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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


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


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


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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