Dunedin Academic Press Ltd (DAP) is an independent academic publishing house. DAP publishes works of scholarship and utility from undergraduate and equivalent level through to postgraduate and professional levels. An area of particular concentration is on welfare, social care and policy with contributors drawn from across the world.
The Dunedin Society, Health and Family Care Collection provides complete access to more than 20 current books published in DAP’s key series: Policy and Practice in Health and Social Care and Protecting Children and Young People. The authors of these books provide a strong blend of applied theory, research and international comparison to subjects which are of central interest to practitioners, researchers and students of social policy. Five books will be added to the collection in the course of 2017: Socialising Transgender; Housing and Housing Management; Child Protection and Disability; Human Rights and Social Care; and Working with Children who have displayed Harmful Sexual Behaviour.
The complete Collection offers advanced searching and efficient browsing over the entire collection of 22+ books, together making a very useful reference resource and reference to best practice for practitioners and students in the fields of social care and social policy.
Professor Julie Taylor (University of Birmingham), one of the series editors for Protecting Children and Young People remarked on seeing the series as presented in the collection, ‘The utility of being able to search across all titles simultaneously is enormously useful, time saving and brings together a new level of focused filtering‘ .
Anthony Kinahan of DAP comments ‘DAP is delighted to be working with Exact Editions to use their innovative platform to deliver a consolidated and fully searchable database of our current books in social welfare, health and family care.