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Leadership for healthcare.

Benington, John. Hartley, Jean.
(2010)  | 9781847424860 | Policy Press | pbk. | book | 168pp
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Is leadership just a fashion that is blowing through the healthcare sector and will blow out again? Is it just new fancy language to describe what has always happened in hospitals, surgeries, and schools across the land? The authors think not, and there are many reasons why leadership - across the organization...

Tactical rape in war and conflict : international recognition and response.

Fitzpatrick, Brenda.
(2016)  | 9781447326700 | Policy Press | pbk. | book | 256pp | Availability last checked: 22/2/2018
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The use of rape as a deliberate tactic of war and genocide is not just a serious human rights issue, but also a threat to international and individual security. The first book to analyze rape as an act of war against civilians, Brenda Fitzpatrick's groundbreaking study highlights both these horrors...

Community development : A critical approach.

Ledwith, Margaret.
(2011)  | 9781847426468 | Policy Press | pbk. | 2 Revised ed.,  | book | 242pp | Availability last checked: 22/2/2018
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Community development finds itself in times of unprecedented political, social and economic change, locally and globally, at the same time as divisions between poverty and privilege widen. Building practical approaches to theory and theoretical approaches to practice, this updated and expanded second...

Social work and social theory : Making connections.

Michael Garrett, Paul. Garrett, Paul Michael.
(2013)  | 9781847429605 | Policy Press | pbk. | book | 256pp | Availability last checked: 10/1/2018
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In order to work effectively, social workers need to understand theoretical concepts and develop critical theory. In Social Work and Social Theory, Paul Michael Garrett seeks to bring the profession into dialogue with the anti-capitalist movement and encourages a new engagement with theorists such as...

Social work and global health inequalities : Practice and policy developments.

Bywaters.
(2009)  | 9781847421951 | Policy Press | pbk. | book | 320pp | Availability last checked: 22/2/2018
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Every day, social workers grapple with the impact on people's lives of the social inequalities that shape their health chances and experience. This book examines the relationship between social work and health inequalities in the context of globalisation. It is essential reading for social work students,...

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The New Dynamics of Ageing, Volume 2.

(2018)  | 9781447314783 | Policy Press | hbk. | book | 252pp
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This volume and its companion, The New Dynamics of Ageing Volume 1 , provide comprehensive multi-disciplinary overviews of the very latest research on ageing. Together they report the outcomes of the most concerted investigation ever undertaken into both the influence shaping the changing nature of...

Immigration policy and the sociology of emotions.

(2018)  | 9781447330585 | Policy Press | hbk. | book | 192pp
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In principle immigration policy should be viewed objectively, considering several factors and stakeholders. In reality, immigration is one of the most hotly emotional subjects in politics today. This book explores the role of emotions in the making and justification of immigration policy. It presents...

Divercities : understanding super diversity in deprived and mixed neighbourhoods.

(2018)  | 9781447338178 | Policy Press | hbk. | book | 256pp
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This book explores the ways in which residents of deprived and mixed neighborhoods live with diversity, and the active and creative ways in which diversity is micro-regulated. Though diversity can frequently lead to tension and conflict, residents tend to look for--and often find--ways to address those...

How language works in politics : the impact of vague legislation on policy.

(2018)  | 9781447335757 | Policy Press | hbk. | book | 256pp
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How Language Works in Politics is rooted in a massive research project: Matt Williams has used machine reading to study every single section of legislation enacted in the United Kingdom between 1900 and 2015. The resulting trove of data allows Williams to explore the effects of vague legislation on...

Connecting families : information and communication technologies in a life course perspective.

(2018)  | 9781447339946 | Policy Press | hbk. | book | 266pp
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This volume brings together a group of contributors who take a life course perspective on a range of issues central to family life and the use of information and communications technologies, or ICTs. By combining empirical research with theoretical and methodological perspectives, the book offers students,...

Policy analysis in turkey.

(2018)  | 9781447338956 | Policy Press | hbk. | book | 320pp
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This book provides the first comprehensive overview of the state of policy analysis in Turkey for an international audience. Policy analysis in Turkey, both as an academic inquiry and as a systematic practice in public and other policy-oriented organizations, was extremely limited up until the 1990s,...

Implementing evidence-based practice : a model for integrating research and practice.

(2018)  | 9781447338123 | Policy Press | hbk. | book | 192pp
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This book, by a leading specialist in the implementation of research findings, addresses the often-frustrating gap between research conducted on effective practices and the actual implementation of those practices. It covers many fields, including child welfare and mental health, and it carefully lays...

Ageing in everyday contexts : materialities and embodiments.

(2018)  | 9781447335917 | Policy Press | hbk. | book | 240pp
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This book applies theoretical insights from the sociology of everyday life to specific issues related to aging in contemporary society. Drawing on ethnographic, technological, media, and cultural research, the contributors argue that the making of everyday life is crucial to observe and understand if...

Directly elected mayors in urban governance : impact and practice.

(2018)  | 9781447327028 | Policy Press | pbk. | book | 296pp
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Though mayors directly elected by the residents of a city are so commonplace as to go without comment in the United States and Canada, in many other countries, including England, Germany, and Hungary, they are a recent development, where they have been pitched as an effective, democratically accountable...

Protest camps in international context : spaces, infrastructures and media of resistance.

(2018)  | 9781447329428 | Policy Press | pbk. | book | 432pp
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In recent years, protest camps have become increasingly prominent, seen in mass protests around the world, with camps erected everywhere from a park in Istanbul to a Mexico City street. Though these movements, like the countless others that have adopted this tactic, have differing goals, they've all...

 

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