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Social work and well-being

Author: Bill Jordan
Publisher: Lyme Regis, Dorset : Russell House, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author shows how - in Europe, North America, Australasia - we are at the cusp of the transformation from societies organised around economic growth and material consumption to ones concerned with well-being and sustainability.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jordan, Bill, 1941-
Social work and well-being.
Lyme Regis, Dorset : Russell House, 2007
(OCoLC)654253289
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Jordan
ISBN: 9781905541133 1905541139
OCLC Number: 84999462
Description: xiv, 160 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction : the value of social work --
Social work and the interpersonal economy --
Service delivery and the value of practice --
Relationships : the history of an idea in social work --
Constructive social work in public services --
Independence and well-being in social care --
Community, cohesion, diversity and deprivation --
Accountability and community participation --
Harm, stigma and exclusion in communities --
Conclusions : social reproduction in a service economy.
Responsibility: Bill Jordan.
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The author shows how - in Europe, North America, Australasia - we are at the cusp of the transformation from societies organised around economic growth and material consumption to ones concerned with well-being and sustainability.

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