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Peter Beresford

JKP publications by Peter Beresford

  1.  30 Years of Social Change

    30 Years of Social Change

    Ed. Stephen Jones

    Marking Jessica Kingsley Publishers' 30th anniversary of publishing books that make a difference, this collection of articles gives insight into social change achieved during the last 30 years. With contributors looking at both the positive and negatives aspects of their field, it offers a unique look into a diverse array of disciplines. Learn More
    Oct 2017, Paperback / softback, 8.50in x 5.51in / 216mm x 140mm, 216pp, £7.99
    ISBN: 9781785924309
    Oct 2017, Ebook, ePUB, 224pp, £7.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-798-5
  2.  Innovations in Social Work Research

    Innovations in Social Work Research

    Using Methods Creatively

    Edited by Louise Hardwick, Roger Smith and Aidan Worsley

    Full of innovative techniques for carrying out social work research, this book will help students, practitioners and academics engaged in research to understand and apply creative methods. With extended case studies of research projects, it reveals effective strategies for undertaking original social work research at all levels. Learn More
    2015, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 376pp, £27.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-585-7
    2015, Ebook, ePUB, 376pp, £27.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-145-7
  3.  Social Care, Service Users and User Involvement

    Social Care, Service Users and User Involvement

    Edited by Peter Beresford and Sarah Carr

    This book provides a definitive critical introduction to service user views and involvement. It addresses both the theoretical and practical issues of service user involvement, and includes initiatives on the impact and outcomes from involvement. Learn More
    2012, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 288pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-075-3
    2012, Ebook, ePUB, 288pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-264-8
  4.  Palliative Care, Social Work and Service Users

    Palliative Care, Social Work and Service Users

    Making Life Possible

    Peter Beresford, Lesley Adshead and Suzy Croft

    This unique book provides a rare look at social work and palliative care from the perspective of service users. Drawing on new original research, the authors examine service users' experiences, tracking their journeys through it, exploring the care they receive and the effects of culture and difference through their first hand comments and ideas. Learn More
    2006, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 272pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-465-0
    2006, Ebook, PDF, 272pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-573-8
  5.  Social Perspectives in Mental Health

    Social Perspectives in Mental Health

    Developing Social Models to Understand and Work with Mental Distress

    Edited by Jerry Tew

    The book offers new practice frameworks that help to make sense of people's mental distress and recovery in relation to their social experience. It explores the impact of social factors, such as power, abuse, ethnicity, gender and sexual orientation, on the causes and experiences of mental health problems. Learn More
    2004, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 240pp, £22.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-220-5
    2004, Ebook, ePUB, 240pp, £22.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-102-0
  6.  Managing Front Line Practice in Social Care

    Managing Front Line Practice in Social Care

    Edited by Daphne Statham

    Written by key figures in the field of social care training and management this book provides practice guidance for front line managers in social care. Refocusing attention on the management of practice and accountability within services, the authors provide a variety of perspectives on how front line managers can support practice. Learn More
    2003, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 192pp, £23.99
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-886-1
    2003, Ebook, ePUB, 192pp, £23.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-431-1
  7.  Ethical Practice and the Abuse of Power in Social Responsibility

    Ethical Practice and the Abuse of Power in Social Responsibility

    Leave No Stone Unturned

    Edited by Helen Payne and Brian Littlechild

    To avoid abusive practice in social care, professionals need to examine the body of values, rules and methods which guide their work, and move towards a more sophisticated participatory approach to social responsibility. The book contains background material, a review of current research and case studies, and lays guidelines for future policy. Learn More
    1999, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 240pp, £23.99
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-743-7