Social Work: Administration and Management

  • Tackling Health Inequalities: Reinventing the Role of Environmental Health book cover

    Tackling Health Inequalities

    Reinventing the Role of Environmental Health

    By Surindar Kishen Dhesi

    Although environmental health has received some recognition as a field which can positively impact on the social determinants of health, it remains little known outside its immediate sphere of influence. There is also limited literature available to support the potential impact of the profession in…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Environmental Health

  • Routledge Revivals: Noel Timms book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Noel Timms

    By Noel Timms

    The volumes in this set, originally published between 1964 and 1983, draw together research by the author. The collection covers some of his major works in the field of social work, with a focus on social policy, language, psychiatry and philosophy within the area of social work.…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Noel Timms

  • The Recieving End book cover

    The Recieving End

    Edited by Noel Timms

    Originally published in 1973, The Receiving End looks at the British welfare services for deprived children. The book is comprised of essays from individuals that have been on the receiving end of the social help agencies, such as adoption societies, fostering agencies and children’s homes. Each…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Noel Timms

  • Language of Social Casework book cover

    Language of Social Casework

    By Noel Timms

    Originally published in 1968, Language of Social Casework considers the way in which social workers commonly neglect language. It is suggested that part of this neglect is due to the ways in which social workers and their critics envisage the activity of social work. The traditional criticisms of…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Noel Timms

  • Social Development and Social Work Perspectives on Social Protection book cover

    Social Development and Social Work Perspectives on Social Protection

    Edited by Julie L. Drolet

    Social protection is now considered a development milestone and an important tool in combating poverty. Interventions can include, for example, health insurance, public works programs, guaranteed employment schemes, or cash transfers targeting vulnerable populations groups. This innovative volume…

    Paperback – 2018-08-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

  • Strategic Management in Public Organizations: European Practices and Perspectives book cover

    Strategic Management in Public Organizations

    European Practices and Perspectives

    Edited by Paul Joyce, Anne Drumaux

    Strategic Management in Public Organizations: European Practices and Perspectives offers the first wide-ranging survey and assessment of strategic management practices at various levels of government and public service in European countries. It shows that strategic management is much more than a…

    Paperback – 2018-08-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

  • The Transformation of Work in Welfare State Organizations: New Public Management and the Institutional Diffusion of Ideas book cover

    The Transformation of Work in Welfare State Organizations

    New Public Management and the Institutional Diffusion of Ideas

    Edited by Frank Sowa, Ronald Staples, Stefan Zapfel

    How has New Public Management influenced social policy reform in different developed welfare states? New managerialism is conceptualized as a paradigm, which not only shapes the decision-making process in bureaucratic organizations but also affects the practice of individuals (citizens). Public…

    Hardback – 2018-04-24
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Poverty in the United States book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Poverty in the United States

    Edited by Stephen Haymes, Maria Vidal de Haymes, Reuben Miller

    In the United States, the causes and even the meanings of poverty are disconnected from the causes and meanings of global poverty. The Routledge Handbook of Poverty in the United States provides an authoritative overview of the relationship of poverty with the rise of neoliberal capitalism in the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-08
    Routledge

  • The Costs of Caring: Families with Disabled Children book cover

    The Costs of Caring

    Families with Disabled Children

    By Sally Baldwin

    First published in 1985, this book considers the financial consequences of parents and other relatives caring for severely disabled children at home. At the time of publication little reliable information was available on the costs incurred by ‘informal carers’, which this book set to rectify. The…

    Paperback – 2017-03-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Children and Disability

  • Normalisation in Practice: Residential Care for Children with a Profound Mental Handicap book cover

    Normalisation in Practice

    Residential Care for Children with a Profound Mental Handicap

    Edited by Andy Alaszewski, Bie Nio Ong

    First published in 1990, this book was the first informed study to focus on care within the voluntary sector. Written with the child in mind, it is a sensitive work which explores the administration, strategy, and problems facing carers in children’s homes, at that time. Centring on small,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Children and Disability

  • A Single Door: Social Work with the Families of Disabled Children book cover

    A Single Door

    Social Work with the Families of Disabled Children

    By Caroline Glendinning

    First published in 1986, this study explores the increased public concern with policies of ‘community care’ and their effects on informal carers, at that time. It looks at the widespread evidence that one particular group of informal carers- parents looking after their severely disabled child- lack…

    Paperback – 2017-03-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Children and Disability

  • Disabling Policies?: A Comparative Approach to Education Policy and Disability book cover

    Disabling Policies?

    A Comparative Approach to Education Policy and Disability

    By Gillian Fulcher

    First published in 1989, this book is about integrating or mainstreaming policies, looking specifically at how to improve circumstances for schoolchildren with disabilities or handicaps, and their teachers. The author draws on her experiences, both within and outside the academic institution, to…

    Paperback – 2017-03-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Children and Disability

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