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  • Parenting in Stepfamilies: Social Attitudes, Parental Perceptions and Parenting Behaviours in Hong Kong book cover

    Parenting in Stepfamilies

    Social Attitudes, Parental Perceptions and Parenting Behaviours in Hong Kong, 1st Edition

    By Gladys Lan Tak Lam-Chan

    First published in 1999, this book contains the findings of an exploratory study using in-depth interviews on parenting and the dynamics of Hong Kong Chinese stepfamilies. The stepfamily is a topic which is in lack of local research in Hong Kong, but is an emerging family structure which has…

    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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  • 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 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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  • 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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  • Social Work, Psychiatry and the Law: Second Edition book cover

    Social Work, Psychiatry and the Law

    Second Edition, 1st Edition

    By N.N. Pringle, P.J Thompson

    First published in 1999, this volume is a revision of an earlier edition, after which there has been a virtual transformation in the provision of mental health services, examining issues including disturbances in children and adolescents, severe and enduring mental illness, drugs, ethical issues…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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  • Women, Work and Care of the Elderly book cover

    Women, Work and Care of the Elderly

    1st Edition

    By Elizabeth A. Watson, Jane Mears

    First published in 1999, this book is based on social policy research, taking a particular view of the nature of social policy, one that focuses on the direct impact of all public policies on the welfare of citizens and which defines policy as inclusive of all areas of policy development and…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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  • Understanding Residential Child Care book cover

    Understanding Residential Child Care

    1st Edition

    By Nick Frost, Sue Mills

    First published in 1999, the overall aim of the book is to provide a comprehensive critical guide to the theory and practice of residential care. This is achieved by analysing the history and development of residential child care, examining the current legislative framework and analysing research.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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  • Cultivating Moral Character and Virtue in Professional Practice book cover

    Cultivating Moral Character and Virtue in Professional Practice

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Carr

    Cultivating Moral Character and Virtue in Professional Practice is a pioneering collection of essays focused on the place of character and virtue in professional practice. Professional practices usually have codes of conduct designed to ensure good conduct; but while such codes may be necessary and…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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  • Transnational Social Policy: Social Welfare in a World on the Move book cover

    Transnational Social Policy

    Social Welfare in a World on the Move, 1st Edition

    Edited by Luann Good Gingrich, Stefan Köngeter

    Transnational Social Policy highlights the changing face of social policy and social work against the background of accelerating transnationalization of economies, labour markets, education, social services, and care. The contributions of this book provide unique case examples on the interplay of…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

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