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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...

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

Barbosa, Neves Barbara. Casimiro, ClŠudia.
(2018)  | 9781447339946 | Policy Press | hbk. | book | 266pp
AUD 180.00 (inc. GST), AUD 163.64 (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,...

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,...

Social policy : Theory and practice.

Spicker, Paul.
(2014)  | 9781447316107 | Policy Press | pbk. | 3 ed.,  | book | 384pp
AUD 63.00 (inc. GST), AUD 57.27 (ex. GST),
The second edition of this classic text from acclaimed author Paul Spicker introduces students to the concepts and methods of social policy. It provides a sense of the scope, range and purpose of the subject while developing critical awareness of problems, issues and common fallacies. The distinctive...

Ageing, meaning and social structure : Connecting critical and humanistic gerontology.

Baars, Jan. Dohmen, Joseph. Grenier, Amanda. Phillipson, Chris.
(2014)  | 9781447300892 | Policy Press | pbk. | book | 256pp
AUD 61.95 (inc. GST), AUD 56.32 (ex. GST),
Ageing, Meaning and Social Structure advances the critical discourse on gerontology, offering new understandings of key social and ethical dilemmas facing aging societies. Confronting approaches that have been relatively isolated from one another, it integrates two major streams of thought within critical...

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Social innovation and social policy : theory, policy-making and practice.

Baglioni, Simone. Sinclair, Stephen.
(2020)  | 9781447320111 | Policy Press | pbk. | book
AUD 45.95 (inc. GST), AUD 41.77 (ex. GST),
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In recent years, the term social innovation, or SI, has entered mainstream policy discourse; broadly construed, SI refers to pioneering, effective solutions to social problems that benefit society at large rather than individuals. This book explores the full meaning of SI and what it offers to people...

Analysis and debate in social policy, 2019.

Heins, E. Rees, J. Needham, C.
(2019)  | 9781447343981 | Policy Press | hbk. | book | 272pp | Availability last checked: 1/7/2019
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