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Social Welfare and Social Value

The Role of Caring Professions

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Red Globe Press

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31 July 1998

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Changes in ideas about social welfare have required caring professions to adapt their practices in ways which have challenged their underlying values and their relationships with service users. Focusing on nursing, remedial...

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Changes in ideas about social welfare have required caring professions to adapt their practices in ways which have challenged their underlying values and their relationships with service users. Focusing on nursing, remedial therapy and social work, this book examines core social values expressed through policy. The implications of these ideas for the caring professions in social welfare are explored, as are important questions about the use of industrial and commercial metaphors in health and human services.

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Topical theme in present political climate
Well established author
Widespread market across a range of disciplines

PART ONE: THE VALUES OF SOCIAL WELFARE Values in Policy and Practice
Values Revisited: Need, Responsibility and Citizenship
The Role of Professional Values
PART TWO: THE COMMODIFICATION OF SOCIAL WELFARE Producing Social Welfare
Professionals as Producers
Service Users as Consumers
PART THREE: THE PROFESSIONS IN SOCIAL WELFARE Reshaping Relations in Social Welfare
The Future for Professionalism
Bibliography
Index.
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Originally a social work practitioner, RICHARD HUGMAN has for many years worked in universities in Britain and Australia. Currently, he is Professor of Social Work at Curtin University of Technology, Western Australia.

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Originally a social work practitioner, RICHARD HUGMAN has for many years worked in universities in Britain and Australia. Currently, he is Professor of Social Work at Curtin University of Technology, Western Australia.

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