Leeds University Library

Module Reading List

Skills, Theoretical Perspectives and Practice in Children and Young People's Welfare, 2017/18, Semester 1
Nathan Loynes
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

OLIVER, B. and PITT, B. 2011. Working with children, young people and families : a course book for foundation degrees. Exeter: Learning Matters.

Other general reading covering the children and families curriculum:

ARIES, P. 1979. Centuries of childhood. London: Harmondsworth.

BARKER, R. (ed.) 2009. Making sense of 'Every child matters' : multi-professional practice guidance. Bristol: Policy Press.

CUNNINGHAM, H. 1995. Children and childhood in western Society since 1500. London: Longman.

CUNNINGHAM, H. 2007. The invention of childhood. London: BBC Books.

FEATHERSTONE B. AND DOLAN, P. 2010. Family support. Highlight no. 255. London: National Children’s Bureau.

FOLEY, P. ROCHE, J. & TUCKER, S. 2001. Children in society : contemporary theory, policy, and practice. Open University: London.

FROST, N. 2004. Child welfare : major themes in health and social welfare. Routledge: London.

FROST, N. & DOLAN, P. 2012. The theoretical foundations of family support work in DAVIES, M. ed. Social work with children & families. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 40-49. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

FROST, N., STEIN, M. 1989. The politics of child welfare : inequality, power and change. Brighton: Harvester Wheatsheaf.

FROST, N., LLOYD, A. and JEFFREY, E. 2003. The RHP companion to family support. Lyme Regis: RHP.

HENDRICK, H. 1994. Child welfare : England, 1872-1989. London: Routledge.

HENDRICK, H. 1997. Children, childhood, and English society, 1880-1990. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

HENDRICK, H. 2003. Child welfare : historical dimensions, contemporary debates. Bristol: Policy Press.

HENDRICK, H. 2005. Child welfare and social policy : an essential reader. Bristol: Policy Press.

JENKS, C. ed. 1982. The Sociology of childhood : essential readings. London: Batsford

JENKS, C. 1997. Childhood. London: Routledge

McCARTHY, J., R & EDWARDS, R. 2011. Key concepts in family studies. Sage: London

NORTHEDGE, A. 1990. The good study guide Milton Keynes: Open University.

NOVAK, G & PELAEZ, M (2004) Child and adolescent development : a behavioral systems approach Sage: London.

WILLIAMS, F. 2004. Rethinking families. London: Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation.


Academic skills:

There are a number of study skills guides available, both in the library and online. Try to find a resources that suits you. The following are suggested sources.

Remember to be selective. You don’t need to read the whole text at once. Instead, pick a topic that is relevant to you at the moment.

Bassott, B. 2013. The reflective journal: Capturing your learning for personal and professional development. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Cottrell, S. 2013. The study skills handbook. 4th ed. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Cottrell, S. 2012. The exam skills handbook: achieving peak performance. 2nd ed. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Cottrell, S and Morris, N. 2012. Study skills connected : using technology to support your studies. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Emden, J and Becker, L. 2010. Presentation skills for students. 2nd ed. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Fry, K. and Kirton, R. 2012. Grammar for grown-ups : a straightforward guide to good English. London: Square Peg. [Available in our resource room]

Godfrey, Jeanne. 2013. How to use your reading in your essays. 2nd ed. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Greenbaum, S. and Nelson. G. An introduction to English grammar. 3rd ed. Harlow: Longman, 2009.

Greetham, B. 2013. How to write better essays. 3rd ed. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Hargreaves, S and Crabb, J. 2016. Study Skills for Students with Dyslexia. 3rd edition. Los Angeles: Sage.

McMillan, K. and Weyers, J. 2011. How to succeed in exams & assessments. 2nd ed. Harlow: Pearson Education. [Available as an e-book through the library]

McMillan, K & Weyers, J. 2013. How to improve your critical thinking & reflective skills [electronic resource]. Harlow: Pearson Education. [Available as an e-book through the library]

Patrick, A. 2015. The dyspraxic learner : strategies for success. Philadelphia: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Rose, J. 2013. The Mature Student’s Guide to Writing. 3rd Edition. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

This list was last updated on 11/10/2016