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dc.contributor.authorFerguson, Iainen_UK
dc.description.abstractFor most of the past two decades, the notion that there is no alternative to the market as a basis for organising society has constituted a kind of global 'common sense', accepted not only by the neoliberal Right but also by social-democratic politicians and thinkers, in the form of the 'Third Way'. This paper will critically assess the central claims of neoliberalism in the light of experience in the UK and internationally, evaluate the way in which Third Way policies are shaping social work in the UK, and in the final section, begin to explore some of the ways in which the anti-capitalist movement which has emerged in recent years might contribute to the development of a new, engaged social work, based on social justice.en_UK
dc.publisherUniversity of Bielefeld, Center for Social Service Studiesen_UK
dc.relationFerguson I (2004) Neoliberalism, the Third Way and Social Work: the UK Experience. Social Work and Society, 2 (1), pp. 1-9.
dc.rightsPublished in Social Work and Society by University of Bielefeld, Center for Social Service Studies.; Publisher statement from website: "The SW&S-Journal is an Open Access Publication that is available free of charge. It is a member of the Digital Peer Publishing Initiative ("; DPPL:
dc.subjectThird Wayen_UK
dc.subjectSocial justice Great Britainen_UK
dc.subjectSocial work Great Britainen_UK
dc.subjectGreat Britain Politics and government 1997-en_UK
dc.titleNeoliberalism, the Third Way and Social Work: the UK Experienceen_UK
dc.typeJournal Articleen_UK
dc.citation.jtitleSocial Work and Societyen_UK
dc.type.statusVoR - Version of Recorden_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationSocial Worken_UK
rioxxterms.typeJournal Article/Reviewen_UK
local.rioxx.authorFerguson, Iain|en_UK
local.rioxx.projectInternal Project|University of Stirling|
local.rioxx.filenameNeoliberalism the Third Way and Social Work.pdfen_UK
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