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Professional discretion in welfare services : beyond street-level bureaucracy

Author: Antony Evans
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2016.
Series: Contemporary social work studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Professional discretion has re-emerged as an issue of central importance in social work as a reaction to the intensification of management culture across the public sector. This book presents an innovative framework for the analysis of discretion by offering three accounts of the managerial role - the domination model, the street level model and the author's discursive perspective. As such this volume will be of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Antony Evans
ISBN: 1409492478 9781409492474 1317075374 9781317075370 1315602326 9781315602325 1317075366 9781317075363 9786613149015 6613149012 1409408485 9781409408482
OCLC Number: 1306583584
Language Note: English.
Notes: "First published 2010 by Ashgate Publishing"--t.p. verso.
Description: 1 online resource (194 p.).
Contents: The street-level bureaucracy perspective and discretion --
Social services street-level bureaucracies --
Management and professionals : arguments and perspectives on discretion --
Researching discretion : the case study outlined --
"Managers" are they all the same? --
Senior managers and the remote control of practice --
Local managers and practitioners : conflict or collaboration in supervision?
Series Title: Contemporary social work studies.
Responsibility: Tony Evans.

Abstract:

Professional discretion has re-emerged as an issue of central importance in social work as a reaction to the intensification of management culture across the public sector. This book presents an innovative framework for the analysis of discretion by offering three accounts of the managerial role - the domination model, the street level model and the author's discursive perspective. As such this volume will be of great interest to postgraduate students and researchers as well as professionals.

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