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Social work, poverty and inequality

Fred Powell

Social work, poverty and inequality

by Fred Powell

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Published by Roehampton Institute in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementFred Powell.
SeriesOccasional papers in sociology and social administration -- no.3, Occasional papers in sociology and social administration : Poverty series -- no.3, Occasional papers in sociology and social administration -- no.3.
The Physical Object
Pagination40p. ;
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15320104M
ISBN 100946665079
OCLC/WorldCa26307288

In social work practice, this is an example of how poverty may lead to increased social isolation. Finally, Shildrick and MacDonald () use the phrase ‘the normalisation of everyday hardship’ to explain how in an attempt to cope with shame people will deny that they are facing hardship because of poverty. theories, and sociological, including functionalist, explanations of poverty and inequality. Until recently, little attempt was made to extend theory to the forms, extent of and changes in poverty as such. Social scientists, including Marx, had been primarily concerned with the evolution of economic, political and social Size: KB.

  Social work, poverty and anti-poverty strategies: Creating cultural forums. British Journal of Social Work. 48, – doibjswbcy Google ScholarCited by: 3. Get this from a library! Poverty, inequality and social work: the impact of neoliberalism and austerity politics on welfare provision. [Ian Cummins] -- This title provides a critical analysis of the domino effect of neoliberalism and austerity on social work. Applying theoretical frameworks to practice, including those of Bourdieu and the recent.

Poverty and inequality. In K. van Wormer & R. Link Social welfare policy for a sustainable future (pp. ). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc. doi: /n5. Lindsey succinctly describes child poverty in the mids and explains why US social welfare policies have had little success in reducing it. He discusses the adverse consequences of rising economic inequality for equal opportunity and poverty. The book proposes major policy changes aimed at significantly reducing child poverty. Rank, M.


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Poverty, inequality and social work [Ian Cummins] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This book offers a critical and sociological analysis of the domino effect that neoliberalism and austerity politics can have Social work the roles of social work and societal welfare provision.

Applying theoretical frameworks to practice, including those of Bourdieu and the recent work of Wacquant, Poverty, Inequality and Social Work  examines the development of neoliberal ideas and their impact on social by: 1.

Professional Social Work Magazine “Rightly calls for a return to relational and community approaches to practice, approaches that acknowledge the impact of poverty and inequality.

It is timely and should appeal to students and practitioners alike.”. Poverty, inequality and social work: the impact of neoliberalism and austerity politics on welfare provisionAuthor: Graeme Simpson. Poverty, inequality and social work: the impact of neoliberalism and austerity politics on welfare p.

Book Review: Ian Cummins Poverty, Inequality and Social Work: The Impact of Neoliberalism and Austerity Politics on Welfare Provision Steve Rogowski Critical Social Author: Steve Rogowski.

This chapter begins with a consideration of the broader current position of social work. It is important to begin with a clear statement outlining the fundamentals of the approach adopted here. Poverty and inequality are fundamental issues of social justice and human rights.

As such, they are legitimate and appropriate areas for social work concern. Poverty, Inequality and Social Work This book offers a critical, sociological analysis of the domino effect of neoliberalism and austerity politics on the role of social work and wider welfare provision.

Buy Poverty, inequality and social work 1 by Cummins, Ian (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(2). Read "Poverty, Inequality and Social Work The Impact of Neo-Liberalism and Austerity Politics on Welfare Provision" by Cummins, Ian available from Rakuten Kobo.

This book offers a critical, sociological analysis of the domino effect of neoliberalism and austerity politics on the r Brand: Policy Press. The debates around social work, social exclusion and inequality that follow establish: that some of the poor do need social work; that the poverty of social service users is related to policies that have restructured welfare in Britain; that the reason for individuals approaching or being referred to social services are complex but are likely Cited by: The contributors show how contemporary poverty is forged in neighborhoods, argue that discrimination in housing markets is a profound source of poverty, suggest that gender inequalities in the family and in the social evaluation of the caretaking role remain a hidden dimension of inequality, and develop the argument that contemporary inequality 2/5(1).

Many agree that neoliberal economic policies have led to growing class inequality and increasing levels of poverty. Investigating the challenges that the growing financial and class disparity poses for the engaged social work academic and practitioner, the contributors look at the current state of poverty and inequality in a number of countries and examine social work’s response to it.

They. State of the Nation covers a diversity of perspectives that highlight the interrelationship and intersectionality between structural, economic, cultural and psychosocial dimensions of the South African social experience. Specifically, the authors analyse the complexity of poverty and inequality beyond an over-determination of the economic and the wealth index in South Africa.

The core nature of social work requires social workers to be directly involved in the relief of poverty via the direct support (or signposting) that they offer service users. The issue here is whether there is an understanding of the meaning of poverty, its roots and development.

Book Description: Social work and poverty: A critical approach provides a timely review of the key issues facing social workers and service users in working together to combatit situates social work and poverty within a historical context, then analyses definitions and theories of poverty along with their importance in enabling anti-oppressive practice with service users.

It traces the impacts in terms of poverty, well-being, and inequality of over two decades of transformation, addressing both the legacy effects of socialist welfare systems and the installation of new social, political, and economic structures and, in many cases, new independent nation-states.

The relationship between deprivation and health and educational inequalities has been well evidenced in the literature. Recent UK research has now established a similar social gradient in child welfare interventions (Bywaters et al. ) with children living in the most deprived areas in the UK facing a much higher chance of being placed on the child protection register or in out-of-home by: 1.

This formula places Poverty and Inequality at the start of a series of relatively short, stand-alone texts in which the lead author(s) appear as Editors. These texts also comprise the sections of a long, page text, Critical and Radical Debates in Social Work, which can be purchased as : John Pinkerton.

Sociological perspectives on poverty; Sociological perspectives on poverty. on the other hand, emphasised the functional necessity of social inequality for the well-being of society. Echoes of these early theoretical ideas can be seen in sociological thinking, to a greater or lesser degree, right up to the present day.

which ignores the. Through two insightful volumes, the author examines differing academic and political perspectives to help shed light on the causes of poverty and inequality; the role that gender, race, age, or sexual preference plays in determining opportunity; and the effectiveness of current social and economic policies in balancing the inequity among Author: Kim Westbrooks.Social workers play an important role in helping the poor and working to eradicate poverty.

One of the guiding principles of social work is working for social justice, which lists poverty as a primary social problem, according to the National Association of Social Workers.Social work, poverty, and child welfare interventions Article (PDF Available) in Child & Family Social Work 23(1) January with 4, Reads How we measure 'reads'.