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Child Welfare Removals by the StateA Cross-Country Analysis of Decision-Making Systems

Child Welfare Removals by the State: A Cross-Country Analysis of Decision-Making Systems

Kenneth Burns, Tarja Pvsv, and Marit Skivenes (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190459567
eISBN:
9780190459581
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190459567.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The book addresses one of the most important, but least researched proceedings, where the State intervenes in the private family sphere to remove children at risk to a place of safety, adoption, or ... More

Disability and the Welfare State in BritainChanges in Perception and Policy 1948-79

Disability and the Welfare State in Britain: Changes in Perception and Policy 1948-79

Jameel Hampton

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447316428
eISBN:
9781447316442
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316428.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This book examines the welfare of disabled people during the welfare state of the 1940s to the later 1970s. The welfare state seemed to promise universal health and welfare for all, but originally ... More

Grassroots Youth WorkPolicy, Passion and Resistance in Practice

Grassroots Youth Work: Policy, Passion and Resistance in Practice

Tania De St Croix

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447328599
eISBN:
9781447328612
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328599.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This book provides a rich and detailed understanding of the experiences and perspectives of grassroots youth workers in England. Drawing on three years of qualitative research and written by an ... More

Improving Public ServicesInternational Experiences in Using Evaluation Tools to Measure Program Performance

Improving Public Services: International Experiences in Using Evaluation Tools to Measure Program Performance

Douglas J. Besharov, Karen J. Baehler, and Jacob Alex Klerman (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190646059
eISBN:
9780190646073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190646059.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation, Social Policy

The government performance movement has been in full swing for decades around the world. So, why do so many public programs and organizations continue to underperform? A major reason is that ... More

Living with Alzheimer'sManaging Memory Loss, Identity, and Illness

Living with Alzheimer's: Managing Memory Loss, Identity, and Illness

Renée L. Beard

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479800117
eISBN:
9781479855377
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479800117.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Alzheimer’s is ubiquitous. Stories of the heart-wrenching drudgery of care giving, escalating incidence rates, and the new path to a cure just around the corner are everywhere. Yet we rarely see or ... More

Social Work Science

Social Work Science

Ian Shaw

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231166409
eISBN:
9780231541602
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166409.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

What is the role of science in social work? Ian Shaw considers social work inventions, evidence-based practice, the history of scientific claims in social work practice, technology, and social work ... More

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