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Challenging Social Work

The Institutional Context of Practice


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Challenging Social Work by Catherine McDonald
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Taking account of the political, economic and cultural changes that have impacted on social work over recent years, this book explores the challenges and presents the realities of practice. Using an international range of examples, McDonald makes an important contribution to the ongoing debate about the character and purpose of social work.

Author Biography

CATHERINE MCDONALD is Senior Lecturer in the School of Social Work and Applied Human Sciences, University of Queensland, Australia. She has published widely on social work and social policy and has a particular interest in the impact of welfare reform on social work.
Release date NZ
June 23rd, 2006
Country of Publication
United States
256 p.
Palgrave Macmillan
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