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Social workers affecting social policyAn International perspective$
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John Gal and Idit Weiss-Gal

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9781847429735

Published to University Press Scholarship Online: September 2013

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781847429735.001.0001

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Social workers affecting social policy in England

Social workers affecting social policy in England

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(p.39) Three Social workers affecting social policy in England
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Social workers affecting social policy
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Graeme Simpson

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Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781847429735.003.0003

This chapter explores the engagement of social workers in the policy process in England. It describes the professional discourse and socialization process regarding policy practice and then moves on to discuss the degree to which English social workers actually engage in policy practice. The chapter concludes with an effort to explain the very limited engagement of social workers in policy practice in England.

Keywords:   Social work, Policy practice, England

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