Social Work, Social Policy and Older People

Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Pub Date: 04/01/2011
ISBN: 9781844453498
Availability: In stock
Quick overview This book explores social policy by applying it to social work with vulnerable adults.
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It is essential for social work students to know about social policy, to know why studying social policy is important in the social work degree, and to understand how social policy, when implemented, has a real impact on the everyday life of vulnerable people. This book provides plenty of examples of this impact, tracing the development of welfare provision for older people right through the twentieth century, leading up to an analysis of contemporary developments, which students will need to know about in order to practice effectively.

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