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  1. Planning and Costing Community Care

    Planning and Costing Community Care

    Edited by Chris Clark and Irvine Lapsley

    Drawing on current research, this book assesses the issues and problems arising as social work and services departments learn how to implement the new community care legislation. Drawing on the experience of researchers, practitioners and managers, the book explores the development of policies for different types of service and support. Learn More
    1995, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 5.98in / 229mm x 152mm, 180pp, $47.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-267-8
  2. Risk Assessment in Social Care and Social Work

    Risk Assessment in Social Care and Social Work

    Edited by Phyllida Parsloe

    Risk Assessment in Social Care and Social Work outlines the theoretical issues behind the decisions, processes and organisations involved in risk assessment. Written by leading academics and experienced practitioners, it considers implications for future policy, drawing on the full range of perspectives in the most recent research. Learn More
    1999, 272pp
  3. The Changing Role of Social Care

    The Changing Role of Social Care

    Edited by Bob Hudson

    The Changing Role of Social Care provides an overview of the structure and function of social care at practice, management and policy levels. It contains contributions from leading academics, researchers and practitioners in the UK, and also includes chapters on the experiences across the United Kingdom and abroad. Learn More
    1999, 256pp
  4. Reconceptualising Work with 'Carers'

    Reconceptualising Work with 'Carers'

    New Directions for Policy and Practice

    Edited by Kirsten Stalker

    Demonstrating the scope and diversity of 'caring', the contributors highlight the positive aspects of caring and the interdependence of many caring relationships but also broach the sensitive and complex subject of 'poor' care and the importance of identifying and meeting the needs of 'hidden carers'. Learn More
    2002, Paperback / softback, 9.13in x 6.18in / 232mm x 157mm, 208pp, $42.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-118-5
    2002, Ebook, PDF, 208pp, $42.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-366-6
  5. 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, 9.13in x 6.06in / 232mm x 154mm, 176pp, $39.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-886-1
    2003, Ebook, ePUB, 192pp, $39.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-431-1
  6. Social Work and Evidence-Based Practice

    Social Work and Evidence-Based Practice

    Edited by David Smith

    Evidence-based practice - what it might mean, how it can be achieved, whether it should be aspired to - is the subject of much debate and argument in social work. The authors demonstrate why evidence-based practice is important, but also why it is important to think clearly and carefully about its implications for the social work profession. Learn More
    2004, Paperback / softback, 9.17in x 6.26in / 233mm x 159mm, 192pp, $34.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-156-7
    2004, Ebook, ePUB, 192pp, $34.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-068-9
  7. Co-Production and Personalisation in Social Care

    Co-Production and Personalisation in Social Care

    Changing Relationships in the Provision of Social Care

    Edited by Susan Hunter and Pete Ritchie

    This book explores the theory and practice of the developing innovative practice of 'co-production' - a model of service in which users of a service will play an active and participatory role in the service provided to them, adopting a working partnership. This book is important reading for social care practitioners and service providers. Learn More
    2007, Paperback / softback, 8.98in x 6.46in / 228mm x 164mm, 168pp, $36.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-558-9
    2007, Ebook, PDF, 168pp, $36.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-721-3
  8. Public Services Inspection in the UK

    Public Services Inspection in the UK

    Edited by Howard Davis and Steve Martin

    This book analyses the key debates about the role that inspection plays in increasing public accountability and encouraging service improvement. Contributors describe current inspection methods across the key public sectors, and examine the underlying issues and tensions associated with public services inspection. Learn More
    2008, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.22in / 234mm x 158mm, 160pp, $34.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-527-5
    2008, Ebook, PDF, 160pp, $37.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-830-2
  9. Leadership in Social Care

    Leadership in Social Care

    Edited by Zoƫ van Zwanenberg

    This book draws together the latest research on fundamental leadership issues in social care, discussing collaborative leadership and the importance of place-based development, exploring the key disciplines of supervision, management and leadership and examining the purpose of a learning framework for social care. Learn More
    2009, Paperback / softback, 8.98in x 5.98in / 228mm x 152mm, 224pp, $36.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-969-3
    2009, Ebook, ePUB, 224pp, $39.95
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-204-4
  10. Social Work Education and Training

    Social Work Education and Training

    Edited by Joyce Lishman

    This volume provides an overview of social work education, including the background and current context. It covers the key debates surrounding social work education, such as the evaluation of Social Work Education, the use of IT, research mindedness, and the effectiveness of interdisciplinary education. Learn More
    2011, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 6.14in / 229mm x 156mm, 224pp, $42.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-076-0
    2011, Ebook, ePUB, 224pp, $42.95
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-262-4

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