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Social Policy and Social Work Law

Social Policy and Social Work Law

Develop the essential skills and knowledge needed to apply social work policy and law to practice.

Social Policy and Social Work Law

2020 | Social Policy and Social Work Law | Book

Service Navigation

Research and Practice in Health and Human Services

This exciting new book is the first of its kind to offer an analysis of Service Navigation and provide a framework for understanding the role and its application across a range of fields of practice. With an emphasis on the participation of …

Editors:
Jennifer Davidson, Dr. Ralph Hampson, Prof. Marie Connolly

2020 | Social Policy and Social Work Law | Book

Social Work and the Law

A Guide for Ethical Practice

This exciting new textbook introduces students to the key aspects of the law and legal frameworks essential for social work practice in Australia. Simple and easy to read, it communicates the complex legal concepts in practice in ways students can …

Author:
Chris Maylea

2019 | Social Policy and Social Work Law | Book

Making Good Decisions

Law for Social Work Practice

What does the law require of social workers when deciding how to intervene to protect children and adults at risk? What social work standards should guide decisions about whether, when and how to invoke statutory powers and duties in practice?

Author:
Prof. Michael Preston-Shoot

2019 | Social Policy and Social Work Law | Book

Social and Community Development

An Introduction

Social and Community Development is an essential introduction to the subject for students, potential practitioners, and activists interested in community action and emancipatory social change. It reflects on the underlying principles of …

Author:
John Eversley

2001 | Social Policy and Social Work Law | Book

Mental Health Policy in Britain

The second edition of this acclaimed book offers a critical analysis of the transition from institutional to community care for people with mental health problems. Despite the almost complete abandonment of the old Victorian asylum system, the …

Authors:
Anne Rogers, David Pilgrim

2001 | Social Policy and Social Work Law | Book

The Principles of Social Policy

The Principles of Social Policy provides a powerful exposition of policy making in the contemporary nation state. Social policies are shaped by prevailing political beliefs and values and they are made tangible in the form of overarching policy …

Author:
Robert F. Drake

2004 | Social Policy and Social Work Law | Book

The UK Social Policy Process

The UK Social Policy Process examines the wide range of factors that influence social policies and their outcomes. Devolution, 'modernisation', reform of the public services, emphases on public participation and on 'what works' in the delivery of …

Authors:
Catherine Bochel, Hugh M. Bochel

2018 | Social Policy and Social Work Law | Book

Making and Implementing Public Policy

Key Concepts and Issues

This brand new text examines power and inequalities and how these are central to our understanding of how policies are made and implemented. It introduces the concepts and theoretical approaches that underpin the study of the policy process …

Authors:
Catherine Bochel, Prof. Hugh Bochel

2011 | Social Policy and Social Work Law | Book

Social Work and the Law in Scotland

Effective social work practice relies on good understanding of the law along with the skills to use this knowledge well. This essential book
provides a wide-ranging thematic account of social work practice in Scotland, making critical links between …

Editors:
Roger Davis, Jean Gordon

2014 | Social Policy and Social Work Law | Book

Capacity and Autonomy

Practice issues surrounding the legal concept of capacity are of fundamental importance to social work. The profession is committed to maximizing service users' autonomy yet vulnerable people may be at risk of abuse or injury if they exercise …

Author:
Robert Johns

2016 | Social Policy and Social Work Law | Book

Practising Social Work Law

This fully revised fourth edition of a well-respected textbook seeks to build social workers' confidence in legal interpretation and implementation - practitioners must not only know the law; they must also have a critical appreciation of its …

Authors:
Suzy Braye, Michael Preston-Shoot

2017 | Social Policy and Social Work Law | Book

Beyond the Risk Paradigm in Criminal Justice

The risk assessment process, the interventions and treatment commenced as a result of it and the theory behind it are central to the administration of criminal justice programmes around the world. Most youth and adult corrections departments …

Authors:
Chris Trotter, Gill McIvor, Fergus McNeill

2010 | Social Policy and Social Work Law | Book

The Law and Social Work

Contemporary Issues for Practice

This is an essential text for all those undertaking social work training. Updated to reflect recent changes in legislation and practice in working with children and families, domestic violence, human rights and social services, the second edition …

Editors:
Lesley-Anne Long, Jeremy Roche, Debbie Stringer

2014 | Social Policy and Social Work Law | Book

Children in Need of Support

How do you apply the principles, structures and processes of the law to everyday practice? Drawing on a wealth of contemporary case examples, this handy pocket book demystifies the legislation on children in need and demonstrates the practical …

Author:
Joanne Westwood

2014 | Social Work with Children and Families | Book

Looked After Children

How do you apply the principles, structures and processes of the law to everyday practice? Drawing on a wealth of contemporary case examples, this handy pocket book demystifies the complex legislation on Looked After Children and demonstrates the …

Author:
Caroline Ball

2014 | Social Policy and Social Work Law | Book

Social Policy in Britain

In this fourth edition of the best-selling core introductory textbook, Pete Alcock and Margaret May provide an essential up-to-date guide on social policy. Continuing with the unbeaten narrative style and accessible approach of the previous …

Authors:
Pete Alcock, Margaret May

2016 | Social Policy and Social Work Law | Book

Critical Issues in Social Work Law

Written by a team of leading authorities in the field, this collection provides a critique of the law as it applies to social work practice, and identifies key contemporary issues for social work. Tackling topics such as trafficking, youth justice …

Authors:
Alison Brammer, Jane Boylan

2015 | Social Work with Children and Families | Book

Youth Justice

This book provides social work practitioners and allied professionals with an applied understanding of the formal legislation, policy and guidance relating to young people who are considered 'at risk' of, accused of, or convicted of involvement in …

Author:
Jo Staines

2014 | Social Policy and Social Work Law | Book

Court and Legal Skills

This book provides social workers with the theoretical and practical knowledge they need to effectively deal with courts and legal issues, which includes presenting evidence, supporting vulnerable service users in the legal system and developing …

Author:
Penny Cooper

2017 | Social Policy and Social Work Law | Book

Global Social Policy

Themes, Issues and Actors

Social policy is a subject that helps develop our understanding of the meaning of human wellbeing, and of the systems by which wellbeing must be promoted. As a discipline, social policy has traditionally been blunted by a focus on the nation …

Authors:
Kepa Artaraz, Michael Hill

2015 | Social Policy and Social Work Law | Book

Mental Health Policy and Practice

This highly regarded book offers a clear and considered guide to modern mental health policy and practice. Building on the success of previous editions, this third edition provides: …

Authors:
Jon Glasby, Jerry Tew

2007 | Social Policy and Social Work Law | Book

Ideology and Welfare

This book introduces students to the diversity of theoretical perspectives on welfare, both illuminating the distinctiveness of each ideology and highlighting important continuities in thought. It goes on to illustrate how these theories are …

Author:
Gary Taylor

2014 | Social Work with Adults | Book

Adult Social Care Law in England

Social work law is at the foundation of all social work practice, from shaping professional boundaries to determining the level of intervention. Every case is complex and unique and therefore requires different legal treatment; this means it is …

Authors:
John Williams, Gwyneth Roberts, Aled Griffiths

2017 | Social Policy and Social Work Law | Book

Beyond the Risk Paradigm in Mental Health Policy and Practice

Modern society is increasingly preoccupied with fears for the future and the idea of preventing ‘the worst’. The result is a focus on attempting to calculate the probabilities of adverse events occurring – in other words, on measuring risk. Since …

Editors:
Sonya Stanford, Elaine Sharland, Nina Rovinelli Heller, Joanne Warner

2009 | Social Policy and Social Work Law | Book

International Social Policy

Welfare Regimes in the Developed World

The second edition of this textbook provides an accessible and structured look at social policy in a global comparative context. With detailed explanations of the historical, political and social context of policy developments across thirteen …

Editors:
Pete Alcock, Gary Craig

2012 | Social Policy and Social Work Law | Book

Social Work and Social Policy under Austerity

What has the contemporary financial context meant for social policy, social work and the relationship between them? Examining the role of political, economic and societal forces, this lively book uses a full range of supportive features to …

Authors:
Bill Jordan, Mark Drakeford

2017 | Ethics and Values | Book

Social Problems and Social Justice

Modern society is beset by a vast range of problems – such as poverty, homelessness and terrorism – that cause immense suffering for a significant number of people. These social problems both reflect and contribute to wider ...

Author:
Neil Thompson

2005 | Social Policy and Social Work Law | Book

New Theories of Welfare

In this sequel to the acclaimed Welfare Theory (Palgrave, 2001), Tony Fitzpatrick examines the most recent, influential and cutting edge ideas influencing policy studies today. Clearly structured to enable students to make theoretical connections …

Author:
Tony Fitzpatrick
Editor:
Jo Campling

2004 | Social Policy and Social Work Law | Book

Housing Policy Analysis

British Housing in Culture and Comparative Context

By virtue of a quiet revolution over nearly a hundred years, Britain has evolved into a home-owning society. The impact of this on British society has been barely understood, but it has helped to shape the Blair 'workfare' state and to draw …

Author:
Stuart Lowe

2002 | Social Policy and Social Work Law | Book

Globalisation and Human Welfare

This thematically structured text offers an ideal introduction to the positive and negative effects of globalization on human welfare in industrial and developing societies. It documents the effects of globalization on economic growth, income …

Authors:
Vic George, Paul Wilding

2004 | Social Policy and Social Work Law | Book

Contemporary Child Care Policy and Practice

This important text will provide a critical analysis of contemporary developments in child care policy under New Labour and the resulting policy and practice implications. The authors will draw on sociological debates, the growing children's …

Authors:
Barbara Fawcett, Brid Featherstone, Jim Goddard

2002 | Social Policy and Social Work Law | Book

Social Policy for Social Work

Social Policy for Social Work provides a comprehensive, critical and engaging introduction to social policy for students and practitioners of social work.

The text is clearly structured into three parts that cover contexts, policies and issues. The …

Author:
Robert Adams
Editor:
Jo Campling

2001 | Social Policy and Social Work Law | Book

Voluntary Organisations and Social Policy in Britain

Perspectives on Change and Choice

The last two decades of the twentieth century saw the most fundamental changes in British social policy since the creation of the welfare state in the 1940s. From Margaret Thatcher's radical reassessment of the role of the state to Tony Blair's …

Editors:
Margaret Harris, Colin Rochester

2013 | Social Policy and Social Work Law | Book

The New Politics of Social Work

With contributions from those at the forefront of modern social work thought, this edited volume reflects the growing eminence of critical social work in the 21st Century. Taking a truly global outlook, this text advocates the promotion of …

Editors:
Mel Gray, Stephen A. Webb

2011 | Social Work Theory and Methods | Book

Welfare Theory

An Introduction to the Theoretical Debates in Social Policy

What are the concepts and principles that underpin the design and delivery of social policies?

This thoroughly revised edition of a trusted text provides an authoritative introduction to the theoretical framework of social policy. Drawing upon the …

Author:
Tony Fitzpatrick

2015 | Social Policy and Social Work Law | Book

Social Policy Simplified

Connecting Theory with People’s Lives

This core text book takes social policy back to its basics. Concise, accessible and engaging, each chapter is structured around a key question, such as ‘What Is Social Policy And Why Is It Relevant To You?’, ‘Do You Pay Too Much Tax For The Social …

Author:
Clive Sealey

2006 | Social Policy and Social Work Law | Book

Caring and Social Justice

Care giving has become a high-profile issue in policy and practice, yet much of the literature conceives it as burdensome or even oppressive. Drawing extensively on real-life examples of care giving relationships, Caring and Social Justice reveals …

Author:
Marian Barnes

2004 | Social Policy and Social Work Law | Book

The Origins of the British Welfare State

Society, State and Social Welfare in England and Wales, 1800–1945

Over the last 200 years Britain has witnessed profound changes in the nature and extent of state welfare. Drawing on the latest historical and social science research The Origins of the British Welfare State looks at the main developments in the …

Author:
Bernard Harris

2001 | Social Policy and Social Work Law | Book

Globalization and European Welfare States

Challenges and Change

This book seeks to counter the recent trend of speculation about the impact of globalization upon welfare states. It begins by asking two related questions:
'What exactly is globalization?'
'How, if at all, has globalization been implicated in …

Editors:
Robert Sykes, Bruno Palier, Pauline M. Prior, Jo Campling