Policy and Social Work Practice (Eds. Tony Evans and Frank Keating) is a well-timed contribution to the social work literature. Arriving at a time when the depletion of social work services within the politics of austerity is underscored by a construction of a profession in disarray, this important book reminds us of the historical, social and policy contexts from which social work draws its mandate.
This book explores in a really thoughtful and accessible way the vital but curiously neglected subject of the relationship between social policy and social work. It contains contributions from highly respected national and international scholars and is a really strong contribution to this area of study.
This book has an excellent theme of the relationship between policy and social work and, as such, fills a much-needed space in the process of knowledge acquisition for social work and social policy students.
This book is a good introduction to social policy and its links to social work.
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