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Welfare Words

Welfare Words
Critical Social Work & Social Policy

First Edition

November 2017 | 288 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Insightful and engaging, Welfare Words provides a critical analysis of social work and social policy in its articulation and discussion of a number of significant words and phrases. Written by an authoritative voice in the field, Paul Michael Garrett makes sense of complex theories which codify everyday experience, giving students and practitioners vital tools to better understand and change their social worlds.

Lucid and accessible in style, Garrett offers an innovative approach to the study of Social Welfare, encouraging readers to think critically about the key issues in social work and social policy, including welfare dependency, social inclusion and exclusion, underclasses, anti-social behavior, and more.  

Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: The Conceptual Lens
Chapter 3: Welfare Dependency
Chapter 4: Underclass
Chapter 5: Social Exclusion
Chapter 6: Early Intervention
Chapter 7: Resilience
Ch. 8: Care
Ch. 9: Adoption
Chapter 10: Conclusion

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