Social Work with Disabled People by Michael Oliver

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This classic text has been essential reading for students and professionals in the field of social work and disability for twenty years. Extensively revised and updated, the third edition examines the ways in which disabled people have increasingly been able to manage and develop their own services. It reconstructs social work practice in the light of these and the latest policy changes, stressing throughout the importance to practice of thinking critically about the welfare response to disability.
 

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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 University, UK, where he teaches on disability and mental health. He was a practitioner for many years before moving into higher education, where he has been an active contributor to teaching and research in disability studies.PAM THOMAS is Honorary Research Fellow at the Center for Disability Research, Lancaster University, UK.
 
Published December 21, 1998 by Palgrave Macmillan. 224 pages
Genres: Other, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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