Social Work and Local Politics

Social Work and Local Politics

by Paul Daniel, John Wheeler




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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780333435601
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 02/28/1989
Series: British Association of Social Workers (BASW) Practical Social Work
Edition description: 1989
Pages: 151
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Social 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.

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