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Social Work and Social Policy under Austerity
     

Social Work and Social Policy under Austerity

by Bill Jordan, Mark Drakeford
 

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What has the contemporary financial context meant for social policy, social work and the relationship between them? Examining the role of political, economic and societal forces, this lively book uses a full range of supportive features to encourage reflection on the impact of austerity on different social groups, social work and social care.

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What has the contemporary financial context meant for social policy, social work and the relationship between them? Examining the role of political, economic and societal forces, this lively book uses a full range of supportive features to encourage reflection on the impact of austerity on different social groups, social work and social care.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781137020635
Publisher:
Macmillan Education UK
Publication date:
01/22/2013
Series:
Reshaping Social Work Series
Edition description:
2012
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

BILL JORDAN is Professor of Social Policy at the University of Plymouth, UK. He has held visiting chairs in Germany, the Netherlands, Denmark, Slovakia and Hungary. He worked for 20 years in the UK social services, and is the author of numerous books on social policy, social theory, politics and social work.
MARK DRAKEFORD is Professor of Social Policy at Cardiff University, UK, and is member of the Welsh Assembly for Cardiff West. A former probation officer, youth justice worker and Barnardo's project leader, Mark's research interests cross poverty and social policy, with a particular emphasis on young people and criminal justice issues.

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