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Bob Holman, 1936-: A child care participant living through the changes

Bob Holman

in Champions for children: The lives of modern child care pioneers

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343536
eISBN:
9781447301653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343536.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Bob Holman has had a personal life and a social-work career that has coincided with the major social-welfare events in Britain in the last fifty years of the twentieth century. During World War II, ... More


Shifting Child-Rearing Philosophies and Early Solids: The Golden Age of Baby Food at Midcentury

Amy Bentley

in Inventing Baby Food

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780520277373
eISBN:
9780520959149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277373.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Thanks to widespread availability, persistent marketing, and a strategic alliance with pediatricians and child-care experts, by the post–World War II era, baby food had become a fully “naturalized” ... More


Young people’s participation: views from social workers and independent reviewing officers

Clive Diaz

in Decision Making in Child and Family Social Work: Perspectives on Children's Participation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447354444
eISBN:
9781447354468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447354444.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

In this chapter social workers’ and independent reviewing officers’ views on the work they carry out with children in care are presented. Pressures on professionals were a recurrent concern. It was ... More


Anglican Women and Social Service in Hong Kong: Historical Contributions and Continuing Legacy

Jane Lee

in Christian Women in Chinese Society: The Anglican Story

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9789888455928
eISBN:
9789888455379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455928.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter explores the contribution of Anglican women, Chinese and British, in the promotion of welfare for women and children in Hong Kong from the mid-nineteenth century to the present. The ... More


Young people’s perspectives

Clive Diaz

in Decision Making in Child and Family Social Work: Perspectives on Children's Participation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447354444
eISBN:
9781447354468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447354444.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter details the views of 35 young people in care about their experiences of social workers, independent reviewing officers (IROs), the care system and the extent to which they felt their ... More


Care policies in Italy between a national frozen landscape and local dynamism

Marco Albertini and Emmanuele Pavolini

in The Italian welfare state in a European perspective: A comparative analysis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447316886
eISBN:
9781447316909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316886.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

In recent decades socio-demographical changes have put under increasing pressure that part of the welfare state that deals with care policies, in particular child and elderly care. Italy has been ... More


The Rest of the Welfare State

Peter Baldwin

in The Narcissism of Minor Differences: How Europe and America are Alike

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195391206
eISBN:
9780197562741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195391206.003.0007
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Regional Geography

If We Turn to Other forms of Social Policy, how does the United States care for its old, its poor, its unemployed, and its disabled? Here, most outcomes place the United States in the lower half of ... More


Social work with offenders

Terry Bamford

in Social Work: Past, Present and Future

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447356530
eISBN:
9781447356578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447356530.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

It is often assumed that child care legislation is a response to scandals and inquiries from the 1948 Children Act to the Children Act 2004. This chapter looks in detail at the preparatory work ... More


Attitudes to social policies relevant to family formation

Margret Fine-Davis

in Changing Gender Roles and Attitudes to Family Formation in Ireland

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719096969
eISBN:
9781526115362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096969.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter explores people’s attitudes to childcare, work-life balance and related social policies in relation to their attitudes to having children. New measures were developed to tap attitudes in ... More


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