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Partnership working: Policy and practice

Susan Balloch and Marilyn Taylor (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342201
eISBN:
9781447302919
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342201.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Over the past ten years partnership working has become a central feature of public services. This book analyses experience of partnerships in different policy fields, identifying the theoretical and ... More


Theories and concepts of partnerships

David J. Hunter and Neil Perkins

in Partnership working in public health

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447301325
eISBN:
9781447311942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301325.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses the various theories and concepts of partnership working and explores what partnership working is, the opportunities and barriers to working in partnership, and the various ... More


Local government, anti-poverty strategies and partnership working

Pearson Sarah

in Partnership working: Policy and practice

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342201
eISBN:
9781447302919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342201.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines partnership working as a mechanism for the development and delivery of anti-poverty and social exclusion strategies in local authorities in England and Wales. Drawing on ... More


Introduction

Melvin Delgado

in Social Work Practice in Nontraditional Urban Settings

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195112481
eISBN:
9780199865826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112481.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This introductory chapter begins with a brief discussion of the origins of the author's interest in social work practice within nontraditional settings. It presents the five main goals of this book. ... More


The view from the front line: practitioners’ views on public health partnerships

David J. Hunter and Neil Perkins

in Partnership working in public health

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447301325
eISBN:
9781447311942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301325.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter presents qualitative research findings of the views of frontline practitioners and service users of public health partnerships in four selected tracer issues. The topics examined ... More


Introduction

Balloch Susan and Taylor Marilyn

in Partnership working: Policy and practice

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342201
eISBN:
9781447302919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342201.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about partnership working in public services in England. It explores the experience of partnerships in different policy fields ... More


The view from the bridge: senior practitioners’ views on public health partnerships

David J. Hunter and Neil Perkins

in Partnership working in public health

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447301325
eISBN:
9781447311942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301325.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter presents the research findings, through qualitative research, derived from the views of senior practitioners and their perceptions of the effectiveness and efficacy of public health ... More


Public health partnerships: what’s the prognosis?

David J. Hunter and Neil Perkins

in Partnership working in public health

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447301325
eISBN:
9781447311942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301325.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The chapter reports on the findings of a systematic review of the impact of partnership working on public health, and considers whether these partnerships have delivered better health outcomes for ... More


Conclusion – can partnerships work?

Taylor Susan Balloch and Marilyn

in Partnership working: Policy and practice

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342201
eISBN:
9781447302919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342201.003.0015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on partnership working in public services. It describes the advances made in theoretical and practical approaches to partnership working ... More


Partnerships and power in community regeneration

Taylor Marjorie Mayo and Marilyn

in Partnership working: Policy and practice

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342201
eISBN:
9781447302919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342201.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the challenges inherent in partnership working with communities and service users and the questions of power and power imbalances in partnerships for community regeneration. It ... More


Governing local partnerships: does external steering help local agencies address wicked problems?

Steve Martin and Valeria Guarneros-Meza

in Rethinking policy and politics: Reflections on contemporary debates in policy studies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447319467
eISBN:
9781447319474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319467.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Partnerships have played an increasingly prominent role in local governance and there has been considerable debate about the impact which self-organising capacity and government intervention have on ... More


Spatial considerations in multiagency and multidisciplinary work

Haynes Philip

in Partnership working: Policy and practice

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342201
eISBN:
9781447302919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342201.003.0014
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter considers the spatial location of public services and how spatial location difficulties can be amplified when multiagency policies and multidisciplinary teams are established. It ... More


Achieving change: the rise of partnerships and their impact on community development practice

Michael Pitchford and Paul Henderson

in Making spaces for community development

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422590
eISBN:
9781447302759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422590.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Within the campaigning community work during the 1970s, the purpose of the community development role was to support local communities to challenge and make demands of the local state. Pressure was ... More


Leading change: A guide to whole systems working

Margaret Attwood

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344496
eISBN:
9781447302674
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344496.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

There is continuing government pressure on public services to ‘reform’ and change. Expectations of new forms and standards of delivery, joined-up practice, and the re-connection of services to users ... More


Conflict and competition versus collaboration and planning

Marjorie Mayo, Gerald Koessl, Matthew Scott, and Imogen Slater

in Access to justice for disadvantaged communities

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447311027
eISBN:
9781447311034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447311027.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Issues of conflict and competition are explored in this chapter, as Law Centres found themselves competing with other providers for contracts and for other sources of funding. Increasing competition ... More


Remaking governance: Peoples, politics and the public sphere

Janet Newman (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346407
eISBN:
9781447303206
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346407.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

This book focuses on the dynamics of change as new strategies — active citizenship, public participation, partnership working, and consumerism — encounter existing institutions. It explores different ... More


A seat at the table? The changing context for community development

Michael Pitchford and Paul Henderson

in Making spaces for community development

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422590
eISBN:
9781447302759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422590.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

When New Labour came to power in 1997, its commitment was to build strong communities. In their third term, they talked of putting power and resources in the hands of the ‘law-abiding majority’. ... More


The Alcohol Treatment Requirement: drunk but compliant

Aaron Pycroft

in Risk and rehabilitation: Management and treatment of substance misuse and mental health problems in the criminal justice system

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447300205
eISBN:
9781447307778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300205.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Alcohol Treatment Requirement (ATR) is another treatment order available to the courts, to assist in sentencing an offender. This chapter looks at the author's primary research of how the ATR model ... More


LGBT asylum seekers and health inequalities in the UK1

Kate Karban and Ala Sirriyeh

in Lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans health inequalities: International perspectives in social work

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447309673
eISBN:
9781447313526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447309673.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The experiences of LGBT asylum seekers in the UK are the focus of this chapter. The relative invisibility of LGBT asylum seekers in social work literature and research is acknowledged. Data from ... More


Reshaping hate crime policy and practice: lessons from a grassroots campaign: An Interview with Sylvia Lancaster, founder of the Sophie Lancaster Foundation

Neil Chakraborti and Jon Garland

in Responding to hate crime: The case for connecting policy and research

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447308768
eISBN:
9781447311669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308768.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Sylvia Lancaster is Chief Executive of the Sophie Lancaster Foundation, a campaigning charitable organisation formed in the wake of the murder of her daughter, Sophie, in August 2007. Sophie was ... More


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