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Youth work (2014)
Book Chapter
Oliver, B., & Pitt, B. (2014). Youth work. In K. Pollard, D. Sellman, & J. Thomas (Eds.), Interprofessional Working in Health and Social CarePalgrave MacMillan

This chapter presents the aims and purpose of youth work- what it is, where it happens and who does it. It outlines the roles of youth workers and how they work illustrated with case studies from practice. It offers a flavour of debates and issues fa... Read More about Youth work.

Engaging communities and service users: Context, themes and methods (2013)
Book
Oliver, B., & Pitt, B. (2013). Engaging communities and service users: Context, themes and methods. Palgrave

This book explores structures, processes, theories and practices of engagement and participation with communities, groups and individuals in a diverse range of UK and international settings. Its reader-friendly approach uses activities and practice... Read More about Engaging communities and service users: Context, themes and methods.

Fairness and the politics of resentment (2013)
Journal Article
Beedell, P., Hoggett, P., Wilkinson, H., & Beedell, P. (2013). Fairness and the politics of resentment. Journal of Social Policy, 42(3), 567-585. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0047279413000056

The role of the emotions in the framing of welfare policies is still relatively underexplored. This article examines the role of resentment in the construction of a particular form of 'anti-welfare populism' advanced by the Coalition Government in th... Read More about Fairness and the politics of resentment.

Beyond 'political economism': New identities for unions in Western Europe? (2012)
Journal Article
Taylor, G., Mathers, A., & Upchurch, M. (2012). Beyond 'political economism': New identities for unions in Western Europe?. Capital and Class, 36(1), 17-34. https://doi.org/10.1177/0309816811428664

This article engages critically with Richard Hyman's work on union identity and European integration. It includes a sympathetic review of Hyman's contribution to the debate on these topics over the past two decades, alongside a critique of Hyman's ap... Read More about Beyond 'political economism': New identities for unions in Western Europe?.

Beyond the chains that bind: The political crisis of unions in Western Europe (2011)
Journal Article
Taylor, G., Mathers, A., & Upchurch, M. (2011). Beyond the chains that bind: The political crisis of unions in Western Europe. Labor History, 52(3), 287-305. https://doi.org/10.1080/0023656X.2011.600541

The dynamics of neo-liberal restructuring have generated serious tensions in the institutional alignments between social democratic political parties and labor unions in Western Europe. This article explores the origins,development and consequences o... Read More about Beyond the chains that bind: The political crisis of unions in Western Europe.

Constructions of childhood, youth and families (2011)
Book Chapter
Bovill, H. (2011). Constructions of childhood, youth and families. In B. Oliver, & B. Pitt (Eds.), Working with Children, Young People and Families, 12-27. Learning Matters

Supporting transitions (2011)
Book Chapter
Pitt, B., & Oliver, B. (2011). Supporting transitions. In B. Oliver, & B. Pitt (Eds.), Working with Children, Young People and FamiliesLearning Matters

Independent evaluation of the One Children's Workforce Tool (2010)
Report
Kushner, S., Oliver, B., Benjamin, C., Last, K., Gulati, A., Dalrymple, J., …Eke, R. (2010). Independent evaluation of the One Children's Workforce Tool

The One Children’s Workforce Tool (OCWT) was developed by the Children’s Workforce Development Council (CWDC) in 2008 within the One Children’s Workforce Framework. The Framework describes what a reformed and joined-up workforce should look like at l... Read More about Independent evaluation of the One Children's Workforce Tool.

Police Custody Healthcare: An evaluation of an NHS commissioned pilot to deliver a police custody health service in a partnership between Dorset Primary Care Trust and Dorset Police (2010)
Report
De Viggiani, N., Kushner, S., Last, K., Powell, J., & Davies, J. D. (2010). Police Custody Healthcare: An evaluation of an NHS commissioned pilot to deliver a police custody health service in a partnership between Dorset Primary Care Trust and Dorset Police

This evaluation was sponsored by Dorset Primary Care Trust and the South West Strategic Health Authority to examine the local commissioning relationship established to provide police custody healthcare across Dorset's three 24/7 custody suites, loca... Read More about Police Custody Healthcare: An evaluation of an NHS commissioned pilot to deliver a police custody health service in a partnership between Dorset Primary Care Trust and Dorset Police.

The crisis of "social democratic" unionism: The "opening up" of civil society and the prospects for union renewal in the United Kingdom, France, and Germany (2009)
Journal Article
Mathers, A., Upchurch, M., Taylor, G., & Mathers, A. (2009). The crisis of "social democratic" unionism: The "opening up" of civil society and the prospects for union renewal in the United Kingdom, France, and Germany. Labor Studies Journal, 34(4), 519-542. https://doi.org/10.1177/0160449X08324739

This article defines and explores the crisis of social democratic trade unionism in three countries in western Europe. The authors contend that a particularized form of postwar trade union orientation was socially constructed in Britain, Germany, and... Read More about The crisis of "social democratic" unionism: The "opening up" of civil society and the prospects for union renewal in the United Kingdom, France, and Germany.

Youth work (2005)
Book Chapter
Oliver, B., & Pitt, B. (2005). Youth work. In G. Barratt, D. Sellman, & J. Thomas (Eds.), Inter-Professional Working In Health & Social Care - Professional PerspectivesPalgrave Macmillan