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  1. Addictions and Problem Drug Use

    Addictions and Problem Drug Use

    Issues in Behaviour, Policy and Practice

    Edited by Michael Bloor and Fiona Wood

    This volume reviews recent research into the nature and effects of addiction and considers the usefulness of policies which aim to prevent it. The contributors focus on topics such as smoking, alcoholism, gambling and injecting drug use, examining treatment and the effectiveness of prevention and intervention programmes. Learn More
    1998, 224pp
  2. Children as Citizens: Education for Participation

    Children as Citizens: Education for Participation

    Edited by Cathie Holden and Nick Clough

    The social, moral and cultural development of children is a central concern for all schools. This book, which draws on the voices of children and practising teachers, demonstrates how such development can be promoted through children's readiness to discuss, debate and actively participate as young citizens. Learn More
    1998, 240pp
  3. Practice Teaching - Changing Social Work

    Practice Teaching - Changing Social Work

    Edited by Hilary Lawson

    In this authoritative book, practitioners and academics discuss and explore the complex issues that arise in practice teaching. The challenges related to the organisational context of social work, the role of the practice teacher as the pivot between theory and practice and the need to ensure the development of a sound value base are all explored. Learn More
    1998, 240pp
  4. Elder Abuse Work

    Elder Abuse Work

    Best Practice in Britain and Canada

    Edited by Jacki Pritchard

    The abuse, neglect and exploitation of older people in community and residential care settings is increasingly being recognised and addressed as a serious social concern in Britain and Canada. Elder Abuse Work gives an overview of the developments and issues in both countries and draws out good practice guidelines. Learn More
    1999, 512pp
  5. Working with Victims of Crime

    Working with Victims of Crime

    Policies, Politics and Practice

    Brian Williams

    There are an increasing number of organisations dedicated to supporting victims, campaigning for improvements in their situation. Based on the author's experience in working with both victims and offenders, Working with Victims of Crime provides an objective analysis of developments in victim support and their impact on both policy and practice. Learn More
    1999, Paperback / softback, 9.13in x 6.14in / 232mm x 156mm, 160pp, AU$51.99
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-450-4
  6. Social Workers, the Community and Social Interaction

    Social Workers, the Community and Social Interaction

    Intervention and the Sociology of Welfare

    John Offer

    Social workers are called upon to perform their varied tasks in a wide range of social settings, often involving intensely intimate contact with, and intervention in, a person's private moral and social world. This book demonstrates the practical relevance of recent sociological research for good social work practice. Learn More
    1999, 200pp
  7. Traveller Children

    Traveller Children

    A Voice for Themselves

    Cathy Kiddle

    This book looks at education in the context of several distinct travelling groups including Circus, Fairground and New Travellers. Cathy Kiddle argues that education is important for Traveller children in that it enables them to develop into independent learners and, through this, independent people, able to speak for themselves. Learn More
    1999, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 6.22in / 229mm x 158mm, 176pp, AU$47.99
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-684-3
    1999, Ebook, PDF, 176pp, AU$47.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-622-6
  8. Welfare and Culture in Europe

    Welfare and Culture in Europe

    Towards a New Paradigm in Social Policy

    Edited by Prue Chamberlayne, Andrew Cooper, Richard Freeman and Michael Rustin

    This book describes how an awareness of culture must be applied to the study and provision of welfare in Europe. It shows how the cultures underpinning social welfare systems are starting to be exposed and explored. The assumption that the values and beliefs which constitute welfare systems are universal and absolute has been overturned. Learn More
    1999, 300pp
  9. Innovative Education and Training for Care Professionals

    Innovative Education and Training for Care Professionals

    A Provider's Guide

    Edited by Rachel Pierce and Jenny Weinstein

    The editors have brought together academics, researchers and practitioners, to reflect with them - both positively and critically - on a broad range of contemporary educational developments, thus providing a sound analysis to shape future arrangements for quality professional education and training for care professionals. Learn More
    1999, 250pp
  10. Family Support

    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, 240pp

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