Challenging Child Protection
New Directions in Safeguarding Children
This book sets child protection within a conceptual understanding of contemporary social work and current social and political contexts.
The Therapeutic Milieu Under Fire
Security and Insecurity in Forensic Mental Health
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.
Psychodynamic Perspectives on Abuse
The Cost of Fear
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.
Welfare and Culture in Europe
Towards a New Paradigm in Social Policy
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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