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  1. Share the Care'

    Share the Care'

    An Evaluation of a Family-Based Respite Care Service

    Kirsten Stalker

    Share the Care' examines the different ways in which respite care schemes operate, focusing in particular on the Share-the-Care service in Lothian and the experience of parents of children with learning difficulties of using the scheme, respite carers, families facing an extended wait for respite and families who withdraw from the scheme. Learn More
    1994, Hardback, 8.50in x 5.51in / 216mm x 140mm, 160pp, $55.00
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-038-4
  2. Social Work: Disabled People and Disabling Environments

    Social Work: Disabled People and Disabling Environments

    Edited by Michael Oliver

    This book redefines the issue of disability as a social rather than an individual problem and considers the implications of this view for the provision of services and for social work practice. It looks at the experience of people with disabilities in society, and the influence that their organisations have had on service provision. Learn More
    1994, 208pp
  3. Child Abuse and Child Abusers

    Child Abuse and Child Abusers

    Protection and Prevention

    Edited by Lorraine Waterhouse

    Based on both research and practice, this book provides a comprehensive picture of the success, fairness and significance of child protection services for children, parents and individuals. It approaches the problem of child abuse from the various perspectives of those affected (abused children and young people, parents and professionals). Learn More
    1996, 240pp
  4. Middle Childhood

    Middle Childhood

    Moira Borland, Ann Laybourn, Malcolm Hill and Jane Brown

    The period of childhood which falls between the early years and adolescence is a comparatively neglected area of study. In its combination of viewpoints, set against a background of related research, law, policy and practice, this book offers a rich and challenging study of an important period of the child's development. Learn More
    1998, Hardback, 9.29in x 6.30in / 236mm x 160mm, 224pp, $95.00
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-472-6
    1998, Paperback / softback, 9.06in x 6.22in / 230mm x 158mm, 224pp, $44.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-473-3
  5. Safeguarding and Promoting the Well-being of Children, Families and Communities

    Safeguarding and Promoting the Well-being of Children, Families and Communities

    Edited by Jane Scott and Harriet Ward

    Improving the well-being of children is more effective when social care professionals work with the children's parents, families and communities. This collection brings together innovative interventions designed to nurture children's health and welfare, and analyses which types of programmes are most effective and why. Learn More
    2005, Hardback, 9.41in x 6.42in / 239mm x 163mm, 304pp, $90.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-141-3
    2005, Ebook, ePUB, 304pp, $90.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-246-1
  6. Shattered Lives

    Shattered Lives

    Children Who Live with Courage and Dignity

    Camila Batmanghelidjh

    Shattered Lives bears witness to the lives of children who have experienced abuse and neglect, and highlights the effects of early traumatic episodes. Chapters take the form of letters to a child capturing their life experiences, hugely impacted by sexual abuse, parental substance misuse and loss, leading to feelings of shame, and worthlessness. Learn More
    2006, Hardback, 9.57in x 6.46in / 243mm x 164mm, 176pp, $22.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-434-6
    2006, Ebook, ePUB, 176pp, $22.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-254-6
  7. Betraying the NHS

    Betraying the NHS

    Health Abandoned

    Michael Mandelstam

    Based on his experiences of helping to fight cuts and closures in Suffolk, Michael Mandelstam delivers a damning verdict on the mismanagement of the NHS at national, regional and local level. He charts the widespread cutbacks and closures, both rural and urban, to clinics, A&E services, beds, wards and scores of community hospitals. Learn More
    2006, Hardback, 9.45in x 6.50in / 240mm x 165mm, 320pp, $39.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-482-7
    2006, Ebook, ePUB, 320pp, $39.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-569-1
  8. Shattered Lives

    Shattered Lives

    Children Who Live with Courage and Dignity

    Camila Batmanghelidjh

    Shattered Lives bears witness to the lives of children who have experienced abuse and neglect, and highlights the effects of early traumatic episodes. Chapters take the form of letters to a child capturing their life experiences, hugely impacted by sexual abuse, parental substance misuse and loss, leading to feelings of shame, and worthlessness. Learn More
    2006, Hardback, 9.57in x 6.46in / 243mm x 164mm, 176pp, $22.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-434-6
    2007, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.22in / 234mm x 158mm, 176pp, $22.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-603-6
    2006, Ebook, ePUB, 176pp, $22.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-254-6
  9. Children, Families and Violence

    Children, Families and Violence

    Challenges for Children's Rights

    Katherine Covell and R. Brian Howe

    This book examines the risk factors surrounding children at risk of experiencing and perpetrating violence, and looks at the positive role that children's rights can play in their protection. The authors propose that violence in childhood is not spontaneous: that children are raised to become violent in poorly functioning families. Learn More
    2008, Hardback, 10.12in x 7.20in / 257mm x 183mm, 288pp, $79.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-698-2
    2008, Ebook, ePUB, 288pp, $79.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-847-0
  10. Improving Outcomes for Children and Families

    Improving Outcomes for Children and Families

    Finding and Using International Evidence

    Edited by Anthony N. Maluccio, Cinzia Canali, Tiziano Vecchiato, Anita Lightburn, Jane Aldgate and Wendy Rose

    This edited collection offers an international perspective on the challenges of designing and undertaking outcome-based evaluation of child and family services. It introduces the key ideas and issues currently being debated in the evaluation of these services and provides examples of evaluation from policy and practice. Learn More
    2010, Hardback, 9.33in x 6.06in / 237mm x 154mm, 240pp, $95.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-819-3
    2011, Ebook, ePUB, 240pp, $95.00
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-248-8

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