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Social work and child welfare politics : through Nordic lenses

Author: Hannele Forsberg; Teppo Kröger
Publisher: Bristol (UK) ; Portland (OR) : The Policy Press, 2011.
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Drawing on contemporary research and debates from different Nordic countries, this book examines how social work and child welfare politics are produced and challenged as both global and local ideas  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hannele Forsberg; Teppo Kröger
ISBN: 9781847429001 1847429009 9781847424068 1847424066
OCLC Number: 958131568
Description: VII, 206 str. : ilustr. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction ~ Hannele Forsberg and Teppo Kroeger; Nordic family policies: constructing contexts for social work with families ~ Gudny Bjoerk Eydal and Teppo Kroeger; A Nordic model in child welfare? ~ Helena Blomberg, Clary Corander, Christian Kroll, Anna Meeuwisse, Roberto Scaramuzzino and Hans Sward; From welfare to illfare: public concern for Finnish childhood ~ Hannele Forsberg and Aino Ritala-Koskinen; Supporting families: the role of family work in child welfare ~ Marjo Kuronen and Pia Lahtinen; Family focused social work: professional challenges of the 21st century ~ Sigrun Juliusdottir; In the best interest of the child? Contradictions and tensions in social work ~ Reidun Folleso and Kate Mevik; Children in families receiving financial welfare assistance: visible or invisible? ~ Inger Marii Tronvoll; Listening to children's experiences of being participant witnesses to domestic violence ~ Margareta Hyden; Now you see them - now you don't: institutions in child protection policy ~ Tuija Eronen, Riitta Laakso and Tarja Poesoe; Epilogue: on developing empowering child welfare systems and the welfare research needed to create them ~ Keith Pringle.
Responsibility: edited by Hannele Forsberg and Teppo Kröger.

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"This book is a welcome addition to the international policy literature. Despite considerable interest in the Nordic welfare model, it is among the first to examine the distinguishing features of Read more...

 
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