Child protection is one of the most high profile and challenging areas of social work, as well as one where children’s lives and family life are seen to be at stake. Vital as child protection work is, this book argues that there is a pressing need for change in the understanding and consequent...
Published July 9th 2008 by Routledge
Tensions, Contradictions and Possibilities
Focuses on the continuing debate about how child protection policies and practices should be balanced and integrated with those in family support and child welfare more generally. A range of distinguished commentators suggest ways forward...
Published March 5th 1997 by Routledge
Social Theory, Social Change and Social Work has two inter-related themes. First to account for and analyse current changes in social work and secondly, to assess how far recent developments in social theory can contribute to their interpretation. Representing the work of a range of academics all...
Published March 6th 1996 by Routledge