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Moving on from MunroMaggie Blyth
Improving children's services
Three years after the publication of the influential Munro Report (2011) this important publication draws together a range of experts working in the field of child protection to critically examine what impact the reforms have had on multi agency child protection systems in this country, at both local and national level.
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- Carolyn Snell, Gary Haq
An essential introduction to all those interested in how policies can address environmental problems, bringing together economic, sociological and social policy perspectives.
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Studying public policyMichael Hill
An international approach
This is the first book to explore the public policy process through 19 contributions from diverse scholars from all over the world, using empirical material to demonstrate how many of the key theories and concepts may be applied to its analysis.
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Re-imagining child protectionBrid Featherstone, Susan White, Kate Morris
Towards humane social work with families
This book challenges the current child protection culture and calls for family-minded humane practice where children are understood as relational beings, parents are recognized as people with needs and hopes and families as carrying extraordinary capacities for care and protection. The authors also identify the key ingredients of just organizational cultures where learning is celebrated.
Paperback price: £21.99 Our Price: £17.59