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- Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 12.68
'Basic Income is an idea whose time has come, and Guy Standing has pioneered our understanding of it...as we move into an age where work and leisure become blurred, and work dissociated from incomes, Standing's analysis is vital' Paul Mason Shouldn't everyone receive a stake in society's wealth? Could we create a fairer world by granting a guaranteed... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2017; US$ 7.49
Jimmy Holland was born into a turbulent family life and a broken home. He spent his childhood in a succession of homes and institutions. Let down and abused, it wasn't long before Jimmy strayed onto the wrong side of the tracks. In his frank telling of his story, he explains how friendship was vital to him, yet he often lost touch as he was passed... more...
- Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 35.00 US$ 31.85
The politics and policies that led to America's expansion of the penal system and reduction of welfare programs In 1970s America, politicians began "getting tough" on drugs, crime, and welfare. These campaigns helped expand the nation's penal system, discredit welfare programs, and cast blame for the era's social upheaval on racialized deviants... more...
- Policy Press 2017; US$ 34.95
Focusing on principles and theory and their application in the process of constructing housing policy, with boxed examples and case studies throughout, this fully revised 3rd edition addresses the range of socio-economic factors that have influenced UK housing policy in recent years. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 32.95
Written for professionals and managers working across children's services, this book examines the recent case of widespread child sexual abuse which took place in Rotherham over many years, despite cases being reported to the police. It examines what went wrong and provides recommendations for improving responses throughout children's services. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 29.95
Groups for parents, babies and toddlers, spanning the 1001 critical days from late pregnancy up to age two, are an effective way of supporting expectant and new parents by helping them to become more attuned, sensitive and empathic towards their child. Contributors bring together a range of theoretical perspectives to show different ways to facilitate... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 65.00
Beginning to Nurture Attachments Training Resource is a 6-session training programme for professionals running parenting groups with adoptive parents, foster carers and kinship carers. Featuring online resources with downloadable handouts and exercises, it provides guidance on how to begin to nurture attachments. more...
- Policy Press 2017; US$ 32.36
'For whose benefit?' explores how those at the sharp end of welfare reform experience changes to the benefit system. It looks at how the rights and responsibilities of citizenship are experienced on the ground, and whether the welfare state still offers meaningful protection and security to those who rely upon it. more...
- Policy Press 2017; US$ 16.00
This book is the first to evaluate the recent reforms of UK legal aid from a social policy perspective and assess their impact on family law courts and advocacy. It argues that the reforms effectively ?delawyerise? disputes, producing a more inquisitorial justice system and impacting the litigants, court system, staff and process. more...
- Policy Press 2017; US$ 34.95
In a vivid account of every stage of the migration process, this topical book presents new research that looks in-depth at Polish migration to the UK, in particular the lives of working-class Polish families in the West of England. more...