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Published by Federation Press in Annandale, N.S.W .
Written in English



  • Australia.


  • Public welfare -- Law and legislation -- Australia.,
  • Social workers -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Australia.

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All those who work in the human services sector are constrained in what can be done by legislative and statutory requirements, and by the ethical and value imperatives of the legal system. Social and welfare workers, however, need to not just know the law, but to understand how law and legal systems can be utilised. With case examples.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-285) and index.

StatementPhillip A. Swain, editor.
ContributionsSwain, Phillip A.
LC ClassificationsKU1459 .I5 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 294 p. ;
Number of Pages294
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3746762M
ISBN 101862874239
LC Control Number2003427414

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