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Social Work in a Risk Society Social and Political Perspectives

by Stephen A. Webb

Social Work in a Risk Society Social and Political Perspectives Synopsis

This path-breaking text constructs a new way of thinking about social work based on contemporary social theory. Working in a counter-tradition that is suspicious of a number of governing ideas and practices in social work, it draws on themes from Beck, Giddens, Rose to explore the impact of risk society and neo liberalism on social work.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780333963616
Publication date: 24th January 2006
Author: Stephen A. Webb
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 288 pages
Categories: Social work,

About Stephen A. Webb

STEPHEN WEBB is Senior Lecturer in Social Work in the School of Cultural and Community Studies, University of Sussex, UK.

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