Critical social work with children and families

Critical social work with children and families

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This book traces the changing fortunes of radical and critical social work, examining the theory, context, and application of such approaches. Advancing the notion that critical practices are both necessary and possible in the neoliberal worlda€”despite the challenges critical practices facea€”it explores new approaches to family and child services, arguing for emancipatory practices that are geared toward meeting immediate needs while still offering a vision of a more just and equal future society. Including case studies, key point summaries, and suggestions for further reading, this is a thorough new resource for students and teachers.(1975a, 1975b) work, and have direct significance as far as current social work is concerned.This is because, for example, managerialism can be understood as a class-based project aimed at applying neoliberal ideas and practices to the public sector, and a#39;getting ... The concern with values, therefore, has to be underpinned by a critical analysis of the political context in which social work is taking place.

Title:Critical social work with children and families
Author:Steve Rogowski
Publisher:Policy Press - 2013


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