Social work and social welfare services in the developed world have a rich, if relatively recent, history with origins in the social upheavals associated with rapid industrialization and urbanization during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. There is a regular flow of scholarly work analysing historical trends in the policies and practices of social welfare agencies.
Examines the relationship between homelessness and offending, the impact of prison, key challenges and messages for practice.
Published in Insights on 7 May 2015
Published in Reports on 27 Aug 2007