Social Policy for Social Work

Social Policy for Social Work

Paperback(2002)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780333774731
Publisher: Macmillan Education UK
Publication date: 02/08/2002
Edition description: 2002
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

ROBERT ADAMS is Professor of Human Services Development, attached to the Policy Studies Research Centre, University of Lincoln, and Visiting Professor of Social Work, University of Teesside. He has worked in social work and criminal justice settings and is the author of a number of books, including Social Policy for Social Work and Quality Social Work.

Table of Contents

PART 1: CONTEXTS.- Changing Perspectives on Social Policy and Social Work.- PART 2: POLICIES.- Social Security.- Employment.- Housing.- Health and Community Care.- Family and Child Care.- Youth Justice and Criminal Justice.- PART 3: ISSUES.- Tackling Divisions and Inequalities.- Organising and Delivering Social Services.- Financing Social Services.- Who Controls Social Services?.- Future Trends.- Appendix 1: Abbreviations.- Appendix 2: Key dates: Legislation and Official Publications.- Appendix 3: Internet Addresses for Information on Policy and Research.- Bibliography.- Index.

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... a perceptive and critical view of social policy developments with respect to social work practice.' – David Denney, Social Policy

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