CHANGES IN STRUCTURAL DESIGN IN THE NEW ZEALAND SOCIAL SERVICES SECTOR
- ConsultorÃas (pos)modernas. La mÃmica del positivismo y la construcciÃ³n del conocimiento en la evaluaciÃ³n de programas sociales. Agudo Sanchíz, Alejandro // Estudios SociolÃ³gicos;ene-abr2012, Vol. 30 Issue 88, p45
The assessment of social policy programs arise from confrontations and negotiations among people with different stakes in them. But polyphony, multiple identities and complex actions are kept silent to avoid questioning the use of a deliberate and unsafe rational objectivity to legitimate...
- Because they're worth it. Barber, Brendan // Public Finance;6/1/2007, p22
The article emphasizes the need for the British government to gain the cooperation of public sector workers to make public service reforms successful. According to the author, the key to good public service under the theory of public value is to find the balance between different elements and...
- Joint Reviews: Retracing the Trajectory, Decoding the Terms. Humphrey, Jill C. // British Journal of Social Work;Jun2002, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p463
Traces the historical development of Joint Reviews of social services authorities in England and Wales under successive governments. Nature of Joint Reviews; Sets of partnerships that can be delineated from the Joint Reviews; Accountabilities that underpin the Joint Reviews.
- IDEOLOGY AND OPPORTUNITY IN SOCIAL WORK DURING: THE NEW DEAL YEARS. Phillips, Norma Kolko // Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare;Jun1985, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p251
As the country moved from a dominant ideology of voluntarism towards the welfare state during the New Deal years, conflicts and compromises occurred within the social work profession that required a definition of the role the profession would assume with relation to the public sector of social...
- Inter-District Inequalities in Social Service Delivery: A Rationalised Approach towards Funds Disbursement. Sikander, Muhammad Usman; Shah, Syed Ahsan Ahmad // Pakistan Development Review;Winter2010, Vol. 49 Issue 4, p977
Social sector development in Pakistan has been the focus of researchers over the past decades but coverage of these services still remains limited. Although considerable resources have been allocated for social service delivery, people at large have suffered from existing inequalities in the...
- A VERY PUBLIC DIVORCE. Beresford, Peter // Community Care;10/14/2004, Issue 1544, p21
Investigates the plans and proposals of political parties concerning social services in Great Britain. Reason of the public for turning away from political participation; Information on social services in the country; Emergence of distance between political parties and the electorate.
- Enabling characteristics of the strategic human resource development system. ŠiugžDinienė, Jurgita // Filosofija, Sociologija;2008, Vol. 2008 Issue 2, p31
The fundamental changes associated with public management reforms are directed towards a more entrepreneurial, business-oriented culture and calls for a new type of human resources able to lead and implement the reforms. It is evident that current approaches to human resource development (HRD)...
- Limitations of civic service: critical perspectives. Amanda Moore McBride; Jenny Brav; Natasha Menon; Michael Sherraden // Community Development Journal;Jul2006, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p307
Community, national, and international service policies and programs exist worldwide. Anecdotally, their prevalence has increased dramatically in recent years. Their proliferation indicates a tacit presumption of their positive nature. While acknowledging the benefits of these programs, we call...
- NEWS IN BRIEF. // Community Care;10/9/2003, Issue 1493, p7
Presents news briefs on social service in Great Britain as of October 9, 2003. Public opinion on age discrimination in public services; Increase in English local authorities' spending on children in need; Creation of directorates to replace traditional departments of the Harrow Council.