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Vulnerability management

Kate Brown

in Vulnerability and young people: Care and social control in policy and practice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447318170
eISBN:
9781447318200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318170.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter explores how professionals working in services for vulnerable young people understood and applied the concept of vulnerability in their work. It focuses especially on links between ... More


Nuclear Energy and Environmental Justice

Kristin Shrader-Frechette

in What Will Work: Fighting Climate Change with Renewable Energy, Not Nuclear Power

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199794638
eISBN:
9780199919277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794638.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 5 shows that, even when accidents are ignored, fission causes many serious pollution-induced health effects. In addition, atomic energy is ... More


Speaking to power: Advocacy for health and social care

David Donnison

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420381
eISBN:
9781447303589
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420381.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Advocacy is an area of increasing importance in service provision, where new ways of working have to be found that increasingly create an enabling, rather than a providing, state. It has an important ... More


Vulnerable young people’s lives

Kate Brown

in Vulnerability and young people: Care and social control in policy and practice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447318170
eISBN:
9781447318200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318170.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter considers lived experiences of vulnerability through focussing on the life stories and perspectives of vulnerable young people. Experiences of abuse, neglect, drug use, homelessness, ... More


Conclusion

Susan McLaren and Audrey Leathard

in Ethics: Contemporary challenges in health and social care

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347558
eISBN:
9781447302216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347558.003.0020
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This concluding chapter offers a summary of interrelated themes and ethical challenges that have emerged across the previous chapters. A review of the content identifies five broad, emergent themes, ... More


From recession to renewal: The impact of the financial crisis on public services and local government

Joanna Richardson (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427007
eISBN:
9781447302377
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427007.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

The banking collapse and ensuing global financial crisis has been the subject of much analysis and speculation. One growing certainty is that there will be an impact on the delivery of public ... More


Social care

Rana Jawad

in Religion and faith-based welfare: From wellbeing to ways of being

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781847423900
eISBN:
9781447307747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423900.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Reviews the work which religious welfare organisations carry out in the area of social care, broadly defined. In many ways, religious organisations represent “caring communities” (Wuthnow, 2004) and ... More


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