- Critical conversations: Social workers’ perceptions of the use of a closed Facebook group as a participatory professional space.
- Social workers’ experiences with whistleblowing
- Call for papers: Women in social work
- What’s your agenda? Reflective supervision in community-based child welfare services in Aotearoa
- Harmful supervision
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Tag Archives: Moral Panics
Liz Beddoe Blame is a powerful weapon with which to empower political disengagement with causes and focus on characteristics of victims. Stigma leads and intensifies the othering of people who are poor, side-stepping structural explanations of violence and neglect Since … Continue reading
Making a moral panic—welfare reform, racism and ‘feral families’ in New Zealand: Doing the work of the state?
Liz Beddoe In a comment on story NZ Herald, 6-3-13 an Auckland resident said: “A quarter of all Kiwi children are raised in families/whanau/fanau where cigarettes, alcohol, gambling and drugs come first. Three generations of state sponsored dysfunction has made … Continue reading
‘News’ is instantaneous in the information age. Interactive webpages for all forms of mass media and social networking mean that we can all co-produce ‘news’. The lines blur between journalism and ‘opinion’. Child deaths understandably become the focus of enormous … Continue reading