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Welfare and Culture in Europe

Towards a New Paradigm in Social Policy

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book describes how an awareness of culture must be applied to the study and provision of welfare in Europe. It shows how the cultures underpinning social welfare systems are starting to be exposed and explored. The assumption that the values and beliefs which constitute welfare systems are universal and absolute has been overturned.

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Psychodynamic Perspectives on Abuse

The Cost of Fear

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Psychodynamic Perspectives on Abuse brings together psychoanalytic psychotherapists, political theorists, organisational consultants, social workers and social policy academics to explore the nature and ramifications of abuse in a new light. Psychodynamic Perspectives on Abuse is unique in its range and focus.

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Relationship-Based Social Work

Getting to the Heart of Practice

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book provides a thorough guide to relationship-based practice in social work, communicating the theory using illustrative case studies and offering a model for practice. This book will be an invaluable textbook for undergraduate and post-graduate social work students, practitioners on post-qualifying courses and all social work professionals.

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The Therapeutic Milieu Under Fire

Security and Insecurity in Forensic Mental Health

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This groundbreaking book explores the psychodynamics and socio-politics of the forensic therapeutic milieu. Contributors describe the ethical, intellectual and emotional challenges of their work, providing readers with a theoretical and practical understanding of factors that help and hinder the development of effective therapeutic relationships.

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Challenging Child Protection

New Directions in Safeguarding Children

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book sets child protection within a conceptual understanding of contemporary social work and current social and political contexts.

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