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Governing Risk: Care and Control in Contemporary Social Work

Governing Risk: Care and Control in Contemporary Social Work (Hardback)

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Drawing on Foucault's later work on governmentality, this book traces the effects of 'the rise of risk' on contemporary social work practice. Focusing on two 'domains' of practice - mental health social work and probation work - it analyses the ways in which risk thinking has affected social work's aims and objectives, methods and approaches.

Mark Hardy is Lecturer in Social Work at the University of York, UK.

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