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2018

Social work in austere times

The crisis in the financial system in 2007-8, originally located in the banking and financial sectors of the USA and UK, rapidly became global in scope. For many social workers, it seemed a remote set of events, located in the obscure world of economics. However, the austerity politics and policies that followed have had long-lasting effects on social work in many parts of the world. Read more >

 

 

 

 

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