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Laying the foundations for good health in childhood

Norma Baldwin

in Social work and global health inequalities: Practice and policy developments

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421951
eISBN:
9781447303541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421951.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Many children live in enviable conditions where income, environment, housing, health, and education allow them to achieve their potential and enjoy a good quality of life and well-being into old age. ... More


Young people leaving care: transitions to adulthood

Mike Stein

in Managing transitions: Support for individuals at key points of change

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421883
eISBN:
9781447302780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421883.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

After providing an overview of young people in the United Kingdom who leave foster care and residential care, this chapter highlights the importance of understanding their transition as part of their ... More


Traditional approaches: disability policy and the welfare state

Colin Barnes and Geof Mercer

in Independent futures: Creating user-led disability services in a disabling society

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347183
eISBN:
9781447302599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347183.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter provides an overview of social policies that have influenced the lives of people with impairments, and how these have changed historically across different political and economic ... More


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