Transformations in social work: From help towards social inclusion to the management of exclusion

@article{Scherr1999TransformationsIS,
  title={Transformations in social work: From help towards social inclusion to the management of exclusion},
  author={A. Scherr},
  journal={European Journal of Social Work},
  year={1999},
  volume={2},
  pages={15-25}
}
  • A. Scherr
  • Published 1999
  • Sociology
  • European Journal of Social Work
Abstract The debate about the forms of increasing social exclusion in the developed western industrialized nations is the starting-point of this paper. This is followed by a discussion of the possible and likely consequences of social exclusion for social work theory and practice. It is suggested that on the social-theoretical basis of Luhmanns Systems Theory, social work can be investigated as the practice of averting exclusion, facilitating inclusion, and the management of exclusion in… Expand
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