Welfare and Society

Welfare and Society

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The focus of this series is on all aspects of social welfare including research, history, theory and practice. Characterised by a contemporary perspective on social welfare issues, published work has emanated from a wide range of subjects, including criminal justice, child welfare, community care, and social policy. The series is aimed at both an academic and professional readership.

  • Listening to the Welfare State book cover

    Listening to the Welfare State

    1st Edition

    By Michael Seltzer, Christian Kullberg, Ilmari Rostila

    Listening to the Welfare State presents, for the first time in English, central research findings from recent studies of the welfare systems of Denmark, Norway, Finland and Sweden. The book’s contributors are leading investigators of face-to-face encounters between welfare professionals and clients…

    Paperback – 2017-09-14
    Welfare and Society

  • The Disabling State of an Active Society book cover

    The Disabling State of an Active Society

    1st Edition

    By Mikael Holmqvist

    Across the traditional welfare states of Europe, Australia, New Zealand and Canada there has been increasing emphasis on 'activation' by the unemployed as a tool for fighting unemployment. The core idea of activation programmes is the integration and empowerment of jobseekers through active…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    Welfare and Society

  • Violations of Trust: How Social and Welfare Institutions Fail Children and Young People book cover

    Violations of Trust

    How Social and Welfare Institutions Fail Children and Young People, 1st Edition

    By Richard Hil

    Edited by Judith Bessant

    The past few decades have brought to light increasing evidence of systemic and repeated institutional abuse of children and young people in many western nations. Government enquiries, research studies and media reports have begun to highlight the widespread nature of sexual, physical and emotional…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Welfare and Society

  • Perspectives on Female Sex Offending: A Culture of Denial book cover

    Perspectives on Female Sex Offending

    A Culture of Denial, 1st Edition

    By Myriam S. Denov

    The issue of child sexual abuse has gained widespread attention over the last three decades, but minimal attention has been paid to sexual abuse by women. Victims of female sex offenders have been virtually ignored or neglected from serious study. Consequently we have little knowledge of the…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Welfare and Society

  • Supervising Offenders in the Community: A History of Probation Theory and Practice book cover

    Supervising Offenders in the Community

    A History of Probation Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Maurice Vanstone

    In this work Maurice Vanstone provides an authoritative and original account of the history of probation. This invaluable reference tool offers readers a new way of reading probation history and presents an original context for thinking about current policy and practice. While the study is…

    Paperback – 2007-05-28
    Welfare and Society

  • Residential Care: Horizons for the New Century book cover

    Residential Care

    Horizons for the New Century, 1st Edition

    By Torill Tjelflaat

    Edited by Hans Göran Eriksson

    Discussing key contemporary issues in residential and foster care for children, this theoretically and empirically rich volume draws on new research from across Europe and Canada. Contributions stem from a broad spectrum of researchers and practitioners in the field, engaging in comparative…

    Hardback – 2004-06-28
    Welfare and Society