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

Barbosa, Neves Barbara. Casimiro, Cláudia. Casimiro, Cláudia.
(2018)  | 9781447339946 | Policy Press | hbk. | book | 266pp
AUD 180.00 (inc. GST), AUD 163.64 (ex. GST),
Taking a lifecourse and generational perspective, this collection examinestopics such as work-life balance, transnational families, digital storytellingand mobile parenting. It offers tools that allow for an informed and criticalunderstanding of ICTs and family dynamics.

Social policy first hand : an international introduction to participatory social welfare.

Beresford, Peter. Carr, Sarah.
(2018)  | 9781447332367 | Policy Press | pbk. | book | 320pp
AUD 52.95 (inc. GST), AUD 48.14 (ex. GST),
Social Policy First Hand is the first comprehensive international social policytext from a participatory perspective and presents a new service user-led socialpolicy that addresses the current challenges in welfare provision. A companionvolume to Peter Beresford’s bestselling All our welfare, it introduces...

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...

Participatory practice : Community-based action for transformative change.

(2009)  | 9781847420121 | Policy Press | pbk. | book | 264pp
AUD 52.99 (inc. GST), AUD 48.17 (ex. GST),
This exciting book is both practical and theoretical. It is a pioneering work of integrated praxis, situating theory within a participatory worldview and grounding practice in the important issues of our times - social justice and sustainability. Participatory practice is structured in an unfolding...

Social determinants of health : an interdisciplinary approach to social inequality and wellbeing.

Bonner, Adrian.
(2018)  | 9781447336853 | Policy Press | pbk. | book | xxii, 351pp
AUD 61.95 (inc. GST), AUD 56.32 (ex. GST),
This book examines the key factors which can lead to poor quality of life,homelessness and reduced mortality. It will enable researchers, front-lineworkers, managers, service commissioners and politicians to identify and employthe most appropriate health, social and economic interventions to support...

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Analysis and debate in social policy, 2020.

Rees, J. Pomati, M. Heins, E.
(2020)  | 9781447341666 | Policy Press | pbk. | book | 272pp | Availability last checked: 24/2/2020
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Critical Perspectives on Police Leadership.

Davis, C. Silvestri, M. Davis, Claire. Silvestri, Marisa.
(2020)  | 9781447349648 | Policy Press | pbk. | book | 144pp | Availability last checked: 29/1/2020
AUD 49.99 (inc. GST), AUD 45.45 (ex. GST),
Coming in March 2020

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

Baglioni, Simone. Sinclair, Stephen.
(2020)  | 9781447320111 | Policy Press | pbk. | book | Availability last checked: 1/1/2020
AUD 45.95 (inc. GST), AUD 41.77 (ex. GST),
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...


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