Holman, Robert

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HOLMAN, Robert

HOLMAN, Robert. Also writes as B. Laken. British, b. 1936. Genres: Sociology, Biography. Career: Neighbourhood Worker, Easterhouse, Glasgow, 1987-. Child Care Officer, Herts. County Council, 1962-64; Lecturer in Social Work, University of Birmingham, 1964-72; Sr. Lecturer in Social Administration, University of Glasgow, 1972-74; Professor of Social Administration, University of Bath, 1974-76; Leader of Southdown Community Project, 1976-86. Publications: Trading in Children, 1973; (ed. with E. Butterworth) Social Welfare in Modern Britain, 1975; Inequality in Child Care, 1976; Poverty, 1978; Kids at the Door, 1981; Resourceful Friends, 1983; (as B. Laken) More Than a Friend, 1984; Putting Families First, 1988; Good Old George: The Life of George Lansbury, 1990; A New Deal for Social Welfare, 1993; The Evacuation, 1995; Children and Crime, 1995; The Corporate Parent, 1996; Towards Equality, 1997; Kids at the Door Revisited, 2000. Address: Flat 2/1, 18 Finlarig St, Easterhouse, Glasgow G34, Scotland.