  | 9781447328421 | Policy Press | hbk. | book | 136pp | Availability last checked: 2/12/2018
AUD 95.95 (inc. GST), AUD 87.23 (ex. GST),
The past several years have seen wide-ranging efforts at reforming the labor markets in a number of Latin American countries, with the aim of simultaneously broadening workforce participation and making Latin American companies more competitive in an increasingly globalized marketplace. This book offers...


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