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Social work and criminal justice

Gill McIvor

Social work and criminal justice

the longer term impact of supervision

by Gill McIvor

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Published by Scottish Executive Central Research Unit in [Edinburgh] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social work with criminals -- Scotland.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes biblographical references.

    StatementGill McIvor and Monica Barry.
    SeriesCentral Research Unit papers
    ContributionsBarry, Monica., Scotland. Scottish Executive. Central Research Unit.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination52 p. ;
    Number of Pages52
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21872819M
    ISBN 101842681753

    The Significance of Social Justice & Macro Practice for Social Workers. Social workers are committed to social justice on both the micro, or individual, and macro, or large-scale, levels. Practitioners on the macro level usually focus on helping groups, communities and society as . Looking at the challenges and opportunities of social work practice in the criminal justice system, this is the ideal text for students undertaking courses in forensic social work.\"--\/span>\"@ en\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema:description\/a> \" \"The criminal justice system, with its complex policies and procedures and its focus on.

    The book encourages social work professionals and students to consider three major areas: encouraging education and training in this subject; protecting the human rights of offenders and victims of crime; and addressing mental illness within the criminal justice system. It hopes to demystify social work in the area of criminal justice. Criminal and Social Justice provides an important insight into the relationship between social inequality, crime and criminalisation. In this accessible and innovative account, Dee Cook examines the nature of the relationship between criminal and social justice - both in theory and in practice.

    The scale and severity of America’s criminal justice system is a unique problem unmatched by any other developed nation. This crisis disproportionately impacts people of color, and costs the nation $80 billion annually in law enforcement spending and between $55 and $60 billion in . The Department of Sociocultural and Justice Sciences is home to numerous faculty and staff members dedicated to prepare students in a variety of social science related fields. We offer Bachelor of Arts degrees in Criminal Justice and Sociology, as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Social Work.


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