Social Work: Theory and Practice for Changing Profession
February 2004, Polity
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- explores the dilemmas and tensions that social workers are compelled to resolve in their daily work;
- draws on a broad range of theories, to outline the knowledge, skills and values that enable practitioners to respond more effectively to the demands made of them;
- examines the impact of neo-liberalism, corporate management and the mixed economy of welfare on social work practice;
- situates local practice within a globalising world.