volume 15, issue 2, P63-63 1969
DOI: 10.1177/026455056901500207
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Arthur Hunt

Abstract: Pergamon Press. 45s. A'T A TIME when legislation projects a substantial transfer of power from the courts to local authorities and when caring services are increasingly expected to regulate the affairs of individuals and their families, it is imperative that social workers acquire a far greater understanding of the nature and therapeutic potential of authority than they have generally displayed. Because this book undertakes an examination of concepts of authority, of attitudes towards control and of agency fu…

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