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John Pinkerton

JKP publications by John Pinkerton

  1. Understanding Family Support

    Policy, Practice and Theory

    John Canavan, John Pinkerton and Pat Dolan

    Offering an overview and fully integrated account of family support, this book is ideal for anyone involved in preparing or delivering family support, as well as for students and lecturers on the subject. Learn More
    Apr 2016, 192pp
  2. Young People's Transitions from Care to Adulthood

    International Research and Practice

    Edited by Mike Stein and Emily R. Munro

    In this book leading academics gather together the latest research relating to the transition of young people leaving care, outlining and comparing the range of legal and policy frameworks, welfare regimes and innovative practice across 16 countries. The book also highlights the variations that exist between different groups leaving care. Learn More
    2008, Hardback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 320pp, £39.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-610-4
    2008, Ebook, ePUB, 320pp, £39.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-791-6
  3. Family Support as Reflective Practice

    Edited by Pat Dolan, John Canavan and John Pinkerton

    Contributors to this book provide international perspectives on core issues in family support. Providing a combination of clear theoretical frameworks and practical guidance, with clear 'how to' messages and a strong emphasis on evaluation, this book will be of interest to social workers working in all areas of family support. Learn More
    2006, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 304pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-320-2
    2006, Ebook, ePUB, 304pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-474-8
  4. Family Support

    Direction from Diversity

    Edited by John Canavan, Pat Dolan and John Pinkerton

    The contributors to this topical volume explore the role of family support in promoting the welfare of children and their families. The book integrates concepts and experiences from an international perspective, different levels of analysis (society, community and family) and different loci of intervention. Learn More
    2000, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 240pp
  5. Issues in Foster Care

    Policy, Practice and Research

    Edited by Greg Kelly and Robbie Gilligan

    This book assesses the current state of foster care, the pressures which have shaped it and the challenges it faces. Arguing the importance of fostering within a coherent child care policy, the contributors examine the latest research into the delivery and support of foster care, and explore how these can be improved. Learn More
    1999, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 240pp