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SHORTLISTED FOR THE LONGMAN-HISTORY TODAY PRIZE 2018 LONGLISTED FOR THE ORWELL PRIZE 2018 'Makes a gripping human story out of the wisest and most progressive policy achievement of any government in the history of the world ... the welfare state deserves books this good' Stuart Maconie, New Statesman, Books of...
This book examines European welfare states, how and why they are changing, and how they are likely to develop.
This is an introduction to the topic of family violence, including various forms of physical, sexual, and psychological abuse that occur within intimate relationships. The authors Cindy L. Miller-Perrin, Robin D. Perrin, and Claire M. Renzetti provide succinct coverage of child physical, sexual, and psychological maltreatment as well as child...
Using new research, Anne Daguerre examines Obama's legacy on welfare and antipoverty policies, focusing in particular on the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families TANF and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program SNAP.
This accessible guide shows social workers and counsellors how to work effectively with very young children who have experienced domestic violence. Based on neurobiological research and over 25 years' experience in the field, it demonstrates how to deliver successful child-led therapy and work with the whole family to help each...
This book offers a unique perspective by giving voice to those social workers working within a profession which has become increasingly embedded in a culture of blame. Exploring how statutory child protection agencies function, Leigh also reveals how `organisational culture' can significantly affect the way in which social work is...
By Tracey Race
Social Work With Children examines the key concepts and knowledge base that underpin child-centred practice with a focus on children's rights. This practical guide leads the reader through the main themes and areas of practice that are of most relevance for the day-to-day practice of social workers and other child-care...
An edited volume that explores the ethical, methodological and practical challenges in conducting child protection research with deaf and disabled children and young people.
Child Sexual Exploitation After Rotherham: Understanding the Consequences and Recommendations for Practice
Written for professionals and managers working across children's services, this book examines the recent case of widespread child sexual abuse which took place in Rotherham over many years, despite cases being reported to the police. It examines what went wrong and provides recommendations for improving responses throughout children's services.