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Trusting in Social Work

Butler, Ian and Drakeford, Mark 2005. Trusting in Social Work. British Journal of Social Work 35 (5) , pp. 639-653. 10.1093/bjsw/bch302

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Two successive terms of a New Labour government have required social work practice in the UK to occupy a particular public policy context that is, at best, indifferent and, at worst, hostile to some of the professional interests and traditional constituencies of social workers. In this paper, the immediate past editors of the Journal reflect on how social work has sought to adapt and survive under these conditions, as revealed in the papers published during the period of their stewardship.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Social Sciences (Includes Criminology and Education)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare
Uncontrolled Keywords: trust; public policy; compassion
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISSN: 0045-3102
Last Modified: 04 May 2016 01:36

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