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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

    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, 8.98in x 6.06in / 228mm x 154mm, 200pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-244-3
    2012, Ebook, ePUB, 200pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-505-2
  2. Adolescent Neglect

    Adolescent Neglect

    Research, Policy and Practice

    Gwyther Rees, Mike Stein, Leslie Hicks and 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, 9.02in x 6.06in / 229mm x 154mm, 144pp, £18.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-104-0
    2011, Ebook, ePUB, 144pp, £18.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-280-8
  3. Quality Matters in Children's Services

    Quality Matters in Children's Services

    Messages from Research

    Mike Stein

    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 8.39in / 297mm x 213mm, 160pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-926-6
    2009, Ebook, PDF, 160pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-912-5
  4. Leaving Care

    Leaving Care

    Throughcare and Aftercare in Scotland

    Jo Dixon and Mike Stein

    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, 9.17in x 6.22in / 233mm x 158mm, 192pp, £24.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-202-1
    2005, Ebook, PDF, 192pp, £24.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-242-3