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Publishing with Purpose

Catherine Needham

Catherine Needham is Professor of Public Policy and Public Management in the Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham. Her research focuses on new approaches to public service workforce development, as well as social care and policy innovation.
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Social Policy Review 31

Analysis and Debate in Social Policy, 2019

Bringing together the voices of leading experts in the field, this edition offers an up-to-date and diverse review of the best in social policy scholarship over the past year.

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Social Policy Review 30

Analysis and Debate in Social Policy, 2018

This book examines critical debates in social policy, including discussions on modern slavery, welfare chauvinism and the Grenfell Tower fire, to offer an informed review of the best in social policy scholarship over the past year.

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Social Policy Review 29

Analysis and Debate in Social Policy, 2017

Published in association with the SPA, this edition presents an up-to-date and diverse review of the best in social policy scholarship over the past 12 months, from a group of internationally renowned authors.

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Micro-Enterprise and Personalisation

What Size Is Good Care?

What size is 'just right' for a care provider? This book explores size as an independent variable in care services, comparing outcomes and value for money across micro, small, medium and large organisations.

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Social Policy Review 28

Analysis and Debate in Social Policy, 2016

Published in association with the SPA, with specially commissioned reviews of pensions, health care, conditionality and housing and including a themed section on personalised budgets, this book examines important debates in the field.

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Debates in Personalisation

The first book to bring together both advocates and critics of the personalisation agenda in English social care services to debate key issues.

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Personalising public services

Understanding the personalisation narrative

This book focuses on how personalisation - the idea that public services should be tailored to the individual, with budgets devolved to the service user or frontline staff - evolved as a policy narrative and has mobilised wide-ranging political support.

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