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The concept of social exclusion is a central focus of goverment policy and is rapidly moving to the core of practitioner activity. This textbook shows how social workers can combat the social exclusion experienced by service users and at the same time promote social inclusion. Tackling Social Exclusion covers:
Each chapter is grounded in real practice examples and explores through activities, case studies and exercises how the perspective of social exclusion is changing social work today.
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John Pierson was formerly a senior lecturer in Social Work and Applied Social Studies at Staffordshire University. He now works as a consultant and visiting lecturer at the Creative Communities Unit at Staffordshire University. He is co-editor and author of the Dictionary of Social Work, Rebuilding Community: Policy and Practice in Urban Regeneration (2001), and Going Local: Working in Communities and Neighbourhoods (2007).Review:
'Essentially practical...the structure and layout of the book makes it both an interesting read and a potentially useful handbook.' - Liz Ross, Child and Family Social Work
'A welcome addition to the field of social workers.' - Community Care
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Book Description Routledge, 2001. Condition: Fair. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has hardback covers. In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. Seller Inventory # 4620764