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Death, Dying, and Social Differences

David Oliviere, Barbara Monroe, and Sheila Payne (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199599295
eISBN:
9780191731532
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599295.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Society has become increasingly diverse: multi-cultural, multi-faith, and wide ranging in family structures. The wealthier are healthier and social inequalities are more pronounced. Respecting and ... More


Modernisation and the delivery of user-centred services

Denise Tanner

in Modernising social work: Critical considerations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420060
eISBN:
9781447302827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420060.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter examines specific areas of conflict and constraint in achieving a ‘modernising’ vision of services that promote independence, well being, and choice, focusing mainly on older people's ... More


The relationship between social and health services in care for older people

Laurel L. Hixon

in Long-Term Care Reforms in OECD Countries

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447305057
eISBN:
9781447311539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305057.003.0011
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

Dependent older people with complex needs often require integrated provision of health and social care services. This chapter shows that the huge number of studies, experimentations and polices ... More


Authoritative consumers or experts by experience? User groups in health and social care

Marian Barnes

in The consumer in public services: Choice, values and difference

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421814
eISBN:
9781447303725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421814.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines a number of reasons for disputing the adequacy of a consumerist frame of reference for understanding the challenge presented to health and social care services by user and carer ... More


Working with fathers

Brid Featherstone

in Contemporary fathering: Theory, policy and practice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349880
eISBN:
9781447301974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349880.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter presents findings from a small piece of research into a neglected area: fathers and social-care services, particularly where there are concerns about the abuse of children. An ... More


The personalisation narrative

Catherine Needham

in Personalising public services: Understanding the personalisation narrative

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427601
eISBN:
9781447302957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427601.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

This chapter draws on textual analysis of ministerial speeches, government documents, so-called grey literature, and interviews to present the key themes of the personalisation narrative. It shows ... More


On the post-Brexit prospects for social policy in the UK

Robert Pinker

in Social Policy and Welfare Pluralism: Selected Writings of Robert Pinker

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447323556
eISBN:
9781447323570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323556.003.0018
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

In this afterthought, Robert Pinker reflects on the prospects for social policy in the UK after Brexit. On 23 June 2016. the UK electorate voted to leave the European Union. The process of exiting ... More


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