The SAGE Handbook of Social Work is the world's first generic major reference work to provide an authoritative guide to the theory, method, and values of social work in one volume. Drawn from an international field of excellence, the contributors each offer a critical analysis of their individual area of expertise. The result is this invaluable resource collection that not only reflects upon the condition of social work today but also looks to future developments.
Chapter 40: The Future(s) of Social Work
The Future(s) of Social Work
At the time of writing, autumn 2010, it remains difficult to imagine the future(s) of social work. It remains clear however, the forms which the profession assumes in the years to come, across a range of jurisdictions and institutions, cannot be detached from the global economic crisis which erupted ...