Probation volume 16, issue 1, P29-29 1970 DOI: 10.1177/026455057001600112 View full text
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D.A. Mathieson

Abstract: This book, an interesting and stimulating study, is recommended to probation ollicers, who will find in it several important references to the work of the probation service and especially to our social enquiry reports. We may feel that Nigel Walker's definition and understanding of social casework is rather inadequate and that he does not fully appreciate our growing expertise in preparing social enquiry reports as both objective appraisals of the otTender's situation and skilled diagnoses of his problems and…

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