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By Michael Hill, Susan Balloch

This assortment specializes in the connection among social care, group and citizenship, linking them in a manner appropriate to either coverage and perform. whereas there's vast learn inside of each one of those fields, previously there's a dearth of discussion among them. within the present political context. With an emphasis at the improvement of in the neighborhood dependent prone and governance, this booklet is especially well timed. Divided into 4 sections, it covers: key recommendations, matters and relationships and attracts on contrasting illustrations from England and Scotland; ethics of care and the theoretical and ethical complexities to be notion via for either these receiving and people offering care; perform dependent chapters on group potential to care, black and minority ethnic care, anti-social behaviour, household violence, befriending, volunteering, dementia care and residential care; and foreign comparisons and views with chapters from Sweden, Germany and Japan.The ebook is aimed toward a variety of readers together with: lecturers, largely academics and researchers in social coverage and social paintings; undergraduate and postgraduate scholars; practitioners, together with group improvement employees, social staff, public medical examiners, psychological well-being employees, practitioners hired on renewal, regeneration, social inclusion and neighborhood harmony programmes and coverage makers in relevant and native executive, strategic wellbeing and fitness specialists and first care trusts. It opens up discussions proper for the subsequent decade and past.

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The argument here is thus about the importance of universalist principles, and a warning about the too eager espousal of communitarian alternatives, with an important reservation. That reservation is about the viability of integrating universality and choice in the absence of real alternatives. Choice in situations where there has been no participation to determine the conditions under which those choices are made – a current danger with the enthusiastic advancement of direct payments for care – carries similar dangers.

Commitment to a mixed economy of care, promoted by the Conservatives and endorsed by the 1990 Community Care Act has intensified under New Labour. Second has been the separation of adults’ and children’s services, reflecting a 27 Care, community and citizenship pattern, albeit on a much smaller scale, that existed before the Second World War, and the growing relationship with health and education. The 2001 Health and Social Care Act has, for example, directed local authorities and health agencies to pool their budgets where services are failing.

Kendall, I. (2000) ‘The voluntary sector and social care for older people’, in B. Hudson (ed) The Changing Role of Social Care, London: Jessica Kingsley. , Fernandes, J. , Northy, S. and Richardson, A. (2005) Developing Social Care: The Current Position, London: PSSRU, London School of Economics and Political Science. Laming, H. (2003) The Victoria Climbié Inquiry, Cm 5730, London:The Stationery Office. Langan, M. (2002) ‘The legacy of radical social work’, in R. Adams, L. Dominelli and M. Payne (eds) Social Work: Themes, Issues and Critical Debates (2nd edition), Basingstoke: Palgrave in association with the Open University, pp 207-16.

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