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Partnership working : policy and practice

Author: Susan Balloch; Marilyn Taylor; Policy Press.
Publisher: Bristol ; Chicago : Policy Press, 2014.
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This book analyses experiences of partnerships in different policy fields, identifying theoretical and practical impediments to making partnership work and evaluating the implications for those  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Balloch; Marilyn Taylor; Policy Press.
ISBN: 9781861342201 1861342209
OCLC Number: 903380050
Description: VIII, 296 s. : il. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Contents: Introduction Susan Balloch and Marilyn Taylor; Part One: Regeneration and social exclusion: 'Holism' and urban regeneration Peter Ambrose; Partnerships and power in community regeneration Marjorie Mayo and Marilyn Taylor; Local government, anti-poverty strategies and partnership working Sarah Pearson; Partnership and change in social housing Barbara Reid; Improving partnership working in housing and mental health Simon Northmore; Part Two: Partnerships in social care and health: The potential of project status to support partnerships Valerie Williamson; Promoting independence: a partnership approach to supporting older people in the community Helen Charnley; Partnership between service users and statutory social services Michael Turner and Susan Balloch; Partnership working in health promotion: the potential role of social capital in health development John Kenneth Davies; Part Three: Power, participation and place: Partnership and power: the role of black and minority ethnic voluntary organisations in challenging racism Jabeer Butt; Rounding up the 'usual suspects': police approaches to multiagency policing Peter Squires and Lynda Measor; Partnership - participation - power: the meaning of empowerment in post-industrial society David Byrne; Spatial considerations in multiagency and multidisciplinary work Philip Haynes; Conclusion - can partnerships work? Susan Balloch and Marilyn Taylor.
Responsibility: edited by Sue Balloch and Marilyn Taylor.


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