'[S]trongly recommend[ed]...to professors who want to maintain global literacy for themselves and their students. Every academic program should take steps to ensure that their library adopts McDonald's fine work.' - Ethics and Social Welfare'...an interesting, thought-provoking read that is clearly of relevance in the current changing environment for social work practice.' Janet Gadsby, Professinal Social Work
Taking account of the political, economic and cultural changes that have impacted on social work over recent years, this book explores the challenges and presents the realities of practice. Using an international range of examples, McDonald makes an important contribution to the ongoing debate about the character and purpose of social work.