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The Law and Social Work: Contemporary Issues for Practice

The Law and Social Work: Contemporary Issues for Practice (Paperback)

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This is an essential text for all those undertaking social work training. Updated to reflect recent changes in legislation and practice in working with children and families, domestic violence, human rights and social services, the second edition contains new chapters to provide comprehensive coverage of the key themes of social work law.

LawJurisprudence & general issuesLaw as it applies to other professionsLawLaws of Specific jurisdictionsSocial lawPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial welfare & social servicesSocial work Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Publication Date: 06/01/2010 ISBN-13: 9780230543034  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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LESLEY-ANNE LONG is an experienced family law barrister and is now working in higher education as a senior lecturer in law. Previously Dean of the Faculty of Health& Social Care at the Open University, UK, Lesley-Anne is presently Director of an OU international development programme in sub-Saharan Africa. JEREMY ROCHE is Associate Dean (Curriculum and Awards) in the Faculty of Health and Social Care and Senior Lecturer in law. He has written extensively on children and the law, and children's rights and is co-editor of Youth in Society (1997), Children in Society (2001) and Social Work and the Law in Scotland (2003). DEBBIE STRINGER is a solicitor (non-practicing) and senior lecturer in law in the Faculty of Health and Social Care at the Open University, UK. Her research interests include the relationship between the law and the family.

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