Charity and Poverty in Advanced Welfare States
Death, Grief and Loss in the Context of COVID-19
Research and Evaluation in Community, Health and Social Care Settings Experiences from Practice
White Nativism, Ethnic Identity and US Immigration Policy Reforms American Citizenship and Children in Mixed Status, Hispanic Families
Maternity Services and Policy in an International Context Risk, Citizenship and Welfare Regimes
By Gizdem Akdur
May 06, 2022
This book makes an enquiry into policies surrounding old age and telecare. It contextualises telecare within the wider history of health and social care in England to build the case that there are grand narratives of old age embedded in policies. Divided into four sections, the book covers: • ...
By Karen Soldatic, Louise St Guillaume
May 06, 2022
This book provides a rich synthesis of research and theory of nascent and emergent critically engaged work examining changing welfare structures, regimes and technologies and the social suffering that is generated in everyday lives. By rigorously examining social security restructuring with the ...
By Arie Rimmerman
April 29, 2022
The number of older war veterans receiving disability benefits is steadily growing and is predicted to rise in the next decade. This book provides comprehensive knowledge about health and psychosocial concerns of veterans aging with disabilities and unmet needs and compares policy in three ...
By Deirdre Horgan, Danielle Kennan
December 24, 2021
This book showcases rights based participatory approaches to policy-making, practice and research with children and youth. Throughout its three parts, the book conceptualises a rights-based participatory approach; showcases constructive and innovative rights based participatory approaches across ...
By Cameron Parsell, Andrew Clarke, Francisco Perales
September 21, 2021
This book conceptualises the role of charity to people who are poor in wealthy countries and outlines a set of practical and conceptual ideas for how it could be reimagined. Despite professionalised welfare states and strong economies, in many advanced industrialised nations, charity continues to ...
By Panagiotis Pentaris
August 06, 2021
This book provides detailed analysis of the manifold ways in which COVID-19 has influenced death, dying and bereavement. Through three parts: Reconsidering Death and Grief in Covid-19; Institutional Care and Covid-19; and the Impact of COVID-19 in Context, the book explores COVID-19 as a reminder ...
By David B. Reynolds, Louise Simmons
June 22, 2021
A progressive resurgence is happening across the United States. This book shows how long-lasting coalitions have built progressive power from the regional level on up. Anchored by the "think and act" affiliate organizations of the Partnership for Working Families (PWF) these regional power building...
By Evonne Miller
March 30, 2021
This timely book explores what it is like to live in an aged care home: the expectations that new residents and their families enter with, their relationships with fellow residents and formal caregivers, and how they approach, in different ways, the reality that this place is where they will die. ...
By Suzanne Guerin, Nóirín Hayes, Sinéad McNally
September 11, 2019
How can we develop a comprehensive understanding of the research process in community, health and social care settings? Covering all stages of the research process, from funding to dissemination, this book considers the views of funders, researchers, communities and policy makers. Drawing on ...
By Maria del Mar Farina
September 11, 2019
Analysing US immigration and deportation policy over the last twenty years, this book illustrates how US immigration reform can be conceived as a psychological, legal, policy-driven tool which is inexorably entwined with themes of American identity, national belonging and white nativism. Focusing ...
By Patricia Kennedy, Naonori Kodate
June 06, 2019
This book is the first comprehensive international overview of maternity services. Drawing on concepts of risk and social citizenship, it explores the relationship between welfare regimes and health policy by comparing and contrasting provision for childbearing women. Each substantive chapter ...
By Tomáš Sirovátka, Henk Spies
May 21, 2019
Young people in Europe have been disproportionally affected by unemployment as a result of the economic crisis and a large number of the most disadvantaged are migrant youth, or those of a different ethnic origin, living in deprived city neighbourhoods. This book examines the need for more ...