Social Work with Disabled People by Michael OliverSocial Work with Disabled People by Michael Oliver

Social Work with Disabled People

byMichael Oliver, Bob Sapey, Pam Thomas

Paperback | March 2, 2012

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The fourth edition of this respected text offers thoroughly revised and updated material by a team of respected authors. The ever-evolving roles of the social worker, the public, and the disabled person in terms of policy formulation are explored against the contemporary backdrop of the social work framework within the UK.
MICHAEL OLIVER was the first Professor of Disability Studies in the United Kingdom and is currently Emeritus Professor at the University of Greenwich, UK. He is also the author of the pathbreaking The Politics of Disablement, fully updated in a second edition.BOB SAPEY is Senior Lecturer in Applied Social Science at Lancaster Universi...
Title:Social Work with Disabled PeopleFormat:PaperbackDimensions:208 pagesPublished:March 2, 2012Publisher:Macmillan Education UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230297951

ISBN - 13:9780230297951

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Setting the Scene
Social Work and Disability: Old and New Directions
Impairment, Disability and Research
Relationships and Families
Independent Living and Personal Assistance
Independent Living: The wider Social Policy and Legal Context
Independent Living: Vulnerability and Safeguarding
Conclusion - Future Directions

Editorial Reviews

Previous edition review:

"The book is a 'must have' for students on post qualifying courses, practitioners and social work educators as it is an excellent tool for prompting critical reflection on practice at this level...The authors' discussion of the use of counseling in social work with disabled people is excellent." - Pauline Noden, Social Policy and Social Work