Radical social work has a long history made up of rich material.


There is a wealth of reading available for those interested and SWAN Ireland has produced a reading list of materials published by their members. Please find it attached. SWAN Ireland is a highly active and successful wing of SWAN, who will regularly post new information and dates for the diary on this website. Feel free to make use of this excellent resource!

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  • Hope for Social Work: Baby P Pamphlet

SWAN put together a booklet on debates and issues raised by the Baby P events in 2009. The booklet runs to 116 pages and includes contributions from leading social work academics (including Peter Beresford, Sue White, Chris Jones), frontline workers, service users and trade union officials (from both Unison and Aspect). The contributions are all a response to a lead article by Iain Ferguson and Michael Lavalette.

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