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Women's Voluntary Services and the Voluntary Sector

James Hinton

in Women, Social Leadership, and the Second World War: Continuities of Class

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199243297
eISBN:
9780191714054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243297.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter returns to the antagonism between the WVS and other women's organizations, a relationship further embittered by an ill-conceived government attempt to force an amalgamation of WVS with ... More


1986–1987: ‘National Community’ and the ‘Respectable Out’ for Politicians

Virginia Berridge

in AIDS in the UK: The Making of Policy, 1981-1994

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204725
eISBN:
9780191676376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204725.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The British government had a shakier and more uncertain start with regard to AIDS awareness. This was the tactic of the ‘respectable out’ for government, that Ministers had to be shielded from ... More


Internationalism and Bureaucratization

Virginia Berridge

in AIDS in the UK: The Making of Policy, 1981-1994

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204725
eISBN:
9780191676376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204725.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The period of high-level panic among politicians and civil servants ended at the appearance of the Social Services Committee report in May 1987. Normalization brought with it also professionalization ... More


The Ideology of the New Estates Community Committee

Andrzej Olechnowicz

in Working-Class Housing in England between the Wars: The Becontree Estate

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206507
eISBN:
9780191677175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206507.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter discusses and examines the work of the National Council of Social Services. It was formed in 1919 and was considered to be the most prominent inter-war voluntary organization. Aside from ... More


The care of older people in Sweden

Christina Hjorth Aronsson

in Care, community and citizenship: Research and practice in a changing policy context

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348715
eISBN:
9781447301608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348715.003.0015
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter explains how a care discourse was elaborated within the Swedish welfare state with universal rights for the care of citizens. It focuses on the care of older people, a matter of social ... More


Personal Social Services

Netten Ann

in Social Policy Review 17

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346704
eISBN:
9781447303442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346704.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter studies social service reform, specifically on adult Personal Social Services. The author uses the social production of welfare approach as an analytical framework to identify whether ... More


Social work on trial

Ian Butler and Mark Drakeford

in Social work on trial: The Colwell Inquiry and the state of welfare

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428684
eISBN:
9781447303565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428684.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter examines how the practice of social work was judged during the Colwell Inquiry and focuses particularly on the tensions that existed between competing understandings of its nature and ... More


The state of social work

Ian Butler and Mark Drakeford

in Social work on trial: The Colwell Inquiry and the state of welfare

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428684
eISBN:
9781447303565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428684.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The ‘right to know’ was cited by Frederic Seebohm as a persistent example of a series of what he considered to be the social ills of his time. Seebohm's remarks are of interest not simply because ... More


Social work in 1970

Keith Bilton

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/9781447356530.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

The chapter summarises the development of the idea of social work as a profession and describes the negotiations leading to the formation in 1970 of the British Association of Social Workers. It ... More


Barbara Kahan, 1920–2000

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/9781861343536.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Barbara Kahan spent a long time in the world of child welfare. Her professional lifespan coincided with many major developments for disadvantaged and deprived children. As a local authority ... More


Sibling Rivalry: Welfare and Refugee Resettlement

Jennifer Erickson

in Race-ing Fargo: Refugees, Citizenship, and the Transformation of Small Cities

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751134
eISBN:
9781501751141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751134.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter highlights practices of welfare workers in Fargo and compares them to practices of refugee resettlement workers in order to better understand how these institutions have shaped ... More


The best and worst of times: reflections on the impact of radicalism on British social work education in the 1970s

Chris Jones

in Radical social work today: Social work at the crossroads

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428189
eISBN:
9781447303138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428189.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter focuses on the impact of radicalism on social-work education in Britain during the 1970s, and how the state responded to such radicalism. The 1970s was an extraordinary decade for ... More


Experience across the other UK Countries

Jenny Wright, Fiona Sim, and Katie Ferguson

in Multidisciplinary public health: Understanding the development of the modern workforce

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447300335
eISBN:
9781447311690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300335.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The book focuses principally on changes since 2000 affecting the public health workforce in England. To balance this, this chapter describes briefly the different systems for employing the public ... More


Genetically Ethnic? Genes, ‘Race’, and Health in Thatcher’s Britain

Roberta Bivins

in Contagious Communities: Medicine, Migration, and the NHS in Post War Britain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198725282
eISBN:
9780191792625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725282.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Molecular genetics was an area in which elite British scientists and research institutions sought to compete on a global scale. Sickle cell anaemia and thalassaemia, genetic conditions strongly ... More


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