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  • Why the left loses by Rob Manwaring
    Why the left loses (English, Paperback) Rob Manwaring

    Bringing together a range of leading academics and experts on social democratic politics and policy, Why the Left Loses offers an international, comparative view of the changing political landscape, examining the degree to which the centre-left project is exhausted and is able to renew its message in a neo-liberal age.

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  • Miseducation by Diane Reay
    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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  • The new working class by Claire Ainsley
    The new working class (English, Paperback) Claire Ainsley

    Who is working class today and how do political parties gain their support? This insightful book proposes what needs to be done to address the issues of the 'new working class'. It provides practical recommendations for political parties to reconnect with the electorate and regain trust.

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  • The education debate by Stephen J. Ball
    The education debate (English, Paperback) Stephen J. Ball

    Education policy is hard to keep track of... a problem that this book solves. In this updated edition, Ball examines new areas of focus, including the increased interest of business in education and the impact of austerity and precarity.

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  • White privilege by Kalwant Bhopal
    White privilege (English, Paperback) Kalwant Bhopal

    Why and how do those from black and minority ethnic communities continue to be marginalised? Bhopal explores how neoliberal policy-making has increased discrimination faced by those from non-white backgrounds. This important book examines the impact of race on wider issues of inequality and difference in society.

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  • Inclusive leadership in social work and social care by Dr. Trish Hafford-Letchfield
    Inclusive leadership in social work and social care (English, Paperback) Dr. Trish Hafford-Letchfield, Sharon Lambley

    This critical and reflexive book looks closely at the pivotal but demanding role that leadership and management play in promoting social work and social care.

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  • Hunger pains by Kayleigh Garthwaite
    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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  • How to build houses and save the countryside by Shaun Spiers
    How to build houses and save the countryside (English, Paperback) Shaun Spiers

    Focusing on house building and conservation politics in England, Spiers uses his considerable experience and extensive research to demonstrate why the current model doesn't work, and why there needs to be both planning reform and a more active role for the state, including local government.

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  • Residential child care in practice by Mark Smith
    Residential child care in practice (English, Paperback) Mark Smith, Leon C. Fulcher

    This highly practical book, written by experienced practitioners and academics, is a core text about the practice of residential childcare, where workers and children share a common lifespace.

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  • Getting By by Lisa McKenzie
    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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  • Creative research methods in the social sciences by Helen Kara
    Creative research methods in the social sciences (English, Paperback) Helen Kara

    This accessible book examines the four areas of creative research methods: arts-based research, research using technology, mixed-method research and transformative research frameworks. It offers examples in practice and shows readers why, when, and how to use them in their research.

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  • Research and evaluation for busy students and practitioners by Helen Kara
    Research and evaluation for busy students and practitioners (English, Paperback) Helen Kara

    Research co-exists with many other tasks and commitments, yet there is more need for people to save time than ever before. Brilliantly attuned to the demands placed on researchers, this 'tutor in a book' considers how students, academics and professionals can save time and stress without compromising the quality or outcomes of their research.

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  • ???Families and Poverty by Mary Daly
    ???Families and Poverty (English, Paperback) Mary Daly, Grace Kelly

    The central interest of this innovative book is the role and significance of family in a context of poverty and low-income. Based on a micro-level study carried out in 2011 and 2012 with 51 families in Northern Ireland, it offers new empirical evidence and a theorisation of the relationship between family life and poverty.

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  • Poverty, inequality and social work by Ian Cummins
    Poverty, inequality and social work (English, Paperback) Ian Cummins

    A critical analysis of the domino effect of neoliberalism and austerity on social work. Applying theory including those of Bourdieu and Wacquant to practice, it argues that social work should return to a focus on relational and community approaches.

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  • Dead-end lives by Daniel Briggs
    Dead-end lives (English, Paperback) Daniel Briggs, Ruben Monge Gamero

    Using vivid testimonies and images, Briggs and Monge document the stories and situations of the people who live in Valdemingomez , placing them in a political, economic and social context.

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  • Payment by results and social impact bonds by Kevin Albertson
    Payment by results and social impact bonds (English, Hardback) Kevin Albertson, Chris Fox

    As public services budgets are cut, the `Payment by Results' (or Pay for Success) model has become a popular choice in public sector commissioning. Social Impact Bonds are a variant of Payment by Results also promoted by proponents of social (or impact) investing. But how effective are these approaches?...

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  • The Best Interests Assessor practice handbook by Rachel Hubbard
    The Best Interests Assessor practice handbook (English, Paperback) Rachel Hubbard, Kevin Stone

    The first textbook to consider the Best Interests Assessor (BIA) role in depth, offering practical guidance and exploring its particular challenges in the context of the Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards legal framework.

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  • Re-imagining child protection by Brid Featherstone
    Re-imagining child protection (English, Paperback) Brid Featherstone, Susan White

    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.

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  • Global social work in a political context by Iain Ferguson
    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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  • Making sense of child sexual exploitation by Sophie Hallett
    Making sense of child sexual exploitation (English, Paperback) Sophie Hallett

    Providing fresh insight into child sexual exploitation (CSE), this book uses the voices of children and young people who have experienced sexual exploitation, and the practitioners who have worked with them, to challenge the dominant discourse around CSE.

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