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Care, community and citizenship: Research and practice in a changing policy context

Susan Balloch and Michael Hill


This collection focuses on the relationship between social care, community, and citizenship, linking them in a way relevant to both policy and practice. It explores key concepts, policies, issues, and relationships, and draws on contrasting illustrations from England and Scotland. The authors examine the ethics of care, exploring the theoretical and moral complexities for both those receiving and those delivering it. The book also incorporates practice-based chapters on anti-social behaviour, domestic violence, community capacity to care, black and minority ethnic care, volunteering, befriendi ... More

Keywords: social care, community, citizenship, England, Scotland, Sweden, Germany, Japan, domestic violence, volunteering

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Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9781861348715
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781861348715.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Susan Balloch, editor

Michael Hill, editor

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Susan Balloch, and Michael Hill

Part One Care, community and citizenship in the delivery of welfare

Part Two Ethics, care and community

Five Ethical dilemmas of front-line regeneration workers

Marjorie Mayo, Paul Hoggett, and Chris Miller

Part Three Bridging the gaps: a practice-based approach

Part Four Comparative perspectives


Susan Balloch, and Michael Hill

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