Tag Archives: Social Work

On SAGE Insight: Child welfare inequalities in the four nations of the UK

From Journal of Social Work In the public health field, much attention has been paid to measuring and analysing differences in mortality and morbidity between and within countries. While recognising problems in ensuring that data are genuinely comparable between and … Continue reading

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Identifying the young NEETs (Not in Education, Employment or Training) in the rural UK

Who are the young people who are not in education, employment or training? An application of the risk factors to a rural area in the UK From International Social Work Young people who are not in education, employment or training … Continue reading

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Making sense of the ‘Big Society’: Social work and the moral order

From Journal of Social Work The practice of social work has always been strongly influenced by political ideology, and its organization shaped by public policy. This article examines social work in the UK during the New Labour administrations and outlines … Continue reading

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Free access to journal articles to celebrate World Social Work Day

To mark World Social Work Day SAGE has opened access to some articles from key titles. Enhancement of community preparedness for natural disasters: The role of social work in building social capital for sustainable disaster relief and management Battered women, … Continue reading

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Marking World Social Work Day

World Social Work Day takes place today. The Global Agenda is the major project of IASSW, IFSW and ICSW, with whom SAGE publishes International Social Work. These are the Agenda’s key themes: Dignity and worth of the person Environmental Sustainability … Continue reading

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Learning Matters is now part of SAGE

I’m delighted to share information about a new acquisition completed in the SAGE London office at the end of July. SAGE has acquired Learning Matters – a leading independent academic textbook publisher based in Exeter, UK. It is a private company … Continue reading

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SAGE opens access to articles in celebration of World Social Work Day

World Social Work Day 15th March 2011 focuses on social work contributions to society and is part of an on-going dialogue about how to address challenging social conditions worldwide. The theme this year is “Social Work voices responding to global … Continue reading

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