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Author Garrett, Paul Michael, 1958-

Title 'Transforming' children's services? : social work, neoliberalism and the 'modern' world / Paul Michael Garrett
Published Maidenhead, England : Open University Press, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 190 pages) : illustrations
Contents Front cover; Halftitle page; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; Acknowledgements; List of main abbreviations; 1 Introduction; 2 Theorizing neoliberal 'transformation'; 3 The 'transformational reform agenda': the Change for Children programme; 4 Neoliberal globalism, 'race' and place: reviewing the Laming Report on the death of Victoria ClimbiƩ; 5 'Transformation', technology and surveillance; 6 Making 'anti-social behaviour': ASBO politics; 7 'Problem families' and 'sinbin' solutions
Summary Transforming Children's Services will be a vital text for social work and social policy students. Furthermore, the book directly addresses a range of issues of direct concern to practitioners
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Child welfare -- England.
Children -- Services for -- England.
Family policy -- England.
Social work with children -- England.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0335239544 (electronic bk.)
9780335239542 (electronic bk.)