|aRethinking residential child care :|bpositive perspectives /|cby Mark Smith.
|aBristol :|bPolicy Press,|c2009.
|axiv, 209 p. ;|c24 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 177-197) and index.
|aResidential child care is a crucial, though relatively neglected area of social work. This book looks at policy and practice and the ideas that have shaped the development of the sector. It is suitable for practitioners in residential child care, social workers and students on social work and social care courses.