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Leadership for healthcare.

Benington, John. Hartley, Jean.
(2010)  | 9781847424860 | Policy Press | pbk. | book | 168pp
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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: 17/1/2018
AUD 58.95 (inc. GST), AUD 53.59 (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...

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

Bywaters.
(2009)  | 9781847421951 | Policy Press | pbk. | book | 320pp | Availability last checked: 17/1/2018
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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,...

Community development : A critical approach.

Ledwith, Margaret.
(2011)  | 9781847426468 | Policy Press | pbk. | 2 Revised ed.,  | book | 242pp | Availability last checked: 17/1/2018
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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: 10/1/2018
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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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Women, crime and criminal justice.

Gelsthorpe, Loraine. Hedderman, Carol.
(2018)  | 9781447328773 | Policy Press | hbk. | book | 176pp
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Cowritten by two scholars with experience working in governmental criminal justice roles, this book reflects on the theme of gender in thinking about pathways both into and out of crime. Loraine Gelsthorpe and Carol Hedderman draw on new empirical evidence concerning both female crime persisters and...

Social media and social work : implications and opportunities for practice.

Buzzi, Peter. , Megele, Claudia. Simpson, J. E.
(2018)  | 9781447327394 | Policy Press | pbk. | book | 152pp
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In a society in which social media technologies have rapidly permeated daily living, we increasingly rely on these technologies for everything from forming and maintaining relationships to building businesses and providing us with the latest news. This book considers the impact of social media on social...

Women, crime and criminal justice.

Gelsthorpe, Loraine. Hedderman, Carol.
(2018)  | 9781447328780 | Policy Press | pbk. | book | 176pp
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Cowritten by two scholars with experience working in governmental criminal justice roles, this book reflects on the theme of gender in thinking about pathways both into and out of crime. Loraine Gelsthorpe and Carol Hedderman draw on new empirical evidence concerning both female crime persisters and...

The value of a human rights-based approach for achieving equality in education : comparative perspectives on the right to education for minorities and disadvantaged groups.

Campbell, Meghan. Fredman, Sandra. Taylor, Helen.
(2018)  | 9781447337638 | Policy Press | hbk. | book | 224pp | Availability last checked: 18/10/2017
AUD 162.95 (inc. GST), AUD 148.14 (ex. GST),
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This book builds a powerful case for using human rights--with its fundamental commitment to education, equality, and non-discrimination--as the basis on which to build laws, policies, and programs designed to secure education for all. The authors address recent developments and existing weaknesses of...

Understanding 'race' and ethnicity : theory, history, policy, practice.

Atkin, Karl. Chattoo, Sangeeta. Craig, Gary. Flynn, Ronny.
(2018)  | 9781447339663 | Policy Press | pbk. | book | 336pp | Availability last checked: 18/10/2017
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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...

Life in the debt trap : stories from children and families struggling with debt.

Mahoney, Sorcha. Pople, Larissa.
(2018)  | 9781447341093 | Policy Press | pbk. | book | 136pp | Availability last checked: 18/10/2017
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One of the defining features of contemporary life in the United Kingdom for those who are not wealthy is a struggle with debt. Life in the Debt Trap presents the extent of that problem and its devastating effects on people and families, in powerfully human terms. Sorcha Mahony tells here the stories...

A handbook of food crime : immoral and illegal practices in the food industry and what to do about them.

Gray, Allison. , Hinch, Ronald.
(2018)  | 9781447336013 | Policy Press | hbk. | book | 384pp | Availability last checked: 18/10/2017
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Never in human history has food been so abundant, widely available, and cheap. Yet that abundance comes with major costs, ones that are largely hidden when we go to the grocery store or a restaurant. A Handbook of Food Crime lays out those costs--to the environment, to animals, to economies and workers,...

Family group conferences in social work and social care : involving families in decision making.

Edwards, Deanna. Parkinson, Kate.
(2018)  | 9781447335801 | Policy Press | hbk. | book | 224pp | Availability last checked: 18/10/2017
AUD 158.95 (inc. GST), AUD 144.50 (ex. GST),
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This book takes a close look on family group conferences, or FGCs, as a tool for social workers. It describes the FGC model, discusses its origins and theoretical underpinnings, explores the use of FGCs in different areas of social work with children and families, and uses case studies to illustrate...

The future for health promotion.

Palfrey, Colin.
(2018)  | 9781447341239 | Policy Press | pbk. | book | 224pp | Availability last checked: 18/10/2017
AUD 54.95 (inc. GST), AUD 49.95 (ex. GST),
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The Future for Health Promotion assesses the appropriateness of a number of different methods for evaluating the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of health promotion projects. It puts contemporary efforts to promote public health into historical context, asking whether the ability to implement successful...

Understanding 'race' and ethnicity : theory, history, policy, practice.

Atkin, Karl. Chattoo, Sangeeta. Craig, Gary. Flynn, Ronny.
(2018)  | 9781447339656 | Policy Press | hbk. | book | 336pp | Availability last checked: 18/10/2017
AUD 162.95 (inc. GST), AUD 148.14 (ex. GST),
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This new edition of a widely-respected textbook examines welfare policy and racism, alongside institutional racism and community cohesion within a broad policy framework. Fully updated, it contains:* a new foreword by Professor Kate Pickett, acclaimed co-author of The Spirit Level* two new chapters...

 

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