This book is both an introduction and an in-depth analysis of partnership working across the public sector in the UK. In a comprehensive discussion of partnership working, Anthony Douglas explores:
The history of partnership working, its theoretical base and practical applications
Why partnership working is important
How professionals are already working together
How to develop good partnerships and address common difficulties
How to ensure that partnership working really does result in better practice
The future of partnership working
The analysis and examples range across the whole of the public sector with a primary focus on social care. Drawing on up-to-date research evidence and using plenty of practical examples and thinking points, Partnership Working will be of interest to students and researchers at all levels and practitioners and managers of front-line services.
|Publisher||Taylor & Francis Ltd|
|Publication date||29 October 2008|
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