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dc.contributor.author Williams, John
dc.date.accessioned 2008-11-04T16:28:04Z
dc.date.available 2008-11-04T16:28:04Z
dc.date.issued 2008-11-04
dc.identifier.citation Williams , J 2008 , ' Social Work, Liberty and Law ' ' , pp. 37-52 . en
dc.identifier.other PURE: 87235
dc.identifier.other dspace: 2160/724
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2160/724
dc.description Williams, John, 'Social Work, Liberty and Law', British Journal of Social Work (2004)34(1) 37-52 en
dc.description.abstract The relationship between law and social work is complex. Does law assist practitioners to promote rights, or is it confined to ensuring accountability and regulating practice? This article explores law's role, and its limitations, in promoting liberty, or more accurately ¿constitutional liberty¿. Does law provide practitioners with liberty-based values capable, if necessary, of legal enforcement? The paper argues that there is no simple answer; law impacts on social work in different ways and there is little consistency across and within client groups. However, it concludes that law is one of the tools that social workers can use to promote liberty. en
dc.format.extent 16 en
dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartof ' en
dc.title Social Work, Liberty and Law en
dc.type Text en
dc.type.publicationtype Article (Journal) en
dc.contributor.institution Department of Law & Criminology en
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en


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