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  • Evaluating Public Programmes: Contexts and Issues

    By Ian Shaw

    This title was first published in 2000: A detailed study of a number of key issues arising in evaluation research, in particular the impact of context upon evaluation findings and the implication context has for methodology. Providing case study illustrations, the work includes discussion of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge Revivals

  • A Case of Neglect? (1996)

    Children's Experiences and the Sociology of Childhood

    Edited by Ian Butler, Ian F Shaw

    Published in 1996, this book advocates and persuasively exemplifies a qualitative sociology of childhood, spoken repeatedly through children’s voices. After a long period of dormancy, interest in the sociology of childhood became a focus of attention and scholarly interest. Developments in practice…

    Hardback – 2017-11-21
    Routledge Revivals

  • Social Work and Research in Advanced Welfare States

    Edited by Kjeld Hogsbro, Ian F Shaw

    The aim of this book is to exemplify the ways in which social work and research develop in ‘advanced’ welfare states – countries where public spending is relatively high as a proportion of GNP. While such countries have traditionally been associated with Scandinavian countries in particular, and…

    Hardback – 2017-06-08
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Private Troubles or Public Issues?

    Challenges for Social Work Research

    Edited by Walter Lorenz, Ian Shaw

    This book bears testimony to the value of a progressive form of academisation of social work education in most European countries, including former communist countries which had to re-establish social work education. It also manifests the confidence of contributors in belonging to a serious…

    Hardback – 2017-05-23

  • Practice and Research

    By Ian F. Shaw

    Practice and Research is an overview of Professor Ian Shaw's analysis of the complexity and challenges of the practice/research relationship in social work - a theme that has been the focus of much of his writing over his career. Introduced with a new essay that reflects on the 'serendipity,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Contemporary Social Work Studies

  • Evaluating in Practice

    2nd Edition

    By Ian Shaw

    Evaluation is not a self-contained phase of social work practice - one more dimension of the process - but a dimension of every phase. In this fully rewritten and updated second edition of his groundbreaking text Evaluating in Practice, Ian Shaw demonstrates how evaluation and inquiry are just as…

    Paperback – 2011-06-16

  • Understanding Treatment Without Consent

    An Analysis of the Work of the Mental Health Act Commission

    By Ian Shaw, Hugh Middleton

    In Understanding Treatment Without Consent, key contributors examine the work of the UK Mental Health Act Commission (MHAC), which was established to ensure the care and rights of people subjected to the various sections of the 1983 Mental Health Act. Based on a research project funded by the…

    Hardback – 2007-10-28

  • The World in Conflict, 1914-1945

    Edited by Anthony Shaw, Ian Westwell

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 2000-02-01

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