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Author Stepney, Paul.

Title Social work and the community : a critical context for practice / Paul Stepney and Keith Popple
Published Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (x, 201 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction to the idea of community -- The contribution of community studies and increased state intervention in communities and neighbourhoods -- Rethinking community : globalisation, neo-liberalism and inequality -- Community as an area of social policy -- Community as an organising focus for social policy -- Community care : promoting an empowering service or using the market to contain costs? -- Remaking community : communitarianism and the modernisation of the welfare state -- Social work and the community : from theory to practice -- The theory and practice of community of social work -- Community work and community action -- Future possibilities for community-based social work in an international context
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 176-191) and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Social service -- Great Britain.
Community organization -- Great Britain.
Form Electronic book
Author Popple, Keith.
ISBN 9781137088345 (electronic bk.)
1137088346 (electronic bk.)