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Mike Stein

Mike Stein is a Research Professor in the Social Policy Research Unit at York University, UK. He is also a qualified social worker and has worked as a probation officer, a senior child care officer and an area manager in a social services department. He has spent the last thirty years researching the problems and challenges faced by young people leaving care. He is also a co-ordinator of the Transitions from Care to Adulthood International Research Group (INTRAC).

JKP publications by Mike Stein

  1. Young People Leaving Care

    Supporting Pathways to Adulthood

    Mike Stein

    An authoritative text highlighting the key issues affecting young people taking the step from leaving care to adulthood. Covers relevant research, policy and practice, and advises on how best to understand, prepare and support young people. Learn More
    2012, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 200pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-244-3
    2012, Ebook, 8.50in x 5.43in / 216mm x 138mm, 200pp
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-505-2
  2. Adolescent Neglect

    Research, Policy and Practice

    Gwyther Rees, Leslie Hicks, Mike Stein, Sarah Gorin

    This book outlines how adolescent neglect differs from child neglect, the context of why it is overlooked, how it is defined, the causes and consequences of neglect, young people's views, and what professionals can do. Based on original research, the book establishes an evidence base and considers the implications for policy and practice. Learn More
    2011, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 144pp, £18.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-104-0
    2011, Ebook, 8.50in x 5.43in / 216mm x 138mm, 144pp
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-280-8
  3. Quality Matters in Children's Services

    Messages from Research

    Mike Stein, Mike Stein, Caroline Thomas, Delyth Morgan

    Quality Matters in Children's Services brings together authoritative research to explore critical concerns for those working with vulnerable children, young people and their families. Mike Stein discusses key issues for policy and practice in the development of quality services. Learn More
    2009, Paperback / softback, 11.69in x 8.27in / 297mm x 210mm, 160pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-926-6
    2009, Ebook, 8.50in x 5.43in / 216mm x 138mm, 160pp
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-912-5
  4. Young People's Transitions from Care to Adulthood

    International Research and Practice

    Mike Stein, Emily Munro, Renate Stohler, Jan Storo, David Vincent, Jim Wade, Wolfgang Schröer, Maren Zeller, Harriet Ward, Phillip Mendes, John Pinkerton, Erik Knorth, Stefan Köngeter, Rawan Ibrahim, Thomas Gabriel, Robbie Gilligan, Maria Herczog, Ingrid Hojer, Mark Courtney, Rami Benbenishty, Judy Cashmore, Robert Flynn, Jorge Fernandez del Valle, Gabriela Dima, Roxana Anghel, Annick Dumaret

    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, 8.50in x 5.43in / 216mm x 138mm, 320pp
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-791-6
  5. Leaving Care

    Throughcare and Aftercare in Scotland

    Mike Stein, Jo Dixon

    How can social workers best support young people as they make the transition from care to independent living? This authoritative study investigates the successes and failures of care services for young people, identifying factors that hinder effective transition from care and the types of support that help to promote positive life choices. Learn More
    2005, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 192pp, £24.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-202-1
    2005, Ebook, 8.50in x 5.43in / 216mm x 138mm, 192pp
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-242-3