The Emotional Politics of Social Work and Child Protection

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For several decades, social work and child protection systems have been subject to accelerating cycles of crisis and reform, with each crisis involving intense media and political scrutiny. In understanding the nature and causes of this cycle, little attention has been paid to the importance of collective emotions. Using a range of cases from the UK, and also considering cases from the Netherlands, the US and New Zealand, this book introduces the concept of emotional politics. It shows how collective emotions, such as anger ...

The Emotional Politics of Social Work and Child Protection 2015, Policy Press, Bristol

ISBN-13: 9781447318439

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The Emotional Politics of Social Work and Child Protection 2015, Policy Press, Bristol

ISBN-13: 9781447318422

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