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  • China's Urban Health Care Reformby Chack-kie Wong; Vai Io Lo; Kwong-leung Tang

    Lexington Books 2005; US$ 37.99

    One way to describe the importance of social policy is to say it's about 'what is and what might be.' This ethos is the driving force behind Chack-Kie Wong, Vai Io Lo, and Kwong-leung Tang's China's Urban Health Care Reform. Based on a study of a mid-level city in China, these three scholars provide analysis and offer theory-based recommendations on... more...

  • Adult social careby Iain Ferguson; Michael Lavalette

    Policy Press 2013; US$ 9.95

    An historical overview of adult social care that locates the roots of the current crisis in the under-valuing of older people and adults with disabilities and in the marketisation of social care over the past two decades. more...

  • Children and familiesby Paul Michael Garrett

    Policy Press 2013; US$ 9.95

    Leading researchers from across the globe look at the negative impact neoliberalism has had on children's services. more...

  • Ethicsby Sarah Banks

    Policy Press 2013; US$ 9.95

    Sarah Banks emphasises the importance of reclaiming professional ethics for social work, and outlines a preliminary framework for a situated ethics of social justice. more...

  • Mental healthby Jeremy Weinstein

    Policy Press 2013; US$ 9.95

    Jeremy Weinstein draws on case studies and his own experience to develop a new model of practice in mental health social work. more...

  • Personalisationby Peter Beresford

    Policy Press 2013; US$ 9.95

    One of Britain's foremost social work academics, Peter Beresford, challenges the personalisation agenda and its consequences on service users. more...

  • Poverty and inequalityby Chris Jones; Tony Novak

    Policy Press 2013; US$ 9.99

    An examination of the consequences of poverty and inequality and the challenge they pose to the engaged social work academic and practitioner. more...

  • Social Developmentby James O. Midgley

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 32.00

    Featuring definitions, theoretical debates, coverage of social development practice, and discussion of future challenges, this key new text introduces students to all aspects of Social Development studies more...

  • Losing Our Wayby Bob Herbert

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 15.95

    From longtime New York Times columnist Bob Herbert comes a wrenching portrayal of ordinary Americans struggling for survival in a nation that has lost its way In his eighteen years as an opinion columnist for The New York Times , Herbert championed the working poor and the middle class. After filing his last column in 2011, he set off on a journey... more...

  • Social policy 3eby Paul Spicker

    Policy Press 2014; US$ 39.95

    This fully revised, updated and extended edition of a bestselling social policy textbook is extensively reworked and adapted to meet the needs of its international readership. Laying out the architecture of social policy as a field of study, it provides a sense of the scope, range and purpose of the subject. more...