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Title Damned if you do, damned if you don't : working in child welfare / Anthony McMahon.
Imprint Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2018.
©1998

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Description 1 online resource (vii, 129 pages)
Series Routledge revivals
Routledge revivals.
Note Originally published: Aldershot, England ; Brookfield, USA : Ashgate, 1998.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 119-129).
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed December 26, 2018).
Subject Social work with children -- Illinois -- Chicago.
Social work with minorities -- Illinois -- Chicago.
Social workers -- Illinois -- Chicago.
Child welfare -- Illinois -- Chicago.
Illinois -- Chicago.
Contents Child welfare practice -- Interpreting child protection -- Protecting children -- Punishing kids -- Boilerplating -- 'It's no bed of roses' -- Working in child welfare -- Redoing child welfare practice.
Summary First published in 1998, Anthony McMahon details the accounts of public agency child welfare dealing abused and neglected children and their families and the pressures on child welfare workers. Opening up the discussion on the ambiguities whilst dealing with balancing child welfare work whilst dealing with the societal pressure of the non-intrusion into family life.
Other Title Print version: 1138611379 9781138611375