Managing Residential Child Care

A Managed Service

  • Richard Whipp
  • Ian Kirkpatrick
  • Martin Kitchener
Book

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Richard Whipp, Ian Kirkpatrick, Martin Kitchener
    Pages 1-8
  3. Richard Whipp, Ian Kirkpatrick, Martin Kitchener
    Pages 9-24
  4. Richard Whipp, Ian Kirkpatrick, Martin Kitchener
    Pages 25-48
  5. Richard Whipp, Ian Kirkpatrick, Martin Kitchener
    Pages 49-68
  6. Richard Whipp, Ian Kirkpatrick, Martin Kitchener
    Pages 69-91
  7. Richard Whipp, Ian Kirkpatrick, Martin Kitchener
    Pages 92-115
  8. Richard Whipp, Ian Kirkpatrick, Martin Kitchener
    Pages 116-128
  9. Richard Whipp, Ian Kirkpatrick, Martin Kitchener
    Pages 129-152
  10. Richard Whipp, Ian Kirkpatrick, Martin Kitchener
    Pages 153-180
  11. Richard Whipp, Ian Kirkpatrick, Martin Kitchener
    Pages 181-206
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 207-235

About this book

Introduction

This book explores the management of children's services in local authorities across England and Wales. It examines residential childcare from a management and organizational perspective for the first time. The volume evaluates how social services manage residential units and offers alternative solutions. The book will interest academics, practitioners and policy makers who work in the public sector, as well as their counterparts from outside who are concerned with the issues of control, implementation, professionals and markets.

Keywords

children management organization organizations Policy service strategy work

Authors and affiliations

  • Richard Whipp
    • 1
  • Ian Kirkpatrick
    • 2
  • Martin Kitchener
    • 3
  1. 1.Cardiff Business SchoolUK & Pro Vice-Chancellor Cardiff UniversityUK
  2. 2.Leeds University Business SchoolUK
  3. 3.Department of Social & Behavioural SciencesUniversity of CaliforniaSan FranciscoUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230506121
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2005
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Social & Cultural Studies Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-51804-3
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-50612-1
  • About this book