By J. Kearney,C. Donovan

This assortment explores how the dominant possibility schedule is being embedded throughout welfare coverage and perform contexts so that it will redefine social difficulties and those that adventure them. Identities of 'risky' or 'safe', 'responsible' or 'irresponsible' are being more and more utilized, not just to way of life but in addition to specialist practice.

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