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  • Miseducation
    Miseducation (English, Paperback) Diane Reay

    This book brings Brian Jackson and Dennis Marsden's pioneering Education and the Working Class from 1962 up to date for the 21st century and reveals what we can do to achieve a fairer education system.

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  • Organisational behaviour for social work
    Organisational behaviour for social work (English, Paperback) Gavin Bissell

    Using real social work case examples, Organisational behaviour for social work unites the well-established study of behaviour in organizations with the special, and sometimes unusual, organizational settings of social work practice.

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  • An introduction to critical criminology
    An introduction to critical criminology (English, Paperback) Pamela Ugwudike

    An Introduction to Critical Criminology offers an accessible introduction to foundational and contemporary theories and perspectives in critical criminology which introduces students to theories and perspectives about the causes of crime, and the operation of the criminal justice system.

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  • Community development in action
    Community development in action (English, Paperback) Margaret Ledwith

    This exciting and practical book is filled to the brim with useful ideas for busy practitioners. Building on the work of Paulo Freire, theories are presented in interesting and straightforward ways to provide an everyday reference for practice.

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  • The story of Baby P
    The story of Baby P (English, Paperback) Ray Jones

    This book is the first to tell what happened to 'Baby P', how the story was told by the media and its considerable impact on the child protection system in England. It makes a crucial contribution to the topic.

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  • Hunger pains
    Hunger pains (English, Paperback) Kayleigh Garthwaite

    We know the statistics, but what does it feel like to be forced to turn to foodbanks for help? What does it take to get emergency food, and what's in the food parcel? This is a powerful insight into the harsh reality of foodbank use from the inside.

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  • Community development
    Community development (English, Paperback) Margaret Ledwith

    This updated and expanded second edition of a bestselling text develops critiques of the changing context and identifies challenges faced by community development.

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  • Understanding crime and social policy
    Understanding crime and social policy (English, Paperback) Emma Wincup

    Understanding crime and social policy encourages readers to reflect upon the close connections, and sometimes tensions, between crime reduction and social policy agendas.

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  • Global social work in a political context
    Global social work in a political context (English, Paperback) Iain Ferguson, Vasilios Ioakimidis

    How is social work shaped by global issues and international problems and how should it address them? Taking a radical perspective, this book reveals what we can learn from different approaches from across the globe.

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  • Getting By
    Getting By (English, Paperback) Lisa McKenzie

    Lisa Mckenzie lived on the notorious St Ann's estate in Nottingham for more than 20 years. Her `insider' status enables us to hear the stories of its residents, often wary of outsiders, to give a unique account of life in poor communities in contemporary Britain.

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  • For whose benefit?
    For whose benefit? (English, Paperback) Ruth Patrick

    '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.

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  • Good times, bad times
    Good times, bad times (English, Paperback) John Hills

    This revised edition uses extensive updated research and survey evidence to challenge the view of 'skivers versus strivers', showing how much our lives vary not just as we age, but from week-to-week and year-to-year.

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  • Children behind bars
    Children behind bars (English, Paperback) Carolyne Willow

    This engaging book presents the shocking truth about the lives and deaths of children in custody. Drawing on human rights legislation, it outlines the harsh realities of penal child custody. The issues are explored through the lens of protection, not punishment, and the author finds there can be only one conclusion: child prisons must close.

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  • Participatory research
    Participatory research (English, Paperback) Jo Aldridge

    This book examines the nature of participatory research in the social sciences and its role in increasing participation among vulnerable or marginalised populations. It examines the ways in which inclusion and collaboration in research can be enhanced among vulnerable participants, and shows how useful it can be with these groups.

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  • The Right to Buy?
    The Right to Buy? (English, Paperback) Alan Murie

    In The Right to Buy, Alan Murie provides an authoritative account of the origins, development and impact of the policy across the UK and proposals for its extension in England (and decisions to end it in Scotland and Wales).

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  • Child development and the brain
    Child development and the brain (English, Paperback) Rob Abbott, Esther Burkitt

    Packed full of images, case studies, reflection points, this accessibly written textbook is designed to introduce undergraduate students on social science courses to the science behind the brain.

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  • Beyond behaviour change
    Beyond behaviour change (English, Paperback) Fiona Spotswood

    Multidisciplinary in approach, this book is the first to draw together insights from a range of leading academics and thinkers in `behaviour change' across a range of disciplines including public health, transport, marketing and the environment to discuss new innovations in practice and research.

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  • Injustice
    Injustice (English, Paperback) Danny Dorling

    We are living in the most remarkable and dangerous times. Globally, the richest 1% have never held a greater share of world wealth, while the share of most of the other 99% has collapsed in the last five years. In this fully rewritten and updated edition of Injustice, Dorling offers hope of a more equal society.

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  • The future of planning
    The future of planning (English, Paperback) Dr. Yvonne Rydin

    This timely book provides a fresh analysis of the limitations of the growth-dependence planning paradigm and considers alternative urban development models, ways of protecting and enhancing existing low value land uses and means of managing community assets within the built environment

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  • Understanding global social policy
    Understanding global social policy (English, Paperback) Nicola Yeates

    Written by a team of leading social policy analysts, this is the leading textbook in the field and provides a comprehensive and accessible overview of international actors and social policy formation in global context. It includes new chapters on global poverty and inequality, social protection, criminal justice and education.

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