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  1.  Working with Children in Need

    Working with Children in Need

    Studies in Complexity and Challenge

    Edited by Eric Sainsbury

    This book illustrates how social workers approach their work, the responses they receive, the children's and parents' experiences and reactions, and the stresses involved for all parties. It illustrates the skills needed in direct work with young children and in assessing the nature, outcomes and unmet needs within abusive situations. Learn More
    1994, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 250pp
  2.  Learning and Teaching in Social Work

    Learning and Teaching in Social Work

    Towards Reflective Practice

    Edited by Margaret Yelloly and Mary Henkel

    This book addresses contemporary themes in the professional education of social workers. The contributors raise important questions about the nature and purpose of professional social work practice in a modern, changing and complex society. Learn More
    1994, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 240pp
  3.  Working with Offenders

    Working with Offenders

    Edited by Gill McIvor

    Significant changes have occurred in recent years in the nature and delivery of social work services to offenders and their families. Working with Offenders considers the implications for policy and practice of research which has focused upon a range of social work activities. Learn More
    1995, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 240pp
  4.  Children in Our Charge: The Child's Right to Resources

    Children in Our Charge: The Child's Right to Resources

    Edited by Mary John

    This second book in this series concentrates on the theme of providing for children in child-centred ways. It includes the philosophical background to thinking about children's rights vis-a-vis society's responsibilities and examines the effectiveness and dilemmas associated with the concept of the 'Best Interest of the Child'. Learn More
    1996, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 256pp, $39.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-369-9
  5.  Children in Charge

    Children in Charge

    The Child's Right to a Fair Hearing

    Edited by Mary John

    Emerging clearly from the first volume in this new series is the importance of the voice of the child. With their emphasis on the twin themes of participation and empowerment, the contributors present the active role of children as autonomous individuals with a stake in the decision-making process. Learn More
    1996, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 288pp, $39.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-368-2
  6. The Construction of Racial Identity in Children of Mixed Parentage

    The Construction of Racial Identity in Children of Mixed Parentage

    Mixed Metaphors

    Ilan Katz

    This book is a major contribution to the literature on race, identity and child development, and offers a radically new way of looking at some of these issues. Based on intensive research on interracial families, the book reviews the previous literature relating to racial identity development, and shows it to be based on flawed assumptions. Learn More
    1996, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 224pp
  7.  Past Trauma in Late Life

    Past Trauma in Late Life

    European Perspectives on Therapeutic Work with Older People

    Linda Hunt, Mary Marshall and Cherry Rowlings

    In the professional and practice literature on working with older people, little attention has been given to the potential impact of trauma experienced in childhood and early adult life. This book looks at the effect of trauma on behaviour, which is often mistakenly viewed as part of the pathology of old age. Learn More
    1997, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 224pp, $47.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-446-7
  8. A Charge Against Society

    A Charge Against Society

    The Child's Right to Protection

    Edited by Mary John

    The third volume in this series examines attitudes towards children and measures in operation to protect them. Contributors analyse how the child's safety can be protected, while respecting their right to be involved and to have their opinions taken into account, and examine the causes within society for social malfunction in relation to children. Learn More
    1997, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 276pp
  9. The Participation Rights of the Child: Rights and Responsibilities in Family and Society

    The Participation Rights of the Child: Rights and Responsibilities in Family and Society

    Målfrid Grude Flekkøy and Natalie Hevener Kaufman

    This introductory text, written by one of the world's authorities on the rights of the child, covers all the issues involved in a comprehensive and accessible way. The book should be required reading on human rights courses, as well as key background reading for a wide range of professionals who work with children. Learn More
    1997, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 200pp
  10. The Working of Social Work

    The Working of Social Work

    Edited by Juliet Cheetham and Mansoor A. F. Kazi

    Those who practise, manage and pay for social work have increasingly to provide evidence of its quality and effectiveness. This book presents recent research of direct relevance to key issues in social work policy and practice and promotes the understanding and use of research methods appropriate for both academic, and practitioner based research. Learn More
    1998, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 240pp, $39.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-498-6

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