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Social Services & Welfare

  • Escorting the Monarchby Chris Jagger

    Pen and Sword 2017; US$ 22.30

    Escorting the Monarch is as close to an official history of the Metropolitan Police's 'Special Escort Group' (SEG) as one could hope for. You may have seen the team at work; as the combination of motorcycles and cars pass you by, they glide elegantly and seemingly effortlessly through busy traffic. Developing a dedicated and diligent team culture,... more...

  • Broken benefitsby Sam Royston

    Policy Press 2017; US$ 18.00

    In Broken Benefits, Sam Royston argues that social security isn’t working, and without a change in direction, it will be even less fair in the future. He provides an introductory guide to social security, correcting misunderstandings and presents practical ideas of how benefits should be reformed. more...

  • How to Do Restorative Peer Mediation in Your Schoolby Bill Hansberry; Christie-Lee Hansberry; Margaret Thorsborne

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 37.95

    Developed for schools exploring the use of restorative approaches to conflict resolution, this manual explains how to set up and run a restorative peer mediation programme, to provide students with the skills needed to nurture a climate of care and co-operation.Peer mediation can help peers solve conflicts in the classroom and schoolyard, providing... more...

  • Zukunft der Beratungby Stephan Rietmann; Maik Sawatzki

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 29.67

    Der Band bietet eine kritisch-reflexive und potenzialorientierte Analyse moderner Beratung. Als reflexives und klärendes Handlungsfeld wird diese Form der Unterstützung für Ratsuchende und Zielgruppen wieder mehr an gesellschaftlich-strukturelle Verhältnisse und sozialpolitische Bedingungen gebunden. Praxisbeispiele und Fachbeiträge vertiefen diese... more...

  • Healthcare in transitionby Alan Cribb

    Policy Press 2017; US$ 36.95

    This book explores the fundamental currents and tensions that lie behind recent trends in health policy such as shared decision-making, co-production, and personalisation. more...

  • Raising Government Childrenby Catherine E. Rymph

    The University of North Carolina Press 2017; US$ 19.99

    In the 1930s, buoyed by the potential of the New Deal, child welfare reformers hoped to formalize and modernize their methods, partly through professional casework but more importantly through the loving care of temporary, substitute families. Today, however, the foster care system is widely criticized for failing the children and families it is intended... more...

  • Collaborative, Participatory, and Empowerment Evaluationby David M. Fetterman; Liliana Rodríguez-Campos; Ann P. Zukoski; and Contributors

    Guilford Publications 2017; US$ 35.00

    From pioneering leaders in the field, this is the first book to provide a solid foundation for three major stakeholder involvement approaches: collaborative, participatory, and empowerment evaluation. Highlighting differences among the approaches, the authors focus on the role of the evaluator, who may be in charge of the evaluation, share control,... more...

  • A Force Like No Otherby Colin Breen

    Blackstaff Press Ltd 2017; US$ 9.99

    In 1983, Interpol named Northern Ireland the most dangerous place in the world to be a police officer. Now, for the first time, the men and women who policed the Troubles tell their stories in their own words.  more...

  • Pandora's Dilemmaby David Stoesz

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 44.99

    Pandora's Dilemma presents theories of social welfare, addressing stakeholders, the policy process, electoral politics, child welfare, the precariat, online education, the devolution of the welfare state, and the evolution of the investment state. more...

  • Reaching High-Risk Familiesby Elizabeth Tracy

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    Focusing on a program (""Homebuilders"") that has attracted national attention, this book develops implications for family-centered curricula in such areas as social policy, direct practice, program design/management, practice research, theory and prevention. more...