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An introduction to the context in which UK social work is practised, Local Authority Social Services. The book is based on the realities of work in a modern social services department and addresses the major changes that have taken place. It also looks at the prospects for personal social services.
Michael Hill is currently Visiting Professor at Goldsmiths College, University of London. He was previously Professor of Social Policy at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. He is joint editor of the Journal of Social Policy and the author of numerous books including Social Policy: A Comparative Analysis (1995) and Understanding Social Policy (6th edition, 2000). The other contributors are Bob Hudson, Principle Research Fellow in the Community Care Division at the Nuffield Institute of Health at the University of Leeds. Stephen Mitchell, Head of the General Social Services Policy Branch in the Department of Health. Ian Shaw, Lecturer in Social Policy at the University of Nottingham. Jane Tunstill, Professor of Social Work at Royal Holloway College, University of London.
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Social Issues, Services & Welfare
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Bob Hudson, Ian Shaw, Jane Tunstill, Michael Hill, Stephen Mitchell