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Social work and global health inequalities : Practice and policy developments.

Bywaters.
(2009)  | 9781847421951 | Policy Press | pbk. | book | 320pp | Availability last checked: 21/7/2017
AUD 55.95 (inc. GST), AUD 50.86 (ex. GST),
Every day, social workers grapple with the impact on people's lives of the social inequalities that shape their health chances and experience. This book examines the relationship between social work and health inequalities in the context of globalisation. It is essential reading for social work students,...

Leadership for healthcare.

Benington, John. Hartley, Jean.
(2010)  | 9781847424860 | Policy Press | pbk. | book | 168pp
AUD 46.95 (inc. GST), AUD 42.68 (ex. GST),
Is leadership just a fashion that is blowing through the healthcare sector and will blow out again? Is it just new fancy language to describe what has always happened in hospitals, surgeries, and schools across the land? The authors think not, and there are many reasons why leadership - across the organization...

Tactical rape in war and conflict : international recognition and response.

Fitzpatrick, Brenda.
(2016)  | 9781447326700 | Policy Press | pbk. | book | 256pp | Availability last checked: 26/1/2017
AUD 64.95 (inc. GST), AUD 59.05 (ex. GST),
The use of rape as a deliberate tactic of war and genocide is not just a serious human rights issue, but also a threat to international and individual security. The first book to analyze rape as an act of war against civilians, Brenda Fitzpatrick's groundbreaking study highlights both these horrors...

Community development : A critical approach.

Ledwith, Margaret.
(2011)  | 9781847426468 | Policy Press | pbk. | 2 Revised ed.,  | book | 242pp | Availability last checked: 21/7/2017
AUD 48.95 (inc. GST), AUD 44.50 (ex. GST),
Community development finds itself in times of unprecedented political, social and economic change, locally and globally, at the same time as divisions between poverty and privilege widen. Building practical approaches to theory and theoretical approaches to practice, this updated and expanded second...

Social work and social theory : Making connections.

Michael Garrett, Paul. Garrett, Paul Michael.
(2013)  | 9781847429605 | Policy Press | pbk. | book | 256pp | Availability last checked: 27/3/2017
AUD 57.95 (inc. GST), AUD 52.68 (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...

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Key concepts in social policy : an introductory guide.

Gregory, Lee.
(2017)  | 9781447326564 | Policy Press | pbk. | book | 224pp
AUD 48.95 (inc. GST), AUD 44.50 (ex. GST),
Coming in November 2017
An introductory guide aimed at students of social policy, both beginning and more advanced, this book presents clear explanations of the major concepts that are at the core of the study and application of social policy. Each entry describes the concept and shows how it is applied in policy; each chapter...

Key concepts in social policy : an introductory guide.

Gregory, Lee.
(2017)  | 9781447326557 | Policy Press | hbk. | book | 224pp
AUD 163.95 (inc. GST), AUD 149.05 (ex. GST),
Coming in November 2017
An introductory guide aimed at students of social policy, both beginning and more advanced, this book presents clear explanations of the major concepts that are at the core of the study and application of social policy. Each entry describes the concept and shows how it is applied in policy; each chapter...

Policy analysis in france.

Halpern, Charlotte. Hassenteufel, Patrick. Zittoun, Philippe.
(2017)  | 9781447324218 | Policy Press | hbk. | book | 336pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2017
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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...

Redefining global social policy : inclusive growth and the social investment perspective.

Deeming, Chris. Smyth, Paul.
(2017)  | 9781447332497 | Policy Press | hbk. | book | 276pp | Availability last checked: 19/4/2017
AUD 163.95 (inc. GST), AUD 149.05 (ex. GST),
As neoliberalism begins to reach its limits, and the new landscape of social and public policy that it has left in its wake becomes clearer, there is a great need to define and explain the new roles that social policy, non-governmental organizations, and citizens are taking on. In this book, internationally...

Healthcare in transition : understanding key ideas and tensions in contemporary health policy.

Cribb, Alan.
(2017)  | 9781447323211 | Policy Press | hbk. | book | 200pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
AUD 159.95 (inc. GST), AUD 145.41 (ex. GST),
A call for change in healthcare thinking, Healthcare in Transition explores the fundamental currents and tensions behind recent trends in policy, such as shared decision making, coproduction, and personalization. While these trends are often discussed in connection with a transition in epidemiological...

Healthcare in transition : understanding key ideas and tensions in contemporary health policy.

Cribb, Alan.
(2017)  | 9781447323228 | Policy Press | pbk. | book | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
AUD 50.95 (inc. GST), AUD 46.32 (ex. GST),
A call for change in healthcare thinking, Healthcare in Transition explores the fundamental currents and tensions behind recent trends in policy, such as shared decision making, coproduction, and personalization. While these trends are often discussed in connection with a transition in epidemiological...

Work and health in india.

Chungkham, Holendro Singh. Hyde, Martin. Ladusingh, Laishram.
(2017)  | 9781447327363 | Policy Press | hbk. | book | 224pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2017
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The rapid economic growth experienced by India in the past few decades has radically transformed the nation's labor market, bringing millions of former agricultural workers into manufacturing industries, and, more recently, the expanding service industries, such as call centers and IT shops. Alongside...

Why secondary schools must change : how to make secondary education a better preparation for life in the 21st century.

Walker, Peter.
(2017)  | 9781447338710 | Policy Press | pbk. | book | 256pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
AUD 45.95 (inc. GST), AUD 41.77 (ex. GST),
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Schooling should have more of an impact on a child's education than their family's wealth and background, but in the United Kingdom--where the secondary school system has its origins in the Victorian Era and is now well past its sell-by date--it does not. In this book, longtime actor in the UK education...

Did the mdgs work? : meeting future challenges with past lessons.

Agarwal, Manmohan. Besada, Hany. Polonenko, Leah Mcmillan.
(2017)  | 9781447335702 | Policy Press | hbk. | book | 352pp | Availability last checked: 5/7/2017
AUD 177.95 (inc. GST), AUD 161.77 (ex. GST),
The Millennium Development Goals set by the United Nations were deliberately ambitious, and they've been the subject of much debate. Now, with the 2015 target date for many of the goals having passed, it's time to assess the goals and attempt to determine whether they were effective. Gathering leading...

Miseducation : education and the working classes.

Reay, Diane.
(2017)  | 9781447330639 | Policy Press | hbk. | book | 208pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
AUD 43.95 (inc. GST), AUD 39.95 (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...

 

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