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Description - Social Work, Health and Equality by Eileen McLeod

What impact can social work make on inequalities in health? Social Work, Health and Equality opens up a new direction in the practice and theory of social work. Focussing on the profound human suffering which arises from social inequalities in health, it: * shows how social work can make a significant contribution to creating more equal experiences of health and illness * describes the major shifts in conceptualisation, practice and organisation necessary to bring about change. The authors explore these questions in relation to four key aspects of health; health maintenance, illness at home, hospitalisation, and facing death. Grounding the text in everyday lived experience, they show how social work must change its discourse and its practice if it is to respond effectively to the challenges of its new role in tackling health issues.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415164900
ISBN-10: 0415164907
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 138mm x 18mm)
Pages: 230
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 16-Dec-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Eileen McLeod

Paul Bywaters is Head of Social Work, Coventry University and Eileen McLeod is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Applied Social Studies, University of Warwick.

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