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  1. Young Adults with Special Needs

    Young Adults with Special Needs

    Assessment, Law and Practice - Caught in the Acts

    John Friel

    An essential handbook for parents, carers and educators of young people with special needs, this companion volume to the highly acclaimed Children with Special Needs covers the assessment of and procedure for young adults. Learn More
    1995, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 5.98in / 229mm x 152mm, 160pp, $31.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-231-9
  2. Legislating for Harmony

    Legislating for Harmony

    Partnership under the Children Act 1989

    Edited by Felicity Kaganas, Michael King and Christine Piper

    As well as describing the various situations and settings in which the concept of partnership appears, this book analyses how the partnership principle is reflected in the law. It critically examines partnership between agencies, between child welfare professionals and children, and, finally, between child welfare professionals and parents. Learn More
    1995, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.18in / 234mm x 157mm, 176pp, $47.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-328-6
  3. Child Welfare Services

    Child Welfare Services

    Developments in Law, Policy, Practice and Research

    Edited by Malcolm Hill and Jane Aldgate

    The contributors to this book provide a comprehensive review of child care policy and practice. They present evaluations and critiques of new or impending legislation and policies, and describe innovative services for children and young people who are deemed to be in need of protection, care or control. Learn More
    1996, Paperback / softback, 9.13in x 6.22in / 232mm x 158mm, 278pp, $49.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-316-3
  4. Equipment for Older or Disabled People and the Law

    Equipment for Older or Disabled People and the Law

    Michael Mandelstam

    This book explains the provision, both law and practice, of equipment and home adaptations to assist older or disabled people in daily living. The range of items covered is great, from alarms to artificial limbs, baths to bedrooms, chopping boards to crutches, electronic toothbrushes to environmental controls, and walking frames to wheelchairs. Learn More
    1996, 600pp
  5. An A-Z of Community Care Law

    An A-Z of Community Care Law

    Michael Mandelstam

    Written to meet the need for concise explanation of the key legal issues in community care, this comprehensive A to Z gives the reader immediate access to the definitions they are seeking, and is the first book to summarise systematically many of the recent legal cases. Learn More
    1997, 208pp
  6. Law, Rights and Disability

    Law, Rights and Disability

    Edited by Jeremy Cooper

    This comprehensive volume assesses the relationship between legal rights and disability and the effect of law, legal process and third party professional intervention on the lives of people with disabilities. The contributors, who are all either academics or other professional experts in their field, write in a jargon free accessible style. Learn More
    2000, Paperback / softback, 9.13in x 6.18in / 232mm x 157mm, 320pp, $47.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-836-6
    2000, Ebook, PDF, 320pp, $47.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-122-8
  7. Immigration Controls, the Family and the Welfare State

    Immigration Controls, the Family and the Welfare State

    A Handbook of Law, Theory, Politics and Practice for Local Authority, Voluntary Sector and Welfare State Workers and Legal Advisors

    Steve Cohen

    In this comprehensive handbook Steve Cohen examines the law, including the 1999 Immigration and Asylum Act, as it applies to the relationship between issues of welfare, immigration control and refugee status, giving pointers for good practice. The practical application of the law is illustrated with a wealth of case studies. Learn More
    2001, 352pp
  8. Manual Handling in Health and Social Care

    Manual Handling in Health and Social Care

    An A-Z of Law and Practice

    Michael Mandelstam

    This book presents an accessible overview of manual handling legislation, legal case law, national guidance, policy and practice. A stand-alone overview of manual handling law and practice is followed by more in-depth material, in A-Z format and fully cross-referenced, which allows the reader to look up issues for quick access to more information. Learn More
    2002, Paperback / softback, 9.65in x 6.81in / 245mm x 173mm, 272pp, $47.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-041-6
    2002, Ebook, PDF, 272pp, $47.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-324-6
  9. Deportation is Freedom!

    Deportation is Freedom!

    The Orwellian World of Immigration Controls

    Steve Cohen

    Deportation is Freedom! is a searing critique of today's immigration systems, a lively yet thought-provoking read that will captivate anyone who cares about the immigration systems that are shaping our world today. It will be of particular interest to social workers and all people politically engaged in immigration campaigning. Learn More
    2005, Paperback / softback, 9.17in x 6.14in / 233mm x 156mm, 224pp, $29.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-294-6
    2005, Ebook, PDF, 224pp, $29.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-238-6
  10. Disabled Children and the Law

    Disabled Children and the Law

    Research and Good Practice Second Edition

    Janet Read, Luke Clements and David Ruebain

    Now in its completely updated second edition, this accessible guide provides essential information about how the law can be used to promote good practice and policy development for disabled children and young people. The authors take an anti-discriminatory and inclusive approach that involves parents and children in decision-making and advocacy. Learn More
    2006, Paperback / softback, 9.13in x 7.32in / 232mm x 186mm, 320pp, $39.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-280-9
    2006, Ebook, ePUB, 320pp, $39.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-488-5

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