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Social work on trial: The Colwell Inquiry and the state of welfare - BASW/Policy Press Titles (Paperback)
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Social work on trial: The Colwell Inquiry and the state of welfare - BASW/Policy Press Titles (Paperback)

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Paperback 256 Pages / Published: 01/09/2012
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The public inquiry that followed the death of Maria Colwell had profound implications for the developing profession and practice of social work in the UK. This book describes the politics, professional concerns and public interest - both local and national - that surrounded the inquiry and its aftermath, and shows how the concerns of this landmark child abuse case have still failed to find a satisfactory resolution today. Social work, then and now, remains 'on trial'.

Publisher: Policy Press
ISBN: 9781847428677
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 417 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 18 mm


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"This is an exceptional book. Its skilful blending of contemporaneous reporting, politics and social history, and strong, sustained critique, make it one of the outstanding texts of recent times. Essential reading for social workers, managers, educators, and especially students of journalism as well as social work." Angie Ash, Professional Social Work
"A forensic, scholarly and engaging account of the UK's most important child death inquiry and its effects on welfare policy today." Graham Room, Professor of European Social Policy, University of Bath
"The modern history of social work has been wracked by scandal. This detailed examination of the Maria Colwell case vividly captures the enduring charge-sheet which the profession has struggled to throw off for more than forty years." Jill Manthorpe, Professor of Social Work, King's College London

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