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  • Reproducing Narrative: Gender, Reproduction and Law book cover

    Reproducing Narrative

    Gender, Reproduction and Law, 1st Edition

    By Michael Thomson

    First published in 1998, Reproducing Narrative sets out to interrogate a number of medico-legal reproductive discourses. Recognizing that these dialogues are heavily imprecated in broader social, political and economic discourses it is contended that responses to reproductive issues are influenced…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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  • Prevention and Early Intervention with Children in Need book cover

    Prevention and Early Intervention with Children in Need

    1st Edition

    By Michael Little, Kevin Mount

    First published in 1999, this volume examines how, in the middle of the nineteenth century, Dr John Snow is reputed to have wrenched the handle from a street pump in central London, forcing people in the neighbourhood to change their drinking habits and so preventing them from…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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  • Public Health Policies in the European Union book cover

    Public Health Policies in the European Union

    1st Edition

    By Walter Holland, Elias Mossialos, Bernard Merkel

    First published in 1999, this volume recognises that the role and status of public health in Europe has again become increasingly recognized and features contributions on various nations within the European Community. This is not only in individual countries but also in the policies of the European…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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  • The Political Economy of Health Care Development and Reforms in Hong Kong book cover

    The Political Economy of Health Care Development and Reforms in Hong Kong

    1st Edition

    By Victor C.W. Wong

    First published in 1999, this book constitutes a unique account of the development and reform of health care in Hong Kong. Its main focus is on policy developments since 1945. Victor Wong demonstrates the development of a two-tier health system in both a capitalist and Chinese context. His work is…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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  • The Management of Child Protection Services: Context and Change book cover

    The Management of Child Protection Services

    Context and Change, 1st Edition

    By Robert Sanders

    First published in 1999, The Management of Child Protection Services is not about child abuse but about child protection. It is about the arrangements that professionals from different disciplines make to ensure they operate together effectively to protect the most vulnerable children in society.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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  • The Management of Failing DipSW Students: Activities and Exercises to Prepare Practice Teachers for Work with Failing Students book cover

    The Management of Failing DipSW Students

    Activities and Exercises to Prepare Practice Teachers for Work with Failing Students, 1st Edition

    By Mavis Sharp, Hazel Danbury

    First published in 1999, this book focuses on the process of failure, when necessary with DipSW students on assessed placements. It addresses some of the difficulties and dilemmas which can occur when working with students who fail. It is written for practice teachers and their mentors and it…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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  • The A–Z of Social Research Jargon book cover

    The A–Z of Social Research Jargon

    1st Edition

    By David Robinson, Val Reed

    First published in 1998, this volume examines a major function of research which is to strengthen the knowledge base of health professions and so enhance patient care. The rapid growth has unfortunately led to it being seen by many as an elitist activity full of jargon, carried out by academics.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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  • The Adequacy of Foster Care Allowances book cover

    The Adequacy of Foster Care Allowances

    1st Edition

    By Nina Oldfield

    First published in 1997, this timely examination of allowances paid to foster carers demonstrates clear evidence that the nature of foster care is changing. The degree of difficulty in caring for the average child is greater than ever before making the tasks asked of carers more demanding and…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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  • Social Work: The Social Organisation of an Invisible Trade: Second Edition book cover

    Social Work: The Social Organisation of an Invisible Trade

    Second Edition, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Pithouse

    First published in 1998, this book sets out to shed sociological light upon the much under-researched realm of day-to-day child care practice. The text broke new ground when first published in 1987 and there have been few, if any, similar books that adopt an ethnographic approach to statutory child…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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  • Size Matters: The Health Insurance Market for Small Firms book cover

    Size Matters

    The Health Insurance Market for Small Firms, 1st Edition

    By Jill Mathews Yegain

    First published in 1999, this volume responds to a large and growing interest among health policy and research circles on the use of purchasing alliances to leverage change in health care. This book gives detailed and useful specifics on how a leading alliance has fared in California, the most…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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  • Secure Treatment Outcomes: The Care Careers of Very Difficult Adolescents book cover

    Secure Treatment Outcomes

    The Care Careers of Very Difficult Adolescents, 1st Edition

    By Roger Bullock, Michael Little

    First published in 1998, this volume recognises that, despite the plethora of benign welfare approaches to troubled and troublesome adolescents, a small proportion find themselves locked up. Who are they, why is it thought necessary to contain them and what effect does it have? This Dartington…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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  • Schizophrenia and Parenting book cover

    Schizophrenia and Parenting

    1st Edition

    By Michael Ferriter

    First published in 1999, this volume examines the history of psychiatry and pathogenic parenting models over the past two centuries and contains the results of a study carried out by the author on the experiences of the parents of patients with Schizophrenia drawn from a sample of parents of…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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