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Modernising social work: Critical considerations

John Harris and Vicky White (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420060
eISBN:
9781447302827
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420060.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

New Labour's modernisation agenda has produced an avalanche of change that has posed formidable challenges for everyone involved in social work, whether as service users, practitioners, or managers. ... More


Discretion and dissonance in adult protection work

Angie Ash

in Safeguarding older people from abuse: Critical contexts to policy and practice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447305668
eISBN:
9781447311683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305668.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

The case study described in chapter 6shone light on the real, lived, sometimes messy and frequently contradictory world of adult safeguarding by social workers and their multi-agency partners. This ... More


An Ethics of Place

Laura Stark

in Behind Closed Doors: IRBs and the Making of Ethical Research

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226770864
eISBN:
9780226770888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226770888.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines the history of institutional view boards (IRBs) in the context of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Center in the U.S. It explains that when the center opened in ... More


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