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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: 23/9/2017
AUD 49.95 (inc. GST), AUD 45.41 (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 41.95 (inc. GST), AUD 38.14 (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
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: 23/9/2017
AUD 43.95 (inc. GST), AUD 39.95 (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 51.95 (inc. GST), AUD 47.23 (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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Understanding the policy process : analysing welfare policy and practice.

Horsfall, Dan. Hudson, John. Lowe, Stuart.
(2017)  | 9781447323761 | Policy Press | hbk. | book | 304pp
AUD 152.95 (inc. GST), AUD 139.05 (ex. GST),
This book draws on the latest social science to explain how and why social policy change occurs. Built on core concepts of policy analysis, it offers a robust framework for understanding policy change that can be applied to any aspect of welfare or social policy. Unlike most work in this field, the...

Understanding the policy process : analysing welfare policy and practice.

Horsfall, Dan. Hudson, John. Lowe, Stuart.
(2017)  | 9781447323778 | Policy Press | pbk. | book | 304pp
AUD 48.95 (inc. GST), AUD 44.50 (ex. GST),
This book draws on the latest social science to explain how and why social policy change occurs. Built on core concepts of policy analysis, it offers a robust framework for understanding policy change that can be applied to any aspect of welfare or social policy. Unlike most work in this field, the...

The New Dynamics of Ageing, Volume 2.

Walker, Alan.
(2017)  | 9781447314790 | Policy Press | pbk. | book | 252pp
AUD 49.95 (inc. GST), AUD 45.41 (ex. GST),
Coming in December 2017
This volume and its companion, The New Dynamics of Ageing Volume 1 , provide comprehensive multi-disciplinary overviews of the very latest research on ageing. Together they report the outcomes of the most concerted investigation ever undertaken into both the influence shaping the changing nature of...

The New Dynamics of Ageing, Volume 2.

Walker, Alan.
(2017)  | 9781447314783 | Policy Press | hbk. | book | 252pp
AUD 138.95 (inc. GST), AUD 126.32 (ex. GST),
Coming in December 2017
This volume and its companion, The New Dynamics of Ageing Volume 1 , provide comprehensive multi-disciplinary overviews of the very latest research on ageing. Together they report the outcomes of the most concerted investigation ever undertaken into both the influence shaping the changing nature of...

The new dynamics of ageing, volume 1.

Walker, Alan.
(2017)  | 9781447314738 | Policy Press | pbk. | book | 252pp
AUD 49.95 (inc. GST), AUD 45.41 (ex. GST),
Coming in December 2017
This volume and its companion, The new dynamics of ageing volume 2 , provide comprehensive multi-disciplinary overviews of the very latest research on ageing. Together they report the outcomes of the most concerted investigation ever undertaken into both the influence shaping the changing nature of...

The new dynamics of ageing, volume 1.

Walker, Alan.
(2017)  | 9781447314721 | Policy Press | hbk. | book | 252pp
AUD 138.95 (inc. GST), AUD 126.32 (ex. GST),
Coming in December 2017
This volume and its companion, The new dynamics of ageing volume 2 , provide comprehensive multi-disciplinary overviews of the very latest research on ageing. Together they report the outcomes of the most concerted investigation ever undertaken into both the influence shaping the changing nature of...

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

Buzzi, Peter. , Megele, Claudia. Simpson, J. E.
(2017)  | 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...

Healthcare reform in china : case studies of policy experimentation.

Jian, Weiyan. Millar, Ross.
(2017)  | 9781447327936 | Policy Press | hbk. | book | 224pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
AUD 159.95 (inc. GST), AUD 145.41 (ex. GST),
This book provides a theoretical, empirical, and practical account, from a public policy perspective, of current health policy in China and how it is changing. Through a close examination of such wide-ranging aspects of healthcare reform as workforce development, integrated care, and IT innovation,...

Spatial planning and resilience following disasters : international and comparative perspectives.

Greiving, Stefan. Tes¡liar, Jaroslav. Ubaura, Michio.
(2017)  | 9781447323594 | Policy Press | pbk. | book | 352pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
AUD 61.95 (inc. GST), AUD 56.32 (ex. GST),
Population shifts and an increase in the number of both natural and man-made disasters are having a profound effect on urban and rural habitats globally. Discussing for the first time the role of spatial planning after significant disasters, this book brings together the experiences and knowledge of...

Evidence-based skills in community justice : international perspectives on effective practice.

Annison, Jill. Raynor, Peter. Ugwudike, Pamela.
(2017)  | 9781447332961 | Policy Press | hbk. | book | 224pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
AUD 170.95 (inc. GST), AUD 155.41 (ex. GST),
This book brings together emerging international research on how specific, evidence-based practice and skills in criminal justice can lead to positive outcomes, such as desistance from crime, reduced reoffending, and active service-user engagement. Contributors address skills and practices that can...

 

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