Giving poverty a voice : families' experiences of social work practice in a risk-averse child protection system. / Gupta, Anna; Blumhardt, Hannah.

In: Families, Relationships and Societies, Vol. 5, No. 1, 30.03.2016, p. 163-172.

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This article explores family members’ perspectives on child protection interventions within the current neoliberal and punitive policy and practice contexts. The material is drawn from the ‘Giving Poverty a Voice’ social worker training project, a collaborative project involving family members and activists from ATD Fourth World (the international anti-poverty organisation), academics in the field of social work and practitioners, including social workers, lawyers and ATD Fourth World team members.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)163-172
Number of pages10
JournalFamilies, Relationships and Societies
Issue number1
Early online date8 Jan 2016
Publication statusPublished - 30 Mar 2016
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