This work attempts to stress the importance of local politics for social workers and argues that the relationships between workers and politicians are rarely as positive as they might be. The authors offer advice for improving links between social workers, councillors and social service users.
|Publisher:||Palgrave Macmillan UK|
|Series:||British Association of Social Workers (BASW) Practical Social Work|
|Product dimensions:||5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)|
Table of ContentsSocial work and politics; the council and its procedures; giving power to the consumer through local politics relating to councillors; issues and problems; working with councillors - strategies for change - inside the town hall; beyond the town hall.