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Author Swift, Karen.

Title At risk : social justice in child welfare and other human services / Karen J. Swift and Marilyn Callahan
Published Toronto ; Buffalo, NY : University of Toronto Press, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 285 pages)
Contents pt. I. The social relations of risk ; From social to individual risk ; Risk and social welfare ; The entrenchment of risk assessment in human services -- pt. II. The institutional world ; In the name of risk ; Reducing whose risk? -- pt. III. 'What have they thought of now?'
Summary In At Risk, Karen J. Swift and Marilyn Callahan examine risk and risk assessment in the context of professional practice in child protection, social work, and other human services
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-265) and index
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Subject Child welfare -- Canada -- Case studies.
Human services -- Canada.
Risk assessment -- Canada -- Case studies.
Social justice -- Canada.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Callahan, Marilyn, 1942-
ISBN 1442685158 (electronic bk.)
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