Social work in extremis: Lessons for social work internationally

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What is the relationship between social work and the state? Who controls which services needs are addressed and how? This important book looks at social work responses in different countries to extreme social, economic and political situations in order to answer these questions. Examples include: war situations, military regimes, earthquakes and Tsunamis. The results show the innovative nature of grass-roots provision and social work intervention and will be of interest to all social work academics, students and professionals.

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Michael Lavalette is professor of social work at Liverpool Hope University and national coordinator of the Social Work Action Network.

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This excellent collection represents a major contribution to a growing literature documenting the ways in which social workers continue to struggle for social justice in conditions of political oppression and adversity. Iain Ferguson, University of Stirling

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