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Social Policy Review 20

Edited by Tony Maltby, Patricia Kennett and Kirstein Rummery.

June 2008; published online March 2012.

Book. 320 pages.

This book provides anyone interested in welfare issues with critical analyses of progress and change in areas of major interest during the past year. Contributions reflect key themes in the...

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Mental health service users in research

Patsy Staddon.

June 2013; published online January 2014.

Book. 176 pages.

This book moves forward the narrative of service user experience and research involvement, using a sociological perspective on experiential knowledge and academic research. It examines the...

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Social Policy Review 17

Edited by Martin Powell, Linda Bauld and Karen Clarke.

June 2005; published online March 2012.

Book. 320 pages.

Social Policy Review 17 provides students, academics, and all those interested in welfare issues with detailed analyses of progress and change in areas of major interest during...

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The politics of evaluation

Edited by David Taylor and Susan Balloch.

January 2005; published online March 2012.

Book. 280 pages.

Evaluation has become a central tool in the development of contemporary social policy. Its widespread popularity is based on the need to provide evidence of the effectiveness of policies...

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Social Policy Review 18

Edited by Linda Bauld, Karen Clarke and Tony Maltby.

June 2006; published online March 2012.

Book. 336 pages.

This book provides all those interested in welfare issues with detailed analyses of progress and change in areas of major interest during the past year. Bringing together a selection of...

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Researchers and their 'subjects'

Edited by Marie Smyth and Catherine Bond.

October 2004; published online March 2012.

Book. 240 pages.

This book examines the role of participants in research, and how research ethics can be put into practice. Specifically, the book discusses the ethical regulations and guidance governing...

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The ethics of welfare

Edited by Hartley Dean.

March 2004; published online March 2012.

Book. 224 pages.

This book explores the extent to which rights to welfare are related to human inter-dependency on the one hand and the ethics of responsibility on the other. Its intention is to kick-start...

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The glass consumer

Edited by Dr Susanne Lace.

June 2005; published online March 2012.

Book. 272 pages.

We are all ‘glass consumers’. Organisations know so much about us they can almost see through us. Governments and businesses collect and process our personal information on a massive scale....

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Systemic action research

Danny Burns.

October 2007; published online March 2012.

Book. 208 pages.

Systemic action research works with real social and organisational issues to uncover their complex dynamics, often revealing unexpected opportunities. This book shows how this process can...

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Applying social science

David Byrne.

February 2011; published online March 2012.

Book. 240 pages.

In complex contemporary societies social science has become increasingly interwoven into the whole fabric of governance. At the same time there is an increasing recognition that attempts to...

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