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1999; Davis and Wainwright, 2005). The Law Centres Federation, a national body bringing together law centres (free legal advice centres) across the UK, argued in its 2000/1 annual report that their role was not 30 Chapter 2 Social work, community work and social change simply to help individuals in need, they also had to combat deprivation and fight against the processes and structures – the barriers – that cause people to become excluded (p6). In a joint report with the Lords Chancellor’s Office they listed among the key elements of their campaigning work: .
Linking individual problems with broader questions of local and national policy. Advising and assisting groups of clients where there is a common issue or problem. Helping local groups to develop the capacity to challenge the community’s shared problems, for example supporting tenants’ associations. (Lord Chancellor’s Department and Law Centres Federation, 2001, p42) However, even this focus on social exclusion is itself problematic. Before embracing the concept we need to ask what we mean by social exclusion and how it can help us build strategies to improve the life chances of people using welfare services (Levitas,1998; Oppenheim, 1998; Byrne, 1999).
PAULO, 2002 National Occupational Standards in Community Development Work. uk/ publications/documents/nos/standards, retrieved 5th July 2006) Introduction In Chapter 2 we looked at how social and community work shared some common theoretical and policy histories which would allow us to develop in this chapter a clearer overview of the way in which the similarities of both approaches could be systematised. This will allow us to begin to outline a potentially new form of welfare practice which can equip us to operate in the constantly changing welfare environment we are currently experiencing.