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Reassessing Attachment Theory in Child Welfare

This book offers an analysis of the limitations of child attachment theory as the basis for decision-making in child welfare practice, examining controversies and offering a new pedagogy that is responsive to the changing dynamics of contemporary families.

Policy Press

Accountability and Review in the Counter-Terrorist State

Counter-terrorism is now a permanent part of the legislative apparatus of the state yet little is known about how it is reviewed. Building on exclusive interviews with political actors and practitioners, this book presents the first critical analysis of counter-terrorism review in the United Kingdom.

Bristol Uni Press

Child Sexual Exploitation: Why Theory Matters

Edited by Jenny Pearce

The issue of Child Sexual Exploitation is firmly in the public spotlight, but how well is it understood? This much-needed book makes the case for a more thoughtful approach to CSE prevention and a greater use of different theoretical perspectives in the development and delivery of strategies and interventions.

Policy Press

Degrees of Freedom

Prison Education at The Open University

The first authoritative volume to look back on the last 50 years of The Open University providing higher education to those in prison, this unique book gives voice to ex-prisoners whose lives have been transformed by the education they received, offering vivid personal testimonies, reflective vignettes and academic analysis of education in prison.

Policy Press

Transforming Glasgow

Beyond the Post-Industrial City

Using a wide-range of interdisciplinary perspectives which examine the diverse issues of urban policy, regeneration and economic and social change, this book explores the transition of Glasgow from a de-industrial to a post-industrial city.

Policy Press

Lifelong Learning Policies for Young Adults in Europe

Navigating between Knowledge and Economy

This comprehensive collection discusses topical issues that are essential to both scholarship and policy making in the realm of lifelong learning policies and how far they succeed in supporting young people across their life courses, rather than one-sidedly fostering human capital for the economy.

Policy Press