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Social Work in Northern Ireland: Conflict and Change Deidre Heenan

Social Work in Northern Ireland: Conflict and Change

Deidre Heenan

Published March 23rd 2011
ISBN : 9781847423337
Hardcover
192 pages
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 About the Book 

Written in an accessible style, this book highlights the distinctive aspects of social work policy and practice in Northern Ireland. It covers the historical development of social work, explores the challenges that have arisen from deliveringMoreWritten in an accessible style, this book highlights the distinctive aspects of social work policy and practice in Northern Ireland. It covers the historical development of social work, explores the challenges that have arisen from delivering services both during and post conflict and addresses the new imperatives created after the devolution settlement. Exploring many major themes - including social exclusion, devolution and working across borders - the book demonstrates how Northern Irelands experience can provide lessons for national and international theory and practice.