Blame, Culture and Child Protection by Jadwiga Leigh

By Jadwiga Leigh

In contemporary years baby defense matters have ruled media and public discourse within the united kingdom. This ebook bargains a distinct point of view through giving voice to these social staff operating inside of a occupation which has turn into more and more embedded in a tradition of blame. Exploring how statutory baby safety companies functionality, Leigh additionally finds how ‘organisational tradition’ can considerably impact the way social paintings is practised.

offering a comparative research among the united kingdom and Belgium, Leigh makes use of ethnography to light up the variations among the settings by means of analyzing how interactions and affected atmospheres influence on their identities. This e-book finds how practitioners understand themselves another way in such environments and explores the influence this has on their identification in addition to the paintings they convey out with young children and households. Leigh’s enquiry and compelling critique into social paintings, id and businesses demands mutual figuring out and admire, instead of a tradition of blame.

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