Social Work in the Field of Income Maintenance and Employment

Philip Mendes, Desley Hargreaves

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Abstract

Chapter objectives

- To provide an historical perspective on the role of social workers in income maintenance
- To identify the challenges experienced by social workers navigating a neoliberal organisational context
- To present examples of effective practice responses by social workers to policy change in a government bureaucracy
- To identify ethical dilemmas confronted by social workers

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSocial Work
Subtitle of host publicationFields of Practice
EditorsMargaret Alston, Samone McCurdy, Jennifer McKinnon
Place of PublicationOxford UK
PublisherOxford University Press
Chapter11
Pages165-179
Number of pages15
Edition3rd
ISBN (Print)9780190309879
Publication statusPublished - 28 Jun 2018

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Mendes, P., & Hargreaves, D. (2018). Social Work in the Field of Income Maintenance and Employment. In M. Alston, S. McCurdy, & J. McKinnon (Eds.), Social Work: Fields of Practice (3rd ed., pp. 165-179). Oxford UK: Oxford University Press.