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Social Work on Trial: The Colwell Inquiry and the State of Welfare

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The public inquiry that followed the death of Maria Colwell in 1973 had profound implications for the developing profession and practice of social work in the UK. This book describes the politics, professional concerns, and public interest—both local and national— that surrounded the inquiry and its aftermath, and it shows how the concerns of this landmark child abuse case still have not found a satisfactory resolution today.

About the Author

Ian Butler is professor of social work at the University of Bath. 

 Mark Drakeford is professor of social policy and applied social sciences at the University of Wales, Cardiff. 

Product Details

ISBN:
9781847428677
Author:
Butler, Ian
Publisher:
Policy Press
Author:
Drakeford, Mark
Subject:
Work
Subject:
Sociology | Social Work
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Publication Date:
20121231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
264
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

Related Subjects

Health and Self-Help » Abuse » General
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » General
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » General Medicine
History and Social Science » Sociology » Social Work

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