Advising in austerity: Reflections on challenging times for advice agencies (Paperback)
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Advising in austerity: Reflections on challenging times for advice agencies (Paperback)

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Paperback 136 Pages / Published: 14/12/2016
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Available Open Access under CC-BY-NC licence. Advising in austerity provides a lively and thought-provoking account of the conditions, consequences and challenges of advice work in the UK, presenting a rare and rich view of the world of advice giving. It examines how advisors negotiate the private troubles of those who come to Citizens Advice Bureaux (CAB) and construct ways forward. Exploring how advisors are trained, the strong contributor team reflect on the challenges facing Citizens Advice Bureaux in the future.

Publisher: Policy Press
ISBN: 9781447334149
Number of pages: 136
Weight: 204 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 13 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"Citizens Advice Bureaux operate at the meeting point between private troubles and public issues. By considering the challenges faced by advisors and their clients, this unique book offers a chastening insight into the realities of austerity and recent social policy." David Skinner, Anglia Ruskin University
"An excellent, empirically-rich account of the key role played by advice agencies of different kinds in helping individuals to deal with the challenges of austerity." Rhys Jones, Aberystwyth University
"Bringing together vivid case studies and insightful commentary from 'front line' providers, Advising in Austerity is a very welcome addition to the literature on legal aid and advice." Sarah Moore, University of Bath

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