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The care of older people in Sweden

Christina Hjorth Aronsson

in Care, community and citizenship: Research and practice in a changing policy context

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348715
eISBN:
9781447301608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348715.003.0015
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter explains how a care discourse was elaborated within the Swedish welfare state with universal rights for the care of citizens. It focuses on the care of older people, a matter of social ... More


Barbara Kahan, 1920–2000

Bob Holman

in Champions for children: The lives of modern child care pioneers

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343536
eISBN:
9781447301653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343536.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Barbara Kahan spent a long time in the world of child welfare. Her professional lifespan coincided with many major developments for disadvantaged and deprived children. As a local authority ... More


The state of social work

Ian Butler and Mark Drakeford

in Social work on trial: The Colwell Inquiry and the state of welfare

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428684
eISBN:
9781447303565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428684.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The ‘right to know’ was cited by Frederic Seebohm as a persistent example of a series of what he considered to be the social ills of his time. Seebohm's remarks are of interest not simply because ... More


Social work in 1970

Keith Bilton

in Social Work: Past, Present and Future

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447356530
eISBN:
9781447356578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447356530.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

The chapter summarises the development of the idea of social work as a profession and describes the negotiations leading to the formation in 1970 of the British Association of Social Workers. It ... More


Social work on trial

Ian Butler and Mark Drakeford

in Social work on trial: The Colwell Inquiry and the state of welfare

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428684
eISBN:
9781447303565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428684.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter examines how the practice of social work was judged during the Colwell Inquiry and focuses particularly on the tensions that existed between competing understandings of its nature and ... More


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