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Social Work With Disabled People (3rd Edition)

Michael Oliver & Bob Sapey / 978-1-4039-1838-3

Social Work With Disabled People (3rd Edition)


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This landmark text has been essential reading for students and professionals in the field of disability studies for over two decades. It provides a comprehensive introduction to the social model of disability and its implications for practitioners. Extensively revised and updated, the third edition reconstructs social work practice with disabled people in light of the latest legislation and policy changes, including changes in the Disability Discrimination Act and the Community Care Act. Above all, the new edition stresses the importance of thinking critically about the welfare response to disability and it urges professionals to reflect on and improve their practice.