Social policy & social work : an introduction / Jo Cunningham & Steve Cunningham.Material type: TextLanguage: English Series: Transforming social work practicePublication details: London : Sage, c2017.Edition: Second editionDescription: ix, 324 pages ; 25 cmContent type:
- 9781473916555 (paperback)
- 1473916550 (paperback)
- HV41 C91 2017
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Pt. One The historical and theoretical context -- ch. 1 Social policy and social work -- ch. 2 The development of social policy and social work in the nineteenth century -- ch. 3 Ideology, social policy and social work -- ch. 4 Social democracy and the development of social policy and social work after 1945 -- ch. 5 Neo-liberalism and the development of social policy and social work after 1979 -- ch. 6 Marxism, social policy and social work -- pt. Two Social policy, social work and service users -- ch. 7 Children, social policy and social work -- ch. 8 Youth, social policy, social work and the `crisis of youth' -- ch. 9 Adults, social policy and social work: The personalisation agenda -- ch. 10 Ageing, social policy and social work.
"Are you feeling unclear as to what social policy actually is? Are you questioning the relevance of social policy to social work education and your future role as a professional social worker? Then you can rest assured that you are not alone and that you have come to the right place.
An understanding of social policy is crucial for social workers as it underpins and shapes the legislative framework that they work within. From safeguarding service users and enabling them to improve their lives, to protecting the most vulnerable in society, social policy remains at the heart of everything social workers do in their daily practice. This book introduces social policy and shows how it has changed and evolved overtime, how it reflects changes in society and how it shapes everyday social work practice. Split in two parts, it starts out by taking you step-by-step through the historical and theoretical context of social policy and social work, before moving on to look in depth at how social policy impacts upon people at different stages in their life course. A range studies, reflection points and activities."--Back cover
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